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Lukmaan Restaurant

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Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 777 482 131
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lukmaan has raving reviews, but sadly it did not live up it's recommendation. The service was not great, and the food was average and overpriced. You get far more value if you find a little 'hole in the wall' type cafe in actual Stone Town. If you're a budget back packer like we are, then I suggest giving this a... More 

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Thank passiontravel18
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lukmaan is doing well and has expanded to bigger premises, giving more choice in their canteen. However, still a few mistakes on the drinks order due to some English language problems with the staff

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Thank Ann D
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place has amazing food at suprisingly very affordable prices. Instead of waiting for the waiter, you have the option of going to the buffet , getting your food and paying which works out much faster. The local food at this restaurant is delicious together with the vibrant environment it offers. If you are looking for a sport to cool... More 

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Thank Emmanuel N
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the food at this place and try and always have a meal here when I'm in Stone Town. Anything with coconut sauce is delicious (apart from the Dagga - small fish). Make sure to get adventurous with your juice selection. They have some really great fresh juice that you can't get on the mainland.

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Thank Matthew H
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So.much to choose from... better go in early though or else limited choices but good all the same. Recommended.. Biryani chapati mkate mafuta, tamarind juice octopus stew shrimp..the list is endless!! And very very cheap!

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Thank gakenia k
Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I'm not sure what some reviewers were expecting, hut this is very clearly a fast food style local establishment. We were unsure of what things were and had a very helpful staff member explain everything to us and make some recommendations. We both had the vegetable coconut curry with rice and salad. It could have been hotter, but the... More 

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Thank Sara H
Milan, Italy
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109 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

packed with tourists, hard to find a seat. Admittedly they do offer a limitless choice of freshly made fruit smoothies (watermelon and date!) but the food is greasy and very uninviting

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Utrecht, Netherlands
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139 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried to order something to drink grom the menu, which took more than ten minutes (even though many staff were standing next to us doing nothing). Finally ordered two fresh passion juice at the juice counter, only to be told they don't have. Only mango-passion fruit smoothies, weird if you say you dont have passion fruit? Also I was sitting... More 

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1 Thank JJC_NL
New Delhi, India
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you want to go to one local restaurant and experiment the zanz cuisine. this is the one. super friendly staff anf go for the buffet. they have a really nice juice bar too. no alcohol served here.

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Thank pulkit_sri
Ottawa, Canada
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can order from the menu or at the lunch counter. We all had a chicken and rice plate that was tasty. Open air seating, but shaded. A bustling place, filled with locals as well as tourists.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Fast food
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mkunazini | Under the Baobab Tree, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 777 482 131

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?