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Okala's Restaurant

££ - £££
Main Road, Jambiani, Tanzania
+255 777 430 519
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good40%
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17 Oct 2017
“Great experience and great food”
19 Jan 2017
“my favorite zanzibari restaurant”
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££ - £££
Main Road, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here for a cooking class. The owner and his sister explained and showed us how to make among others pilau rice with all the spices, crusted coconut fish and some more dishes. It was a great experience and nice to...More

Thank Hendrika B
Reviewed 19 January 2017

we have been living on the island for years and this is our special place to bring friend and visitors to experience great swahili food. Okala, who has learned cooking from his grandmother, is an outstanding personality. We recommend to go with a couple of...More

Thank redmonkeylodge
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We went to Okala's to have a Swahili cooking class and dinner, and it was amazing. The owner and his sister and cousin taught us how to cook amazing things like coconut crusted fish and calamari curry, and then we had what we cooked for...More

Thank Marta d
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We had an amazing local experience. Okala's taught us how to prepare a traditional Zanzibar meal. How to make our own coconut milk and flat bread and cook on an open flame. A very special experience.

Thank RaphaelVSmith
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Most restaurants where tourists tend to go are managed by Italians or other Westerners, but Okala's resaurant is one of the few exceptions. Okala, the owner, exclusively cooks local dishes and will explain you all the details of the recipe. Good place to get a...More

Thank Jan C
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Glad we found this place. It's a bit away from the beach and basic, but charming in its own way. Food should be ordered a few hours before and prices are negotiable. The food was ready when we arrived at the preagreed time...and it was...More

Thank emmental2014
Reviewed 15 April 2014

We went there with people who live there and at the beginning we were a bit surprised about the place but, finally, it was one of our best dinners in Jambiani! A good surprise!

Thank Antonio R
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  • Address: Main Road, Jambiani, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Jambiani
  • Phone Number: +255 777 430 519
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