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The Green Turtle

$$ - $$$French, Seafood,
Praia Da Barra | Praia da Barra, Miramar 1300, Mozambique
+258 82 026 0580
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (10 reviews)
“crab” (4 reviews)
“sorbet” (2 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Contemporary, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Praia Da Barra | Praia da Barra, Miramar 1300, Mozambique
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had been recommended this place as the best restaurant in Tofo area by our host Sissi at Mozambeat motel and were not dissappointed. I had a starter of crab and advocado salad. I never had fresher and more sweet crabmeat in all my life....More

Thank katja r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove 30 minutes in the dark without even seeing a light. We were not sure we would find anything but we found the nicest, coziest, cutest place ever. The food was unforgettable, the details so perfect, the service quick and good. We would recommend...More

Thank Giulia B
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We LOVE tasting a lot of plates, so we always share and have a not of starters, crayfish was so gooooddd! Carapau was also amazing, I liked all we had... Can be a little pricey, but when you come once in a while, just to...More

Thank MaudR195
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We visited end of August 2018. There was no vegetarian option on the menu (written on chalk boards at the entrance) but we spoke to the ladies managing the place that evening and were presented with a lovely veggie noodle dish that was easily the...More

Thank Esther D
Reviewed 10 August 2018

It was not the first time I went there. This time brought my Family from France! It was great to enjoy the experience of food that is a fusion of Mozambique and French cuisine. Coconut (sauce, pieces,..) is in order! Seafood is just to die...More

Thank Helena M
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Given the remote location, and the logistic challenges that I assume follow from this, Green Turtle is an astonishingly good restaurant. Fresh ingredients, great tasting food beautifully presented, expertly served by local women clad in colorful capulanas, in a picture perfect setting on the beach....More

Thank Mohnomishe
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 29 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 12 - USD 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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia Da Barra | Praia da Barra, Miramar 1300, Mozambique
  • Location: Africa  >  Mozambique  >  Inhambane Province  >  Miramar
  • 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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