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The Waterfront Sunset Restaurant & Beach Bar

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The Slipway | Hotel Slipway, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 762 883 321
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I particularly enjoyed the views this restaurant has i.e. sunsets, and sea breezes. Also you get to see a lot of boats decked not too far from the restaurant - giving off a marina deck restaurant kind of back drop. Service is not too good however if you are patient enough you can enjoy the pizza or what's being served... More 

Thank Marvin B
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well located restaurant, safe area, with one of the best sunsets in the city. get there early and grab a nice table near the water and your set. the pizza is well made there, but all in all their food in good quality and fair priced.

Thank arman2006
Bengaluru, India
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The calamari rings are a must try when you at the waterfront. Try out the stolen chicken too if you have a big appetite. The view is fantastic. And the seatings are comfortable. The waiters are courteous and friendly. My second time here, and I definitely am coming back.

Thank spike a
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was satisfying. I ordered a marine pizza: I like sea food and this pizza had those little prawns and other types of sea food.

Thank eliyawillbert
Philadelphia, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aside from a warm beer, our food was excellent, the service was exceptional, and my fish and chips were cooked to perfection (baked, not battered). The staff was friendly and attentive and made excellent recommendations from the menu. A band was playing which only added to a great dining experience, and the view of the bay was exceptional. I would... More 

Thank Michael B
Roskilde, Denmark
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195 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With fine views towards the sea at the bottom of the slipway, down by the jetty in the up market district of Dar es Salaam, there's something for everybody at the Waterfront. A children's playground is located close to the restaurant, encouraging families to frequent the area. The jetty nearby is a good place to watch fishermen in wooden canoes... More 

Thank lenemike
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's one of my favourite places in dar es salaam to sit, work or just hang. The scenery does it. Pleasant atmosphere. It is however quite expensive as all upmarket places on the peninsula are. For the place and price I do however find service too slow and chaotic. Food takes long and with a group of people good chance... More 

Thank One_of_the_Wazungu
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is why you should come here, and the steak. The view is nice, particularly at sunset. The food is in general pub-food. Prices are slightly on the higher side.

Thank Herb M
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is already famous in DAR for food and location. The food is amazing, and so is the ambiance and the views. The staff is good. If you go in the day time, there are regular ferries to take you to nearby islands.

Thank Vishwanathan S
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This bar and restaurant has lovely views especially at sunset over the ocean. Food is good, I especially like the sea food platter which has prawns, calamari and fish with vegetables and salad.

Thank deeom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Bar, Pizza, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Slipway | Hotel Slipway, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 762 883 321

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