Top 15 restaurants in Inhambane.

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:

#1 Branko’s 

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

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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?

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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

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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

#7 Happi 

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

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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

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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

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Address: Sunset Lodge, Praia da BarraInhambane, 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

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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!

Top 12 restaurants in Maputo in 2017.

Mozambique’s largest city, Maputo, is a treasure trove for all kinds of great things, including colonial architecture, amazing experiences – and of course, some pretty cool eateries too!

Dive into Maputo and explore these top 12 restaurants with your tastebuds:

#1 Dhow Cafe

Dhow Cafe offers a wonderful blend of good Greek food, a relaxed environment and good service… what more could you want? Well, how about some French chocolate cake, paired with gorgeous ocean views?

It’s one of the city’s prime sundowner spots, with enviable views, delicious drinks and beautiful decor to enhance the overall experience. Also, when you stop by this popular cafe, be sure to check out the corresponding shop, which offers lovely homeware and gifts.

Contact: +258 21 4924491


Address: Dhow Cafe, Rua de Marracuene No.4, Maputo, Mozambique

#2 Zambi

At Zambi, good food, strict hygiene and excellent service take precedence. This chic restaurant offers a range of gastronomic delights – and possibly the city’s best fine dining too.

Zambi is perfect for special occasions, especially when you sit inside the newly renovated dining room – but it still offers a relaxed edge, with balmy palms and impressive views from the shaded terrace.

Head here for fresh seafood and you’re unlikely to leave with anything less than a highly contented tummy.

Contact: +258 84 3392624


Address: Zambi, Avenida 10 de Novembro, 8, Maputo, Mozambique

#3 Restaurante Txhapo Txhapo

Txhapo Txhapo is a vegetarian-friendly eatery where one can grab awesome eats, like assorted burgers (including veggie ones), which they are famed for.

The food style is homemade and wholesome, while the atmosphere and interiors are cosy, cheerful and bright in true cafe style. If you’re after  healthier bites, Txhapo Txhapo is definitely the spot for you.

Contact: +258 84 541 9820


Address: Txhapo Txhapo, Eduardo Mondlane 173, Maputo, Mozambique

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#4 Bel Piatto

If a craving for hearty, delicious Italian cuisine strikes while you’re visiting or staying in Maputo, then never fear because Bel Piatto provides a breath of fresh Italian air.

This simply lovely, popular restaurant offers mouth-watering food, like seafood pasta or vegetarian-style dishes, a warm ambiance and good service to ensure a great meal.

Contact: +258 21 491 130


Address: Bel Piatto, Avenida Julius Nyerere, Maputo, Mozambique

#5 Campo di Mare

Yet another Italian eatery, Campo di Mare offers excellent, value-for-money Italian cuisine and a beautiful, shore-hugging setting.

Relax with your friends and family, as you enjoy a wholesome meal at this top-star restaurant. Although all the food is sublime, the pasta is meant to be the stuff of food legend – so don’t miss trying some when you’re there!

Contact: +258 84 684 4374


Address: Campo di Mare, Avenida de Marginal, Maputo 5714, Mozambique

#6 Piri Piri

Piri Piri provides its diners with delicious food, good service and affordability, all of which ensure a memorable dining experience.

Like its name suggests, this well-priced Portuguese restaurant is famed across the board in Maputo for its sinfully good piri piri chicken.

It’s also the perfect spot for locals and tourists to mingle as they enjoy good food together. For a touch of Maputo’s charm, sit outside and soak up some of the vibrant street life.

Contact: +258 21 492 379

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Address: Piri Piri, Av. 24 de Julho 14Maputo, Mozambique

#7 Sagres Shellfish Restaurant

Specialising in seafood, Sagres boasts some of the best seafood in Maputo – and that’s saying a lot!

Sagres is a real gem of a place, with flavourful seafood, lovely ocean views and a prime location. The food is value-for-money and so, so good, with highlights like sea kebab or glorious prawns.

If you wish to experience the seafood side of Maputo, then Sagres should be first on your restaurant list.

Contact: +258 21 495 201

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Address: Sagres, Av. Marginal 4272, Maputo, Mozambique

#8 A Nossa Tasca

This elegant European restaurant is a delight in every sense of the word. Not only does it offer excellent food and good service, but it’s a really popular eatery in the city, with many guests coming back for more.

Its meat and side/starter dishes are definite highlights.

Contact: +258 84 450 6174


Address: A Nossa Tasca, Avenida Julius Nyerere 245, Maputo, Mozambique

#9 Tree House

This beautiful restaurant provides diners with upscale Portuguese cuisine, at its finest.

Everything here is well-cooked, tasty and fresh. Tree House specialises in dishes such as meat, chicken or skewers, with the option of potatoes or salads as a side.

Tree House is well-named (ask why when you visit) and is one of the more romantic spots in Maputo. Guests will love dining al fresco out under the impressive, big Mafureira.

Contact: +258 82 109 9368


Address: Tree House, Avenida Francisco Orlando Magumbwe com a Avenida José Mateus, Maputo, Mozambique

#10 Kalus Esplanada

This relaxed eatery offers awesome meat dishes and a unique experience in that diners can buy their meat raw and advise the chef on how they would like it cooked or grilled.

It’s a good, no-fuss place to go for a chilled BBQ with your mates. You can tuck into meaty wonders and good beer, while enjoying a nice vibe and simple, yet good service.

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Address: Kalus Esplanada, Rua Alfredo Keil, Maputo, Mozambique

#11 Mamma Mia

This cosy, cheerful pizzeria will have diners coming back time and again. Service and food alike are of a high quality, and the pizzas in particular make for a lip-smacking good  feast!

For those craving good food and soothing natural surroundings, Mamma Mia is the perfect lunch spot in Maputo.

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Address: Mamma Mia, Avenida Armando Tivane, Maputo, Mozambique

#12 Chez Fred

Chez Fred offers amazing coffee, delicious food – especially the pastries – and great attention to detail.

This wonderful French coffee shop is a slice of pastry (and sweet treat…) paradise, wrapped up in one elegant spot.

Contact: +258 84 123 4578

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Address: Avenida Julius Nyerere | 914, R/C, Esquerdo, Maputo, Mozambique

These are just some of Maputo’s awesome eateries to enjoy during 2017.