This restaurant is in the middle of the sea and it’s amazing


If you’re ever lucky enough to visit Zanzibar in Tanzania then this restaurant is a must. ‘The Rock’ is a unique restaurant situated literally on a rock, which is located on the Michanwi Pingwe beach in the Indian Ocean. Diners can enjoy the tastes of freshly caught fish by the staff while admiring the stunning views that surround them. It was founded in 2010 by a group of partners and has been a success ever since.


the rock outside

To get to the rock you can choose to swim, canoe or catch the boat run by the staff.

the rock

What a great experience, being able to eat a meal and relax in a restaurant that has been built on a rock.

the rock boat

Diners can be transported by boat from the shore to The Rock.

The rock inside restaurant

The inside has been decorated in a simple, local inspired style.

inside the rock

It looks like a cozy place with a welcoming feel.

the rock fisherwomen

The Rock specialize in seafood and their staff go out daily to catch fresh fish and crustaceans for their customers. 

the rock lobster

Does this tickle your taste buds? One of the delicious choices available on their menu. YUM!

the rock relaxation area

The terrace welcomes guests to enjoy drinks, relax and soak up the sun. The views are simply beautiful.

the rock staff

The friendly staff all feel very proud to work at The Rock.

the rock low tide

During low tide, diners can get to The Rock by foot.

the rock sunset

A stunning view of sunset at The Rock.