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Beyt al Salaam Restaurant

Kelele square | Shangani, Zanzibar, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3120, Tanzania
+255 773 000 086
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut crab” (19 reviews)
“soup” (23 reviews)
“ragu” (2 reviews)
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Soups, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Kelele square | Shangani, Zanzibar, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3120, Tanzania
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Huge disappointment after reading all of the positive reviews here. The coconut crab soup was decent, but after that it was all downhill. The seafood platter was the biggest disappointment of the evening - skimpy portions (even on the sides) and everything badly overcooked. Worst...More

Thank jv_kenya
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to have dinner in beyt al salaam after spending a few night in stone town and found the food and service excellent. We were nicely welcomed by the staff. We ordered starter to dessert as we were hungry and felt very accomodating. The...More

Thank Nasra I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have tried their new breakfast menu ,I must say it very nice for the quality we received, I took the complete breakfast and wow we could not even finish it ,12$ with fruit platter,fresh homemade pastries, juice,eggs of choice ,sausage and coffee. The staffs...More

Thank Mariam M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most disgusting food I have ever eaten. My friend ordered the avocado and sailfish baguette, the fish looked black and rotten and not work £3 at ALL. My coconut and banana muffins looked fresh out of the 99p shop. don't waste your money

Thank lauren f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have heard a lot about this restaurant and specially about their famous coconut crab soup.I was there with my wife and we were welcome by a very nice waitress named Mariam ,she is very polite and attentive,we took the coconut crab soup and Swahili...More

Thank Anthony P
Laddy A, General Manager at Beyt al Salaam Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Anthony, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your visit pleasant, Call us if there is anything we can help you with. Looking forward to seeing you again soon....More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

I specifically went to the restaurant as they advertised Coconut Crab Soup. It was served in a coconut with 3 sambals and fresh bread. A taste extravaganza not to be missed!

Thank catherinebinky2016
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

After reading several reviews we decided to try this hotel restaurant for our first lunch in Stone Town. We tried the coconut crab soup that they are known for. Presentation in a coconut was very nice, and the soup had a decent taste but fell...More

Thank timetobeinspired
Laddy A, General Manager at Beyt al Salaam Restaurant, responded to this review

Firstly i would like to thank you for taking the time to advise of you recent visit at bey al saam restaurant. it is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain and indeed, where necessary ,improve upon the service and...More

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this little, cosy restaurant. Crab n coconut soup is a must, the pastas are cooked "al dente" and all portions are great value for money. We visited other, higher-ranked establishments by TripAdvisor reviewers and we concluded this was our favorite restaurant. Rose offers...More

Thank agahatzi
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent spot with delicious food. The coconut crab soup was amazing, as were the lobster tagliatelle and the Swahili fish curry. The dining area is very pretty, and the service was fantastic. Our server, Rose, made the meal even better. I definitely recommend.

Thank tmadera
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Great little place we found on one of our last days. Excellent waitress. Decent food too. Nice desserts.

Thank Kevin J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kelele square | Shangani, Zanzibar, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3120, Tanzania (Formerly Beyt al Chai)
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 773 000 086
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  • This restaurant is at Beyt Al Salaam
Dining at the Beyt Al Salaam resort is to experience Zanzibar. The restaurant is unobtrusively located on the ground floor, away from the rooms. Since its opening it is considered the finest dining establishment within Zanzibar's Stone Town.