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“Best spot for a lazy Sunday in Zanzibar!”
Review of Upendo

Upendo
Ranked #37 of 303 Restaurants in Zanzibar Island
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $70
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We are a bar, lounge & restaurant located on one of the most unique and beautiful spots in Zanzibar. We are open every day from 08:00 with our kitchen closing at 21:30, and are known for good quality cuisine (international) cooked fresh to order. We take pride in our food & service as well as creating a special atmosphere. We have a wide selection of dishes to suit all pallets & budgets but we do not rush you! We have a main pool area and sun deck that are complimentary for those staying or dining with us. There is FREE wifi on site. We also offer accommodation in form of a luxury private villa & beach bandas.
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Upendo is a fantastic spot on the east coast. The team are very friendly, atmosphere is relaxed, DJ is great, the crowd is a mix of tourists, ex-pats, locals and families. Best bloody mary on the island, home-cooked food always includes decent vegetarian options. The loungey-areas invite you to relax, lie down and soak up the atmosphere -with a view of The Rock. Never know if you will find yourself napping, chatting or dancing the hours away. Stunning pool and beach keeps you cool and little ones entertained. Highly recommended!

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1  Thank prama129
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Reviewed May 24, 2013

The location and the people were great. Food was fine although service a little slow. All in all a pretty nice spot.

Thank David V
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Reviewed March 22, 2013

Upendo is in a great location, on a lovely beach, overlooking the Rock. The team here are fantastic - really friendly, with great service and fantastic food. Sunday brunch can't be missed, with a DJ if the power hasn't cut! Spend the afternoon lazing by the pool or relaxing in the lounge area, watching the beach life slowly go by.

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Reviewed March 13, 2013

I am coming here often with friends to enjoy the delicious swahili curries and the great chilled atmosphere. The views are spectacular. The pool and the lounge areas invite to hang around and spend a lazy day or evening. Just lovely :)!

Thank Dominique Marie K
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Reviewed February 4, 2013

I go about twice monthly. Excellent view of the Rock, great place for a lazy day right on the beach, with soft cushions and shelter, overlooking castor sugar sand. Cool to trace music on Sundays, with a different specials menu every week. Great hospitality from Trish and Anna.

Thank Archer D
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