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Alcove Restaurant

Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 22 213 7444
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (5 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Barbecue, Fusion, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was not our first visit to the Alcove, and must admit on previous visits we have enjoyed our meals. Not sure if the Chef has changed or maybe on day off, but this time the food was tasteless, and even after sending one dish...More

Thank allaboutholidaysUK
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Very elegant restaurant. The location and setting are really good. Typical Indian food, and delicious also if I may add. Was thinking while I was there “That would be a good place for a date”.

Thank Ahmad E
Reviewed 23 December 2017

A good place to hangout with friends or family, especially on weekends. menu is having dishes mostly of indo chinese cuisine. food and service is good...

Thank ajay_hapi
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Like being in Mumbai but straight in Dar Es Salaam. The best Indian dishes and the rest of your choice of food with excellent spices that memorize your tough. A must visit when in Dar Es Salaam

Thank Gershon B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This restaurant has long history at Somora Avenue, and moved to Haidery Plaza a few years ago. I think Indian food at this restaurant is best in Dar es Salaam. Though it is a little expensive compare to other Indian restaurants in city centre, they...More

Thank Takataka5931
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Open air or Air conditioned, the restaurant offers both. A wide selection of Chinese and Indian menus. Friendly staff and quick service.

Thank Nader R
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I've had the pleasure of dining at Alcove several times with no chance of complaint. Their hot garlic prawns, chili chicken and su chicken are to die for, with wonderful ambience and pleasing service from the Manager personally. Definitely recommended for a filling meal at...More

Thank Muqadassa S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

A decent place to dine with good choices of food items and fair service.Cool breeze in open terrace is a plus point,

Thank Kapil D
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is a decent place to visit when u r with friends or family. Few food items are good,service is good but can be improved.Good choice of food

Thank Sweta D
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is a good choice for some evenings when you don't have much on your mind. Some delicacies are really great. Service is ok

Thank Saumitra G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kisutu Street | Opposite Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 22 213 7444
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Welcome! Since 1987 we have been serving our patrons in the City Centre of Dar es Salaam. We look forward to seeing you at The Alcove .
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