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House of Spices

Kiponda street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1912, Tanzania
+255 24 223 1264
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (94 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Kiponda street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1912, Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 388 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice ambience and the food was lovely and good value. The pizza was one of the best we've had and we also had a veggie curry which was excellent.

Thank evangelinemae
anna m, Owner at House of Spices, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Valued Customer, thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. At the House of Spices, we all look forward to welcoem you soon again House of Spices

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good pasta and pizza in an open air restaurant with great rooftop views. Friendly staff although service was a little slow. Enjoyed exploring their store on the ground floor and learning more about some of the spices we weren't as familiar with. Tip: They don't...More

Thank Trina B
anna m, Owner at House of Spices, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, thank you for your kind review At the entrace of the House of Spices in the store on the ground floor, just on the receptionist desk, there is a board saying that credit cards are not accepted. Looking forward to welcome you soon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was really delicious here. Enjoyed the complimentary starter of crispy pizza bread with a pumpkin chutney. My favourite appetiser was the tuna/avocado/aubergine stack and favourite main was the seafood curry. Lots of yummy seafood to choose from on the menu (plus chicken/meat) and...More

Thank MareeBangkok
anna m, Owner at House of Spices, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, thank you very much for having shared your experience. We look forward to welcoem you soon again Wishing you all the best, House of Spices

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this place when looking for a rooftop restaurant. Unfortunatly, it doesnt offer great views, but the food is good. We all opted to order pizzas, which are made on a wood burning stove right on the roof. We also happened to sit...More

Thank STACY S
anna m, Owner at House of Spices, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for you review We look forward to welcome you soon again House of Spices

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pizza was awesome :) would have gone back if it wasn't our last night Also amazing vanilla caramel ice cream!!!

Thank k987
anna m, Owner at House of Spices, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Customer thank you very much for sharing your experience. We look forward to welcoem you again soon House of Spices

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I visited here with friends for dinner to try something different in Stonetown. We ordered a range of dishes. I had a pasta which I found very enjoyable. I think the only place it loses points is that the service was a little difficult at...More

Thank Gibbsy31
anna m, Owner at House of Spices, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Dear Valued Customer, thank you for your review We look forward to welcome you soon again House of Spices

Reviewed 20 April 2017

We only stayed 3 nights in Stone Town and as we were staying in the House of Spices hotel we decided to eat in the restaurant on the last evening. This was a mistake as it ended up being the best meal we had during...More

Thank Karen A
anna m, Owner at House of Spices, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear Valued Customer thank you very much for having taken the time to review your experience Looking forward to welcome you soon again House of Spices

Reviewed 20 April 2017

We had an amazing lunch here. Portions were a bit small, but maybe we were getting too accustomed to hotel portions that were a bit bigger :) The shop downstairs is also reasonably affordable and has some cute stuff. Would definitely go back and would...More

Thank bhide_nlp
anna m, Owner at House of Spices, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear Valued Customer thank you very much for having taken the time to review your experience Looking forward to welcome you soon again House of Spices

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We went through ally ways to get to this place at evening. It was great sitting in the roof top eating delicious pizza and drinking beer. Good and fast service with nice staff. Quiet place to sit with friends and also good for couples.

Thank LevyShahar
anna m, Owner at House of Spices, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Valued Customer, thank you so much for having taken the tome to review your experience We all look forward to welcoem you soon again House of Spices

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Gourmet food. Not very big plates and a little bit expensive. Located in the center of stone city with Italian food. However, delicious. Average overall

Thank Panagiotis P
anna m, Owner at House of Spices, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Dear Valued customer, thank you for your comment. Expensive compared to what? All the very best House of Spices

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Holly J
12 December 2016|
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Response from anna m | Property representative |
Dear Holly, Our menu is plenty if dishes ranging from salad, fish crostaceouns, meat.
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ArjS
22 August 2016|
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Response from Reemhemida | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for the delay, the crab Claw was a part of the family platter, frankly I can't remember how much it was, but it was reasonable prices in general, as 4 of us eat and had juice for $59.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kiponda street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1912, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 24 223 1264
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Description
Breezing terraces for both restaurant and bar, Mediterranean food, pizza, wine bar
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