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Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant

Coral Lane | Masaki, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 687 166 893
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
15 Jan 2017
“Awesome Spot for a first date!”
26 Oct 2016
“The restaurant with a view”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, International, European, Grill
€€ - €€€
Coral Lane | Masaki, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

These guys got it all right for me on my first date. I visited the hotel a day before my date and asked them to prepare a table outside by the ocean overlooking the other side of the city and boy did they deliver. Beautiful...More

Thank Amour M
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Seafood was great. Staff were attentive. The Asian menu was very tasty and authentic. I will visit again!More

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Thank olisco509
rish g, Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Dear Olisco509 Thank you for getting time to give us your feedback . I am glad you enjoy the food and the spectacular view on our open restaurant as well as the service . We are proud of our staff and will keep improving to...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

You know how I love this place? They have introduced Friday night BBQ - fantastic. Wonderful fresh veg & salad. The meat and fish is raw - you choose what you want - specify how it is to be cooked and it is served. Lobster...More

Thank F1blondie
rish g, Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

We are delighted you enjoyed the Friday BBQ with our live band music as well. I trust you we will see you soon at this breath taking open restaurant with the best sunset view

Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

So after leaving a new venue - we came "home"! Many many thanks to all the staff here who are so professional, helpful and go the extra mile. Cold drinks, iced glasses, attention to detail! 2 of us had the tenderloin - which was exactly...More

Thank F1blondie
Reviewed 14 February 2016

1. Took 30 mins to deliver a drink 2. Bread served 10 mins before dinner 3. Dinner served - minus steak knife 4. steak was microwaved - common!!!!!!!! 5. steak knives still not given! 5. staff have zero culinary knowledge be aware.....

1  Thank AG A
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Amazing, Amazing and Amazing! I love the food, the location and the ambiance. If you are looking for a romantic outdoor dinner for two venue to dine then this is your spot. The beach in front of the restaurant is a bonus.More

1  Thank 277tte
rish g, Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Certainly , the best spot for romantic dinners , we are delighted we met your expectations as we are getting famous with tailor made menus for the couples by the beach side . We will keep refining the concept .And we trust to see you...More

Reviewed 15 July 2015

I am struggling to find positive things to say about this awful experience. The obvious strength is the view of the sea from the restaurant and bar that sit right on the shore. Our evening started pleasantly enough with drinks in a shady spot near...More

1  Thank MozEcoTours
Eshmarelda S, Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2015

Dear MozEco Tours It is with great regret and consternation that we learn of your unpleasant dining experience at our Restaurant, especially as we pride ourselves on not only the beautiful views, but also our committment to customer service and excellent cuisine. To date, our...More

Reviewed 9 July 2015

The location is beautiful and the service was grate,,,,,the food was very delicious, although the duck was a little tough, chicken legs with barbequesauce was good but the best was the beef loin......best beef dish in Dar....mmmmm...Il go again for the beef anytime....More

Thank Snulla67
Eshmarelda S, Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2015

Dear Snulla67 Thank you for your positive review of our Ngalawa Sea Front Restaurant. Your comments are important to us in our strive for excellence and to improve our valued guests' dining experience. All your comments have been noted and we look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 27 April 2015

I have been numerous times to this restaurant and always extremely satisfied. They are offering seafood, Tanzanian, Asian, Mediterenean dishes. I go for seafood or Tanzania, the rest I can find elsewhere, I have always been extremely satisfied. Service is great and helpful when you...More

Thank IoannisGal
andrewb12311, General Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2015

Dear IannisGal Thank you for your very positive revue of our Restaurant. Our staff really do try very hard to make a visit to our restaurant a really special event. As you mentioned the sunset over the bay is really beautiful. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

Very good food. Friendly people there. Awesome professional service from this waitresses called Janeth.More

Thank Oscar S
andrewb12311, General Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2015

Dear OscarS Thank you for taking the time to review our special restaurant in the bay. We are very proud of Ngwalawa and take special care to maintain the standards of cuisine and service. I will pass on to Janetha your comments and I am...More

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26 February 2016|
Response from Cunairun P |
No there is no dress code, its an open air restaurant with amazing view just don't forget your mosquito spray
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coral Lane | Masaki, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 687 166 893
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The Ngalawa Sea Front Restaurant at the Best Western Coral Beach Hotel offers a continental cuisine with a specialty in seafood,but the menu offers plenty of other delightful gastronomic choices as well. Enjoy the open-air setting with fantastic ocean views.
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