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“A beautiful spot and the best quality coffee” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Emerson Spice

Emerson Spice
Ranked #2 of 75 Restaurants in Stone Town
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $45
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Emerson Spice have two Restaurants: The Rooftop Tea House Restaurant - The Seafood Based, Set Five Course 'Taste Safari' Degustation Menu is prepared daily by our Zanzibari Chefs. The Sunset Hour is an integral part of the experience, so Diners are encouraged to arrive at any time after 5.30p.m. to enjoy a 'Sundowner' before dinner, which is served at 7p.m. Reservations Recommended. The Secret Garden - set amidst lushly landscaped hidden 'Ruins', open to the skies, it has a Zanzibari inspired A La Carte Menu. Look out for live music performed by The Dhow Countires Music Academy. Open for Lunch and Dinner.
Musoma, Tanzania
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7 reviews
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“A beautiful spot and the best quality coffee”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2012

Up away from the street, I took a break, found the best coffee in Stonetown. It is beautifully furnished.

Visited December 2011
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Cape Town
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Fabulous food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2012

The food was innovative, prepared with care and the restaurant is in the most beautiful setting

Visited January 2012
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Roskilde, Denmark
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“Fantastic spicy food in stone town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2012

Just by coincidence tried the Emerson spice restaurant today . It was fantastic!!!

Food were excellent with a broad variety of spices.

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Ras al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Sherman's Cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2012

The food and service is outstanding. It is very hot walking through Stone Town, and stopping at Sherman's Cafe at the Emerson Spice is a great way to cool down and get ready to continue exploring the narrow streets.

Visited December 2011
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Long Beach, California
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Our best meal in Africa”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2012

We made our reservation for Emerson Spice and we are glad we did. A fixed five course meal with amazing views. Each dish was better than previous. The tuna was medium rare with a great black pepper sauce.

Visited January 2012
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