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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Italian, Pizza, European, International
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Playgrounds
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We have enjoyed to be here with my girlfriend and the service are beyond my expectations, the stuff are also awesome

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blue Heron has to be the most beautiful restaurant in Arusha. The restaurant is so tastefully designed and decorated and the setting is tranquil and lovely! We knew before coming that the Blue Heron is known for its pizzas but we were still impressed with...its many creative pizzas on the menu. The service is excellent and the food was prepared fresh and fast. We highly recommend the restaurant and would come back again!More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 19 March 2021 via mobile

I had a lunch at the Blue Heron restaurant in Arusha. The food is great with very good home made pizza. The view on the Mont Meru is amazing and the place is very nice in a green atmosphere. I recommend this place. There is...also an artisanat shop with local people creating nice thing. Just be careful the adress has recently changed it is now located near the Arusha airport.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 24 February 2021

Amazing view of Mt Meru and we were lucky enough to see the snowy scopes of the Kilimanjaro too! The food is delicious and the craft Twiga draught beer is a plus! Staff is nice and efficient and there's a craft shop in the premises...with many beautiful local things. Totally recommended!More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 11 August 2020

I and my friend we had a tea at blue heron, was so nice and best test the cost was so reasonable and thanks

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 9 March 2020

Lovely seating area and great ambiance. Gift shop is excellent but pricy. Food is good with a large menu, but expect to pay quite a bit for what you're getting. You won't regret a visit but don't go out of your way.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 8 March 2020

One of the best pizzas I've tasted - stone oven baked, crispy base pizza..tasted super without cheese (great for vegans) as the pizza sauce is absolutely finger licking. Lovely environment and ambience to sit in! Ahsante sana for great food and great service!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 9 February 2020

The pizza cooked in a wood-fire oven was delightful with some South African wine. Great atmosphere and outdoor seating.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 6 February 2020

Great place to have lunch or dinner. The food was great, the staff is friendly, and the garden is beautiful. Nice place to sit outside and relax with friends

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 22 January 2020

This is a very good place to have dinner. The food was quite good. The service too. You can eat outside, and there is a nice garden with seats to have a pre-dinner beer. Recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
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I cannot give you a definite answer, as I am not related to the Blue Heron, however, I can testify that they have a very professional management, very likely to be able to comply with your needs. Their garden is big, and a... More
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Yes, The Blue Heron offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Blue Heron offers delivery services.

The Blue Heron is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5