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Forodhani Gardens

Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“sea food” (23 reviews)
“pizza” (45 reviews)
“shawarma” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Seafood, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 293 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A real tourist trap. No authentic feel at all. The food was tasteless and the price a ripoff. Stay well clear of tis place.

Thank Stig H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a must to finish a visit to Stone town, fresh and cheap food, and you get the chance to talk to the local chefs...could you ask for more? Try the Zanzibar pizza 🍕, which has nothing to do with the pizzas you...More

Thank majolika_be
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here every night of our stay. The food was cheap and good. Vendors will hustle and nag you to buy from them, remember they are just trying to earn a living. You just have to be polite but firm about what you want....More

Thank NasreenPeer
Reviewed 9 October 2017

From the moment you arrive at the garden square your senses will start going crazy. The smell of all the spices and different meats is fabulous. From seafood to meat kebabs, Zanzibar pizzas that are amazing (vegetarian pizza highly recommended with a Nutella desert one...More

Thank Steph N
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great experience, super food, absolutelly amazing people and zanzibar pizza is delicious! If you will be on stone town, you must visit it'

Thank Petr G
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is interesting to visit when in Stonetown. Nice atmosphere and feels relatively safe. One stall holder really had the gift of the gab and persuaded us to come and look at his stall of seafood skewers and the next thing we knew, we had...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 16 September 2017

like the food but MUST BE SURE it is fresh. in many occasions it is NOT! choose places were you see many locals eating! DO NOT consider people that will try to direct you to a specific outlet.

Thank eytanin
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Is more that a street food . You can check locals and tourists mingle. Price need to be checked in advance not to have a surprise:D . Go after sunset around 9-10 PM when all the area became crowded.

Thank RazvanOana
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was a very good experience for us. During the day time it is just a garden but in the evening there is a lot of cooking. We are vegetarians and we had a good choice of delicious food.I recommend you visit Mr. Mango's stall.

Thank tiklam2015
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The night market on Forodhani Gardens is a must visit. Avoid the seafood, which are rather expensive and of dubious quality, and aim for Zanzibari pizza or meat sticks instead.

Thank Ανδρόμαχος Δ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
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