The rooftop restaurant of the 236 Hurumzi Hotel is a popular setting for marriage proposals, and it's easy to see why. It boasts a sultan's-eye view of the...more
With its bright tapestries, faux-crystal chandelier, and animal-print banquettes, the Silk Route is more gaudy than Goa, but the delicious tandoori dishes and...more
With a lively beachfront setting and some of the best sunset views around, Mercury's is as much a Stone Town icon as the Old Fort. Named for Queen frontman...more
Stone Town's hottest hangout is the perfect marriage of style and substance. Livingstone combines creative spins on Zanzibari cuisine with breezy beachside real...more
La Fenice claims to have the best gelato in Zanzibar, but you'll have a hard time saving room for it amid the menu's litany of rich Italian dishes. Creamy...more
One of two restaurants in the gorgeous 236 Hurumzi Hotel, this one is dedicated to Bi Kidude, Zanzibar's oldest living performer of taarab (a type of Swahili...more
This nightly market is Zanzibar's top tourist trap, but you can't argue with a winning formula. It's hard to resist piles of prawns, lobsters, crabs, and fresh...more
Archipelago dishes out delicious Zanzibari seafood in Stone Town's cheeriest setting. Bold, primary-colored walls, minimalist decor, and chill-out tunes keep...more
Al Johari might call its culinary concoctions "Zanzibar fusion," but what that really amounts to at this rooftop restaurant is a lengthy, globe-trotting menu...more
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