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Terrace Restaurant

££ - £££European, Seafood,
Msasani Slipway | Msasani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 755 706 838
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
“bread plate” (2 reviews)
“tuna” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Msasani Slipway | Msasani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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21 - 30 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 22 February 2017 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...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 27 January 2017

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
Reviewed 23 January 2017

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...More

Thank Cormac1989
Reviewed 18 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
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....More

Thank Galina_Molchanova
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
Reviewed 3 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...More

Thank rmc1971
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
Reviewed 25 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
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...More

Thank deanie2013
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6 March 2016|
Response from Mic D | Property representative |
To our valued guest, The last food orders are taken at 22h30 Monday - Sunday. Last drinks at the bar are called at 23h30 Monday - Sunday. Terrace officially closes at Midnight as such. Karibu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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