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.
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.
A long-standing, informal eatery with outdoor tables on a small, street-side plaza offering a selection of standards and pastries.
Directly on the beach, with music and a beach-bar ambience, plus seafood grills and pizzas.
Tucked away in the car park of the Igreja Reino de Deus, this place features hearty Portuguese cuisine served on a shaded porch.
Up on the hill behind the governor’s mansion is a large cemetery, with fragrant frangipani trees shading the Christian and Muslim graves. Close to the sea is a section containing Commonwealth war graves.
Even if you don’t think you want to buy crafts, it’s worth stopping in at the excellent Artes Maconde, with branches at Pemba Beach Hotel and next to CI Divers at Complexo Náutilus. It sells a wide range of quality …
For self-catering try Osman's, about 1.5km east of the main junction.
The National Ethnography Museum is worth a visit, with a collection documenting various aspects of local life and culture, and explanations in English and Portuguese.