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“The scent of spices lures you in and the food ensures you return” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mistress of Spices

Mistress of Spices
Ranked #24 of 73 Restaurants in Stone Town
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $15
Cuisines: African, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Ottawa, Canada
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“The scent of spices lures you in and the food ensures you return”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Loved this place. The spiced tea and intriguingly spiced fish and vegetable dishes were marvellous. The service was discreet and attentive and the music and decor were elegant and relaxing. It felt like an expensive restaurant but the prices were around Tsh 14,000 for a main course.

Visited September 2012
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Zanzibar
2 reviews
“Great gem in the heart of stone town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

If you don't know the place you won't know as its new and is secrecy of Zanzibar.....don't miss when in Zanzibar

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank Robert S
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Food is excellent with amazing ambiance, a sure value for money. its a must visit place in Stone Town Zanzibar. The Mistress of Spices is a eligently designed boutique restaurant ,one of its kind . the food is authentic n presentation makes it more yummy !!!! i just loved it .

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank abbas7
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zanzibar
1 review
“best restaurant in stone town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

The food is authentic,and reasonable price,very romantic atmosphere and make sure you get the tour of the building ,you will be blown out,loving it!!!!!!!!!!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Karachi, Pakistan
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Classy, Fine Dining”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Located in the very center of Stone Town, Zanzibar, The Mistress of Spices is a must visit!! The food is beautifully presented and at the same time is super delicious! The restaurant is as grandly decorated as the boutique hotel (Jafferji House and Spa) itself. Full points!!

Try their Avocado and Tomato Bruschetta!!

Cheers,
Sarah.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank sarahquettawala
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