Category Archives: Foodie Eats

Dar Restaurant Week 2016: Oktopbang Restaurant Review

Korean restaurants aren’t commonplace here in Dar, but since Oktopbang opened its doors in February 2016,  Dar foodies now have a place from which to explore the exciting cuisine of the South-East Asian nation. Located in a quiet street off Kahama Road in Masaki, Oktopbang is a welcome addition to Dar’s ever-increasing number of oriental restaurants. The restaurant has an intimate indoor bar area and pleasant outdoor seating on raised decking.



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The Trio Specials at Baraza’s Southern Sun


The Baraza team have introduced an exciting new addition to their increasingly popular weekly specials menu. New and regular diners alike can now experience dishes that come in ‘threes’. Diners, however, not only get the three-way experience with their meal but also enjoy alcoholic drinks perfectly paired up by restaurant manager Denzil McAnda and executive chef Joe. (more…)

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Valentine’s Dinner at The Terrace in Slipway

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The dynamic duo of Chef Carl Chapman and Manager Michalis Xekalos showed their skill for arranging special occasion dinners with finesse on Valentine’s Day this year. The Terrace looked stunning with a spacious arrangement of rustic tables, sparkling glassware and subdued lighting reflecting off the pool. It was a real pleasure to return and see the team shine on this special occasion. (more…)

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Dinner at The Terrace Restaurant

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The best way to enjoy al fresco dining at The Terrace is to have a sundowner at the restaurant’s bar before moving to one of the poolside tables that overlook the Slipway complex and ocean beyond. Michalis Xekalos, who manages this popular restaurant, has created the perfect space to dine under the stars and manages a team of efficient and friendly staff who will ensure you have a delightful evening. (more…)

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Tapas At La Veranda*

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Set in a little oasis of tranquility overlooking Gymkhana Golf Club is one of Dar’s hidden foodie havens. La Veranda was opened by Jabeen Amin and Shemane Janmohamed (mother and daughter)  in April 2015 as the city’s ‘first Tapas experience’. It has quickly established popularity among locals and visitors keen to experience this unique addition to the restaurant scene.(*this restaurant has now relocated)


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Private Dinner with Chef Milan Cotra at The Palm Restaurant, Hyatt Regency Hotel

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Serbian cuisine is described as ‘Europe’s Foodie Secret’ by the website of the iconic Lonely Planet travel guides. The hidden treasures of Serbian gastronomy, however, are now revealed for diners in Dar at the Balkan Cuisine night every Monday at the Hyatt. (more…)

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