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Saruche Restaurant

Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
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Ranked #2 of 25 Restaurants in Nungwi
Price range: $24 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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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Moscow, Russia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

It 's a reastaurant at Z hotel by the ocean. It is better to book in advance, i.e. at lunch time as a walk-in in the evening you may end up at worse table. I had Senegalese crab and prawns with avocado. In both cases it was minced meat not full crab or prawns. The food was good but did... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Staying in the Z hotel which owns Tia restaurant for 6 nights, a lobster dinner for 2 was included and it did not disappoint. All diners receive complimentary bread and oil on arrival and a complimentary 'mini entree'. One night it was soup another night DELICIOUS spring rolls. We asked for a second but said we'd pay for it and... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had a 3 course chefs daily special meal. Smoked salmon for starter, chicken breast filled with brie for main and crepes with chocolate ice cream for dessert. It was just perfect. With two glasses of whine it summed up to about $60, which is not bad. Go here if you are in Nungwi

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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We loved our dinner experiences at Saruche. We went on the first night and loved it so much we went back again the next. All varieties of meat and seafood were beautiful and the setting was fantastic. Service was great.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Everything eas tasteful! the service was the fastest from all of the restaurants that we visited at nungwi. We will come back!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We dined at Saruche one night while staying at the Z Hotel and really enjoyed our experience. The restaurant is right on the beach, over the water, and it is an absolutely beautiful, romantic setting. The service was excellent and by far the only "fine dining" experience we had in Tanzania. It was impressive considering where we were. We had... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stayed in the Z Hotel and went to Saruche for a romantic lobster dinner. Food was awesome, also starters and wine. Good service is hard to find in Nungwi, but here they do make a very good job. Was my best dinner on the island so far!

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Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Compared to the food offerings in Zanzibar, i found this restaurant very sophisticated and great quality. We ordered 2 starters (ravioli+barracuda) and 2 main courses(lobster+salad). All was great, both the taste and the presentation. Our waitress was so kind and friendly, we had a small chat. Just the chocolate dessert was average. But it was ok. We paid 93usd including... More 

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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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98 reviews 98 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

It's sad to write this kind of a review. Z hotel and their restaurants were very rude to us. Toward the end of our trip we stopped by the restaurants in order to eat a nice meal (they do have a great location and good sunset view) and use skype to connect with my wife's parents and tell them about... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

A lovely restaurant overlooking the beach and sea, food was tasty, well presented with a good selection, the steak being my favourite. The staff are smartly dressed very polite, and friendly. Didn't wait long for meals to arrive and were also piping hot! Didn't think meals were that expensive, normal price to dine in a good restaurant in the UK.... More 

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Additional Information about Saruche Restaurant

Address: Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255774266266
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar  >  Nungwi
Average Prices: USD 24 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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