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The Blue Heron

Haille-Sellassie Road, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 785 555 127
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (60 reviews)
“pizza” (105 reviews)
“gelato” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Haille-Sellassie Road, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don’t worry You will be happy being there, they have the best and fresh food always, it one of the best restaurants in Arusha.

Thank henrykap0l0nd0
Reviewed yesterday

Love love this place, so cozy and chill..perfect spot to grab lunch or dinner or just a cup of coffee with a slice of their delicious Carrot cake. The Salad bar is also a great addition not to mention all the healthy drinks..Service is top...More

Thank Nova8413
Reviewed 4 days ago

Impressive menu with food from most parts och the world. Located in a green, cool garden with friendly staff. Highly recommended after a dusty day in Arusha!

Thank Jorgen W
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place takes me back in time in a good way! In the middle of town yet you get the previlage of having the greenery and lushness and ample space. Just makes you want to sit and have your lunch or coffee or dinner for...More

Thank arushan73
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service were excellent at the Blue Heron - the special treat was the great gift store onsite which sold high quality local crafts at great prices. We had a wonderful, relaxing evening dining under the stars.

Thank Syd B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had their wood fired pizzas - which were delicious! Then shopped in the store filled with quality, wonderful Tanzanian crafts.

Thank spartacat24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful outdoor setting, service was wonderful and the variety of food was great. Served hot and tasted great. Will go again!

Thank hisgloryhill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch at blue heron after long drive from Nairobi. Nice garden setting, amazing juices (I tried the red dawn, had to order a second), good sandwitch. Good value. friendly service.

Thank Marco S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked last minute for a group of 8 people and they were very accommodating and welcoming. Food was excellent and the flat bread delicious. My first starter option was unavailable but the second choice was fresh and more than enough for 1 person (we...More

Thank Max_scot1976
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here – ciabatta sandwiches, grilled chicken pizza, and a beef salad. Washed this down with the local beer. Service was attentive and we didn’t have to wait long for our food; food was great. Liked the garden atmosphere. The store in the building...More

Thank BoiseRocks
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Questions & Answers
Rachel H
29 June 2016|
Response from norwegian30 |
I cannot give you a definite answer, as I am not related to the Blue Heron, however, I can testify that they have a very professional management, very likely to be able to comply with your needs. Their garden is big, and a... More
Linda B
30 May 2016|
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Response from Ajay G | Reviewed this property |
Blue Heron Does not open on sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haille-Sellassie Road, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 785 555 127
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