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Forodhani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 24 223 5668
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“swordfish” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Forodhani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love their Swahili style prawns, good sized portion, fair price. The restaurant is close to the beach, it has a covered terrace which is next to a boat builders yard (it can be a bit noisy during the day). The waitresses are friendly and...More

Thank GabrielaMalaika
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited one evening when I was not very hungry so decided to order the kiddie size pizza, sit on the patio and enjoy the view. I thoroughly enjoyed both the food, which was well made, the spectacular view and the activity around and about...More

Thank GlobL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hade the prawn masala was super and the BBq Cobia Fish ooooooh sooooo yummmmmmy,. Its near park Hayat Hotel

Thank Obaid A
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is close to the sea and appeared a popular access point to the beach. Lots of hawkers in the vicinity. The decor is uninspiring but the food is simple, tasty and cheap. Loved the masala prawns, so much so that we ate there...More

Thank KathrynS400SA
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

First of all, this restaurant is not directly on the water. There's a whole bunch of junk and boats right in front of it. But the food is decent and very affordable. The service is speedy and friendly.

Thank lena_liss
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Great location but always waiting for service. Have visited many many times and always waiting at least 10-15 mins from ordering until your drink arrives and they are not that busy

Thank Jack V
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Nice restaurant at the beach front. Very central and the food was ok. Had some local dish with octupus. The seafood is fresh and nice. Outdoor dining is the best. No seaview which could have made it a whole lot better. All in all the...More

Thank Jeffrey O
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We went here at least 6 times and not one disappointment. Deluxe chicken burger a must along with prawns and octopus. Excellent pricing and service. Hope this helps. Go there!

Thank brettm726
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This is by far one of my favourite meals on the island. Having been here several times over the past 5 years I have never had a bad meal or service. I always order the fish or prawns dishes and for these they have been...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Famished from prison island tour and this was the closest restaurant. I was a little sceptical because it looked really busy but our waitress was very nice and friendly and our food was quick. The food itself isn't much to talk about. It's average. Was...More

Thank yiluna k
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Georgiana T
17 February 2017|
Response from gakenia k | Reviewed this property |
food in zanzibar is relatively cheap... one at archipelago usually spends about 15000tsh to 25000 tsh per meal for really good sea food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forodhani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 24 223 5668
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