Hundreds of glittering lights and food joints on the streets of Forodhani Gardens around House of Wonder and Old Fort are populated by people to break their fast during Ramadan evenings. It’s a sight to believe and a foodie’s ultimate experience. Forodhani Gardens is a great place to explore street food that has been running down these lanes for centuries. The aroma of Iftar delicacies will definitely overflow your gastronomical sensory.
What can you expect?
Our guides will fill you with unheard stories and myths, the importance of Ramadan & Iftar and of course the food that will leave you tempting for more. Enjoy this Iftar Foodie Trail designed perfectly to make you enjoy the charm of Old Stone Town through its labyrinth of heritage buildings and irresistible food.
There are hundreds of make shift kebab stalls and sweet stalls that pop up around Ramadan. For starters one can try traditional porridge, the fish skewers, the minced meat sammosas, and if you are lucky, some shawarma that you might chance upon. A Ramadan meal is not going to be light by any chance when there is Red Meat Biryani, Grilled Fish and Fried Chicken for dinner. The most important part of the meal is the dessert here; don’t miss traditional Kaimati and Kahlua with coffee.
Refreshments like Sharbats also line up the streets after every mile to respite you from Zanzibar summer.