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The Jetty

Essque Zalu Zanzibar, Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
+255 778 683 960
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (4 reviews)
“lobster” (5 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Essque Zalu Zanzibar, Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here both for breakfast and dinner and we were extremely satisfied. Breakfast has a nice menu selection and fresh juices. Dinner offers tapas menu which has great choice of delicious seafood and tropical cocktails. You also have a DJ playing some nice...More

Thank Leseress
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch here the seafood and the menu is great it is costly but worth every penny If you visiting nungwi this place is a must

Thank Mamu R
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Dinner on the Jetty was the highlight of our stay in Nungwi. So we went back! Our tummies left happy and full both nights, the service was fantastic, and the creative cocktails were delicious, too.

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit. Quite expensive however the location is more than worth the cost. The king prawns were exceptional.

Thank AVT89
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We walked the shoreline from Nungwi beach for a little adventure which was very nice. Pass the boat builders, the aquarium and lighthouse (only at low tide). When we saw the jetty from a distance we couldn’t tell there was a restaurant but determined there...More

1  Thank Niobe B
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Absolutely amazed by the peacefull feeling when surrounded by endless ocean in its brightest colours. We were at the whole terrace alone, feeled like being our own :-). Spent great relaxing and happy time there with a very tasty and nicely decorated drink. The waiter...More

Thank Esterka1
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Very very pleasant spot to while away a lunchtime or evening. their Swahili night on a Saturday is well done.

Thank LJ888
Reviewed 17 February 2018

The staff really go out of their way to make you comfortable. If we were having happy hour cocktails on the jetty, they were always bringing out olives or nuts for us to nibble on! The bartenders were absolutely amazing with very gorgeous hand crafted...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The Jetty at Essque Zalu Zanzibar is the place to be for sundowner cocktails, fresh seafood lunch and yummy finger foods and tapas style dishes. Homemade sorbets are amazing too. Try the seafood feast, or a few selections of the small dishes. Poa poa, ember...More

Thank irfankhan e
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I highly recommend Essque Zalu Zanzibar - the Jetty is amazing! Try the Swahili Night if you stay on a Saturday, lots of fun on the Jetty and great food! We had a fabulous stay.

Thank Trvlround
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Questions & Answers
26 October 2017|
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Response from Zachary D | Reviewed this property |
Yes! My wife and I did this on multiple occasions when staying at a resort down the beach from The Jetty! Enjoy—it was incredible!
24 February 2017|
Response from RawHamed | Reviewed this property |
There is parking. When I went there I was staying at the hotel so I put it on the room. But when I checked out, I used my credit card.
Holly J
12 December 2016|
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Response from irfankhan e | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just confirmed. They serve anything to fit the needs of a guest.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Essque Zalu Zanzibar, Nungwi 3151, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Nungwi
  • Phone Number: +255 778 683 960
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