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“Amazing atmosphere, food and location”
Review of The Silk Route

The Silk Route
Ranked #8 of 76 Restaurants in Stone Town
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Cork
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5 reviews
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“Amazing atmosphere, food and location”
Reviewed 23 August 2014

What a lovely meal to end our stay in Stonetown. The service was very good and quite fast. The staff were really friendly and accommodating. The restaurant had a great atmosphere and enjoyed the night!

  • Visited August 2014
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Quebec City, Canada
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3 reviews
“Great food, amazing view”
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We had lunch on the rooftop and it was great. The portion were huge, the drink my girlfriend had was her favorite of the trip so far and the staff was lovely. Must go if you're around!

  • Visited August 2014
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Hong Kong, China
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“over-priced food with average quality”
Reviewed 21 August 2014

We ordered a plain naan, which was cold and just of average taste. Another dishes were lamb in cashew nut sauce and beef coconut curry. The lamb was tasteless and totally over-done by the sauce. The beef coconut curry was better, but it was not served hot. Curry at other tables was heated with a candle but not for ours which is of unknown reason to me. The best is the passion fruit lassi. That's it.

Compared to the Indian food we have in Hong Kong, food here is over-priced. With the same price in Hong Kong, you can get a double portion. Moreover, the taste is much better in HK too. I wonder if this restaurant is fame more than quality.

  • Visited August 2014
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2 Thank Iris_Pak
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Cork, Ireland
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222 reviews
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“Very good food and a nice evening with friends”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Very good food with good service, the time between ordering and getting your food is the same as I experienced all over Zanzibar and East Africa - slow but when it did come the food was very good.
The prices are also very good.

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank NiallODonoghue
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NSW
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Poor food and service”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

What else can I say except that there are far better and friendlier places to eat than here. Terrible food; a totally bad experience not recommended.

Visited July 2014
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2 Thank Deefadog10
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