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Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant

Matemwe, Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
+255 772 224 222
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (13 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“curry” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Matemwe, Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to eat with quite big portions of meals. Good service and normal prices. You will not be disappointed.

Thank mellenos
Reviewed 13 October 2018

A perfect place to enjoy a Zanzibar holiday..Staff so warm and attentive.Breakfasts close to sea, dinners in the garden,no selfservice, white and pristine cloth over tables, warm bread, and nicecocktails, too.They cook well, and the way they prepare fish and vegetables is amazing. Desserts are...More

Thank 497vera1957
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We recently returned from a week long stay in Villa Kica. We had a really nice time and the location and set up was lovely. Staff were very friendly and always happy to help. The room we stayed in was clean and tidy and had...More

Thank vanderh0rst
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We actually stayed in the Sunshine Hotel a little way down the beach, but ate at this restaurant on several occasions as we really liked the ambiance, friendly staff and excellent menu. The traditional Swahili dishes were delicious!

Thank Barney B
Reviewed 23 August 2018

we had a few dinners there; very tasty Italian and local dishes; good coffee; great service; beautiful ocean view

Thank Lucy-su-15
Reviewed 6 August 2018

we enjoyed great service, health meals and great setting away from jostle of stone town. Very islamic country but warm hearted people

Thank Sisasenkosi M
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We ate dinner twice in the restaurant but didn’t stay in the hotel. The hotel and restaurant are really very pretty and located on the beach. Outside guests need to walk past the beach side restaurant (was empty when we visited), cross the hotels bar,...More

Thank LukeFields
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this gorgeous little hotel if you are looking to completely relax. The staff are friendly, the rooms are lovely, food is delicious and the views of the ocean are amazing. So glad we choose to stay at Villa Kiva whilst diving with One...More

Thank AbbiJK
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Found the food disappointing, the catch of the day was bland and the bacon at breakfast overcooked. didnt get a good feel of the local cuisine, menu nwas rather limited

Thank Margygy4
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We stayed in Zanzibar Bahari Villas, which had extremely slow restaurant. This is 150m north from it and we ate here a couple of times. Service is quick, staff is friendly and obviously like their job and food is also ok. Can recommend.

Thank TimoL665
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matemwe, Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Matemwe
  • Phone Number: +255 772 224 222
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