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“Excellent coffee, free wi-fi”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Msumbi Coffees

Msumbi Coffees
Ranked #1 of 4 Coffee & Tea in Arusha
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
United Kingdom
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Excellent coffee, free wi-fi”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

Ideal when visiting the Shoprite side of Arusha. Pleasant ambience inside and out. Plenty of seating. Great coffee and free wi-fi.

Visited May 2013
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La Crescenta, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Lovely atmosphere and really good coffee”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

I'm puzzled that until now no one has written a review of Msumbi Coffees. This lovely cafe is located at the Shoprite plaza, which is where most of the safaris start and the place is full of tourists. I read somewhere online about Msumbi Coffees shop at the Arusha hotel, which may be a different one.

I was a frequent visitor at Msumbi for almost a month. The coffee shop caters to mzungu, not locals (because of the prices). The prices are comparable to these in the U.S. But the atmosphere is much better, the decoration is done with good taste and follows the coffee theme - pictures, coffee classification charts, coffees from different places in Africa, antique coffee roasting machine, etc. (see images). There is free wireless internet for clients. The ladies are very friendly and speak fluent English. I just loved the place! If you happen to go there, a few doors down from Msumbi there is another place for sweat treats who had the best chocolate butter cream cake I've ever had!

  • Visited August 2012
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