We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Alcove Restaurant

Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 769 213 744
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (3 reviews)
“naan” (3 reviews)
“curries” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Barbecue, Fusion, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Write a Review
Reviews (100)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

31 - 40 of 100 reviews

Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant for business lunches. The owner is very hands on. This is an restaurant that does food well. We started off with vegetable and chicken spring rolls. The fried vegetable rice, nan & prawns done in a curry sauce that was so...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Superb Indian food, which never goes wrong even once after years and years. The shanghai potatoes are yummy. Great food for vegetarians!

Thank jaanshah
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This restaurant serves some of the best food I have eaten in Tanzania! Simply delicious and the outdoor dining on the second floor offers cool views of the city.

Thank IslandKyle
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

They catered some dishes at our wedding and the food was SO good! one of the most well established and well known Indian restaurants in Dar, they have kept a good reputation for decades

Thank Kelsey M
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

I love the food at alcove. Was there when Akil the musician was performing and I had an amazing time. Nice ambience and good Indian food. The paneer was amazing. Great service too!

Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

I love this place as the ambience is lovely. This restaurant is near the swimming pool over looking the sea. Food is also yummy for vegetarians as well as non vegetarians both. If you want to relax with your friends and family I strongly recommend...More

Thank TapasyaKaulRajaram
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I had dinner at this restaurant with a friend. The restaurant serves Chinese and Indian dishes. It is located at the Seacliff Hotel in the peninsula area of Dar es Salaam. I would say that the restaurant is in a nice setting. The prices of...More

Thank Mazmannan
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely place to have a quiet romantic dinner with family and friends. The food is excellent quality good for a candle light dinner one can either look forward to a couple visit or with friends as well. The setting is beautiful amidst the sea. One...More

Thank TapasyaKaulRajaram
Reviewed 16 May 2015

The place is very good with a little far away view of the sea Indian ocean I had Indian vegetarian food Food was good and service , ambience were very nice

Thank satyaprasad2000
Reviewed 11 April 2015

excellent food - Chef came to interact with us took our orders and gave a good service. good Indian food and service is ast and reliable

Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Alcove Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail
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 .
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing