The 5 Best Coffee and Tea Houses in Zanzibar

The 5 Best Coffee and Tea Houses in Zanzibar

Zanzibar is a beautiful island off the coast of Tanzania known the world over for its white sandy beaches and azure blue waters. It offers the perfect destination for snorkeling and diving and you can even spot dolphins playing in the ocean.

But there is more to this beautiful, history-rich island. The food has an Arabic and Persian influence. Nothing, however, beats a refreshing cup of coffee or tea in the morning to get your mind right and ready to explore.

Let’s find out the 5 best Zanzibar coffee and tea houses to look out for during your trip.

  1. Lazuli

Lazuli is new on Zanzibar’s café list. It features a funky and modern interior with a great offering of juices and smoothies. This is also a great place to have some delicious pancakes with an appetizing drizzling of passion fruit syrup. Not to mention some of the tastiest coffee and tea that you can find on the island. 

  1. Stone Town Café

You can have some delicious breakfast and coffee in Stone Town Café. On the menu are muesli, eggs, salad, and coconut bread. The coffee here is some of the best in the whole of Zanzibar as you enjoy a sun-filled morning great for exploration.

  1. Zanzibar Coffee House

If you in search of great coffee, then one of the most attractive and simple to find places is the Zanzibar Coffee House. Its name betrays its purpose and offers some very smooth tan.

The baristas at the Zanzibar Coffee House are professionally trained. As for the menu, there is the tasty muesli to look forward to as well as some delicious sandwiches, yoghurt, and milk.

You can also enjoy the house-made jams and fruit preserves. The coffee here is known for its strong punch which is attributed to the fact that it comes from their own farm and is a mixture of Liberia and Robusta beans.

  1. Dhow Palace Hotel

This is another awesome place to enjoy a filling breakfast. On offer are sweet pancakes, fruit juice, cereal, eggs, and fruit. If you want a hearty meal, you can order their beef and liver fry which is actually an excellent bargain making this a great place to eat for the budget traveler.

The coffee here is great tasting and the Dhow Palace Hotel also has tea on offer.

  1. Book Café

It’s called Book Café as it is situated in a bookshop at Kenyatta Road. Here you will find some sweet iced coffee, and you can even order an Avocado, tomato and onion bruschetta. It is a lovely place to grab a cup of coffee as you hit the road.