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“very bad experience with seafood plate”

Terrace Restaurant at Maru Maru
Ranked #13 of 79 Restaurants in Stone Town
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African
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Good for: View
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: We offer Continental, Chinese, Indian and Swahili Cousine. Our South Indian speciality of Dosa, Idly and International Skewers are our signature dishes which are very popular with all our guests. Chicken Pakoda’s and Cocktails are appreciated by all. There is a romantic atmosphere for evening cocktails and meals. Our elegant roof terrace offers breathtaking views from high above Stonetown and the Indian ocean.
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We ordered a seafood plate and precisely asked not to cook too long, more to have it rare than overcooked.
Were very much disappointed to get everything overcooked and dry. Plus fish and seafood had a strange covering like if it would be cooked yesterday and just warmed up for us...
Unfortunately staff were not helpful and made a grimace when we asked for a chef to tell us about the way he cooked who were not understandable and did not take into account our comments.
Probably this chef cooks the way he wants but not the client asks.

1  Thank ELizaveta_23
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

noisy, bad food, worst music, service is very slow and badly trained. Food is scarce, bad quality and pretentious cook. The view is nice so go there, bring your food and drinks and enjoy.

Thank Juan L
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

The food was tasty, but the service was unbearably slow. We dined on the first floor rather than the rooftop restaurant, which may have affected the service. Although the hotel has an elevator, it does not go to roof & requires climbing a flight of stairs, which my companion could not manage.

Thank LaurieZiva
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Perfect spot to see the sun set in the ocean while you sip on your happy hour drink. You have a good with over the rooftops.The terrace are on a good spot if you want to continue your night to an other place after the sunset or to stay and have a good meal. Not an sensation, but good compare to many other places in Stone Town.

Thank TheresiaSH
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

Before dinner we sat in the lounge and watched the sunset sipping on cocktails and enjoying appetizers. Eating late allowed for the weather to cool down while eating in open air dining room. Menu offers many choices.
Breakfast self-serve will keep you full for the day.

Thank Yvette Camille ... B
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