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Zanzibar Best Restaurants

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Top Restaurants in Zanzibar

Restaurants Zanzibar – What’s a vacation without excellent food, delicious cocktails or fine wine in a good restaurant? Such evenings create memories. WorldTop7 offers a selection of the best restaurants in Zanzibar. And because we know how different tastes are we cover all of the different restaurant styles!

Whether a sushi restaurant in Zanzibar, an American steakhouse, an Italian restaurant, a Thai eatery or exotic Cajun cuisine – the lovers of culinary delights come fully at their expense and find lots of insider tips. Our restaurant tips in Zanzibar are by locals (which should know where it tastes best!), celebrities, globetrotter and business people. And if you’ve eaten in one of these restaurants in Zanzibar where cuisine, service and atmosphere was unbeatable and you want to tell everybody – that’s what WorldTop7 stands for! Restaurants in Zanzibar with the x-factor!

The demands in terms of restaurant style are naturally very varied and WorldTop7 is happy to assist. Whether it is a small, cozy bistro in Zanzibar with delicious and authentic food for surprisingly little money or a completely styled Michelin-star restaurant in Zanzibar where movie stars and models have diner – here you find everything from inexpensive to expensive, from grunge to classy, from traditional to macro kitchen!

But not only for your vacation, also for your business lunch or business dinner in Zanzibar you can find exactly the right place to eat. Thus, business become pleasure in no time!

236 Hurumzi

Style: Tower Top Dining in Stone Town

236 HurumziLocated on the roof of the 236 Hurumzi Hotel in a 19th Century building originally constructed by the financial advisor of the Sultan Barghash; the tower top restaurant lies high among the minarets, temple towers and church spires and is one of the most extraordinary eating venues in the world; great for a sunset drink.

The Prix Fixe menu including appetisers of local vegetables, seafood and small canapés, a soup or salad, a main course of fish or chicken with vegetables and spice scented rice and, dessert with tea or coffee and after dinner drinks; on weekends you pay $5.- on extra for the live music.


Address: 236 Hurumzi St, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Area: Stone Town
Phone: +255 24 2232784

Price: Prix fixe menu US$25.-

Al Johari

Style: Asian Fusion Restaurant in Zanzibar

Al JohariThe restaurant is located within walking distance from all the main attractions in Stone Town; the rooftop restaurant & lounge is a hidden germ with fantastic views of Stone Town and the ocean (including sunset…); food to die for – from local seafood, poultry and meat; open for lunch & dinner.

Address: 116 Shangani St., Zanzibar, Tanzania
Area: Stone Town
Phone: +255 24 223 6779

Price: Mains starting at US$15.-

Buni Cafe

Style: Quick Breakfast & Lunch in Stone Town

Buni CafeFor a fast lunch or dinner while enjoying a tour of Stone Town, you have to go to Buni Cafe. Great food, amazing cakes, arguably the best smoothies and fresh juices in town since they are all made from fresh fruit from scratch; A wonderful view of the hectic life in Stone Town when you sit on the outside patio. Located next to Fodorhani Gardens and opposite NBC.


Address: Forodhani, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Area: Stone Town
Phone: +255 774 515 151

Price: Mains starting at US$3.-

La Taverna

Style: Italian Restaurant in Zanzibar

La TavernaGreat Italian restaurant with delicious food, good atmosphere and friendly staff; life the Tanzanian way of living with the slogan “hakuna matata” (no problem) and you can be sure you’ll find the restaurant…

Address: Darajani Road, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Area: Stone Town

Price: Mains starting at US$10.-

Seles Bungalows

Style: Great Seafood

Seles Bungalows
Amazing food, mainly seafood; when arriving in Matemwe just ask for Seles Bungalows.

Address: Northeast, Matemwe, Tanzania
Area: Matemwe
Phone: +255 777 413 449

Price: Mains US$15.-

Silk Route

Style: Best Indian In Stone Town

Silk RouteAre you really hungry and looking for a great curry, a delicious tandoori dishes or a vegetable Korma in a Goa style restaurant? This is the place to go: delicious Indian food at reasonable prices and amazingly friendly staff: open for lunch & dinner: cash only.

Address: Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Area: Stone Town
Phone: +255 786 879 696

Price: Mains US$10.-