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Livingstone Beach Restaurant

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Shanghani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 773 164 939
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were here for dinner personally its my kind of restaurant its got a outdoor sitting as we as and indoor sitting option, we sat indoor as it was raining the decor inside is vintage the service is courteous. Food is tasty and portion are reasonably good. I strongly recommend this place for dinner if you are in zanzibar

Thank faizi37
Wellington, New Zealand
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the building and the location. Live music was also good Food needs some improvement Salad was good but the carbonara was very bland and tasteless They ran out of red wine which I do consider a problem for a bar

Thank kiwicarole
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the hotel next door (Tembo House) we just arrived from the aiport and were very hungry. Tembo house did not offer any food anymore but we noticed next door lights were still on. We walked along the beach and sat down. It was quite busy, soft music in the background, cozy and relaxing. Had a drink and... More 

Thank RimaBaDxb
Geldermalsen, The Netherlands
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Good place to see the sunset and meet friends. The service is poor. Long waiting times, always something out of stock, coffee machine broken, no milk to make cappucino, no cold beer etc... staff not passionate to serve.

Thank WillemvP
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

In the hustle and bustle that is Stone Town it is great to get away from it all for a while and sit with your feet in the sand and have a cool drink at Livingstone's. Sitting outside you're right on the water so you can watch the world go by - there is so much to see - even... More 

Thank EllieGrech
Reims, France
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The place is full of character and you see that simply when you sit and watch around the wide spectrum of people walking in. Best place to have a drink in stone town, close to waters, enjoying all the busy activities that happens around.

Thank George V
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Nice bar and restaurant on the beach. Great place to sit down to relax and enjoy all the young kids and people jump in the water having great fun. Friendly staff.

Thank LiseAlbertslund
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We enjoyed the evenings at both 6 Degrees South and Africa House, but this was our favourite spot - lively and friendly!

Thank FreoBob
Durban, South Africa
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Good food and drinks. Expensive in comparison to local food but this is to be expected. Overall a nice place. We had a sun downer and it was awesome

Thank Ryan_Becker
Madrid, Spain
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a cool jazz club with a lovely terrace just by the seaside where you can enjoy some beers under the light of candles. I totally recommend this chillng place to anyone visiting Stone Town.

Thank Pani A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$30
Italian, African, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shanghani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 773 164 939

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?