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Terrace Restaurant

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Msasani Slipway | Msasani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 755 706 838
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant for watching the sunset. We had to move to another table because the flies were terrible at the first table. If you are vegetarian you can enjoy a meal by combining several side dishes.

Thank Tami T
Roskilde, Denmark
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196 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view across the bay from the Terrace restaurant is quite outstanding, especially at sunset as many others have noted. At the end of a rainy day we expected to be forced to move undercover, but we were lucky and enjoyed our dinner in the open air. The large group I was in sampled lots of the delicacies on the... More 

Thank lenemike
Paris, France
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We went to the Terrace last night. Seems that the management or at least the cook has changes. Same for the menu. There is now a choice of side dishes which you have to order separately from your main course. All these side dishes are quite special tastes and so it is a bit of a struggle to match them... More 

Thank Guy D
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The Terrace restaurant was a great experience. It is good for the solo traveler, a couple, a family or a work crew-- all of the above were there and seemingly enjoyed their time. The service is wonderful-- they are kind and attentive, they remembered and called me by name while I was dining, and made this a four star experience.... More 

Thank Emily M
Nijmegen, Netherlands
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100 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We had a great diner while enjoying the sunset over the ocean after a few drinks in the sunset beach bar. Excellent food, big plates, tuna and baracuda recommended. Good choice of wines.

Thank worldtraveller046
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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6 reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I came here with a voucher which The Terrace sponsored at a raffle raising money for Dar es Salaam's new lifeboat rescue team... so well done to The Terrace for supporting. I had the Red Snapper for starter, and the Chef Q created the most amazing taste from the accompanying vegetables. Perfectly cooked Lambshank for main, delicious gravy. The prices... More 

Thank Cormac1989
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The flavours were delicious and the service was attentive, but unfortunately the lamb shank was extremely tough and the pork belly fat was rubbery and not rendered. All in all still and enjoyable experience and beautiful atmosphere (although a little pricey)

Thank RushtonFox
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The place luck consistency - I've been there several times and cannot recommend it 100%, as sometimes food & service were extremely good, sometimes - mediocre, sometimes - overkill, when waiters were literally sitting on my knees to make sure I don't need anything else. I hope that hotel owners will finally stop changing the manager and allow the restaurant... More 

Thank Galina_Molchanova
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

That's about it. Mojitos still in the small glasses :( Besides the art on the plate.. quite pricey but decent food. I loved their pasta it desert wasn't much to shout about Nice breeze and place to bum would be my recommendation

Thank gakenia k
Washington, D.C.
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253 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A somewhat limited menu, but everything ordered was good. View was good, but it has a pool (yes, a swimming pool) in the middle of the restaurant. Honesty we just found that too awkward to overcome from an ambiance perspective. The bread plate pre-dinner was excellent with the various toppers. Definitely more upscale than the other restaurants there in the... More 

Thank rmc1971

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Seafood, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Buffet, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Msasani Slipway | Msasani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 755 706 838
Welcome to a spectacular restaurant at the Slipway. Upmarket French/contemporary cuisine, seated at the pool and enjoying a scenic view with a great wine selection. Also capable to host functions seated up to 350 pax.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?