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Amanzi Restaurant

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158 Enterprise Road | Highlands, Harare, Zimbabwe
+263 4 497 768
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2012

I was taken there for lunch by my customer. We arrived at 1300 and there were only two other tables of two people each occupied. The service was appalling - it took nearly an hour to get our starter and nearly 1 3/4 hours for the whole meal. That level of service is fine for a leisurely night out but... More 

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Munich, Germany
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2012

good food, very nice atmosphere. live music on thursday and a good crowd.

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Thank AlexK01
Kigali, Rwanda
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145 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2012

It's one of these places people talk about and you really don't know why... The food lacks both imagination and taste. In a wonderful Harare garden, though..... Otherwise avoid!

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Thank Pascal C
Harare, Zimbabwe
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Time for the band to go ... nobody wants to eat good food and drink great wine whilst listening to some kid disassembling perfectly good music ..

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Thank Coleman M
Harare, Zimbabwe
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Gorgeous setting, but the food just wasn't worth the price. The starters were delicious (bone marrow, and garlic snails), but the main courses were very small (prawn curry, and duck breast) and the pudding was disappointing (creme brulee). And on top of that our drinks were warm. Not nearly up to the standard we were expecting which was a huge... More 

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Thank Michelle P
London
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55 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2012

I have been here a couple of times. On both occasions it was really busy, so do book ahead as you might be turned away. There's ample secure parking, and we were quickly seated. The menu is quite mixed - steaks/fish/vegetarian - and I really enjoyed everything I ate there. The first time I went there, the service was great.... More 

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Thank MendozaUK
Monaco
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2011

It is a busy and happening place in the Harare context. We also had a great meal at their sister property Amnzi Lodge. The Nigerian sour and curry are a must.

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Thank globetrottermc
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2011

We had lunch here, and was amazed at how lovely their food was. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank olafdunn
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2011

But now more like a noisy grill, as oposed to a fancy, romantic night out...

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Thank NDPZim
Greater Perth, Australia
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163 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2009

Excellent dinner , good food , fair service in marvellous setting

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Thank HarareScotsman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
Cuisine
International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Enterprise Road | Highlands, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Harare Province  >  Harare
  • Phone Number: +263 4 497 768
Description
Situated in the heart of the Northern Suburbs of Harare, Amanzi Restaurant is set well back from the road in 4 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. An old farmhouse, architucturally converted to a stylish modern restaurant. Amanzi has the capacity to seat 100 people. Amanzi offers it customers "fusion" cuisine. The decor is a sophisticated blend of interior styles created to form a backdrop for unusual collections of African antiquities and contemporary art. The water feature is stocked with koi carp, and is floodlit at night. The property is noted for its collection of indigenous trees, predominately msasa, and colourful shrubs, which provide a cool, restful atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?