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Livingstone Beach Restaurant

Shanghani St., Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3661, Tanzania
+255 658 310 360
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (9 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
“your feet” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fusion, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Shanghani St., Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3661, Tanzania
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It took about an hour after ordering our food to revive it about 20 minutes for drinks! When the food arrived it was ok but nothing I would rave about. The final nail in the coffin was that there was a proper drum kit inside...More

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come here for an pre- or after dinner drink every time I visit Zanzibar, lovely chill beach vibe and decent cocktails, the setting is perfect right on the water, tables and comfy chairs in the sand. (Can’t comment on food)

Thank 54countriescounting
Reviewed May 1, 2018

It was great sitting under a big tree drinking an ice cold Kilimanjaro beer on the beach. Snack food also good

Thank Hugh W
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Nice outdoor spot to enjoy an evening with drinks and live music. We didn't order any food. A little pricey, but not bad.

Thank Paul E
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Tables placed directly on the beach. Great variation on the card and very friendly staff. Food is good.

Thank Henrikps
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Service really slow but always with a smile. Beer nice and cold. Food not brilliant but good, but who cares it is all about the view. Most nights good dj or band.

Thank darwinist2009
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

The Livingstone has been my watering hole in 2016 so coming back in 2018 I couldn’t miss it. Located in the old British consulate building this vintage establishment with still astonishing interior dominated by a grand staircase offers the best sunset views when sitting outside...More

Thank Sylvia K
Reviewed February 17, 2018

There's live music on Friday & Saturday and it's wonderful to hear. Especially when you're also watching the sun go down with a drink (alcoholic or non alcoholic) in your hand. This place is right on the beach and when there's high tide, you're about...More

Thank TheZuriExperience
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Its a good place for the drink specially during happy hours from 17 till 19 pm Eating there is not good idea. Fridays from 21 pm absolutly perfect live music Dont afraid to come back in the night -its safe, but you must have a...More

Thank darekostrowski
Reviewed February 9, 2018

You will enjoy just sitting there - have some drink and food - with your feet in the sand and just let life pass in front of you!

Thank regner-j
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shanghani St., Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3661, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 658 310 360
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