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Saruche Restaurant

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Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
+255774266266
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Z Hotel’s main restaurant, Saruche, offers a four course Table de Hote...
Z Hotel’s main restaurant, Saruche, offers a four course Table de Hote Menu of African-European fusion cuisine as well as a variety of fresh-from-the-ocean fish and seafood. We have created a sophisticated, yet relaxed atmosphere where you can sample some of the finest cuisine Zanzibar has to offer and taste fine wines from our international wine selection.Other than sampling our delicious four course Table de Hote Menu, we do also offer themed buffet evenings on select nights. Ranging from the Seafood Fiesta to Traditional African style meals, all accompanied by live entertainment. With stunning views across the ocean, Saruche restaurant rests on the edge of a small cliff where you can eat al fresco on a deck over the ocean with only the rippling tide to keep you company.
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A mus in Nungwi

Fantastic service and food with a really varied menu. A good wine menu as well and really good value for money. We went twice and got the same high standard both times. Good location overlooking the beach.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Fantastic service and food with a really varied menu. A good wine menu as well and really good value for money. We went twice and got the same high standard both times. Good location overlooking the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Started with a drink and app on the rooftop bar to watch the sunset then dinner down on the deck. Food was great. Better than most of the island fare we experienced. Pricier than most on the island but still very reasonable. Service was island service: A for effort and kindness. And really, we didn't have theater tickets or anything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

After trying several restaurants up and down Nungwi, I found Saruche to be the best of all of them. They are only open for dinner, but I felt their service was top notch (everyone spoke English) and their seafood the freshest. Their appetizers were really delicious, and the seafood platter was excellent. The chef made an exception and made us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is an outstanding restaurant where the chef clearly enjoys what they do. If you're staying at Z hotel, you can appreciate the breadth of their culinary skills. The location is outstaning with ocean views and breaze making the experience that much more memorable. On evenings, you can enjoy your dinner by the waves on candle lit tables. The service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The restaurant location , staff & food is fabulous , bit expensive w.r.t to Zanzibar but overall bill was 50$ for two main courses , water , 2 drinks . It's considered to be fancy but worth it .

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Amsterdam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Saruche is a very nice restaurant at Nungwi beach Zanzibar. The location is romantic at the seafront. Very nice atmosphere and the rooftop bar offers you the best cocktails of Zanzibar. From 6-8 is Happy hour each cocktail $5,-

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Saruche restaurant is located in the nice Z hotel. The atmosphere is really nice and I advice to drink a or more cocktails in the rooftop bar before having diner at Saruche. Saruche has a beautiful view over the water and it is also possible to have dinner at the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Start your night with a cocktail on the roof top lounge as you watch the sunset. After that have a good meal on Saruche Restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

At the Z hotel. Make detour to eat here, if you are walking along the beach in the evening. It is an unexpected delight!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The restaurant is the more classy one in Z hotel. We had tables both on the terrace and on the beach. It is so nice to sit on the beach, listen to the ocean and feel the sand under your feet. The food is good, and the service is high class. There are many dishes to choose from, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Nungwi
  • Phone Number: +255774266266

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Z Hotel’s main restaurant, Saruche, offers a four course Table de Hote Menu of African-European fusion cuisine as well as a variety of fresh-from-the-ocean fish and seafood. We have created a sophisticated, yet relaxed atmosphere where you can sample some of the finest cuisine Zanzibar has to offer and taste fine wines from our international wine selection.Other than sampling our delicious four course Table de Hote Menu, we do also offer themed buffet evenings on select nights. Ranging from the Seafood Fiesta to Traditional African style meals, all accompanied by live entertainment. With stunning views across the ocean, Saruche restaurant rests on the edge of a small cliff where you can eat al fresco on a deck over the ocean with only the rippling tide to keep you company.

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