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The Green Turtle

) #3 of 52 Restaurants in Inhambane Province $$ - $$$ French, Seafood,
Praia Da Barra | Praia da Barra, 1300, Mozambique
+258 82 026 0580
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
9:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
French, Seafood, Contemporary, International, European, Fusion
$$ - $$$
Praia Da Barra | Praia da Barra, 1300, Mozambique
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31 - 40 of 135 reviews

Reviewed August 15, 2015

Carpaccio of tuna, crab salad, sardines, crepe suzette, french fries, crab cakes, all to die for, delicious, delicious, yum yum. The French owners have put attention to detail in everything which makes this the stand out place to eat for me on this trip. The...More

Thank carinski1
Reviewed July 27, 2015

Variety of menu choice. All is very fresh and never cooked from frozen. Attention to details and decoration in everything. Exceptional good food at moderate prices. Ran by french people, so they know how to cook delicious food. Very very recommend this place for dining.

1  Thank ELizaveta_23
Reviewed June 27, 2015

In a beautiful country populated by warm friendly people this restaurant takes the delicious fresh local seafood and creates wonderful and diverse dishes. Mediterranean food with an interesting Mozambican twist. The restaurant is owned and run by a French couple from Montpellier. He is the...More

Thank emmacapetown2015
Reviewed June 23, 2015

My girlfriend and I ate here twice, it's idyllic! So peaceful, with a beautiful beach, chilled atmosphere, very friendly owners and staff and the most amazing menu! This restaurant is a must, even on a backpacker's budget. The seafood is to die for and the...More

Thank Graham R
Reviewed June 22, 2015

A birthday lunch at this beautiful little restaurant overlooking the beach was the best birthday present anyone could ask for. The food was delicious, the service incredible, the atmosphere charming and I could go on and on. Well done Green Turtle you deserve 10 stars....More

Thank Mozambliquemandy
Reviewed June 8, 2015

We came for my wife's 50th birthday lunch. The restaurant was recommended by our hotel in Tofo on the same morning. It is really lovely! Right on the beach and with all the little touches that you wouldn't even expect. The food was absolutely michelin...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed May 24, 2015

We have had a house in Barra for almost 10 years and love our holidays there. The Green Turtle has made our time there even more enjoyable. Fabulous fresh food, Crayfish carpaccio, toasted coconut, amazing cocktails...A brilliant and inventive blend of Mozambique and French cuisine....More

2  Thank kate j
Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Nice food, nice presentation and the fact that you are eating facing the sea is awesome! Service is a lil slow, but bearable.

Thank Ana Patrícia M
Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

The green Turtel was recommended to us as one of the best restaurants in Barra/Tofo. Since it was already 06:45 p.m. we made a reservation for the three of us to make sure they are ok with us coming that late (according to Mozambique operating...More

Thank Jesus B
Reviewed April 10, 2015

We sat outside on the deck and it was wonderful. We had a big group of us and we were able to have a delightful meal. The steak was really good and the service was great. The strawberry caphrina was very tasty.

Thank Colorado79
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $200
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia Da Barra | Praia da Barra, 1300, Mozambique
  • Location: Africa  >  Mozambique  >  Inhambane Province
  • Phone Number: +258 82 026 0580
  • E-mail
The Green Turtle pub/restaurant is directly ON the beach and operated by Joelle and Francois, a French husband and wife team. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily, bringing European flair to beach-side eating. Kitchen close 8:00pm every evening Bar close 9:00pm every evening
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