Restaurants in Harare
Even during an economic meltdown, people have to eat! The capital city has a number of business headquarters, government offices and international embassies, and as a result there are some excellent restaurants in Harare. Whether you're looking for a quality pub like the Keg & Maiden, top-quality steakhouses like the 360 Degrees Bar and Grill, fine dining establishments like Amanzi and Victoria 22, or a number of good coffee shops like Shop Cafe - you'll find something to suit your tastes.
A sophisticated fine dining experience awaits at what is consistently voted the best restaurant in Harare. Set in the heart of Harare's northern suburbs and surrounded by acres of landscaped gardens, this old farmhouse has been converted into a stylish, trendy hotspot for Harare's fashionable crowd. A number of interlinked rooms mean that the restaurant can seat 100 people while still offering an intimate dining experience. You can also buy artwork before you leave.
Address: 158 Enterprise Road, Highlands, Harare
Telephone: +263 (0) 4 497 768
360 Degrees Bar and Grill
360 Degrees Bar and Grill is no ordinary steakhouse, but an upmarket contemporary dining experience. The restaurant focuses on personally dry-aging the best Zimbabwean beef for up to 28 days, and use high-quality local ingredients to craft excellent signature steaks. There is also a good international a la carte menu, and an extensive wine, champagne and whiskey list. Unlike many Harare restaurants, you can buy wine by the bottle here. The bar, with it's warm and inviting interior, is also open to the public and not just sit-down guests - pop in for a good bourbon on your way past.
Address: Shop 17-20, Sam Levy's VIllage, Borrowdale Road, Harare
Telephone: +263 (0) 4 853 314
After a recent facelift, this popular restaurant has become a favourite with Harare's foodies. Choose from an excellent selection of Italian and Mediterranean fare including wood-fired pizzas, pastas, seafood (flown in from overseas weekly), steaks and meat dishes. A popular 2-course lunch for $12 sees the crowds returning again and again. Leonardo's also has a good wine selection and full bar. The owner, Daniel Marini, is a 4-time winner of Family Restaurant of the Year.
Address: Sam Levy's Village, Borrowdale Road, Harare
Telephone: +263 (0) 4 883 158
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