With a mix of Indian, Arab and African influences the Zanzibar kitchen has many surprises. The sea offers all you can ask for - tuna, marlin, lobster, prawns, calamari, octopus. The ubiquitous sun makes the fruit burst from flavors, ripe and sweet.
“Mmmh” “Ohh” “So nice” Abyssinian Maritime in Stone Town, Ethiopian Restaurant, might not be a Taste of Zanzibar- but a very nice chunk of Africa. We have been been here several times and can vouch for the wonders in the kitchen. There are some special ingredients in the Ethiopian kitchen you do not get elsewhere. […]
NUR Beach Hotel has surprisingly good food- most of the times. Downside is the lack of ambiance in the restaurant. Our solution to that is to sit upstairs- over looking the sea. Living here means knowing the menus- what to eat where and when. To NUR we go for their amazing starter to share ( […]
When landing in the sofa at Matlai it was a pleasure reading the menu. Here they have something different. Tuna variation for instance. And the tuna on Zanzibar- you cannot ask for better. Had to get that one. In came raw fresh tuna slices covered with the sweet, mild Zanzibar black pepper and fresh ginger. […]
Overlooking the ocean We had a very pleasant surprise the other day when trying out Mbuyuni village- just between Paje and Jambiani. It was many appealing dishes on the menu and for long I was dwelling on “Coconut crusted tuna fish with mango chutney” but as we had tuna the other day I chose […]
Chez Hassan Best local restaurant on Zanzibar When we go out and eat ourselves in Jambiani we prefer Chez Hassan- in the South of Jambiani. We have never ever been disappointed and the consistency is remarkable. This is the best local restaurant on Zanzibar according to us. The menu has something for every taste and […]