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Sunset Bar at the Africa House

Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 774 432 340
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“chef joe” (2 reviews)
“front row” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a couple hours here at sunset watching the dhows sail by and the sunset behind them. Drinks are reasonably priced and the guacamole is very good! We did not have dinner here so I can't comment on that.

Thank Patty6-13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sunset bar looks out into the sunset as the sun dips into the sea. We visited this place at peak noon, and it was still great! Excellent Calamari, great Indian food, cold beer with lounge seating in the balcony overlooking the ocean. We could...More

Thank Ananth K
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Beautiful restaurant with fine waiters and good food. Great terrace and seaview. The only thing is that there are mostly Asian dishes and just a few local. Do recommend.

Thank romanar131
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Very nice to spend time on the terrace watching sunset. Lots of people, mostly international public, tourists and hardly any locals. Fairly priced drinks and service is enthusiastic. Highly recommended for sundowners. The rest of the hotel building is quite worn down though.

Thank Swedtravel
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We were coerced into coming to this bar on our first night in Stone Town when befriended by a local - best thing ever! Fabulous view of the Ocean and Sunset, great atmosphere, ice cold beer, attentive waiters and happy hour lasting 4 hours- what’s...More

Thank Wifeyden
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Great view. Good cocktails. Good service. Good Indian food. No regrets. Would recommend for at least one meal in Zanzibar

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Second time in Stone town and Africa house. This time it was around lunch time so we went there to eat. Food was very good, we all enjoyed every bite! The previous time (eleven years ago) - we went for a drink and se the...More

Thank gelkr
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We went here to enjoy the sunset with a drink. The service was pleasant but the cocktails were watery, dull and overpriced. Instead we left before sunset and watched it from the beach. We preferred the atmosphere there.

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Had drinks and dinner there for sunset. The food was totally fine, nothing amazing but clean and hot. Drinks were great and the view & seating area was very nice.

Thank rhmcdonald
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

THE place to watch the sunset. Good drinks and cold beer with fantastic wiev. You can also get a good meal on the terrace later, ask for the local menu you pay in tsh, good local food.

Thank Stig H
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Raanan T
12 July 2017|
Response from irfansherazi | Reviewed this property |
Asian, Chinese. African..... Just drop by and be surprised !!!
Lesego M
11 January 2017|
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Response from mbula2016 | Reviewed this property |
No bookings required, but it definitely always advantageous to have a reservation made as the place can be packed in the evening for the glorious sunsets.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 774 432 340
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