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Seles Beach Bar and Restaurant

Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
+255 777 413 449
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“jumbo prawns” (6 reviews)
“chapati” (7 reviews)
“kingfish” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first went here we really enjoyed the setting, drinks, food and had great banter with the owener too, he was very hospitable. We decided to go back and had a completely different experience. We were led to the rooftop area whereas before we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bubbles W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch here while staying at one of the neighboring resorts. We ate delicious fresh fish and enjoyed the wonderful cocktails. Seles is a great option to try something different than your own resort.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank APisME95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely meal washed down with a few cocktails. We had fish of the day (king fish and tuna). Was lovely and chef even conjured a small curry for me to dip chappattis in when I asked. Very pleasant and recommended

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Scandikiw
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Lovely bar area. Beautiful beach views from cool shaded upstairs terrace. Delicious lunch of fresh tuna which was perfectly cooked & served with chapattis & Swahili salad. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Helen C
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Outstanding and tasty fresh dishes. Favourite restaurant during stay at Matemwe. Chapata with cheese and chicken was supertasty food with good salad. Very good service and very nice interior with lot of green and plants. Good prices comparing to other restaurants here.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mellenos
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We came to the beach and stayed at their sunbeads in the beach that the waiter said it would be ok if we had drinks. We stayed quietly resting on the sun beds. First he got our order wrong. Second he said we couldn't have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ritamQ8160AD
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here a couple of times when we recently visited Zanzibar. It’s quite a fun location right next to the beach and the set up is pretty cool. They’ve got a good selection of local and international dishes, but our favourites were that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank vanderh0rst
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Wonderful place in a secluded location, both food and service are on the high level. Prawns in coconut sauce are definitely a must to try!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Leseress
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Spent a wonderful evening having a drink/ cocktail in this establishment. The bar has everything, soft lighting which enhances the feel about the place and everyone was very friendly. Looks romantic and well lit up and only a couple of steps off the beach. Board...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank traceybalch
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We were staying further down the beach and walked nearly an hour to get to Seles Beach Bar - worth it though, relaxed lunch, the place is done up really well and the food was really really good!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gaynor f
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10 June 2018|
Response from Ludivg D | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is part of the hotel. Can't recall the pricerange of the meals.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Matemwe
  • Phone Number: +255 777 413 449
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