Top things to do

Park in Bazaruto Archipelago

Bazaruto National Park

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.
African in Chimoio

Restaurante Maúa

This is one of the most popular of the several restaurants at the Feira Popular, featuring grills and well-prepared Mozambican cuisine. It’s at the southern end of town just off the N6, and is mainly an option for t…
Cafe in Maputo

Café Continental

This classic place in the baixa is a Maputo landmark, with a good selection of well-prepared pastries, plus light meals, a large seating area and lots of ambience.
Seafood in Maputo


At Clube Naval, Dock's has a daily seafood special, seafood grills and burgers, breezy waterside seating and a late-night bar. The Mtc20 Clube Naval compound entry is deducted from your meal bill.
International in Maputo

Feira Popular

This is a Maputo institution, where you can mix and mingle with the crowds as you wander amid dozens of small bars and restaurants set inside a large, walled compound. O Escorpião, with hearty Portuguese fare, is on…
Ice Cream in Maputo

Gianni Sorvetaria

Delicious Italian gelato, plus sandwiches and light meals.
Portuguese in Maputo

O Escorpião

O Escorpião, in the Feira Popular, offers a mix of traditional and Portuguese dishes.
Cafe in Maputo

Pizza House

Popular with locals and expats, this place has outdoor seating, plus reasonably priced pastries, sandwiches, burgers, grilled chicken and other meals. There’s also a small convenience store, and upstairs is an inter…
Seafood in Maputo

Restaurante Costa do Sol

A Maputo classic, this beachside place draws the crowds on weekend afternoons. There’s seating on the large sea-facing porch or indoors, and an array of seafood dishes and grills, with prawns the speciality. It’s ab…