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The Waterfront Sunset Restaurant & Beach Bar

The Slipway | Hotel Slipway, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 762 883 321
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good49%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (98 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
“calamari” (18 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Slipway | Hotel Slipway, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I come here I don't want to leave. The food, the atmosphere, the friendliness of the waiters and the sound of the ocean makes this place. Will recommend it the everyone as the place to come and have lunch and dinner.

Thank Johan O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Dar for a few days and keen to try some local Swahili food...coconut curry, that kind of thing. Nothing on the menu looked promising, so I asked the waitress if the curry was a traditional Swahili curry with spices and coconut milk. I was...More

Thank KarenPitt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just the most lovely spot over looking the Msasani bay. Good lunch and very friendly staff. Seafood the best to be had.

Thank Grandmatorufus
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I've been visiting this place on many occasions during my business trips to Dar. Always excellent food (favorite: Calamari three ways).

Thank ernstvgr
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The food was absolutely wonderful, from preparation to presentation, very pleasing. Interesting menu, wonderful meal that was perfectly served by our waiter, Matilda. The food was fresh, properly prepared and a great value for the price.Was pleased to find the menus trending in a local...More

Thank Ngoni M
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Have been to this restaurant on many occasions over the years. It is still a great place to eat being on the edge of the Indian Ocean. The food was good with excellent service. Drink is dearer than local bars but well worth the extra...More

Thank Berkhamstead
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Our server, Amina, was fabulous. Customer service personified. My lamb was tender and tastey and my husband’s pork was excellent! We will dine at the Waterfront Suset Restaurant when we are next in Dar es Salaam!

Thank CILD61
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Good food, great service, lovely location. It's such a comfortable place to be and watch the end of the day

Thank Garry P
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Had lunch at outside table right by the water. It is very relaxing and enjoyed nice view. Food was good but nothing outstanding. Server was nice and attentive.More

Thank TravelProNewYork
Riaan T, Manager at The Waterfront Sunset Restaurant & Beach Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from the Team at Waterfront Restaurant, Slipway Thank you for the opportunity to serve and for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your kind comments and do look forward to welcoming you back at some time...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Great value for your money. We visited here on 5 nights and one lunch. Seafood platter was always a good choice. Will definitely visit here whenever in Dar Es Salaam. Highly recommended!More

Thank 19Jack64
Riaan T, Manager at The Waterfront Sunset Restaurant & Beach Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Dear Valued Guest It certainly was a pleasure to be of service to you; thank you for the opportunity and for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor. Our Team appreciates your kind comments; We all look forward to welcoming you back at...More

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Eric S
5 January 2015|
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Response from mista t | Reviewed this property |
The Price is no problem but make sure you let them know ahead of time when you would like to eat otherwise you might wait a lot or end up getting served at completely different times each.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Slipway | Hotel Slipway, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 762 883 321
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