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Stone Town Cafe

Kenyatta Road, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City ...., Tanzania
+255 773 861 313
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“avocado toast” (11 reviews)
“juice” (17 reviews)
“falafel” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kenyatta Road, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City ...., Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 235 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are still seated on the table meanwhile I'm writing this review. I ordered a "big breakfast" from the Menu, with beef sausages, but I received a Viennas instead. The dish was poor in terms of taste. My gf ordered a very simple Roiboos tea...More

Thank Luca C
Reviewed 6 days ago

As every place in Zanzibar, the service is extremely slow, so it's highly recommended not to go when you're short on time. However, the food is amazing, and with a variety of toasts, fruit salads, and tea, it's the perfect wake-up call. The avocado toast...More

Thank Shaun C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was by far our favorite place to indulge in coffee or chai; the food was excellent, too, but hands down they have the best service and chai in Stone Town. We had to visit several times to get our fill and I miss it...More

Thank Sara M S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Considering the number of Europeans frequenting this place, I was quite surprised at how slow the service was. We did receive apologies and our food was good. I had tuna and rice and my husband had chicken in balsamic dressing, which he enjoyed. Both represented...More

Thank Clareno7
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Loved the spice coffee. Just don't know mine was served in a regular coffee pot, instead of those special beautiful arab ones... anyway, the cardamom coffee was the best I've ever had!! Incredible! And the coffee house has a nice atmosphere! Will come back!

Thank Renata V
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We just stopped for coffees and did not try the food (but the grilled octopus did look extremely tempting). No problems: Service was good and friendly. The juices were tasty and fresh. The spice coffee was great. And the location not bad at all.

Thank CarstenDK
Reviewed 15 July 2017

great breakfast you even get bake d beans, fresh filtered coffee. great service and reasonable price

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here. Great food ordered chicken kebabs with couscous and loved it. The service was great. And it was a pleasant place to have lunch due to the shade of the garden and awning.

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

They have the best masala tea and spiced tea in town, its a great place to just chill and relax, while taking in the sites of stone town.

Thank _faithkbk
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed sitting outside drinking fresh avocado juice, iced ginger tea and passion fruit juice and eating tuna Niçoise salads

Thank Danj515
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kenyatta Road, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City ...., Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 773 861 313
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Open 8am to 10pm, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Inside air-conditioned seating, outside seating. Intimate cafe serving big breakfasts, burgers, wraps, quiche, home-made cakes and great chocolate brownies. Real coffee brewed Arabic-style and herbal teas and juices.
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