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Hot Spot Bistro - CLOSED

Shangani Street | Kenyatta Road, Zanzibar, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 4858, Tanzania
+255 774 164 866
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
3 Dec 2015
“Good food”
4 Aug 2014
“frozen prawn served”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Shangani Street | Kenyatta Road, Zanzibar, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 4858, Tanzania
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Reviewed 4 December 2015

not enough fans. Food itself was tasty. Had some drinks and rolls and mac n cheese. Service was ok. Not cheap

Thank AgnitaPandian
Reviewed 4 August 2014

the people is nice , the food is not first quality. You expect being at a fish port , some good and fresh products. thsi has not been the case.I have to inform that it was ramadan time

Thank Stefania M
Reviewed 1 November 2013 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here recently and we were both very disappointed. There was no atmosphere in the place at all. I ordered the Buffalo burger which was supposed to be a crispy spicy chicken burger which had hot wings sauce on it....More

Thank James B
Reviewed 4 October 2013

The hot spot bistro had a good selection on its menu. The food was ok but nothing special. There are much nicer and cheaper places to eat in stone town.

Thank Han2709
Reviewed 21 September 2013

I really didn't think much of this place, it's trying to be too many things at once. It would make a nice cafe, if they stuck to that, but it's also a souvenir stand, travel desk and is making an attempt at being a regular...More

Thank klaijawala
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Next to Shangani Hotel, Quite and Clean place... I ordered Panini for Lunch and it was Dry and cold BUT the free WIFI made up for it later in the Evening went for Coffee, I think the Coffee was GREAT... I would go again

1  Thank Kilirav2011
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I find the coffee so so, but sweets are some of the best found in Stone Town. Wi-fi is good, staff is attentive but not too pushy. It is relatively expensive, actually the most expensive coffe/cake-constallation I've had in town though it will not end...More

Thank Pernille S
Reviewed 8 August 2013

I spent 10 weeks in Zanzibar, and Hot Spot Bistro quickly became one of my go-to, favorite restaurants. The staff is THE nicest in Stone Town – always friendly, yet not intrusively so (which tends to happen a lot of places in Stone Town). Menu...More

Thank Olive O
Reviewed 27 July 2013

I would not rate my meals among the best I've had, but they are close to the best you can get on Zanzibar! The garlic butter kingfish are great, and the springrolls and samosas are good as well. Good variety of coffee drinks. Free wi-fi...More

1  Thank elees88
Reviewed 17 July 2013

I was surprised at all the great reviews. The food was very average. Under-seasoned salad, over-salted veg, and sauces on the side left the fish dry and hard to swallow. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The ambience is probably better for lunch. I didn't...More

Thank 13oyster
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 25
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shangani Street | Kenyatta Road, Zanzibar, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 4858, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 774 164 866
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