Restaurants

Top Choice International in Mozambique Island

Rickshaws Cafe

The new kids on the block have nabbed a beautiful sunset location on the island's western side where you can sit alfresco and relish food from a menu that mixes Mozambican favourites with fish tacos, pizza, brownies…
Top Choice Seafood in Mozambique Island

Karibu

This excellent new restaurant in Stone Town specialises in the island's seafood bounty. Tuna, prawns, marlin and lobster are all done to perfection here, overseen by the hands-on Portuguese owner. Choose from the ch…
European in Mozambique Island

O Escondidinho

The restaurant at this hotel has a changing daily menu featuring well-prepared prawns, crayfish and other seafood dishes with French overtones, and tables near the small garden and pool.
African in Mozambique Island

Sara's Place

Inhabiting a reed house in the square opposite the hospital, Sara's is a confirmed local favourite – small and scruffy, but salt-of-the-earth – where you can taste chicken and fish served with the unique island spec…
Cafe in Mozambique Island

Café-Bar Áncora d’Ouro

This lovely cafe evokes the faded charm of colonial Mozambique, with old black-and-white prints adorning the walls and hefty tomes on the tables. There's no better place to relax with coffee and a muffin (or waffles…
Fusion in Mozambique Island

Relíquias

This popular if unexciting spot does all the local standards, including seafood, hot chicken, prawn or goat curries, and matapa (cooked cassava leaves with peanut sauce) and coconut rice. Seating is indoors or out t…
Italian in Mozambique Island

Bar Flôr de Rosa

This small, chic, Italian-run place has espresso, a selection of pasta, pizza, soups and sandwiches, and a rooftop terrace for sundowners, plus live music on Friday and Saturday in season. It’s near the hospital.