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“Good pizza!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Blue Heron

The Blue Heron
Ranked #4 of 106 Restaurants in Arusha
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Good pizza!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

Good pizza and local beer, served at the outdoor tables on a warm sunny day. What could be better? Good, friendly service. We tried several different types of pizza and all were good. Also, the smaller appetizer dishes were very good. Would dine there again.

Visited February 2013
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  • Danish first
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English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Wonderful garden”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

The Blue Heron is a reasonable walk out from the central clock-tower area but is well worth it. The garden is a lovely place to sit and relax in peace. The food is great and the pizza is prepared in front of you in an open kitchen. Compared to local prices, this is a very expensive place to come and eat however if you fancy some European food, it is well worth the extra cost. Also, they provide free wifi and a place to charge your laptop so is a good place to work or connect with home.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good garden to sit out the downpour - nice food too!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

I think the environment here is lovely, good mix of local people, business and tourists. You get a real sense of the two mixing well together - situated out of the main town area and up a wider residential like street.

It felt a relaxed place to while away a few hours and chill after climbing Kili. Nice wine and the food, mainly pizzas, were ok. Not the best I've had but considering where we were pretty good. The starters of bread and dips were so lovely and really tasty. Maybe a little too much bread with the pizza but that was our fault not the restaurants ;-)

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Arusha
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great pizza”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2012

They have great, unique pizza. I love the Tanga Fresh pizza. It has seafood on it, and it tastes wonderful!!

Visited December 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Amazing Location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2012

This is a beautiful location in Arusha, we love going here for a relaxing drink and bite. It is more expensive than most of the restaurants in Arusha... but definitely worth the value.

Visited November 2012
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