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Flame Tree Cottages Restaurant

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| Flame Tree Cottages, Nungwi, Tanzania
+255 24 224 0100
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Thassos Town (Limenas), Greece
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we visit this place once but was enough ..... not worth visiting for sure u can find better places in nungwi for better price....BAD COOKED FOOD......

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That is a good and nice restaurant in the compound of flame tree cottage. You sit directly at the ocean and can watch the sun go down. A bit higher then the beach. The service was very friendly and the food really good with tuna curry and a spicy salad as a starter. Will go again to the small but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

After visiting a number of restaurants along the beach this had by far the best setting, nicest staff, really well cooked food and everything we had from salads to the catch of the day were delicious. Highly recommended for a sunset drink followed by candlelight dinner!

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Thank blowmar
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Good food. Great location. Portion size of husband's seafood very small. Owner (Seif) very pleasant man and gave us 20% discount because of that and entertained us with stories of Zanzibar and his family. Will definitely visit again as Seif very welcoming and lovely.

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Thank toyin a
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Food is really good with varied menu. Had lunch and diner here. Setting is great on the beach. No music, Just the sound of the waves. Staff is very friendly. Food is reasonably priced. Might take a bit longer but you're on zanzibar. Pole pole and hakuna matata.

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Thank Evelyn G
Sweden
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Lovely, tasty food! Nice service although it takes a while to get the food (as anywhere). It's a cozy place with a fantastic view of the sunset. It is in the quiet end on Nungwi beach away from the bigger places blasting club music. Very good!

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Thank EbbaSH
St. Petersburg, Russia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

The only place in Nungwi where we could find profi tuna salad during our 14 day stay and delicious crayfish.The location under African pine trees is comfortable both in the daytime and in the evening.

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Thank Elena V
San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

We walked down the beach one evening and chose this place at random. It was very inviting with candlelit tables above the beach and the signboard offered some tempting choices. We were not disappointed! Our meals were delicious and the service was very friendly. Our only regret was that we were unable to return!

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Thank Anne M
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

This was our go to for dinner on the island. Great menu options for vegans...wide variety of meals...highly recommended

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

We went to this place only for drinks late afternoon; quick service with fresh coconuts which were also great by taste and temperature. My husband's mango smoothie compared to others in the location which we had was rather small and thin, price was equal to other places on the beach (6000TS)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Flame Tree Cottages, Nungwi, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Nungwi
  • Phone Number: +255 24 224 0100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?