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Paula's Place

314 Samora Machel Ave/Cnr Glenara Ave | Eastlea, Harare, Zimbabwe
+263 4 497 950
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (49 reviews)
“prawns” (15 reviews)
“piri piri” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Portuguese
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
314 Samora Machel Ave/Cnr Glenara Ave | Eastlea, Harare, Zimbabwe
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1 - 10 of 246 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff. The environment and location is amazing. I felt comfortable with the location and I had a great parking space. The service was good, we didn’t stay long without attendance and all our needs got catered for. The lady who brought our food and...More

Thank Paul C
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Paul, We sincerely appreciated your rating and great review! Above all that, we were thrilled that both you and your family, enjoyed our hospitality-that makes me so proud of my team. Thank you so much and sure hope to have the privilege to serve...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

A great restaurant great food great atmosphere. You are always welcomed at Paula's Place. Service is very good.A nice casual place to meet and enjoy.

Thank _cpplas
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your rating and review is very appreciated by all at Paula's Place. It is great to know our patrons feel welcome as they are the purpose of business. Many thanks for taking the time to share your opinion! Have an awesome day. Paula.

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We were advised to try Paula’s Place for dinner. It was a shocking disappointment. It took a long time to have our main course and some of us had already finished their meal before others were served other than those having peri peri chicken who...More

Thank Robbo201248
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

I found your review very disturbing due to the fact that I make it a point to go to each and every table to check on our patrons and clearly your table did not complain, otherwise I would have remembered your complaint and definitely would...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Paula's is a Portuguese cuisine restaurant, so a peri peri chicken is always a good choice. supplemented with a full jug of garlic butter! atmosphere was friendly, the staff our turned out wonderfully in uniforms, name badges and hats, very stylish, nice to see. Paula...More

Thank Steven V
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Steven, from all my team and myself, thanks a million for such an uplifting review and good rating, which is very much appreciated! I am very proud that my staff are always well groomed and presentable. We all work together as a team because...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Tasty and delicious Portuguese food, reminded me of my travels to Maputo back then. The place is a bit pricey but the food is worth it. Waiters are always smiling and helpful. Also a place to meet 🐊with 🐥More

Thank TaKunda R
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review and rating us , we appreciate it! I was rather surprised you found us pricey when we were voted "best value for money restaurant" or maybe you haven't visited many other restaurants in Harare to...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

The atmosphere was lovely. We were a very large crowd and it was a bit chilly. I order the Chicken and Chips, cause the last time I was there I enjoyed that. However this time round it didn't turn out so great. I missed that...More

Thank NCHoliday
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Many thanks for your review. I was very disappointed you did not enjoy our chicken the last time you were here. Please accept my sincere apologies, but in future please call on myself or the manager Cheryle so that we get a chance to rectify...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Very affordable meals. Visited on a quietish day and the place wasn't overrun with visitors. Generous portions too. Quirky decor

Thank ChiEdith
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you for sharing your opinion and rating us. Much appreciated! Kind regards Paula

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely the best Piri Piri Chicken in Harare, and I have eaten a few times at that other restaurant with the same claim. Crispy on the outside an succulent on the inside. Nice atmosphere, very friendly service and very reasonably pricedMore

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paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thanks a million for your review and rating- a good way to start the weekend! Thrilled you loved our chicken and so humbled you consider it the best in Harare. Our aim is to improve where we can, otherwise try to maintain our standards... Once...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Had the steak and it was really delicious. It was tender and cooked to requirements. The atmosphere is also amazing, loved it.. the chefs even better, not 1 chef per table but they all just assist lend a helping hand.More

Thank Joshua Tawanda M
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you ever so much for such a lovely review and rating, really appreciated by all at Paula's Place! We have team work here so everyone lends a helping hand when necessary, cause the most important part of our business is our valued patrons...... Once...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

Who would expect a Portuguese restaurant in the middle of a Harare suburb. The food was excellent -- try the kingklip if they have it -- and the service was excellent.More

Thank KevinB229
paula c c, Owner at Paula's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

What a nice way to end our weekend reading your opinion and excellent rating! It just makes us more eager to improve and give our valued patrons even better service and meals...... Both myself and my team sincerely thank you for taking the time to...More

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ADTLilongwe
31 July 2017|
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Response from Jonnyid | Reviewed this property |
Not necessarily, it will guarantee a place but there is a lot of room both inside and out so it's up to you. Can always call them direct.
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Zvikomborero C
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Response from Pam C | Reviewed this property |
Haven't a clue! As wine bottles are not corked anymore why then is a corkage fee charged at all?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 21:00
Monday
11:45 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:45 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 21:00
Thursday
11:45 - 21:00
Friday
11:45 - 21:00
Saturday
11:45 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Samora Machel Ave/Cnr Glenara Ave | Eastlea, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Harare Province  >  Harare
  • Phone Number: +263 4 497 950
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Description
A place home from home with good portuguese food, and chicken cooked on the charcoal. ( just like it should be.......)
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