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“Beautiful setting”
Review of Amanzi Restaurant

Amanzi Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 159 Restaurants in Harare
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$35
Cuisines: International, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, After-hours, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
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98 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Beautiful setting”
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We have been to Amanzi on a number of occasions and generally are satisfied with both the meal and beautiful surroundings. We visited last week and had a very good evening. The food was good and the service from our waiter and attention from the owner was exceptional. We sat on the veranda as we prefer to be outside and a patio heater and blankets were provided as it was a chilly winter night. We will certainly keep coming to Amanzi as it is one of our favourite restaurants and we are always well looked after.

  • Visited July 2015
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Thank Ant K
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“a true classic in class of its own”
Reviewed 3 July 2015

this is definitely one of the best eating places in Harare and with a great selection set in a majestic garden. be sure to request the starter selection platter

Visited June 2015
Thank Dumimoyo
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Lovely Restaurant”
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We went there for a quick drink and ended up having few :) We had relaxing and chilled evening in their outside area, shame we visited at the end of our trip. We definitely be coming back when we visit Harare again.

  • Visited June 2015
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1 Thank Lucy84k
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Bangkok, Thailand
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Food Average”
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Guess we expected more since it was highly recommended.
Service was slow, & food cold on arrival.
Price high.

Visited May 2015
1 Thank Annette680
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Jama24, Manager at Amanzi Restaurant, responded to this review, 22 June 2015
Dear Annette680

Thank you for your review. We appreciate all forms of feedback and yours is no exception. We believe your experience was a one off, and certainly not the norm at Amanzi. We do try and correct both service and food issues when they arise if we are made aware. We cook all food to order and it is kept on a hot plate before being served so complaints of cold food are a rarity. Sadly we operate in an environment of high overheads and intermittent power, so our prices are partly a reflection of this. Our policy is to utilise top grade produce at all times which is often more expensive. We assure you of a better experience in line with the high recommendation you were given on your next visit.

The Amanzi Team
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lunch, which was lovely!”
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We went for a friend's surprise 40th birthday lunch.The staff were exceptionally helpful and accomodating, with regards to helping us hang up our own decorations. The food was gorgeous, with a lovely menu, and the service throughout the meal was exceptioanl. I very much look forward to going back there for a meal. Well done to a stunning restaurant. The gardens are stunning too. Beautiful surroundings xxx

Visited May 2015
Thank Jane J
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