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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Only Portugese Restaurant in Harare
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
European, Portuguese
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was so eager to try out the new place , went there on valentines day , the service was so poor we were literally ignored by the waitrons preferring white customers as opposed to us , we were told that we were wasting their...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Gertrude M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i visited in a valentine's excitement but the treatment i received from the waiters was just disheartening...racism at its best. the servicing as well was very slow and unexplained. my mood was toned down. Irate them on a 2/10.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nontokozo K M
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

We have been going there for years and they always have great consistency throughout. Chicken is amazing - I would recommend hot chicken! It’s divine

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank micfranmf
Reviewed 19 January 2019

Coimbra is the best Portuguese chicken and has been going for close to 3 decades, a stalwart for the locals and visitors alike - always go Peri-Peri spicy - you wont regret.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kalzim
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

On every visit to Harare we have to squeeze in a meal at Coimbra, no matter how busy or tired we are! The food is simple, tasty and of excellent quality. It’s chicken and chips, nothing more and nothing less, but simply the best chicken...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TerenceT1977
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

They have a tender and stramptous rump steak arguably the best in Harare. It's a must taste if you visit Coimbra.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank joechiripanyanga
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

This is a North Portugal jewel. The little town is very pretty but the University definitely steals the impression. The building is amazing. I was particularly impressed by the library and the chapel. They are works of art. You will definitely miss a lot, if...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank isabellekane2000
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Splendid service with friendly staff. I liked their spicy gizzards and fresh salads. The food portions were awesome

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Pfungwa
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Went for lunch with partner. Chicken was amazing (hot), steak was also decent!! love love love the garlic and broth sauces that come standard! always put a generous helping.. the garlic breath is worth it after wards lol ;) Parking was a little tricky though...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FaffyTravels
Reviewed 5 November 2018

I should have stuck to Peri Peri chicken that I had earlier in the week, But experimental with food as I am I took grilled sausages as recommended by the waiter. Soon after getting back to the hotel I felt uncomfortable. Flying back to Europe...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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2 June 2018|
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Response from 263malcolmB | Reviewed this property |
sadly no they have two types of sauces garlic. and chicken piripiri
9 March 2018|
Response from MoiraVandoros | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - only seen your message now. If you still need your table maybe contact the owners directly and see if you can make a transfer across to them? Or Ecocash?
Alexandra C
25 January 2018|
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Response from Lynn W | Reviewed this property |
Middle range I'd say. Peri Peri chicken was $12
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