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An experience for all your senses

World-famous, known for its iconic location, fabulous food and character. Inspired by natural resources, a strong twist of Zanzibar, and mountains of Italian love.
The south-east coastline of Zanzibar is recognized as amongst the most beautiful in east Africa, and provides the stage for an extraordinary experience.

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Pan fried calamari
as fresh as is possible from the ocean and the farms

Our Specialities

The Rock Special
$ 75.00

Lobster, king prawns, octopus, and calamari all on the grill

Stewed Rock Lobster
$ 27.00

Cous-cous with greens, ginger and lime

Home made Tagliatelle served with small lobster
$ 24.00

Delicious tomato sauce and fried aubergines

Grilled lobster (650GR.)
$ 39.00

With salad and scarab potatoes

Grilled Fish Fillet - catch of the day
$ 30.00

Served with carrots, ginger cream, vegetables, crispy and spicy chips

The Rock coconut tiramisù
$ 10.00
View our full menu
Spice island

International

Fresh Ingredients

Local Sourcing

For 15 guests and less, Book directly online

RESERVATIONS

NOTE: All bookings ONLINE EXCEPT for group more than 15 guest, can only book by email to booking@therockrestaurantzanzibar.com

Choose your preferred time of dining from the options provided. (Please note: due to our limited size we are not able to take reservations for drinks only.)

WILL IT BE A SPECIAL OCCASION?

Why not pre-order when booking a freshly baked cake with your personal message?

15 Guests and less: MAKE A RESERVATION HERE
SPECIAL OCCASIONS MADE JUST FOR YOU

Pre-order Cakes

Making your special moment even more memorable, decadent and delicious. A signature cake with your own message delivered Freshly Baked to your table. Simply add it during the booking process.

Our award winning patisserie chef takes great pride in baking cakes for all occasions like birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and dinner parties. Passion drives us.

Decadent Chocolate Cake

Our Decadent Chocolate Cake is a traditional favorite

Passion Fruit Cakes

Fruits of Tanzania

Try our traditional passion fruit cake

Our inspired selection on the beach

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VILLA HEKAYA

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Jua Retreat Zanzibar

JUA RETREAT

4 very private, outstanding villas, vast ocean views, private pools. A truly unique retreat for privacy and love. 15 min private transfer to The Rock. $$$$

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Shanuo Beach Bungalow Zanzibar

SHANUO BEACH BUNGALOWS

Shanuo Beach Bungalows: traditional architectural style of Zanzibar and Swahili culture, with makuti roofs, built with overlapping palm leaves. The beautiful beach on the doorstep is your walkway to The Rock, minutes away. $

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online reservations available for less than 16 pax.

VERY IMPORTANT: Groups of more than 15 guests MUST email for a booking booking@therockrestaurantzanzibar.com

Less than 15 guests please use our online booking ONLY

NOTE: during periods of Spring high tides there may be, for your safety and comfort, a short delay in boarding the boat for the little ride across to The Rock. (It's a great time to take your pictures! Want a group selfie? Ask our attendant in waiting.)

COVID safety: enhanced WHO standards & protocols in place. 

 

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