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Zanzest Beach Bungalows Restaurant

Jambiani Road | Mfumbwi, Jambiani, Tanzania
+255 778 765 591
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (9 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
Seafood, Mediterranean, Italian, African, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Jambiani Road | Mfumbwi, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really, everything we tried was amazing!!! Worth every dollar you spent there. And at no extra cost you have a fantastic sea view! Hanna

Thank hanazibi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for lunch and we were blown away with the food here. My husband had the crab curry and I had the lobster pasta. Both were beautifully presented, huge portions and tasted great Real value for money

Thank Alexandrajenkins
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

I had dinner with my friend Was perfect staff is really professional, the Italian owners are so amazing The food was really good

Thank Casahukum
kulalla, Direttore generale at Zanzest Beach Bungalows Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Thanks a lot for your feedback important for us. You are welcome every time. Zanzest team

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and drinks! We had a great time in Zanzest! Food is amazing and the hostes is very nice and friendly too! You can find both zanzibar and Italian food! Had octopus and potato as starter and it was awsome! Truly recommend!

Thank Luisa A
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Zanzeste can be found all the way down Jambiani beach past the Red Monkey Lodge. David and Annalisa from Italy have realized their life dream of owning a hotel with Zanzeste. They have put countless hours and TLC in this petite boutique hotel . The...More

Thank Rudy H
kulalla, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hi Rudy H, you know that we are waiting for you...?, we would have really wanted to greet you, thank you, thank you for these wonderful words of support for us, this push us to continue this work.Thank you again and a greeting to the...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

This place came highly recommended by someone who goes regularly so we were a bit disappointed to receive re-heated food with questionable salads at high prices. Also there was a very bad smell coming from the kitchen. Maybe we went on a bad day (Eid...More

1  Thank Lucyy990
kulalla, Direttore generale at Zanzest Beach Bungalows Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Dear Lucyy990, we are sorry to read your comment, we have several regular customers who come to our restaurant, what we like is give the best to eat well with everyday fresh products, to our customers. I ask you the kindly if you ever come...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Had the best meal last night at Zanzest with my husband. We just went with all the trip advisor reviewer recommendations and they didn’t disappoint - seafood bruschetta, grilled fish platter and Thai prawn curry. Delicious warm home made bread was an added bonus. The...More

Thank Management_v
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Vervy enjoyed the food and the staff verry recomended place hank you. The food was delishes and not expensive.

Thank noyamar
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a very good bruschetta with sea food, a nice mixed fried fish and an ok tagliatelle with seafood. Wine by the glass so-so. then we waited 40minutes for the waffles that, when arrived, wasn't cooked at all. Maybe forgot the order in the...More

1  Thank bio84
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival we have been greeted by the lady owner and ushered to our reserved table. Good Start! From here it went downhill. Engaged in discussions with other patrons and busy having her own dinner the lady totally ignored us and left us to the...More

1  Thank acshg
davilis2013, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2017
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Dear acshg, I'm sorry that the tuna steak has created "big big problems", and that the Swahili chicken has been...More

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Rafal G
April 18, 2015|
Response from kulalla | Property representative |
Dear Rafal, we start from 10.000 tsh until 95.000 tsh.Our restaurant propose :soup,pasta home made,grilled fish,salads,hamburger,cheeseburger, pizza,plates fish for 2.Please to reservation call 0778765591 Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jambiani Road | Mfumbwi, Jambiani, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Jambiani
  • Phone Number: +255 778 765 591
  • E-mail
Located at the end of the village of Jambiani, Zanzest beach bungalow restaurant has a view on the 'ocean, where the sea and nature will surprise you with a thousand shades of colour.We served Italian and Swahili dishes, freshly prepared, home-made pasta, bread , breadsticks, pizza chapati and excellent grilled fish on request.Enjoying your break with a good meal accompanied by a spectacle of nature and the gentle sound of the sea and shells.WE ACCEPT ONLY CASH
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