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George & Dragon

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Haile Selassie Road | Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 717 800 002
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New Delhi, India
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to this place in the afternoon today and found it to be awesome in terms of ambience and food The servers are friendly and I had a very lovely afternoon. Do try their specials and the mars sauced vanilla ice cream Would love to visit again

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Thank Pushpendu_Roy
Arusha, Tanzania
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must say i real enjoyed drinking and dancing here. friends took me as i requested for nice outside place to drink and dance and was not dissapointed. great music and nice ambiance

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Thank 820aslam
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Skip the food and enjoy the ambience and outdoors. Lively, buzzy place with a friendly crowd. Good for drinks.

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Thank N P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Made a plan to get to this place after seeing the reviews. Wasn't disappointed at all a cracking pub great atmosphere good mix of locals and expats. As mentioned by others a fantastic beer garden and I was luckily to be shown around by Sue the landlady. Sue and Adam take great pride in their work as owners and it... More 

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Thank dave c
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth coming back.. awesome pizzas.. new in town and it's a stone throw from my house...making it my new local..

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Thank gakenia k
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

unique English oasis in Dar! authentic English pub, with good lager and very good food. the ambience is terrific with good vibes as you walk in , walk through front room to back room then out to garden. further at back large screen for football ! a must for all travelers who prefer a drink in a pub with v... More 

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Thank speedlion
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

One of the greatest burgers i had in my life. Shame for the smell of cigarette inside but a good place for a beer with friends.

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Thank 610madlus
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

George and Dragon is an institution in Dar es Salaam, and probably the primary place that expatriates in Masaki and wealthy Tanzanians congregate. The extensive menu includes grilled meat and skewers, traditional British pub fare, pizzas, and bar snacks. There are many vegetarian options, and the vegetable skewers and chips are a simple but relatively salubrious meal. Pizzas are greasy... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Upon entering George & Dragon you could be in any Irish Pub but going through the back door blows your mind away at this hidden paradise party place! Excellent food, even South African Boerewors Rolls :) Great great great for watching sports and just fabulous overall!

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Thank LVanZyl
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Narnia is really what it alludes to when youre in. A totally serene environment which livens up as the crowd does, though in a more refind way. I always enjoyed my nights there. Friendly staff too

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Thank Suleiman S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haile Selassie Road | Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 717 800 002

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