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Saruche Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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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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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Thank NunoSilva1976
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Thank Sfrohlich
Kristiansand, Norway
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Thank lisemoss2015
Karlstad, Sweden
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

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.

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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$24 - $30
Cuisine
Seafood, European
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?