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“Great Appetizer!”
Review of Hot Spot Bistro - CLOSED

Hot Spot Bistro
Price range: $2 - $25
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Appetizer!”
Reviewed July 27, 2013

I would not rate my meals among the best I've had, but they are close to the best you can get on Zanzibar! The garlic butter kingfish are great, and the springrolls and samosas are good as well. Good variety of coffee drinks. Free wi-fi that actually works well. Great place to hang out in stone town!

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank elees88
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52 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Nice staff, average food”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

I was surprised at all the great reviews. The food was very average. Under-seasoned salad, over-salted veg, and sauces on the side left the fish dry and hard to swallow. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The ambience is probably better for lunch. I didn't try desserts or coffee, so maybe I missed out.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank 13oyster
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Baia Mare, Romania
1 review
“One of the best places to eat in Stone Town”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

The atmosphere is very nice, the place is very clean, nicely decorated, the food was excellent at a good price. You can find here one the best wifi speeds. I am sure to return here.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Gusteru V
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Nice reprieve from the heat, free wifi!!”
Reviewed April 21, 2013

Had a decent cup of coffee and cake here. Nicely air-conditioned which brings some reprieve from the heat and humidity outside. Free wifi is a bonus. I had the white forest cake, my husband had the black forest cake. Both tasted nice.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Linda M
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Dorking, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
189 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“An Oasis from the Heat and Hustle-Bustle”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Immaculately clean (including amazing toilets!) with a good choice of drinks, cakes, souvenirs, postcards etc. Lovely staff.

Visited February 2013
Helpful?
Thank LoungerLondon
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