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Saruche Restaurant

Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
+255774266266
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Ranked #6 of 22 restaurants in Nungwi
Price range: $24 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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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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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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

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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90 reviews 90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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dublin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I had high expectations when I visited Saruche and was very disappointed. Pros: Nice staff Beautiful setting Cons: Bad food Very expensive wine Weird menu tweaking On arrival the staff are nice and welcoming. Presented us with a very expensive wine list starting from 50usd which i thought was fairly extreme for the quality of wine. We order calamari starters... More

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Vancouver
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141 reviews 141 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Our first night at the Z Hotel my husband and I decided to splurge and eat at the Saruche Restaurant which is the ``fine dining`` option at this hotel. The tables are set up on a large open patio with wonderful views out over the water - very romantic and pretty. The food was good - very enjoyable meal.

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

Set facing the beach in a gorgeous spot the restaurant is tastefully decorated and lit. The staff are very attentive. The menu has good variety including a catch of the day. This was tough so not very good, however the beef was extremely tasty! Disappointed that the only sides available were chips or rice, they can improve on this and... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Beautiful presentation, delicious gourmet food, great service, trendy and romantic setting. Good wines. So happy that we choose this restaurant for our last meal on Zanzibar. I had the green curry king prawns.

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Alberta
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167 reviews 167 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

For such a beautiful setting the food was really a disappointment. The shrimp skewers were an alright starter but the main courses-a curry and a fish dish were not flavourful. The dessert was also very basic. Cinnamon had a much better kitchen (located on balcony above) and more reasonable prices. The service was attentive and some of the best we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We were staying at the Z hotel on a part of our honeymoon and this is the hotel's restaurant. Breakfasts here were great. We never had lunch here but we did have dinner there once - it was on an african-themed evening with dancers and a set menu. The food was very tasty and the entertainment was great.

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