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Step into the serene embrace of Mtoni River Lodge, Arusha’s hidden gem, where the soul of Africa resonates in every corner.

Dining & Leisure

Savor, Relax, and Revel at Mtoni River Lodge

Restaurant: A Culinary Symphony Amidst Nature


Set against the serene backdrop of the Mtoni River, our restaurant is more than just a dining space – it’s a haven where nature and culinary artistry blend effortlessly. Every corner of our restaurant speaks volumes of a tranquil ambiance, with dimmed lights reflecting off the wooden accents and the soft hum of the river accompanying your meal.

Our chefs take pride in crafting dishes that not only satisfy the palate but also tell a story. We meticulously source local ingredients, celebrating the richness of African flavors and the traditions from which they stem. Every plate is a reflection of our commitment to freshness, authenticity, and creativity.

Whether it’s a traditional Maasai stew, a grilled catch of the day, or a contemporary fusion dish, our menu is bound to captivate your taste buds. Paired with an expertly selected wine list and an array of handcrafted cocktails, your dining experience will be nothing short of memorable.

Pool: An Oasis of Relaxation

Dive into rejuvenation. Our pool, nestled amidst the lush landscapes of the lodge, offers a refreshing retreat from the African sun. Designed to complement the natural surroundings, the pool boasts clear blue waters that mirror the expansive skies above.

Unique to Mtoni River Lodge, our poolside experience extends beyond a simple dip. Lounge on our comfortable deck chairs, soak in the sun, or find solace under the shade of our canopy trees. As the day transitions, the pool area transforms into a social hub, with soft lighting and a relaxed vibe – an ideal spot for evening conversations and making new friendships.

Why Choose Our Dining & Leisure?


  • Expertise: With a team boasting decades of experience in the hospitality industry, we’ve mastered the art of creating unforgettable dining and leisure experiences.
  • Authenticity: Our commitment to staying true to African traditions is reflected in every dish we serve and every ambiance we create.
  • Trust: We prioritize safety, quality, and sustainability. Our ingredients are sourced responsibly, our spaces are maintained with the utmost care, and we continually strive to reduce our ecological footprint.

Revel in the Essence of Africa, Only at Mtoni River Lodge.