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“Really very good”
Review of Amanzi Restaurant

Amanzi Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 166 Restaurants in Harare
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $35
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Situated in the heart of the Northern Suburbs of Harare, Amanzi Restaurant is set well back from the road in 4 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. An old farmhouse, architucturally converted to a stylish modern restaurant. Amanzi has the capacity to seat 100 people. Amanzi offers it customers "fusion" cuisine. The decor is a sophisticated blend of interior styles created to form a backdrop for unusual collections of African antiquities and contemporary art. The water feature is stocked with koi carp, and is floodlit at night. The property is noted for its collection of indigenous trees, predominately msasa, and colourful shrubs, which provide a cool, restful atmosphere.
Reviewed July 3, 2014

As good as you would expect in far metropolitan locations. Nice ambience, good service and the menu is interesting and very well prepared. Had two dinners there, not cheap but worth it.

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Reviewed June 29, 2014

Lunch was a dissapointment this time at Amanzi. We were having lunch at different restaurants in the context of a "restaurant week" in Harare. We have to say that Amanzi was not up to the level of the other restaurants with this offer.
Amanzi's offer consisted of a selection of three tapas dishes plus a glass of Nederburg wine for US 25. Tapas for lunch is not really my piece of cake, but a look at their regular menue and their expensive items, motivated me to take the tapas. They were Ok as snacks, because that is exactly what tapas are, but not really as a meal. I would suggest Amanzi overthinks its offers if it will take part of another "restaurant week" again.

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Reviewed June 26, 2014

The restaurant is located about 20 minutes from city center. There was a live duo playing on the patio where diners can enjoy a cocktail or appetizers. The main restaurant was lovely and the food fantastic

1  Thank Barbara H
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Reviewed June 12, 2014

Oxtail was good and the bread and butter pudding was goey .... , the garden is also well manicured ...lovely scenery

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Thank Yemurayi
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Reviewed June 5, 2014

Situated off one of the main east-west arteries in Harare, Amanzi is well-situated to capture many residents of Zimbabwe's capital city. This is evident in Amanzi's clientele, either at dinner or on their famous Thursday night jams.
Amanzi's menu changes enough to remain interesting, but the prices are above and beyond. The inside and outdoor scene are excellent enough to at least off-set some of this sticker shock; the main building and patio are set inside a grotto-like tropical forest and most any seat offers a nice view during the day or at night.
Thursday nights a live band plays some sets, quite often some covers too, and the scene starts to heat up for 20-somethings through 60-somethings around ten o'clock and carries on for some hours. A word to the wise, when you make it to the bar, order everything you can and try not to go back. In typical Zimbabwean fashion, management has a disconnect with staff; up to three people can be madly dashing around behind the bar attempting to make one cocktail while a manager stares on in frustration. A cocktail can take 20-30 minutes once you actually reach the bar, so stick with beer and wine.

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Thank Diplonot
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