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Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant

Matemwe, Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
+255 772 224 222
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“villa kiva” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Matemwe, Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Having lived in Zanzibar for some time now, it is normal to have low expectations when dining out. Which is why it came as a very pleasant surprise when dining in Villa Kiva to discover that not only were their dishes at an affordable price,...More

Thank NJM88
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The food was very good. Breakfast fantastic with at least 10 sorts of local fruit. Local quisine excellent and fresh, as well as pizzas. We had half-board and I found too much Italian influence in our dinners - I would have prefered local spices to...More

1  Thank enthusiast1955
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We stayed in Panga Chumvi but ate here 2 evenings, and had great experience with both the food, the service, the nice atmosphere of the family run resort, and we went back very pleased and full both times. Would love to stay here next time!

Thank Trine L
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Villa Kiva is a lovely, comfortable resort. All of the food a the restaurant was very well done and the staff were amazingly attentive during my visit. Highly recommend villa Kiva as a relaxing place to stay on holiday.

Thank cagrl2013
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

4 of us visited the restaurant for an evening meal , our first mistake was to order 2 so Called Fillet steaks , and 2others in our party ordered King Prawns , which were good , after a considerable wait of over 1 hour ,...More

Thank adiancox4
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were eight people, the only ones in the restaurant. Ordered five starters, that never came. Of the eight meals ordered after 40 mins we received 7, 20 mins later after everyone else had eaten received dish number 8. A new round of drinks was...More

Thank J6271IVjohn
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Catch of the day worth to try. Every day new super fresh tasty fish. Local cuisine also available. Service good.

Thank buyoy
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This place is so wonderful...great food, very unassuming and cozy, great staff and wonderful Italian linens and towels...no lumpy pillows here...I can't say enough about this slice of paradise on the Indian Ocean....

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very nice place to eat with beautiful views of the ocean. The food is very tasty, they served the best pizza I ate during my stay at Matemwe:-).

Thank Michal S
Reviewed 21 August 2016

My husband and our three kids (ages 7, 5, and almost 2) went to Villa Kiva many times during a recent two-week stay in Matemwe (we stayed at a house). This is a gorgeous place (see gardens in the back) with decent food, a nice...More

Thank bikerfitz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matemwe, Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Matemwe
  • Phone Number: +255 772 224 222
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