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Amanzi Restaurant

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158 Enterprise Road | Highlands, Harare, Zimbabwe
+263 4 497 768
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Harare, Zimbabwe
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great food in a beautiful setting, surrounded by beautiful gardens and a stunning water feature. The fillet was cooked to perfection! Prices however are a bit heavy on the pocket. However, overall, is a must do if in Harare!

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Thank Mitsidzo R
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

From the last time I went there some months ago where I had pork belly that smelled like fish and some indescribably godawful excuse for apple sauce, things have not improved. The sushi is widely accepted now as a total rip off with ridiculously paper thin slices I dont even think the fanciest Michelin 5 star would try to pull... More 

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1 Thank Sonya R
Jama24, Owner at Amanzi Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sonya R Ouch!! Not sure what we have done to offend you and warrant such a scathing and potentially damaging attack. We receive a lot of reviews but few with this sort of venom. We sell hundreds of portions of pork belly and it has become one of the most popular dishes at Amanzi. We source top quality lean... More 

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The property is stunning even in the evening! I was so busy running around taking pictures that the food arrived in my absence. Ground nut stew and beef skewers. Its was great, but small portions. The food is definitely over priced. This experience was lovely! The musicians were excellent and the owners are a lot of fun!!!

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Thank Aneesah A
Baden, Switzerland
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141 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good food and entertainment. On Thursday, they had live music, very lively and mixed crowd enjoyed snacks and drinks. Wine seems expensiv, except housewine !

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Thank Martin F
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It's worth going Friday late morning for the market and stay for the veggie buffet. Best vegetarian meal in Harare. Totally different scene from any night expat "work" dinner with out-of-town guests or late Thursday night live music party scene.

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Thank Katy R
Hamburg, Germany
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Sitting in the wonderful garden with excellent food and even better music. A must for a visit in Harare. It is quiet expensive but worth every dollar. reservation required. To save money take your own wine and pay the cork fee.

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Thank TomCarlos
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We recently held our school reunion at Amanzi Restaurant and this was the best place to start the weekend at. The owner arranged a wonderful dinner for our party of twenty and the meal was superb. The wine flowed liberally throughout and the bill was very reasonable indeed. Andy came round to check personally if everything was to our liking... More 

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Thank Peter J
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5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were there recently on a Thursday when they have a live band. As usual the food was good (maybe a little overpriced), and the ambience was perfect.

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Thank George N
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We went on a Thursday night. Food was great, and there was a live rock band later in the evening. May be a little overpriced though...

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San Leandro, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We heard that Amanzi restaurant was a great so, September 9, 2016 my husband and I we took our children to dinner there. The restaurant has beautiful gardens, pretty décor/art and very clean toilets. I will start with the waiter, the gentleman was not pleasant at all even though we gave him a pretty good tip because we understand the... More 

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Thank A_Gora-Mapfumo
Jama24, Owner at Amanzi Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Angela Thank you for your review. We appreciate all forms of feedback both positive and negative. Your review is no exception and we assure you that all points are fully investigated. We are fully aware of the importance and impact that reviews can have on restaurants. For this reason we try and respond to most of the reviews posted.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • 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
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
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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