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Arena Beach Club Zanzibar

| Kiwengwa, Kumba Urembo, Tanzania
+255 620 319 825
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  • Excellent94%
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  • Average3%
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Spanish, Seafood, Mediterranean, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
| Kiwengwa, Kumba Urembo, Tanzania
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Although the entrance was inadvertently locked when we arrived, not to be outdone, we sent our son over the wall and the delightful owner then let us in! Worth the effort. The owner is absolutely charming and so proud of his menu. We had homemade...More

Thank katebrookessmith
Reviewed 26 February 2018

we were lucky enough to be staying literally next door, but it's worth the beach walk or drive to this very relaxed restaurant! I agree with everyone Daniel is a great host, the food was lovely and we had a couple of nights just drinking...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Well, we were the only people at the restaurant so 🙈... although the owner was really accommodating. We had no cash and he had no card machine, but he made a plan for us and we were able to pay at Zanbluu. Over all, the...More

Thank Refilwe M
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Very good food, fresh backed bread, focaccia, very nice staff, but unfortunately the portions very small and expensive. Paella this is mistake.....rice with 2 prawns for 2 people for 36 USD.....

Thank kapsztad
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Best meal by far in Zanzibar in lovely location. Friendly Italian owner just starting out and concentrating on great food and laid back vibe. Give him time as with his plans and drive this place is only going to get better. 10 mins drive from...More

Thank RugbyAl
Reviewed 6 February 2018

What a wonderful discovery! I went with my husband. The restaurant is situated on Kiwengwa beach, right next to the sea. The staff were attentive and professional. Daniel, the Manager advised us what they had which was freshly caught that day and we took his...More

1  Thank susie123069
Maria A, Propietario at Arena Beach Club Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Dear susie123069, thank you for sharing your experience at Arena. We are happy that you had a great time and we hope next time you can try our desserts, which are also really tasty. :) Best Regards and thank you for your visit!!

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We recently moved to Zanzibar and after traveling many countries i must say we are spoiled with good food that here is not easy to find. Arena impressed us with both hosting (Daniel thank you for looking after each table as only one in restaurant...More

Thank Margo K
Maria A, Propietario at Arena Beach Club Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Dear Margo and Amine Thank you for your kind words, it's very nice to have customers like you! We are looking forward to receiving you at Arena again and again. :) Take care and best regards,

Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

After snorkeling with Deep Dive (same location) we had an amazing lunch at Arena. Our kids cleaned their plates (which they normally dont as its too hot to eat) and so did we! We will be back.

Thank Nattalie H
Maria A, Propietario at Arena Beach Club Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Dear Natalie, thank you for sharing your experience at Arena and we are happy that the little ones enjoyed so much. We will be more than glad to welcome you back!!

Reviewed 7 January 2018

This cool little beach bar & restaurant was recommended to us by guests at Pogwe Beach hotel & we had dinner here on our last night. Daniel is the perfect host & made sure we had everything we desired. The cocktails are fantastic, some of...More

1  Thank Leedsaway67
Maria A, Propietario at Arena Beach Club Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Dear Leedsaway67, thank you very much for your kind words. You are right, Daniel is the perfect host and it's hard to find someone who works with the same passion and enthusiasm that he does. We are very happy that he is doing such an...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We stay and eat mostly at the fabulous Pongwe beach hotel just down the road from Arena . Val , the owner of Pongwe beach , suggested we tried out Arena as he said we would love the food here . For some reason I...More

Thank Jilly60
Maria A, Propietario at Arena Beach Club Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Dear Jilly60, thank you very much for sharing your experience at Zanzibar. We are very proud of the team we have working with us. They are doing their best and it's reflected in all the reviews that we are having. I'm sure Daniel and Carlos...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Kiwengwa, Kumba Urembo, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Kumba Urembo
  • Phone Number: +255 620 319 825
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