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House of Spices

Kiponda street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1912, Tanzania
+255 24 223 1264
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (109 reviews)
“seafood” (46 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Soups, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Kiponda street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1912, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an amazing meal! The food was absolutely fantastic, so much flavour! Everyone loved their meals! Good selection of puddings and good drinks selection! The waiter was amazing, so friendly, funny and kind! Definitely worth a visit

Thank C2208
Reviewed 2 days ago

our friends suggested this place and they were totally right delicious food well combined with spices, not too hot, not too soft, just balanced. crispy kali pizza that represent the sum of the spices available on the island and an excellent mix The green curry...More

1  Thank jambozanzibari
Reviewed 3 days ago

after reading all good feedbacks, we wanted to try and... this restaurant is not lwell rated but what these guys are doing there is extraordinaire The care in the cooking, presentation and service the staff put in pleasing customers is amazing We did not expect...More

1  Thank markogni
Reviewed 4 days ago

great meal and great location on top of a very breeze terrace. food marvelously presented, excellent touch of a free appetizer with an amazing onion chutney. Tortelloni with ricotta cheese, octopus carpaccio, and couscous vegetarian. outstanding. Don't miss it if passing from Stone Town, makes...More

1  Thank kadamjees
Reviewed 1 week ago

delicious food as well as its presentation well prepared and served by very efficient waiter Clifton at the of the meal, waiter come along with a selection of digestives prepared by the house and all based on spices. you would try them all. well done...More

1  Thank jgeyga
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a bit difficult finding it, but we finally did. Was underwhelmed as my expectations were pretty high due to the reviews given here. The meat platter we ordered though was nice and filling for two. The waiter, was very friendly and respectful and...More

2  Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place and amazing food. We also had a very interesting and specatcuklar cooking course. Their locla Chef is very good, Took us ti nerby market showing all type of fish ans meat then we went back to House of Spices for our lesson we...More

Thank brankomw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for food but got surprised by the drinks! It’s a great place for tasting, they not only serve different spice flavoured shots (which all were delicious) but also had an option for ‘wine tasting’ -3 glasses of different red/white wines. The wood fire...More

Thank Monika N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing, cannot belive: the taste, the presentation, the service. unbelieveble DO make a booking, often full

Thank avalente80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant welcomes you with a typical Zanzibar atmosphere, it’s colorful and has a lot of spices that you can buy as a souvenir or presents for your friends, back home. Be prepared to do a little exercise by climbing the staircase to the restaurant....More

Thank Laura F
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Questions & Answers
26 October 2017|
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Response from anna m | Property representative |
Hi thank you and very welcoem. Please feel free to book by bearing in mind the Sundays are our closure days Send booking confirmation to our email address showed on our website Looking forward to hearing from you Kind... More
Holly J
12 December 2016|
Response from anna m | Property representative |
Dear Holly, Our menu is plenty if dishes ranging from salad, fish crostaceouns, meat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kiponda street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1912, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 24 223 1264
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Breezing terraces for both restaurant and bar, Mediterranean food, pizza, wine bar
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