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Arena Beach Club Zanzibar

Kazkazini B, Kiwengwa Beach, Kiwengwa, Zanzibar, Tanzania | Kiwengwa Beach, Kumba Urembo, Tanzania
+255 620 319 825
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Spanish, Mediterranean, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Kazkazini B, Kiwengwa Beach, Kiwengwa, Zanzibar, Tanzania | Kiwengwa Beach, Kumba Urembo, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the food as well as the staff and found myself eating more here then the hotel .has a lovely setting on the beach and shares with Zanzibar deep dive excursion offering snorkeling diving and great Spanish cuisine. Thanks to Alexia ,Marc and Carlos for...More

Thank GinaC177
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This was not a beach club. I don't know what requirements a beach club has to have, but it was a dump and there was a stone wall build up, so when you were laying on the sunbeds (which were dirty) you could not even...More

1  Thank marisen20
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

All dishes were really good. And It is next to scubadiving shop, so you can enjoy drinks and food after some activities.

Thank Adventurer810664
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The recipe for success? Simple concept. Short menu offering dishes you cannot find elsewhere. No compromise on the quality of ingredients. Informal atmosphere but efficient service. Reasonable prices. Bob's your uncle.

Thank otffin
Reviewed 20 August 2018

That is a little hidden gem right on the Kiwengwa beach! Carlos prepares amazing Spanish dishes and excellent cocktails which we enjoyed on the waterfront listening to great Reggae! Worth trying the freshly made guacamole, gazpacho and of course paella! Even better if you enjoy...More

Thank terryraissi
Deep Z, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Arena Beach Club Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thanks a lot for your wonderful review. We are so happy to read that your time with us was perfect and you loved snorkelling at Mnemba Atoll. We hope that you can come back to see us again!

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Carlos and the staff are preparing amazing food. Spanish style restaurant with a nice flair. Not cheap for Tanzania, but definitely very delicious and high quality food. Gracias

Thank MS-on-heaven
Deep Z, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Arena Beach Club Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for your recommendation. It was great having you at our restaurant. Hasta pronto!

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 Kate B
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
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: Kazkazini B, Kiwengwa Beach, Kiwengwa, Zanzibar, Tanzania | Kiwengwa Beach, Kumba Urembo, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Kumba Urembo
  • Phone Number: +255 620 319 825
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***Also open for dinners (only for reservations).*** Arena Beach Club combines the atmosphere of Kiwengwa and the quality of the Mediterranean ingredients, resulting in a unique and delicious place. Located on the shores of the Indian Ocean, with unbeatable views, we offer you the best of the Mediterranean gastronomy with the highest quality products from the Island. Enjoy every moment in our restaurant, under the sun of Zanzibar, in a paradisiacal atmosphere. Arena Beach Club is much more than a place to eat and drink, we offer to our customers an endless number of activities so that they can enjoy all the wonders of the Zanzibar Island.
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