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Kigomani, Matemwe PO Box 4749, Tanzania
+255 772 390 086
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the lodge for three nights and never got tired of the food at the restaurant. The breakfasts are bountiful and delicious - our favorite was the breakfast burger. You also get freshly baked breads and a fruit salad. But the seafood is truly what takes the price. We tried octopus, lobster, calamari, and various fish - all... More 

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Thank Rafael M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

It is a beautifully designed restaurant overlooking the beach and ocean. Friendly and very professional staff . Every day different dishes on the menu with three choices per dish. It's better to choose several dishes because the dishes are quite small. We've eaten here several times and it was kind off hit or miss . One day I chose the... More 

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Thank AndreaV8501
Lausanne, Switzerland
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

We had one of our best food in all Zanzibar... The restaurant is really as the staff is... Location is perfect!

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Thank SarFabCH
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

The food here is good, by Tanzanian standards, though we had better elsewhere on Zanzibar. The dishes are, however, seriously over-priced compared to other places. Mains between 30-40 000 tzh, which would have been acceptable if the food was amazing, but it’s not. Selection isn’t great, a few starters and 2-3 mains on offer each night. No vegetarian options for... More 

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Thank 1or2YoungSwedes
Goiania, GO
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

The food is very good and very expensive too. The breakfast is delicious!! There´s no many options to lunch and dinner.

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Thank MarianaFSPrudente
Sydney, Australia
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

We walked 40 minutes to check out the lunch menu at Green and Blue Restaurant. Because I am vegetarian it limits my dining options. The lunch was a set 3 or 4 course menu with a fixed price and did not meet my dietary requirements and so we only stayed for a drink. A large water, a cocktail and a... More 

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Thank ClaireBare
Krakow, Poland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

We were quite pleased with the food that was served, I guess we r not very picky type of customers, but we really enjoyed our stay, the waiters were very funny always trying to entertain us.

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Thank Miss L
Paris, France
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339 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2013

In a five star property with five star prices, one could have expected a high-end food experience. Unfortunately, it was far from being the case. Set menus were wrongly chosen, with pretientious wongly-executed dishes which were not in adequation with the location: on the first evening, we were served an overcooked lobster even more spoilt by an atrocious soja sauce... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2012

This restaurant was just in the most idyllic spot - overlooking the beach (a proper white beach with little development or crowds, striking contrast with tourist Mecca Nungwi up north) - that even if the food had been terrible I would still have given Green and Blue three stars. I was just so pleased that the food outstripped even the... More 

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1 Thank Jack D
Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2012

Beautifully laid out restaurant in a stunning setting looking out on turquoise seas and over Mnemba Atoll. Refreshing gentle sea breeze just perfect. Very professional friendly staff and first class service. The food is absolutely delicious - menu changes daily, caters to all tastes and includes mouthwatering dishes that incorporate local influences (try the cassava!). No one got food envy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kigomani, Matemwe PO Box 4749, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Matemwe
  • Phone Number: +255 772 390 086

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