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Tower Top Restaurant - CLOSED

236 Hurumzi Street | Emerson and Green Hotel, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 24 223 2784
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good13%
  • Average21%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible10%
4 Oct 2016
“Amazing experience!”
11 Mar 2015
“Excellent Food/Beautiful Experience”
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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236 Hurumzi Street | Emerson and Green Hotel, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Have been there with a dear friend and found both the place and the food amazing. Might be a little pricey if we consider we are in Tanzania, but still worth. Reservation is mandatory, as the restaurant fills up very quickly every day at any...More

Thank Raffaele P
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We had a group of 14 people and the experience was incredible with a history of the tower and its location. The food was perfectly cooked; the goat and the fish, DELICIOUS! The experience was truly lovely with a waiter who was personable, and a...More

Thank Margot C
Reviewed 15 February 2014

No visit to Zanzibar is complete without visiting the Tower Top Restaurant for a meal. The views are spectacular - the bell towers, the steeples, the Indian Ocean, the Stone Town labyrinth below - as you gaze upon the world's crossroads from above. Equally as...More

Thank Zachry B
Reviewed 4 February 2014

First comment: Make sure you're at the right place - this is easy to confuse with Emerson Spice restaurant which has rave reviews. You'll soon realise it's not. We knew where we were, but it would be easy to confuse them if you walked in....More

1  Thank Shedheadabroad
Reviewed 2 February 2014

The service was poor not because the two guys who were working the bar and restaurant were not trying but because how can 2 people (and actually only one - the waiter) serve 30 people. The bar tender brought the occasionally drink out when the...More

Reviewed 19 January 2014

We made a last minute booking for an overnight stay in Stone Town and were lucky enough to find ourselves at Emerson & Green, also known as 236 Hurumzi. After settling in to our huge and grand rooms - shutters, stained glass and enormous net-shrouded...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 24 December 2013

We stayed 2 nights at Emerson & Green. The breakfast here is lovely, nice buffet of fresh fruit, pancakes, homemade jams and the best poached eggs i've eaten in Africa. This is one of the longest standing restaurants for a typical Stone Town experience of...More

Thank Kate_Malone505
Reviewed 19 November 2013

The food at the Rooftop restaurant was amazing. Since we were staying for 3 nights, the chef made changed to the dinner menu to provide us with more variety. On Saturday nights a signer came to entertain the dinners.

Thank Louise G
Reviewed 18 November 2013

We had heard by word of mouth that this would be an excellent restaurant to celebrate my 50th birthday. And it certainly was very special indeed. From the moment we walked through the doors we were impressed by the professional conduct of the staff at...More

Thank beaus646
Reviewed 21 September 2013

After the long climb up about 6 flights of steps, the view and food was worth it. According to our waiter, this place is now under new management and with a new name. He explained the history of the building and tower and we settle...More

1  Thank Karen H
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Restaurant Details

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US$ 5 - US$ 25
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Hurumzi Street | Emerson and Green Hotel, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 24 223 2784
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