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Forodhani Gardens

Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (48 reviews)
“shawarma” (13 reviews)
“mussels” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Seafood, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved. Wong able to select what I wanted and have them cook it in front of me. The sugar cane drink and 'pizza' are a must. The guys will hassle you non stop to purchase food from them. I didn't trust the seafood due...More

Thank Krystal D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A real tourist trap. No authentic feel at all. The food was tasteless and the price a ripoff. Stay well clear of tis place.

Thank Stig H
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This place is a must to finish a visit to Stone town, fresh and cheap food, and you get the chance to talk to the local chefs...could you ask for more? Try the Zanzibar pizza 🍕, which has nothing to do with the pizzas you...More

Thank majolika_be
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We ate here every night of our stay. The food was cheap and good. Vendors will hustle and nag you to buy from them, remember they are just trying to earn a living. You just have to be polite but firm about what you want....More

Thank NasreenPeer
Reviewed 9 October 2017

From the moment you arrive at the garden square your senses will start going crazy. The smell of all the spices and different meats is fabulous. From seafood to meat kebabs, Zanzibar pizzas that are amazing (vegetarian pizza highly recommended with a Nutella desert one...More

Thank Steph N
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great experience, super food, absolutelly amazing people and zanzibar pizza is delicious! If you will be on stone town, you must visit it'

Thank Petr G
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is interesting to visit when in Stonetown. Nice atmosphere and feels relatively safe. One stall holder really had the gift of the gab and persuaded us to come and look at his stall of seafood skewers and the next thing we knew, we had...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 16 September 2017

like the food but MUST BE SURE it is fresh. in many occasions it is NOT! choose places were you see many locals eating! DO NOT consider people that will try to direct you to a specific outlet.

Thank eytanin
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Is more that a street food . You can check locals and tourists mingle. Price need to be checked in advance not to have a surprise:D . Go after sunset around 9-10 PM when all the area became crowded.

Thank RazvanOana
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was a very good experience for us. During the day time it is just a garden but in the evening there is a lot of cooking. We are vegetarians and we had a good choice of delicious food.I recommend you visit Mr. Mango's stall.

Thank tiklam2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
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