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Forodhani Park

On the Waterfront, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 772 866 607
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Quite the food fair

First take a round and explore the entire place before you buy from one stall. You'll get full very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Upasana R
Small Park but caution with the food

The Forodhani Park is popular place for local residents to visit. Tourists visit this park... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Munir D
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“zanzibar pizza” (100 reviews)
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On the Waterfront, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 772 866 607
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First take a round and explore the entire place before you buy from one stall. You'll get full very quickly, so once you've gone through the stalls then make up your mind on two or three paces to stop at. I personally loved the different...More

Thank Upasana R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Forodhani Park is popular place for local residents to visit. Tourists visit this park, particularly in the evening when lanterns are on at the vendors stalls. The vendors sell mostly sea food. The place is lively but the best I could venture was having...More

Thank Munir D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a few meals here in the evenings- if you like eating in the open with people this could be like a 120m x30m wide open restaurant. Be careful to EAT Warm Food!!

Thank DenisIgua
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Go get night street food! Everyone is super nice and the food is great. It starts around 6:30 and goes late. It's fun to be there after dark! The area is pretty safe at night too.

Thank Jenna H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a Backpacker and looking for Special places and the Real Local people. This attraction is eat to much touristic for me. Sorry

Thank thechosenone40
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice cultural experience with wide food variety and local atmosphere Avidseable not to eat before going there.

Thank Majid B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family dined here one evening when staying in Stone Town. We had read of the infamous pizza with nutella and banana so couldn't pass up the opportunity to try it. We arrived whilst stalls were still setting up so sat on the very sun...More

Thank micsgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hit & miss with the freshness and how it's going to settle in your belly. They all work together so don't feel bad going from one to another. Nothing outstanding in my opinion. The weather is nice & it's a good people watching place.

Thank Lacy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got to stone town late and we were lucky cos our hotel was few miles from here... Lot of seafood and many to choose from.. There is a fruit shop just beside we had soo many fruit mix... And Lot of cats everywhere... Wasn't...More

Thank Folashade O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good way to experience some of the culture even if it does tend to be a bit outside of one's comfort zone. The dessert pizzas was great!

Thank Maresa d
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
When you say there was an 'outbreak' at Forodhani Park and the vendors were not allowed to sell any food from carts....outbreak of what ?
27 September 2016|
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Response from TravelKel77 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry should've been more specific. It was a Cholera outbreak that happened in April/May of 2016. One of the locals told us it happens often during the rainy reason because there is poor drainage/sanitation and there is very... More
Hi! Are the Forodhani Park food vendors now operating ? Heard it was closed due to the Cholera outbreak. Traveling there soon!
6 June 2016|
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Response from Kazim M | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Yes they're open now! Was there 2 days ago!
Ulla S
HI. I am going to zanzibar with my two boys aged 7 and 8. Would like to arrange a daytrip form our hotel on the north east coast going to nakupenda beach in the morning, prison island in the afternoon and the food market at forodhani beach in the evening. Any ideas to a good and value for money trip organisor ?should we book via the net or just when we get there ?Anything special i should be aware of travelling with kids that age ? Kind regards Ulla from Denmark
19 January 2015|
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Response from marshid | Reviewed this property |