Italian in Pemba

Locanda Italiana

Tasty pizza and pastas in the quiet courtyard of a restored building in the baixa. The pizza oven is fired up during evenings only, from 6pm.
Steak in Pemba


On the hill overlooking the port and the bay, with South African meats, plus chicken grills, pizzas, hamburgers, grilled prawns, squid, pub food and ice cream.
Cafe in Pemba

Pastelaria Flor d’Avenida

A long-standing, informal eatery with outdoor tables on a small, street-side plaza offering a selection of standards and pastries.
Seafood in Pemba

Pemba Dolphin

Directly on the beach, with music and a beach-bar ambience, plus seafood grills and pizzas.
Seafood in Pemba

Restaurante-Bar Samar

Tucked away in the car park of the Igreja Reino de Deus, this place features hearty Portuguese cuisine served on a shaded porch.
Supermarket in Pemba


For self-catering try Osman's, about 1.5km east of the main junction.
Supermarket in Nampula

Supermercado Ideal

Cafe in Nampula

Café Atlântico

Burgers, pizzas and other light meals.
Fast Food in Nampula

Frango King

Grilled chicken to go, at almost any hour.
Continental in Nampula

Sporting Clube de Nampula

Next to the National Ethnography Museum, this long-standing watering hole features the usual chicken and fish grills, plus feijoada (a bean and sausage dish). There’s inside and outdoor seating.