Harare restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Harare


Don some nice threads as Amanzi is a class act and still the special night out. In a stunning colonial house with African decor, local art (for sale) and an amazing garden, it serves delicious international fusion d…
Top Choice Cafe in Harare

40 Cork Road

An attractive house-turned-restaurant with a relaxed garden setting, 40 Cork serves quality breakfasts and lunches, and does one of the best coffees in Harare. Also here is its Tutti Gelati, serving excellent homema…
Thai in Harare

Chang Thai

With a Thai owner and chef team, it’s no wonder this place has locals salivating – and perspiring – at the mention of its name. This is the real deal, with green, red and massaman curries all made from scratch with …
Seafood in Harare


This atmospheric seafood restaurant in a converted house with a Mediterranean-inspired decor is very popular with locals. The weekly specials are always worth a look, but otherwise expect the likes of grilled Kariba…
African in Harare


Highly recommended by locals, this restaurant has traditional Zimbabwean cuisine served under a thatched roof around a large roaring fire. Lunch draws a busy crowd filling up on sadza (maize-meal porridge) and other…
Cafe in Harare

Shop Café @ Amanzi

In a land of carnivores, this vegetarian cafe is a welcome peculiarity. It's moved from its original Doon Estate locale to set up shop within Amanzi restaurant. It remains as popular as ever for its lunchtime buffet…
Portuguese in Harare


There's no shortage of authentic Portuguese restaurants in Harare, but the Pointe is one of the very best for peri peri charcoal meats. It's in a ramshackle, character-filled building busy with regulars tucking into…
Portuguese in Harare


One of Harare's best downtown eats is this authentic Portuguese restaurant that's a perennial local favourite for its saliva-inducing plates of spicy charcoal chicken.
European in Harare

Victoria 22

Harare's best restaurant for fine dining, Victoria 22 is a fairly formal affair with crisp linen and silverware, making it a favourite for well-heeled locals. Set in a colonial house with a classy interior, its outd…
Cafe in Harare

Cafe Veldemeers

Your typical relaxed Harare cafe, where you can enjoy a good choice of breakfasts, toasties and burgers, or heartier mains such as steaks and curries. Its handmade Belgian chocolates are the real attraction, however…