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Neema Crafts Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 12 Restaurants in Iringa
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: European and african food available at a great price in a beautiful restaurant. Won best Restaurant in the world in a recent competition run by the UK telegrpah newspaper. entirely staffed by deaf chefs, gets highly recommended in all the guide books. Serves amazing cake and coffee and great meals. Servis great too
Reviewed 25 May 2015

What a wonderful place to relax, catch up with friends or just enjoy a cup of tea.
A positive energy is felt here. A favorite place to stay, enjoy and buy gifts!

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Thank ozzieoz
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Reviewed 17 May 2015

It was especially nice to get a good cup of coffee at Neema Crafts Restaurant however, the food overall is just ok. Quiche has too many shredded carrots in it, carrot cake was dry, panini nothing special. Go for the coffee, the balcony, maybe the internet and the gift shop downstairs.

Thank Karol B
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Reviewed 19 February 2015

I was really surprised discovering this restaurant , bad and breakfast and craft shop...everything here is good, beautiful, happy! and the project is wonderful and the personnel working there is so nice and tender, I love all of them! Go to Neema Craft for a omelette-chapati, or for a mango juice or to buy some gifts or just to receive a big smile from the beautiful people working there. Iringa is so nice, also because Neema!

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Thank Pit B
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

I've been here several time and I've always enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere it has to offer. The restaurant is situated above a home-made crafts store which sells all kinds of merchandise made by people with varying disabilities from the local area and all proceeds generally tend to go back to the community through the centre.

The restaurant is also ran by some staff who have disabilities and they do a fantastic job at what they do. They are very welcoming, patient and accommodating. They will do anything for you. I always used to pop in just for a bottle of coke or some fries if I could because they seemed to be the happiest people around and this used to always make my day.

This place is not necessarily the best place food-wise to eat, but it's got a decent menu and the food is always well presented and has actually just made me feel very hungry! I wouldn't miss this place if you are in town, go for it. It's a little Aladdin's cave! :) Right, I'm not going to go on about it much longer,.. you'll have to experience it to see what an extraordinary place this actually is.

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Thank 444backpacker
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Reviewed 18 December 2014

The Neema Craft Shop is a wonderful shop for handmade clothing and gifts, with everything made by and benefiting Tanzanian women with disabilities. It has lots of women’s clothing, fun home decorating accessories like pillow cases, men’s neckties, and many other sewn products. In addition to Tanzanian Schillings, the shop accepts at least USD$. There is a comfortable café on the second floor with a nice outside balcony.

Thank SledD0g
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