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Forodhani Gardens

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
African, Seafood, Fast food
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing all the negative reviews, one would think this place is a tourist trap. Not so, if you don’t behave like a classic tourist and make sure about the prices beforehand. One thing you should definitely try is the Zanzibar soup - there’s one stand...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lalucieta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

İt is a good place to wander around but it has a real hygene problem. If you have little children keep them away from foods.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bayhan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I def don’t recommend anyone going there. I went there with my parents and it was maybe the worst experience in Zanzibar. People selling food there are huge scammers and all they care about is just ripping the tourists off. The place is very dirty...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Petra Š
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Were tricked into paying 5 times more then nagotiated before. A guy calling himself „Captain Jimmy“ is very good with words and confused us till we paid an incredible amount for some fish.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cathleenxyz
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Shawarma with pilipili was so delicious that I took two at first and then one more! Pricing is not always open in Forodhani Gardens and you could come easily cheated with pricing, but in some shawarma places there is pricing shown. Like with 3500 tsh...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mikkok243
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

I read a number of reviews which highly praised this food park. It is interesting and very lively and exists from around 6:00 pm. There is grilled beef, chicken and all sorts of seafood. Quality? It’s dark and you can easily be in for a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Fawzia9
Reviewed 1 December 2018

the food experience here is amazing!!! all one needs to do, is haggle the prices down. noteworthy however, is that, they aren't too overpriced. If you're a traveler on a budget, looking for an authentic meal, this is the place to be!!! With 10000 shillings,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Omar_Ignacio
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

I saw an Anthony Bourdain episode on the street food market in Forodhani Gardens so I just had to visit this place. There was an amazing variety of local specialties to choose from. I tried the famous Zanzibar pizza and it was amazing. The market...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Margo92677
Reviewed 13 November 2018

A beautiful waterfront market to enjoy the sunset. There are dozens of stalls of food vendors slinging skewers of fresh fish and meats, samosas, other savory pastries, and Zanzibar pizza that they'll grill up for you on request. My friend and I tried a little...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lindsey R
Reviewed 10 November 2018

If one wants to eat like a local in the seafront area of Stone Town, you have this small park which was renamed as Forodhani Gardens. But you have to be careful and follow following steps before you order and pay, to avoid unpleasant and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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