If you’re a vegan planning a trip to Zanzibar, you may be concerned about the availability of vegan-friendly restaurants on the island. While seafood is a popular cuisine in Zanzibar islands, there are a number of vegetarian restaurants that offer delicious and healthy plant-based options.
Here are the best vegetarian restaurants in Zanzibar:
The Island Restaurant, Pongwe
The Island Restaurant, located just off the Pongwe beach, you can walk to the Island when it is low tide. The Island restaurant offers a range of vegan and vegetarian dishes.
The menu features fresh salads, flavorful curries, and delicious desserts, all made with locally sourced ingredients. If you will stay on the east coast, then this would be a must visit restaurant for you.
Learn more on our list of the best restaurants in Zanzibar.
Cinnamon and Rooftops Restaurant
Cinnamon and Rooftops Restaurant, situated in Nungwi beach in the first and second floor of Z Hotel, offers a rooftop dining experience with stunning views of the indian ocean and white sandy beach.
The restaurant serves a range of vegetarian and vegan options, including soups, salads, and curries. Also, the restaurant is situated on the best location for the breathtaking Sunset.
Ma Shaa Allah Cafe', Stone Town
Ma Shaa Allah Cafe’, located in Stone Town just close to Lukman restaurant at Mkunazini street, is a vegetarian and vegan-friendly cafe that serves a range of healthy and delicious dishes.
The cafe offers a variety of vegan and vegetarian options, including Vegan Pilau, Wali garage, sandwiches, and salads.
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Mama Mia, situated in Nungwi, is a vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurant that offers a range of Italian and Zanzibari cuisines. This is the one among the restaurants where you can have real Italian meals.
The restaurant serves a variety of vegetarian food options, including pasta dishes, pizzas, and salads. If you are a vegan and looking to stay in Nungwi beach, here is the best place to visit.
Check our guide on the best beaches in Zanzibar.
Badolina Secret Garden Restaurant
Badolina Secret Garden is best fit for vegan visitors. It is known for its beautiful garden setting and delicious food, especially its seafood. The restaurant offers a variety of dishes including Italian cuisine and local Zanzibari dishes.
It is a vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurant that serves a range of vegetarian foods. On top of Restaurant, Badolina offers different rooms for travelers who visit Zanzibar for vacation.
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If you want to have your vegetarian dinner or lunch while having the breathtaking view of the old Stone Town, this is the option. Emerson Spice is a boutique hotel in the heart of Zanzibar Stone Town.
The hotel’s rooftop restaurant offers a variety of meal options including for vegans like vegetarian biryanis, samosas, and curries.
Stone Town Café
Stone Town Cafe, located in Stone Town near to Freddie Mercury House. Its a vegetarian and vegan-friendly cafe that serves a range of healthy and delicious dishes.
The cafe offers a variety of vegan and vegetarian options. If you are still planning to visit Zanzibar and looking to stay in Stone Town, then you can book a room here. Stone Town Cafe offers Bed & Breakfast service too.
Check our guide on the Best Things to do in Stone Town.
In conclusion, Zanzibar has a range of vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurants that offer delicious and healthy plant-based options from the locals. These are just some of the best Restaurants on the island offering a variety of cuisines and dining experiences for vegans.
So if you’re a vegan visiting Zanzibar, rest assured that there are plenty of options available, from Stone Town to the beach areas.