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Monsoon Restaurant

Forodhani | Forodhani Gardens, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 777 410 410
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Forodhani | Forodhani Gardens, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I entered hungry and I came out exactly the same. After one main course for lunch I chose to be hungry instead of continuing to order terrible food in ridiculous portions. Worst tuna ate in all the island. Nice place. Change ALL the kitchen staff...More

Thank Mbste
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked in for dinner to see the live music on a weds night which was great, food was average and overpriced plus many items on the menu were unavailable which made a small selection smaller. Would recommend stopping by for a drink and enjoying the...More

Thank joshjkay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the advertised 3 course meal for $20US. The meal was as advertised, fairly good but not spectacular. Food was fresh.

Thank Bucket_To_Do_List
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I come to Zanzibar regularly on Business. I see allot of fantastic looking amazing places with crap food. This place is a bit scruffy. Sitting inside is on decorated cushions, it's not trying to be anything, it's so comfortable, so relaxing, you can fall asleep...More

Thank Marcus A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our most expensive meal in a week's working visit to Zanzibar. However, the three course menu at $20 made it only slightly more than alternatives. Drinks prices were reasonable too. I had the fish skewers to start, which was fresh tuna chunks. Beautifully...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my favourite meal in Zanzibar. Highly recommended to visit and have the prawn curry. Yum yum, wish I could have eaten there again.

Thank orlapdaly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has everything going for it: (1) delicious food (try the 3-course pre-fixe menu), (2) sitting on pillows on the floor, while (3) listening to very talented musicians at dinner. It was so relaxing to just sit there and listen to music during our...More

Thank lena_liss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Monsoon is a regular pit stop for us while in Stonetown. There's few places I've ever been to that compare to the level of relaxation, comfort and pure bliss I feel when we dine here. The food is good but the atmosphere is what really...More

Thank Renata R
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant on the first evening of our Stone town visit. The food is delicious, staff friendly. We got what we came for, even the price was worth paying the experience.

Thank Katarina V
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Had a few friends recommended Monsoon to us and was excited to visit. The music was great, however we waited over two hours from ordering to getting starters. During that time we weren't able to order more drinks or shown any attention by waiting staff....More

Thank Alex C
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Georgiana T
17 February 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forodhani | Forodhani Gardens, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 777 410 410
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