Inhambane, a city located on Mozambique’s southern coastline, is a wonderful place to explore. As the capital of Inhambane, activities and attractions reign supreme here – but let’s not forget about the food!
Here are the best restaurants in – and close by to – Inhambane:
While Branko’s may not be the fanciest spot around town – this shack-style diner, situated behind the central market, is a simple, yet wonderful place to head for a delicious meal.
They are particularly well-loved for their pizzas, meat and seafood – all of which are flavoursome and highly affordable!
Contact: +258 84 066 6470
Address: Branko’s, Tofo Beach, Inhambane Province, Mozambique
#2 The Green Turtle Pub & Restaurant
Located at Bayview Lodge, this beach-chic eatery lies a stone’s throw away from the ocean… Ensuring not only are the views sublime, but especially with French husband-and-wife duo at the helm, you can rest assured, knowing that the food is just as great!
Food incorporates a blend of European and African-style cuisines, providing diners with unique combinations and flavours to enjoy.
Contact: +258 84 743 3334
Address: The Green Turtle Pub & Restaurant, Praia Da Barra, Inhambane, Mozambique
#3 Neptune’s Lodge and Beach Bar
If you’re looking for a chilled but fun place to go for food and relaxation, then Neptune’s Beach Bar is the perfect place for you.
The bar side of things offers a true island style, with great food and a cool vibe. As you eat, enjoy the sound of drums or sitting around a bonfire.
Contact: +258 84 054 9311
Address: Neptune’s Lodge and Beach Bar, Barra Beach, Inhambane, Mozambique
#4 Tofo Tofo
This restaurant enjoys a wonderful, relaxed and comfortable beach atmosphere, while the menu offers a range of great dishes to choose from.
Fresh, local food and generous portions are the order of the day – and the views aren’t half bad either, as it overlooks the hill and palms. It’s colourful, cheerful and good – what more could you want from a restaurant?
Address: Tofo Tofo, Tofo, Inhambane Province, Mozambique
#5 Guju’s Beach Bar
This vibrant beach eatery captures the spirit and food of local Mozambique perfectly. Guju’s Beach Bar provides visitors with top food, good views and delicious drinks.
Head there for great food, a killer vibe and chilled drinks!
Contact:+258 84 730 5657
Address: Guju’s Beach Bar, Tofo Beach, Tofo, Inhambane Province, Mozambique
#6 Mango Beach Restaurant
Mango Beach Restaurant is a delightful offering:, with its awesome food, which is fresh and delicious, especially the fish.
It’s also a really lovely, scenic place to dine at, and owner Steffan and his Mango Beach team go out of their way to make you feel welcome. However, it’s not the easiest place to find, so if you get lost, just give Steffan a call and he’ll happily assist!
Contact: +258 84 262 3704
Address: Mango Beach Restaurant, Beach Road, Tofo, Inhambane, Mozambique
Located at Liquid Dive Adventures, Happi hails as the only vegetarian restaurant in Inhambane. Here, food is simple, healthy and delicious, promoting good health all round.
The eatery – run by a passionate Finnish couple, with wife Emma serving as the talented chef – also offers lovely views of the surrounding wetland and a delightful shaded patio and pool area, ideal for balmy days.
Contact: +258 84 651 2737
Address: Happi, Liquid Dive Restaurant, Praia do Tofo, Mozambique
#8 Casa de Comer Restaurant
This rustic, beach-side restaurant presents diners with good, well-priced food, great, personal service and a lovely atmosphere. It can get pretty busy here, especially in the evenings or on quiz nights.
In particular, their pizzas, peri-peri chicken and fresh seafood are winning dishes!
Contact: +258 84 016 3344
Address: Casa de Comer Restaurant, Barrio Josina Machel, Praia do Tofo, Mozambique
#9 Chill Beach Bar
This beach bar not only has a great beach location, but it also provides cool lounging chairs outside and great food and drinks.
It’s also a chilled place, ideal for those who crave some good relaxation, in conjunction with fine food at what is a highly rated Mozambique eatery.
Contact: +258 84 283 6933
Address: Chill Beach Bar, Barra Bay Beach, Inhambane, Mozambique
#10 Beach Baraca
This friendly Mozambique restaurant offers fresh, yummy breakfasts and great tacos, along with friendly, prompt service.
Takeaways are available here too, and visitors can choose to sit indoors or outdoors.
Contact: +258 84 244 8919
Address: Beach Baraca, Long Street, Tofo, Mozambique
#11 Sunset Lodge
Sunset Lodge is undoubtedly one of best places in Mozambique to go for sundowners. It’s also guaranteed to give you access to some of the best sunsets while you’re at it!
The bar and restaurant are tops, so be sure to check them both out when you visit.
Contact: +258 84 244 5444
Address: Sunset Lodge, Praia da Barra, Inhambane, Mozambique
#12 Mozambeat Motel Restaurant
Situated at the cleverly named Mozambeat Motel, this motel restaurant is a fully catered restaurant, which offers great burgers, nachos, sushi, lasagne and so much more!
Many of the ingredients – like the herbs and vegetables – are sourced from the motel’s garden. There’s also a well-stocked, funky bar to enjoy on the premises too.
Contact: +258 84 5000 383
Address: Mozambeat Motel Restaurant, Barrio Josina Machel, Praia de Tofo, Tofo, Mozambique
#13 Charlie’s Bar
While this is just as much a bar as it is a restaurant, Charlie’s certainly offers some pretty fine food.
With specialities like prego rolls, seafood and more, this bar-restaurant brings together good drinks and consistently decent, well-priced food.
Contact: +258 84 463 9826
Address: Charlie’s Bar, Barra, Inhambane, Mozambique
#14 Bistro Pescador
With its stunning location overlooking the water, this restaurant offers yet more of that natural Inhambane beauty.
It serves good drinks and food both. In particular, try the crayfish or a pizza, they’re both meant to be great!
Contact: +258 84 251 0911
Address: Bistro Pescador, Inhambane, Mozambique
#15 What U Want
This restaurant offers quality Italian and Mozambican cuisine alike. There’s also a lovely family environment, complete with live music and awesome food specialties.
Sample new takes on pizzas with flavours like lobster or seafood. Or go traditional Italiano because the standard Italian food is authentically delicious and wholesome!
Contact: +258 82 909 6936
Address: What U Want, Praia de Tofo, Tofo, Mozambique
These are just some of Inhambane’s top eateries to enjoy!