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The Blue Heron

Haille-Sellassie Road, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 785 555 127
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (64 reviews)
“pizza” (106 reviews)
“salad” (29 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Haille-Sellassie Road, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My group went here twice, and both experiences were pretty good. The food was pretty tasty, service decent (not fast or slow), and portions were of varying generosity. Our first experience was better, the second time we went, there were “dance lessons” or something, where...More

Thank WellWanderedNomad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the main part of Arusha. The grounds are impeccable, service is great and the food is varied and wonderful.

Thank Gil W
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We had dinner and lunch several times. We kept coming back because the food is really good. Authentic wooden oven for pizza - best in Arusha. At lunch they have a beautiful saladbar. Prices are good too.

Thank Jannika K
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Stopped by with my Tanzanian friends for dinner one evening and really felt out of place. All the people are so young and white; no diversity in this place whatsoever! If you want to feel like you are in white suburbia USA then go here,...More

1  Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

The most relaxing lunch spot I have ever been to. Super friendly staff and great food in a beautiful garden. Give yourself plenty of time to enjoy.

Thank Louise L
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

The food is amazing the staff is friendly but they aren't equipped to handle big groups we went twice with 10 and 12 of us and it took 40 mins just for our drinks to come. The shop is full of beautiful things so don't...More

1  Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Don’t worry You will be happy being there, they have the best and fresh food always, it one of the best restaurants in Arusha.

Thank henrykap0l0nd0
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Love love this place, so cozy and chill..perfect spot to grab lunch or dinner or just a cup of coffee with a slice of their delicious Carrot cake. The Salad bar is also a great addition not to mention all the healthy drinks..Service is top...More

Thank Nova8413
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Impressive menu with food from most parts och the world. Located in a green, cool garden with friendly staff. Highly recommended after a dusty day in Arusha!

Thank Jorgen W
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This place takes me back in time in a good way! In the middle of town yet you get the previlage of having the greenery and lushness and ample space. Just makes you want to sit and have your lunch or coffee or dinner for...More

Thank arushan73
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Questions & Answers
15 December 2017|
Response from Karlie C | Reviewed this property |
Rachel H
29 June 2016|
Response from norwegian30 |
I cannot give you a definite answer, as I am not related to the Blue Heron, however, I can testify that they have a very professional management, very likely to be able to comply with your needs. Their garden is big, and a... More
Linda B
31 May 2016|
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Response from Ajay G | Reviewed this property |
Blue Heron Does not open on sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haille-Sellassie Road, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 785 555 127
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