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Saruche Restaurant

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Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
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Melbourne, Australia
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner on the beach. Food was amazing, service great. Was by far the best food we had on the island. A bit pricey compared to other places, but worth it. Unfortunately the adding up skills are not the strongest, so check the bills adds up properly.

Thank Mshelzy007
Bologna, Italy
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of ten people dining at Saruche on the beach. Food was amazing, especially the tempura lobster! Great service & care by the staff I highly recommend this restaurant

Thank NicoFT
Trondheim, Norway
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location and atmosphere of the place were quite nice, and the food was fine (good by nothing spectacular), but quite expensive (18$ for an entree).

Thank kpiter01
Johannesburg, South Africa
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

After enjoying lunch at their upstairs restaurant (Cinnamon) and sundowers on the Rooftop, we came back (in the same day) for dinner. Tito was amazing and arranged a small discount for us seeing as this was our third visit in one day. He also arranged a piece of cake with candles for our friends birthday. The staff came and sang... More 

Thank Joanne T
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located in Z hotel premises with seating either on the terrace or on the actual beach. Views are simply gorgeous with the hotel and its infinity pool from the back and the ocean in front. Do try to catch the sunset, it's just stunning. Waiters and entire staff in the hotel are very polite, always smiling and... More 

Thank Kristina B
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

We had a beautiful lobster dinner here. Was so lovely sat on the deck looking at the beach and the stars. A great bottle of wine lovely starters. Lobster to die for and a glorious pudding. Lovely place, great staff and can't wait to get back to Zanzibar for another treat here. :)

Thank Velvetbex
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Really good food. Fresh and always in order. Waiters so polite and gentle. Always waiting for you with a smile and sweet laughter when you get to know them. It did make our stay something special. I can recommend this place 100%

Thank Axat1244
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Good seafood.. decent vegetarian selection.. they ran out of tiramisu by the time we ordered for it! so dont know about the deserts..

Thank theglobaltraveller
Lier Municipality, Norway
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Top notch choice when in Nungwi. Prices quite high; suitable for special occations. Nice rooftop bar for after dinner drinks in the same complex.

Thank marielleryberg
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Had a cocktail on the roof before dinner then a perfectly cooked and well presented seafood platter. It's more expensive than most places in Nungwi but worth it.

Thank browniex

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$24 - $30
European, Seafood
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Nungwi
  • Phone Number: +255774266266
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?