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The Chinese Dragon Restaurant

Kanisa Road | at Gymkhana Club, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 27 254 4107
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“tofu” (2 reviews)
“fast service” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
Kanisa Road | at Gymkhana Club, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The veggie spring rolls were the best! I was quite surprised that the food was this great! Love the atmosphere,attentive service affordable price. Nice size portions, I'm very greedy and I could not finish my broc and garlic and rice.

Thank Heru U
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I always visit that place. Have been eating lunch and dinner there, more than 20 times, during the last 8-9 years. Its always good.

Thank Lemmies61
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The restaurant has great Chinese food at affordable prices. It is well off the beaten path - right next to the Arusha Gymkhana; not easily accessible by public transport. International guests should know that they don't take any credit cards; only cash. International currencies e.g....More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Love love love eating here. The staff are very kind and the food is super yummy. The garlic broc is my absolute fave.

Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Microwaved food, greasy prawn crackers and waiters who stand and stare at you made for the worst dinner I've had. The food arrived before the drinks and so there is no way it was fresh as meat couldn't have been cooked so quickly. The owner...More

Thank Rohan K
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Been visiting here for years and its exemplary in service with good flexibility on extra ingredients and side dishes. All round awesome especially the king prawns, fish bowl, and sizzling dishes.

Thank Adeyemi O
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Off a dusty road in a nice suburb near the golf club. There were plenty of staff but I had to get my own table and get up to get a menu. The food was tasty but more like take out and too heavy on...More

1  Thank _cornishpixie7_mk
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Nearly four years of being based in Arusha, and we'd never heard the Dragon. But to celebrate the upcoming New Year, a group from my husband's office arranged to meet there for lunch. No fancy décor, but the fact that there were a number of...More

Thank ADTLilongwe
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Yummy food, friendly staff, easy to park & lots of space inside makes it an easy and lovely restaurant to visit

Thank benagirl83
Reviewed 19 October 2016

i was not expecting good chinese food and was very pleasantly surprised. I was as good a meal as in australia. The duck in particular was a huge serve and delicious

Thank ruthj74
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Katie D
28 November 2016|
Response from Freedom M | Reviewed this property |
You have to visit the restaurant to see their menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kanisa Road | at Gymkhana Club, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 27 254 4107
As with most addresses in Africa there is no street number. However I believe you have the Gymkhana Club listed and the restaurant is literally in front of the swimming pool
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