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Coral Rock Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, European, African, Bar, International, Contemporary
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Umfumbwe, Jambiani 4125, Tanzania
+255 776 296 157
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Durban, South Africa
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had dinner at The Rock and we really enjoyed it. The food was very good (expensive in comparison to most places we visited) but was worth it for us. It's the experience that counted for us. Our waiter Soloman was awesome. Can recommend this place and it's food

Thank Ryan_Becker
Constanta, Romania
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Reviewing it as a restaurant not a hotel, because even if I wasn't too poor to stay in places like this, all-inclusive beach holiday is 180deg departure from my style. The restaurant has nice, yet expensive (or rather typical for Jambiani) prices. Not much local cuisine, but a nice place to come have a drink, leech on the internet while... More 

Thank Marta K
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good restaurant with great view. Tasty milkshakes and coffee. We waited a little bit too long but they have WiFi so we were not bored

Thank Damian J
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here for lunch and dinner during my stay in Jambiani. Our table was right on the edge of the "rock" and had a stunning view. The lunch was good, so we decided to come back for dinner that night. There was a BBQ, the food was delicious! Only minor point was that the staff came to ask us... More 

Thank Thara v
Mijnsheerenland, The Netherlands
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80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place is lovely; perfect view! And iT is during lowtide a perfect walk over the beach. The salad was not special but acceptable

Thank rene2610
Magaliesburg, South Africa
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170 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We where looking forward to this and kept it for last , as we walked in we saw some friends of ours and proceeded to sit outside , took about ten minutes to go and call a waiter and about thirty minutes to get our wine....ordered food took nearly two hours , by than the wine had hit me on... More 

Thank hekpoortheksie
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I just went there Monday Night to enjoy music. The place is beautiful, right above water, design is very nice and well organised. Music is quite good. Atmosphere between mzungu and locals, which is very appreciable. I recommand it !

Thank Marine R
Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This place is hands down the best restaurant on this side of Zanzibar. We had the freshest tuna carpaccio (so good we ordered it for dessert!) and tuna sashimi. You are always guaranteed delicious seafood here, and yes, while it might take a little longer than your plastic processed Big Mac at your local drive-through, the wait is certainly worth... More 

Thank Benedetta G
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We popped into Coral Rock and while we were there ordered a small bite to eat: the carpaccio (great) and the prawns (overcooked) which we waited one hour for... We thought this must have been a one off as the rest of the reviews rate Coral Rock quite highly, so we returned the next evening for dinner. We ordered drinks,... More 

Thank Patricia M
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food! Nice staff, bit slow but with this great view and a nice African white wine, no problem!;) Very nice spot!

Thank Ada C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Seafood, European, African, Bar, International, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Umfumbwe, Jambiani 4125, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Jambiani
  • Phone Number: +255 776 296 157
Offering one of the biggest selections of Global Fusion Cuisine and wines in Zanzibar, the restaurant at Coral Rock offers spectacular elevated views of Zanzibar's south east coast. Original African art, world music and regular live entertainment create a unique and vibrant atmosphere. Other features are free wireless internet, a mezzanine lounge, satellite TV and cocktail bar. Dress code casual - booking essential in high season

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?