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Hotel Tilapia

Mwanza, Tanzania
250 0517
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“tilapia” (34 reviews)
“curry” (3 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mwanza, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Mwanza for business and we had a bad hotel experience. After we moved to Ryan's Bay because Hotel Tilapia was booked, we resolved to at least eat dinner there. We were not disappointed. They had a wide and varied menu but we...More

Thank cherev65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting, service, facilities, service, food and drink is great. Beautiful view over the lake with the seating going right onto the edge of the lake. Have a cold one while watching local fishermen fish with either nets or hand lines.

Thank Johan L
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing lunch and wonderful view of Mwanza. The Silver Cloud 1958 RR is a great model still in good shape. Like me also a 1958 model.

Thank Ralf D
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are staying two nights at the hotel Tilapia before heading out on safari. We love it here! So much character and very charming. The staff is incredibly attentive and so welcoming. As if we are guests in their home. The bartender...More

Thank B G
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This has to be the best hotel and bar area in Mwanza. It has the most amazing views, incredible food and a great atmosphere. The staff are friendly and always going out their way to help. Having stayed in other hotels in the area (and...More

Thank tgrantza
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I was in mwanza few weeks a go where by I dropped by to drink hot ginger tea and snacks the place is amazing indeed. and the shed was too fast to complete my order.

Thank jackline l
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Comfortable place to have lunch and enjoy the views of the lake and surrounding are. Varied menu and drinks list.

Thank Fred G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

One of the best places to eat in Mwanza - maybe even the best. The food is fantastic and the location near the lake shore is perfect for a Valentine's Dinner.

1  Thank HansKristoffersen
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Amazing views of Lake Victoria from nearly anywhere on the property with a lovely, open atmosphere. The menu has a wide variety of food selections including Indian, Thai, Teppanyaki. and more. You can have a peaceful meal by the lake, or you can enjoy drinks...More

1  Thank Nehal P
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The Tilapia hotel is a great place to have lunch or dinner. It sits on the shore of Lake Victoria and has awesome views. Contrary to other more luxury restaurants in Mwanza, it has a very cosy and warm feeling to it. The food is...More

1  Thank 55hansm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mwanza, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Mwanza Region  >  Mwanza
  • Phone Number: 250 0517
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