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The Stone Culture Restaurant

Po Box 18, Jambiani, Tanzania
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (12 reviews)
“octopus” (6 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
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African, Seafood
Po Box 18, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is recommended to make a reservation in advance so the food can be prepared. My boyfriend and I ordered a salad as a starter, a mix of prawns and king fish with rice and vegetables as our main course and the Zanzibar dessert. It...More

Thank Hendrika B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the Octopus and Calamari cooked in spices and it was the best food I ate during my entire 2 weeks Zanzibar. The restaurant is very small and located right off the beach. It really feels like more of a local place than many...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our lunch there and it was great. Lovely fresh food just prepared from button for you. So of course you have to wait a bit, but it's so worth it! And it was a lot. We stayed full for the rest of the...More

Thank Oda V
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Found this place ok a walk down the beach and decided to step inside. Ordered beef curry which was good and a decent portion (which seemed to be lacking in Zanzibar). They give you fried snack things at the start whilst you wait for your...More

Thank Sonami2009
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We ordered the grilled fish and the octopus with rice and vegetables, both amazing, well seasoned, impeccable! The place is also nice, good vibe and view, love the green around and the drawings on the wall. The chef, Pepi, was super friendly and offered a...More

Thank Mcfulcher
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Simple, local little restaurant, with great seafood and friendly staff. We stumbled upon this place while walking up the beach from Jambiani and were pleasantly surprised! Would definitively recommend for a simple tasty dinner or lunch...

Thank Kiara_Resa
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Me and gf have been there for lunch about 17:00 as only guests. We've got a fish in coconut sauce and spaghetti with tomato/fish sauce. Both dishes were tasteless and we haven't finished it.Prices are reasonable, but from my experience there's better places around where...More

Thank Pawel K
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Excellent fish, they also serve wine (by the bottle). If you don't want to wait, come early, order your menu and come back one hour later !

1  Thank stephanieMparis
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Very good food. I was not so much for the spicy. So they make without it. the juice was amazing, der was alot of sauce was we like very much to the rice! very nice little place to the ocean.

1  Thank maria p
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with good value for money and as in many other places in Jambiani the staff was really nice. On the other hand as in all the other restaurants in Zanzibar, it may take a while to get your food. Although it is the...More

1  Thank Lauri K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Po Box 18, Jambiani, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Jambiani
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