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Saruche Restaurant

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Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
+255 774 266 266
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

Thank NunoSilva1976
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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 

Thank Sfrohlich
Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank lisemoss2015
Karlstad, Sweden
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, good service but very expensive. All dishes we got were superb och especially the grilled lobster and the cheescake. But remember that you pay at least doubble the price compare till other restaurangs in Nungwi.

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Thank Nordentjell
Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Good Location. I really love the beach. The Food was so much nice. Setup was very pretty. Had a lovely time.

2 Thank Lion Dharshana W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the area for 5 days. Had dinner here 2 times. The menu is a good combination of local and international, and all the dishes were well and delicious prepared. Staff is excellent. The best restaurant we have visited during our stay in Tanzania

Thank Henrik K
Batsfjord, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Expensive and good food. The service is the best in nungwi. Good location and the saturday nights there is festive.

Thank Anitalita
Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Fantastic ambiance on the beach in Zanzibar. Good wine list, reasonable prices. Food tasty. I really enjoyed the chicken masala.

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Thank Shar0n203
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Spent 6 nights at The Z Hotel and opted for Saruche on my final night - so glad I did! It's the more formal of the restaurant options at the hotel, and definitely worth booking for a special occasion of if you fancy a little splurge! Service was swift and friendly, and the food was excellent! Make sure you save... More 

Thank socialPolly
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We got dinner here with our half board at the Z hotel. We really enjoyed the food and ambiance. With your reservation you can choose your table and we ate on the beach twice. Please see my review of the Z hotel for details on the food.

Thank Teri H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$24 - $30
Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?