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Archipelago

Forodhani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 24 223 5668
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“swordfish” (11 reviews)
“carrot soup” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Forodhani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 281 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

There is only one way to screw-up a grilled fish filet ... over-cook-it. I ordered the king fish plate with chips and it was overcooked and thus very dry. Sad for a eatery that specializes in seafood. The service was good but I would not...More

Thank fdoamerica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the best quality and prize , I went many time I like the location and the good balance of food and price

Thank Destiny75013
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We had lunch at this restaurant as it happened to be a 2 min walk from our hotel. The service was a tad slow but the food was very nice. Recommend if looking for a cheap meal!

Thank Sage16
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Love this restaurant. I had visited here back in 2017 and upon returning to Zanzibar I had to return and eat here again. This probably is one of the friendliest places offering excellent fresh seafood in a beautiful atmosphere. It will keep you coming again...More

Thank Fatema81
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Had a light lunch there. It was brutally hot that day and I needed a cool place and the Archipelago Cafe was there for me. I wouldn't go crazy about this place but I would go back, so it's ok. Ergo the 3 stars.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We had dinner here. Staff was attentive and friendly and tried to accommodate us as well as possible. It's a seafood place, so most of the menu items were fish. We enjoyed our meal. It was nice. The fries were tasty, but on the other...More

Thank Stefan P
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting where you can watch the fishermen come in with their fresh catch. Staff are very friendly and helpful and the food is great . Prices are reasonable . I had baby squid salad in sweet sauce and that was great but greater still...More

Thank Umnada
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

While wondering in Stone Town for few hours we needed a break and a bite. We went by the restaurant and the location was the decisive factor. In front of the beach! So we stepped in. To be honest here, we have seen the place...More

Thank MadlyTraveling
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We went here for a prawn special which was really good. The trouble is we were seated outside as it was like an oven inside and the smoking laws in Zanzibar are very relaxed compared to mainland Tanzania. Outside areas are - unbeknown to us...More

Thank KarenLCT
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Had a delightful grilled seafood dish for a price that's lower than what you'd pay for lesser dishes at plenty of other restaurants in the neighborhood. Great staff and nice location just off the beach, good coffee too. Would visit again.

Thank Pim W
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Georgiana T
17 February 2017|
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Response from gakenia k | Reviewed this property |
food in zanzibar is relatively cheap... one at archipelago usually spends about 15000tsh to 25000 tsh per meal for really good sea food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forodhani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 24 223 5668
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