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Alcove Restaurant

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Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 769 213 744
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I visited Vagator for one night while in Goa and stayed at Alcove resorts. We ate at this restaurant. It has a breathtaking view of the sea. The King prawns were delicious and the garlic butter was the BEST I've ever had! The brownie was also delirious. The service was good and I would recommend this place.

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Thank lloyd4434
New Delhi, India
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

You can have the restricted view of Indian ocean and you want to have more clear view..but only residents are allowed to go there...not good. But the food is really good there. I would love to go there again.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Located at the sea cliff hotel in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. A quick taxi ride away from Double Tree by Hilton. The menu is indian/chinese fusion cuisine and is a wide variety. Had the clear veg soup as starter and the paneer tikka masala as a main. Definitely enjoyed the meal. Variety of non-alcoholic drinks is minimum, unfortunately. Overall a... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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527 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I went for a business dinner with a few work colleagues in May 2016. We sat outside and the warm evening sea breeze was pleasant. For starters, we ordered the vegetarian platter to share. We then looked at the menu to decide on our main courses. We ordered fish masala, lamb rogan josh, chicken tikka masala and Tarka daal. We... More 

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Thank Mazmannan
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I have been here multiple times. The food is amazing, you can never go wrong with any meal you order here. Best time if you love music would be on Sunday night where they have a live music band by "Akil and party " you can also choose to sit on the terrace or indoors.

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Thank MURTAZA G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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359 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Had a very well prepared curry dinner not vegetation and non vegetarian. Good professional service in a great atmosphere. Well worth a visit for wonderful good tasting food.

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Thank William G
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

First visited in first week of Feb, while am writing this review I have done with 4 visits and addicted to their taste !! a lovely restaurant, I would highly recommend for Indian cuisine.

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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

The place has good choice of food especially Indian cuisine....You can opt to sit out or inside...both equally good...Service is on the dot and with a smile. The food doesn't take long to appear after ordering...which is great in this part of the world!....Overall satisfied with our dining experience.Good place for a quiet dinner or an informal interview!

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Thank Sumantra N
Johannesburg, South Africa
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359 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere professional staff with friendly service with attention to detail. Had a great meal prawn and a mushroom curry and a free glass of champagne for Valentine's Day. Not cheap but good quality and certainly recommend this great restaurant.

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Thank William G
Madurai, India
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I had been here for a business meeting as it was expected to be a quiet and a nice place for discussion over lunch. Yes it was very quiet, no crowd, but lots of tables and empty chairs occupying the space, a couple of staff, menu with expensive price tags, delayed service and sub standard food. So if you connect... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Cuisine
Chinese, Barbecue, Fusion, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 769 213 744
Description
Welcome! Since 1987 we have been serving our patrons in the City Centre of Dar es Salaam. We look forward to seeing you in The Alcove .

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?