Southern Mozambique restaurants

French in Barra

Green Turtle Restaurant & Beach Bar

This is the closest to gourmet dining that you'll find in the area, with tasty French cuisine – the seafood dishes and desserts are particularly notable – and lovely views. It's on the beach about 2km to the left of…
European in Inhambane


The popular Verdinho's features a large menu including tasty salads, burgers, pizzas, pasta and continental dishes, and seating indoors or at shaded tables outside on the patio, where you can watch the passing scene…
Cafe in Tofo

Café Happi

This good veg-only cafe at Liquid Dive Adventures has tasty breakfasts, salads, sandwiches, smoothies and more. It's near the entrance to town: go left at the Y-junction, and it's about 100m further on the left.
Burgers in Tofo

A Streetbar Named Desire

This quirky place in the town centre's market area serves an array of burgers and other pub food, all named after music of the '60s and '70s, such as the Elvis Presley pork chop. It also has some salads.
Seafood in Xai-Xai

Complexo Halley Restaurante

This pleasant place is notable for its authentic, homey ambience, its friendly staff and its tasty, generously portioned seafood dishes. It's set just back from the sand, with refreshing sea breezes.
Cafe in Ponta d’Ouro & Ponta Malongane

Café Love

Tasty pizzas, pastas, salads and desserts and a changing daily special. Also has a small children's adventure playground. It's along the main road uphill from the market.
Cafe in Ponta d’Ouro & Ponta Malongane

Mango Tropical Cafe

This quiet rooftop cafe serves up good smoothies, fresh juices, mezze platters and light seafood meals. It's located on the main road, above the Dolphin Centre.
Italian in Tofo

What U Want

Tasty Italian and Mozambican cuisine, good pizzas and starters like focaccia and bruschetta. It's in the centre of town, just northwest of the market area.
Pizza in Tofo

Branko's Bar

This tiny, unassuming place in the central market area has tasty pizzas, plus seafood and beef cooked on 'hot rocks' at your table. It's usually packed.
Fusion in Tofo

Casa de Comer

There's tasty seafood and Mozambican cuisine on offer here. Local artwork is on display in the small adjoining garden. It’s in the town centre.