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Saruche Restaurant

Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
+255 774 266 266
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“surf and turf” (5 reviews)
“kofta” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The hotel offers a 5 star menu and service. The food is fresh and delicious and you can have dinner right by the beach on the sand and the entire outdoor area is facing the beach. Bella!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JameelaNgwenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saruche is the Z hotel's premium restaurant, situated with great views down the beach and facing south-west so perfect for the sunset if you go early for dinner. Alternatively head to Roof Tops first - which is two floors up in the same building -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ILikeToTravelPlaces
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wide variety on the menu. Love tuna and the cevapcici and tuna steak were great. Lobster dishes were good. We didn’t like the Thai food but guess our perception of Thai differs from them as theirs tasted more like Indian to us. And the view...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank alainfff
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The location is great and this place looks really good, but service and food didn't met the quality. When we came in, the waitress allowed us sit in the corner table, brought menus and everything seemed to be fine. 10 min later another waitress came...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank liisv_5
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We were staying at the hotel next to the restaurant and walked past often. We looked at the menu outside and the ambiance inside and decided to have dinner their. Unfortunately, it was fully booked (good sign) but we booked for the next evening. It...More

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Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

We had our meal on the beach! The food was exceptional, with such a great setting made the whole experience one to be remembered. The couple behind us had just got married and had their own private table and area set out for them. (Must...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sam G
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This restaurant is part of Z Hotel and overlooks the beach and ocean. Each evening, one can choose to dine at the tables set up on the beach or on the restaurant terrace. We preferred the table at the far corner of the terrace that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nancy_Eric
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I do not speak English well I hope to make myself understood I had the pleasure of dining 5 times in this restaurant not being a customer of the hotel And I was divinely, great food, impeccable service all organized by the manager the name...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Q8849PQgabrieler
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Saruche offers THE prime location to eat in Nungwi. Day or night whether sea or stars you can enjoy your food or drinks with a great view. One evening we enjoyed the Catch of the Day and Surf and Turf mains. the catch of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tmstmstmstmstms
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We had an all round great meal - we managed to get a table by the water despite having no reservation. The service was very attentive and friendly. The food was all delicious - from lobster tempura and fish ceviche to start to profiteroles for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank hannahinhk
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Hello, Can we have gluten free pastas at your restaurant? Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$30
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nungwi, Nungwi 0001, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Nungwi
  • Phone Number: +255 774 266 266
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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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