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The Green Turtle

€€ - €€€French, Seafood,
Praia Da Barra | Praia da Barra, 1300, Mozambique
+258 82 026 0580
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (4 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
“sorbet” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00 Hours
French, Seafood, Contemporary, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Praia Da Barra | Praia da Barra, 1300, Mozambique
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This was highly recommended to us but the food we found very average. The crab starter we were looking forward to, was bland. The main meal average. We have eaten in better restaurants than this one. Setting is gorgeous. Prices of food totally overrated for...More

Thank schatzilein944
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Great cocktails, my fav is the Mojito but pick anyone and you’ll be happy Menu varies depending on the daily supplies, but anything one picks will be fantastic for sure. We had a divine crab green curry, and the cononut snack are great

Thank CarlaMz
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This was the best meal after 4 months of living in Mozambique. Everything had a really exquisite touch, nothing really stands out, just because everything was perfect!

Thank PedroMV
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I look forward to eating here once a year. Such a treat - the food is outstanding and the location is paradise!

Thank 963nickyg
Reviewed 27 August 2017

so well situated, in a charming place well decorated, very good food, well elaborated and presented. More expensive that the others in the areas, but the all lot deserves it clearly. This restaurant deserves surely a visit and you can taka advantage of the seatings...More

Thank brochmi
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We were looking forward to experiencing something truly exceptional when we visited this establishment on our holiday recently but unfortunately we were far from impressed. Firstly on arrival we were unable to get a table as the manageress told us that all the tables were...More

Thank Nick-Howard
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

It's far to the left on barra beach. They have really nice furniture at the beach side to sit and lying on. The cappuccino is really good! But we tried nothing else because it's very expensive. The waitress was very nice and it is a...More

Thank MarilliM
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The food here was fantastic! The fish was done to perfection, the accompanying sauce created a superb flavour combination, and the fries were delicious. I do feel that this restaurant is rather expensive for the portions provided. However, I understand that it probably caters to...More

Thank NasreenPeer
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

After a fantastic sunset beach walk we enjoyed some great cocktails and a fantastic meal in the outside dining area. If you're staying in Tofo, definitely worth the trip up here

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly restaurant and bar on the beach in Barra. We ate some really excellent steak here, particularly impressive to get such tender meat in a remote location on thr beach, and good fish too. The staff are very attentive and service was quick. Food was...More

Thank JonDJBaker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$200
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia Da Barra | Praia da Barra, 1300, Mozambique
  • Location: Africa  >  Mozambique  >  Inhambane Province
  • Phone Number: +258 82 026 0580
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The Green Turtle pub/restaurant is directly ON the beach and operated by Joelle and Francois, a French husband and wife team. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily, bringing European flair to beach-side eating. Kitchen close 8:00pm every evening Bar close 9:00pm every evening
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