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Hotel Tilapia

Mwanza, Tanzania
+255 28 250 0617
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“tilapia” (33 reviews)
“curry” (3 reviews)
“palak paneer” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Mwanza, Tanzania
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The view, atmosphere and service are nice, the food, however, is not. It was brought to us after a long time of waiting and was lukewarm. It was okay food but for the money you can definitely get better food in Mwanza. The next morning,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Each year we bring our volunteers to Hotel Tilapia as an introduction to Tanzania. This year as per usual we are greeted by the owners with their warm hospitality, hot showers and the best Indian food in Tanzania. Looking forward to many more years staying...More

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a good meal of tilapia at Hotel Tilapia. Longish wait for food but a very nice setting for a beer. The service was good. Recommended.

Thank wwm2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a nice experience, good selections and good food. Might not be gourmet, but its very good quality and very tasty!

Thank Partslinger
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Good place for dinning , professional cooks in varieties of dishes including Indian and Italian food

Thank abelmtui
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Went for a relax by the pool but it was unclean. The restaurant and bar area are comfortable. Popular with expats.

Thank pauls56
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Great selection of western food, Indian food and African food with beautiful views and good ambiance. Definitely eat here on your visit!

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Super friendly staff and quite on the ball for TZ standards. Good food menu covering pub grub, Indian, Asian and local. Excellent view over the lake and on a warm day you catch a nice breeze In the upstairs bar / restaurant area

Thank DVOpommy
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I was in Mwanza for business and we had a bad hotel experience. After we moved to Ryan's Bay because Hotel Tilapia was booked, we resolved to at least eat dinner there. We were not disappointed. They had a wide and varied menu but we...More

Thank cherev65
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The setting, service, facilities, service, food and drink is great. Beautiful view over the lake with the seating going right onto the edge of the lake. Have a cold one while watching local fishermen fish with either nets or hand lines.

Thank Johan L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mwanza, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Mwanza Region  >  Mwanza
  • Phone Number: +255 28 250 0617
  • E-mail
Hotel Tilapia is a hotel with great ambiance. Situated along Capri Point on the serene shores of Lake Victoria and only minutes away from town. It is a place where you can relax at our Nirvana Spa, sunbathe at the swimming pool, enjoy a delicious meal at one of the restaurants or cocktails at the famous SP Bar. If you are planning a business trip, Hotel Tilapia provides a business center, conference facilities and a FREE wireless network throughout the hotel. And with its perfect location and most amazing view, Hotel Tilapia is the ideal place for your stay in Mwanza.
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