Amanzi is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens in the heart of the northern suburbs of Harare, and is regarded as one of the top restaurants in Harare. Housed in an elegantly-converted Colonial farmhouse, warm interiors flow through open arches, and a nearby garden waterfall and crackling fire brazier create a romantic ambience for enjoying delicious international food. Perfectly situated in Eastlea and close to the most popular accommodation in Harare, as well as to the business hubs of Newlands and Msasa, and a tranquil haven from the hustle and bustle of the city, Garwe is highly recommended by locals. Here you can sample traditional Zimbabwean cuisine including guinea fowl, goat, and ox-tail, as well as various vegetable dishes. Food is also eaten in the traditional way – with the hands.
Exuding elegance and charm, Victoria 22 is housed in a beautifully restored Colonial house and is a favourite of the well-heeled locals. Quite formal and expensive by Harare standards, the restaurant offers a set menu with four choices and undoubtedly the best food in town. An evening of fine dining here is a must!
Of course, the Cresta Hotels range of restaurants are worth mentioning here too. Tiffany’s Restaurant, in Cresta Jameson Hotel is a beautiful feature restaurant with excellent service, outstanding cuisine and wine. and an elegant ambience. Cresta Jameson Hotel’s Sandawana Restaurant, serves delicious English buffet breakfasts and lunches, as well as buffet and á la carte dinners in a comfortable and informal setting.
Contemporary-chic décor, gourmet cuisine, a fine selection of imported wines and a relaxed ambience greet you upon arrival at Chatters Restaurant in Harare’s Cresta Lodge. The comprehensive menu offers delightful favourites, accompanied by excellent service with a smile. Situated on the ground floor of the Cresta Oasis Hotel, Café Afrique also offers a wide selection of innovative and tempting Zimbabwean dishes, excellent wines and outstanding service.
Exuding a cosy, old world charm with thick wooden ceiling beams and leaded-light windows, the Tudor-styled Inglenook, located in the Cresta Churchill Hotel, is one of best restaurants in Bulawayo. Upholstered ladder-back chairs and highly polished bench tables create a warm, English pub-type ambience with a comprehensive menu and wine list. Staff are friendly, service is excellent and meals are reasonably priced.
Experience fine-dining at its best in the beautiful, long-standing Nesbitt Castle, surrounded by exquisitely landscaped gardens. Experience 21st century luxury, intertwined with the gothic, medieval feel of 12th century romance in Bulawayo’s most sought-after destination.
With glorious views over Bulawayo, Horizons is an upmarket and contemporary-chic eatery conveniently located in the heart of the city, close to your Bulawayo accommodation. Enjoy a drink at the sleek bar before dining on the outside terrace next to a tinkling waterfall and swimming pool.