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“Pleasant relaxed outdoor dining”
Review of The Blue Heron

The Blue Heron
Ranked #4 of 110 Restaurants in Arusha
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Pleasant relaxed outdoor dining”
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Garden dining, reasonable menu and service. Guitar playing live background music. Crafts shop available onsite with a section of goods made by mothers of disabled children.

Visited October 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great for both lunch and dinner”
Reviewed 1 November 2013

I went here multiple times during my visit to Arusha. Food was great, as was the service. And it's a really nice spot to relax if you have some free time and want to read/use some wifi.

Visited October 2013
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Boulder, Colorado
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Relaxing Atmosphere and Top Notch Food”
Reviewed 15 September 2013

The Blue Heron is one of the nicest spots in town. Excellent coffee and pastries, many healthy and delicious lunch options, and nice pizza. Be forewarned, this is an expat haven, so if you are looking for an "authentic" Arusha experience, this is not the place. But if you are feeling homesick and want a slice of Europe to comfort you, this is where you should come!

  • Visited July 2013
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Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A short break and a good meal.”
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Probably the best pizza I have ever eaten. The place has a nice atmosphere andyou get good value for your money.

Visited August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Lovely spot for a relaxing afternoon”
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Wonderful place to go for lunch with kids. They have a big garden and a nice play area for kids. You can sit outside soaking up the sunshine enjoying a glass of wine as the kids entertain themselves. The food selection was very good and arrived quickly. The handicraft shop promotes locally made products and adds to the relaxed atmosphere as it's very easy to browse away looking at the lovely things on sale.

  • Visited August 2013
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