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“Great nightlife”

Via Via Caltural cafe - Arusha
Ranked #21 of 122 Restaurants in Arusha
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$15
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Description: A lively cultural cafe in the centre of Arusha, Tanzania. Beautifully situated in the Garden of the National Natural History Museum. Via Via is among the 16 Via Via Cafes worldwide. Locally embedded and involved in local daily life, they give an extra dimension to your discovery of the country, the culture and the people. Food, drinks, music, art, culture events, trips and tours, cultural and social projects, all bring people and cultures together in an open-minded spirit. Via Via inspires to travel, to discover and to broaden your horizon. Our tropical garden, bar and restaurant are wonderful places to have a rest, meet people, enjoy a lovely breakfast, lunch or dinner and have a refreshing drink in a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere.
Reviewed 7 July 2013

I came to Via Via for the nightlife while staying in Arusha and had a great time! There were several different areas to hang out including a kareoke area, bar area, fire pit and dance floor. Very versatile and super fun. I loved the outdoor dance floor, live DJ and cool set up. I had a great time here and would love to go back.

Thank Renee N
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Reviewed 16 March 2013

This is great if there are a group of you to go out on a thur evening for dinner and then stay on when the night gets busy at around 11pm. Ladies this is not the place for you to be alone or in pairs and watch your drinks and bags. Pick pocketing has been a huge problem here so only take whats necessary and keep your cash on you. If you have any problems ask for Halifa the manager as he is lovely and will most certainly look after you. They generally have some great live music on a Thursday evening before the DJ kicks off to welcome the uni and volunteer crowd. Play a mixture of bongo flava and latest tunes coming out of the US and Europe dance and hip hop scenes. Usually an appearance from their local dance crew Contagious which is fun to watch.

Thank gypsy_traveller2012
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Reviewed 2 March 2013

We went in the evening, which may explain why it was so quiet, but the background music was good and the service speedy enough. No fish available meant we picked sandwhiches, which were very nice, but the chips were a bit cold. Good price, lovely garden location.

Thank pearlkp
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Reviewed 16 January 2013

I like alive music, show with traditional african dancers, modern rhythms till the morning, dancing-dancing, but don't like boys "huntings" for mzungu-girls - means for good life:) But still place is perfect!

Thank moyo-africa
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Reviewed 2 January 2013

The food is average in Via Via, but if you love music, it is a great place to go; nice vibe! The surroundings are also very nice, A quiet part of Arusha.

Thank TvH1978
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