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“Very Nice food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Travellers Cafe

Travellers Cafe
Ranked #16 of 75 Restaurants in Stone Town
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, Seafood
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Tasting food, refreshing drinks and a nice terrace with fantastic view on the Ocean.Intimate place, informal friendly atmosphere.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Very Nice food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

Good variety of food, best seafood salad ever, beautiful view over the ocean, friendly and helpful staff

Visited July 2014
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plainfield, nj
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96 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Good food, horrible service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

We were in Zanzibar during Ramadan so this was the only place outside of the hotels to have lunch. The food was good but the service was slow, even for Zanzibar. Sorry, but Hakuna Matata only goes so far when an hour of your day out is wasted waiting for your order while the rest of your party is eating.

Visited July 2014
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Thank comicbear
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

The Travellers Café is a rugged open air little place tucked away off Shangani Street on Stone Town's easternmost tip. As we walked in we were warmly welcomed by the waiting staff and given a couple of menus and a choice of tables. We took a table close to the edge of the balcony as there were a few tables free (We went during Ramadan but they were still open, which is great.). The view from the balcony is excellent. You get an uninterrupted view of a clean beach, Chumbe Island and Bawe Island as you sit under the palm trees.

We placed our orders and relaxed. The drinks came fairly quickly but the food took quite long. We weren't in any rush though and neither should you be if you're on holiday. Their bathroom was well kept and the food was cheap and delicious. The menu was a little uninspiring with only 'western' food available (Mostly Italian).

But as I said the food was really tasty and cheap and the service was polite so therefore I would recommend this cafe/restaurant for a relaxed lunch.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Hidden Cafe on the Sea!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014

We found this little Café hidden away on our recent trip to Zanzibar. It is located on the sea and provides a relaxing atmosphere while enjoying a cocktail or a beer. The food was great and really fresh.

Wish we could have spent the whole day there!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank BFNT12
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Stone Town, Tanzania
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Sundowner central!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2014

Perfect place to watch the sun dip below the Indian ocean. Nice staff and a decent food selection at really reasonable prices

Visited December 2013
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