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Spices & Herbs

Nyerere Road, Arusha, Tanzania
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“injera” (13 reviews)
“stews” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Nyerere Road, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Good place, stayed there for on night in december 2016. Good rooms. Have been eating there many times, very good food, very friendly staff....

Thank Lemmies61
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I came to Spices & Herbs with a large group and was most impressed. The setting is lovely and well appointed. The staff were friendly and attentive. The food was delicious - a variety curries and dishes were presented on a platter and you ate...More

Thank LeethalLeeM
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The injera here is mostly rice with a modicum of teff. Another place in town (Abyssinia) looked good but their injera contains wheat there. We haven't found 100% teff injera in Arusha yet. Anyway, Herbs is GF friendly and the food is easily done vegan....More

Thank dylanyo
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a lovely restaurant with real Ethiopean food, customs and decoration at a fair price. It is very clean and the atmosphere is wonderful, totally recommend it!

Thank Pani A
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch prior to leaving the country at this Ethiopian restaurant. There were tremendous options for any palate. The food was excellent and the service matched it. Would eat there again and recommend it to anyone who enjoys ethnic foods from Ethiopia and/or...More

Thank skldhnz
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I read reviews about places on TA where to eat in Arusha. This was a MUST do on my list and it did NOT disappoint! After returning from 8 days on Safari eating buffet meals and lunch boxes catered for western tourist, I was looking...More

Thank AussieSophia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

really enjoyed our visit to Spices and herbs. Food was super tasty and served with injera perfectly done. Service was great. Definitely worth a visit

Thank ruthj74
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Service is very slow but the food is amazing. I tried Ethiopian food for the first time and loved it.

Thank somak958
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Although there is also a continental menu, for us this it THE place we come for Ethiopian food. Never taste anything else here as the Ethiopian food is do good, nothing else can be better!

Thank Nicole V
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

All in all it was good, not exceptional. The food is nice, the atmosphere is nice. Everything is just nice, but not beyond. The waitress had poor English and had a hard time explaining the dishes but she managed some how. The food is delicious...More

Thank avihay h
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyerere Road, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
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