The Pointe (Third Street, Harare) – located in central Harare, this restaurant services char-broiled meat dishes, as well as Portuguese meals (receiving positive comments for their reasonable prices). The prawn curry is also recommended here.
St. Elmo’s Woodfired Pizza (Avondale Shopping Centre, King George Road, Harare) – this is a popular South Africa-based pizza chain restaurant that served wood-fired pizzas (as well as other Italian dishes). atos italianos).
Sopranos (Argyle Road, Avondale Shopping Centre, Harare) – named after the notorious American cable TV series, along with a number of Italian dishes, Oriental, Indian and Zimbabwean cuisine is also served there (in effect, making this a “fusion” restaurant). For those coming early, their cappuccino is a hit with the patrons. There is also an […]
Shop Café (Doon Estate, 1 Harrow Road, Msasa, Harare) – this is a popular breakfast and lunch place – attracting both locals and visitors. The food here ranges from their vegetarian salad buffet, to pan-fried tilapia, piri piri chicken, lemon herb chicken, black rice, focaccia (beetroot, pumpkin and garlic), and omelettes with blue cheese.
Pistachio (Shop 19, Sam Levy’s Village, Borrowdale Village, Harare) — it’s already consistently packed, thanks to its pleasant pistachio green décor and great food. Their chai latte is well-regarded, the salads are just as good and filling as their burgers, and the complimentary foccacia bread sticks will fight off your hunger as you watch everyone […]
L’O de Vie (Newlands Shopping Centre, Harare) – this restaurant services French and Belgian dishes – from frogs’ legs to Crevette (North Sea shrimps), Belgian beef stew, and beef simmered in beer (Carbonnade Flamande). An unexpected continental European treat in this British-influenced country!
Keg & Maiden (Fifth Street, North of City Centre, Harare Sports Club, Harare) – this is a British-themed restaurant that serves typical pub food (from burgers to pizzas, etc.), and of course cold brews. Patrons come here for the view of the Harare Cricket Club (a busy place whenever there’s a sporting event).
Jaipur (Sunrise Sports Club, Hurtsview Road, Ridgeview, Harare) — given that Harare has its own Indian community, this restaurant caters to such diners, serving items such as uttapams, masala dhosa, samosas, vegetarian thali, and chutneys. There is garden dining, and a view of the cricket grounds as well.
Italian Bakery (Ground Floor, Avondale Shopping Centre, King George Rd Avondale, Harare) – despite the “bakery” name, this restaurant serves various Italian dishes (from pastas to paninis). Its menu dabbles with both Ethiopian and Italian flavors (which makes sense, since the owners are Italian Ethiopians). The coffee here is also recommended. There is occasional live […]
DV8 (George Square, Kamfinsa Shopping Centre, Harare) – this is a steak house that serves prime grass-fed steaks, fillet steaks and spare ribs, chicken schnitzel with mushroom sauce, chicken livers, devilled beef kidneys, baked potatoes loaded with cheese, bacon bits, butter and sour cream, calamari, and escargots. In addition, there’s live entertainment on Saturday evenings.