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Matemwe Bandas Boutique Hotel

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Matemwe Mnazi Mrefu, Matemwe, Tanzania
+44 7780 608025
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Warsaw, Poland
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

The recipes are blend of African, Asian and fusion tastes and flavours. Full of local species. Great fresh seafood: grilled for lunch (octopus with avocado salad – tasty as hell!) and dinner in orient style (Dorada in Teryaki - one would die for it!:). Dinning is nothing without a good companion – the owners, Magda, Milos, Milky and Bartek can... More 

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Whilst I contemplated life by the pool with a cocktail, I felt certain that this hotel is heaven on earth. Laid back barefoot chic with incredible style and delicious world class food. Octopus Cerviche by the pool. The bed was too comfortable to get out of, only for the promise of spiced coffee out looking clear turquoise sea and delicious... More 

Thank Sand-Geologist
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Great evening meal and atmosphere, friendly owners and good location on Matemwe Beach. Would recommend the house special (tuna).

Thank cyber_miller
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice veach restaurant next to small hotel bungalows nice menu fresh fish prawns octopus crabs etc but the price in my oppinion is a little bit too high and i think that the owner have to change menus once a week

Thank joanna z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Staying at Matemwe Boutique Hotel we had some great food! you can choose different local curries, fresh fish and vegetarian dishes. The curries are fantastic, spicy, full of zanzibarian flavours. Ask about local fresh fish! Because of the boutique style of the hotel, run by a local family, they ask you in advance about your order, so they can prepare... More 

1 Thank Fiuric
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Some of the best food I've had anywhere in the world. The chef is seriously good. We had the best of Italian (chef is Italian trained), French and Zanzibari cuisines. Marvelous fresh fish dishes (caught the same morning). Barbecued lobster and grilled octopus. Excellent pasta dishes. The kitchen is happy to cook hamburgers & french fries for the kids, or... More 

Thank lindsay h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2013

We came to eat here for a night during a week long stay in Zanzibar. The service was great from when we arrived and Tom (the owner) was really friendly and helpful. The food as lovely, with a good amount of choice on the menu. Tom actually told us after that if we wanted something different then next time they... More 

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  • Address: Matemwe Mnazi Mrefu, Matemwe, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Matemwe
  • Phone Number: +44 7780 608025

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