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Zenji Cafe

Malawi Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“brownie” (2 reviews)
“samosas” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Malawi Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The place is small, only a few tables, but chairs and tables were cheerfully rearranged so that 5 of us could sit together for lunch. The service was slow but we were not in a hurry and the food was good. The brownie and icecream...More

Thank Charne T
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Other than the good spot to sit in the evening, they have good vegetarian pizza in an average price. The waiting time for the pizza was a bit long though. They don't serve alcohol, but most place in this area won't since it's a Muslim...More

Thank LevyShahar
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere for lunch when we were in Stone Town during Ramadan, and found that Zenji was open. Despite being on a busy road, the cool cafe area was removed from the traffic and had a lovely shop behind. The staff were...More

Thank tjenks44
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for cup of coffee, we found ourselves stayed longer and order the next one. It was rich in flavour and the aroma. Friendly staffs and great choice of music to go with :)

Thank Bagashy H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I found this cute restaurant by accident because it is near my hotel. After my first iced cappuccino and 5,000TS samosas, I was hooked!

Thank TheWanderer44
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The home-made Brownies here are in my top 3 Brownies ever. They are served cold but warm up to become even softer and stickier..

Thank Kippengaas
Reviewed 25 November 2016

i traveld here me and my friends when we take tour in stone town is also great place to take some mil

Thank joanederick
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We often at here for lunch during our eight week stay in Stone Town, as it was convenient to where we were working and the food was consistently great. A lot to choose from for vegetarians, great food and drinks selection. Nice to sit and...More

Thank DollyDiabolique
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I visited this cafe with my wife when we reached stone town. The menu was simple and food well prepared.we ordered the chicken curry and beef curry which were well prepared. Only downside is the cafe only takes cash as payment and for some reason...More

Thank tapuwa n
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Very friendly staff, good prices and nice food. Chai tea very nice! The Hotel Zenji is really good and has an awesome breakfast to enjoy on the top roof terrace.

Thank RacheLondon
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malawi Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
near intersection with Malindi Road
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