The perfect place to enjoy the homely, local and genuine taste

Our colourful, open-air, thatched roofed restaurant overlooks the peaceful bay, with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, as it fills and empties with the tides, as fishermen return to the bay with the catch.

Its cosy and informal atmosphere is the centre of activity at Mangrove and houses the restaurant, bar, library and is the meeting place for tours and excursions.

The restaurant is open all day and features a daily variety of choices, from traditional dishes, barbeque and meals that combine the best parts of Zanzibar and Italian cuisine, having the influence from Marina’s culture.

The dining room is open and spacious and can host numerous guests comfortably.  There’s even space for some live Zanzibari music and dance by local performers.

Restaurant Menu
Bar List

The perfect place to enjoy the homely local and genuine taste

Our colourful, open-air, thatched roofed restaurant overlooks the peaceful bay, with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, as it fills and empties with the tides, as fishermen return to the bay with the catch.

Its cosy and informal atmosphere is the centre of activity at Mangrove and houses the restaurant, bar, library and is the meeting place for tours and excursions.

The Restaurant & Bar is open all day and features a daily variety of choices, from traditional dishes, barbeque and meals that combine the best parts of Zanzibar and Italian cuisine, having the influence from Marina’s culture.

The dining room is open and spacious and can host numerous guests comfortably.  There’s even space for some live Zanzibari music and dance by local performers.

Restaurant Menu
Bar List

Let’s start the day with an abundant continental breakfast with a Zanzibari touch

Included in the room rate and bookable for a discounted price in case of early check-in, Breakfast it is served in the Restaurant from 8am till 11.00am. An early breakfast can be arranged for early morning check-outs and excursions.

A large seasonal fruit platter, a variety of homemade breads and local specialties, an assortment of refreshments like fresh tropical fruit juice, tea, coffee and cappuccino. Try our delicious cardamom coffee or masala tea to spice up your life, go for a nutrient healthy breakfast ordering a fruit smoothie.

We provide an excellent selection of organic peanut butter, jams, marmalade and local honey. For those who prefer a more familiar style breakfast eggs, yoghurt, muesli, cheese, tomato and avocado are always available. Morning Zanzibari soup and porridge are served on request for those keen to try something new.

Let’s start the day with an abundant continental breakfast with a Zanzibari touch

Included in the room rate and bookable for a discounted price in case of early check-in, Breakfast it is served in the Restaurant from 8am till 11.00am. An early breakfast can be arranged for early morning check-outs and excursions.

A large seasonal fruit platter, a variety of homemade breads and local specialties, an assortment of refreshments like fresh tropical fruit juice, tea, coffee and cappuccino. Try our delicious cardamom coffee or masala tea to spice up your life, go for a nutrient healthy breakfast ordering a fruit smoothie.

We provide an excellent selection of organic peanut butter, jams, marmalade and local honey. For those who prefer a more familiar style breakfast eggs, yoghurt, muesli, cheese, tomato and avocado are always available. Morning Zanzibari soup and porridge are served on request for those keen to try something new.

Dining experience in our Restaurant: freshly prepared dishes and varied menu suitable for all tastes

Our daily lunch and dinner menu recommends the freshest of ingredients. It’s your perfect opportunity to taste fresh fish and seafood direct from the ocean, locally sourced tropical fruits vegetables and meat, spiced coconut curries and dahl from the Indian culture, green bananas and cassava in coconut milk from the bantu origin. You won’t miss the famous Swahili street food like sambusa, kachori and skewers, and traditional dishes like pilau, spiced rice cooked by the local mamas.

Plenty of vegetarian dishes, sweet potatoes and whole grains, beans and nuts, delicious salads, soups and pastas are always available. Vegans and gluten-free don’t need to read many labels here, as processed food is mostly avoided. Just let us know in advance your favourite meal plan.

The Restaurant offers a daily half board meal treatment that can be chosen every day, so you can freely organize your day. A full version for 20US$ including 3 courses, and a lighter one for 15US$ with 2 courses. A single course or snack is always available.

What’s better than a tropical drink to cool you down on a hot day?

Refreshing and tasty summer beverages straight from the shaker, are prepared with the freshest of ingredients like ginger, lime, mint, fresh fruit and coconut. Our Restaurant & Bar serves piña coladas, passion fruit mojitos, margaritas and many other cocktails and mocktails, along with iced drinks, spiced tea, smoothies and milkshakes, local beers and South African wines. Even a simple fruit juice here tastes amazing!   

There is a water dispenser in the restaurant which we encourage guests to use, and we recommend bringing a refillable bottle from home to avoid the use of plastic bottles. Local coffee and tea are available at the buffet in our Restaurant & Bar during the day. Just help yourself!