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Terrace Restaurant

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Msasani Slipway | Msasani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 755 706 838
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Terrace restaurant was a great experience. It is good for the solo traveler, a couple, a family or a work crew-- all of the above were there and seemingly enjoyed their time. The service is wonderful-- they are kind and attentive, they remembered and called me by name while I was dining, and made this a four star experience.... More 

Thank Emily M
Nijmegen, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great diner while enjoying the sunset over the ocean after a few drinks in the sunset beach bar. Excellent food, big plates, tuna and baracuda recommended. Good choice of wines.

Thank worldtraveller046
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came here with a voucher which The Terrace sponsored at a raffle raising money for Dar es Salaam's new lifeboat rescue team... so well done to The Terrace for supporting. I had the Red Snapper for starter, and the Chef Q created the most amazing taste from the accompanying vegetables. Perfectly cooked Lambshank for main, delicious gravy. The prices... More 

Thank Cormac1989
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The flavours were delicious and the service was attentive, but unfortunately the lamb shank was extremely tough and the pork belly fat was rubbery and not rendered. All in all still and enjoyable experience and beautiful atmosphere (although a little pricey)

Thank RushtonFox
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The place luck consistency - I've been there several times and cannot recommend it 100%, as sometimes food & service were extremely good, sometimes - mediocre, sometimes - overkill, when waiters were literally sitting on my knees to make sure I don't need anything else. I hope that hotel owners will finally stop changing the manager and allow the restaurant... More 

Thank Galina_Molchanova
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

That's about it. Mojitos still in the small glasses :( Besides the art on the plate.. quite pricey but decent food. I loved their pasta it desert wasn't much to shout about Nice breeze and place to bum would be my recommendation

Thank gakenia k
Washington, D.C.
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249 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

A somewhat limited menu, but everything ordered was good. View was good, but it has a pool (yes, a swimming pool) in the middle of the restaurant. Honesty we just found that too awkward to overcome from an ambiance perspective. The bread plate pre-dinner was excellent with the various toppers. Definitely more upscale than the other restaurants there in the... More 

Thank rmc1971
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Light bites and drinks. The barmaid remembered how my friend liked his martini and this was 6 months later. Impressed.

Thank N P
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Such an amazing place to enjoy if you are planning to go as couple. I was there and it was wonderful atmosphere, and I went alone because I'm single :)

Thank HiznyK
Denver, Colorado
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Late dinner on the terrace of The Terrace, and the ambience was just great. The wait staff was just the right mix of attentive and discreet. I had the calamari and chorizo starter - calamari was very tender and the chorizo was spicy as it should be. My main was a pasta. My companion had the tuna steak in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Seafood, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Buffet, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Msasani Slipway | Msasani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 755 706 838
Welcome to a spectacular restaurant at the Slipway. Upmarket French/contemporary cuisine, seated at the pool and enjoying a scenic view with a great wine selection. Also capable to host functions seated up to 350 pax.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?