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Upepo Boutique Beach Side Reastaurant

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On the Beach! Near Robinson's Place, Just Outside Bwejuu Village, Bwejuu, Tanzania
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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505 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

We ate here 5 nights in the trot and loved it. Octopus curry, calamari curry, fish curry, vegetable curry, we tried the lot and more. Oh and chips were very good to. Pancakes for breakfast along with fresh fruit and spicy tea.

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Thank Renoir999
Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

a great place to have a meal, swim in the pool, its opposite the Rock restaurant and you can visit the Jenga market

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Thank 1sam2015
Charleston, South Carolina
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2013 via mobile

We stopped off here while biking along the beach. Good that we did! We relaxed in the hammocks while the food was being prepared with our chocolate and banana milkshakes. The food was incredible, cooked in delicious spices. I had the fried calamari with fries while my boyfriend had the king prawns. We both agreed was one of the best... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2013

Fantastic little restauarant: Arguably the nicest food I had in Zanzibar. They cook everything from scratch. Superb food with lovely hosts/ service. They change the menu daily but if you can get calamari masala, get it: divine!

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1 Thank Ben C
Salt Lake City
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2012

Best place to hang out overlooking beach and mellow. The food was delicious -- octopus, shrimp fried with cumin and lime, squid, fresh fish -- great Tanzanian food. If you're looking for pizza and burgers this is not the place.

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Thank Christina G
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2012

Actually we wanted to go eat at the Rock, but when we saw Upendo, decided to eat there. They have nice relaxing areas and a great view on the Rock!

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Thank Nicolientje
Hebden Bridge
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2012

Enjoyed Zanzibar meatballs here - delicious, spicy - a nice change from seafood. When the evening power cut happened - we were left with just candlelight - and the sound of the sea. Very atmospheric!

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Thank Jennifer B
Venice, Veneto, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2012

The waiters are fast in service and the food is well presented

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Thank David M
Bujumbura, Burundi
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2012

Beautiful fresh food, great presentation including flowers. Wonderful use of spices and fresh seafood. A real treat. And a quiet restaurant in the off-season.

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Thank Paul M
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2012

Fantastic food - see the review of the bungalows for more details!

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Thank Peter K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Beach! Near Robinson's Place, Just Outside Bwejuu Village, Bwejuu, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Bwejuu
Description
It's also a hotel, called Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows. Website is www.zanzibarhotelbeach.com. Cheers!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?