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Saruche Restaurant

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Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
+255 774 266 266
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7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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firenze
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85 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best restaurant in Nungwi, if you want a special dinner on the beach this is the place. The service is perfect, the waiters speak a good English (not so common here) and the dishes are stunning, a different cuisine which match African and continental style. Price are higher than the other restaurants on the beach but this place really... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for dinner at Saruche without having stayed at the hotel and without having made a table reservation and thus we were not sure about how we would be welcomed - but the evening turned out to be a wonderful dining experience in Zanzibar. Despite of not having had a table reservation, we were welcomed and seated in a... More 

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Thank MTraveler1986
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Best restaurant in the area. And we have tried a few. Good service, not taking too long, dishes tasteful. You can have a lovely diner on the beach by candle light. Prices are fair, not the cheapest, if that is what you are looking for. But still well below european prices.

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Thank Deeuwis R
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Lovely place where you can eat on the beach. We ate there twice. Once for Christmas dinner which the staff went to a lot of effort with. It was a good night but the food was overcooked. Then we ate again a few days later and it was much better when ordering off the menu. Staff are very friendly and... More 

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Thank Grenlickarno
Pamplona, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Really a nice restaurant in amazing beach specially recommended for dinner. Good food and nice staff in a safe place.

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Thank lorenzosanzg
New York, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

You are in for a culinary surprise at Saruche. The fusion of cultural history flavors provides an wonderful experience at dinner time. What a wonderful surprise to enjoy a candlelight dinner!!!!

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Thank H7205ZNdianer
Brazil
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

The place is great, there are tables on the balcony and on the sand. Candle lights create an idyllic atmosphere! The menu is adequate, it doesn't have so many dishes that you're gonna get confused! There are some options from international and African cuisine. I could dye for the lobster tempura!! Also loved the Senegalese dish. The wine menu has... More 

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Thank Alice A
Portugal
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

We stayed In the hotel Z and booked for dinner. Nice service and good food at a decent price. Would come back again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner here and you can't beat the ambiance! I got the seared tuna and my husband got the lobster. We both really enjoyed our meals. I was disappointed in our dessert-banana fosters. It tasted like someone poured rubbing alcohol on it instead of having just a touch of rum. The service was wonderful and it was... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Maybe a little more expensive than some of the other restaurants on the beach, but so worth it! We ate here many times during our stay in Nungwi, and there are plenty more diches on the menu we would have liked to try... Wonderful food, attentive and friendly waiters, gorgeous view... what more can you ask for? Sitting in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$24 - $30
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Nungwi
  • Phone Number: +255 774 266 266
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?