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Avenida Julius Nyerere 1380, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
25 Sep 2017
“Amazing High Tea”
29 Aug 2017
“Super Mozambican Meal”
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Avenida Julius Nyerere 1380, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Friends had told us about the High Tea here and we were glad as there was no information about it. We asked and they said it started at 330pm but they would serve us straight away if we wanted it. It was 130pm so we...More

Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The food was delicious (I had a generous plate of piri-piri chicken), the beer ice, ice-cold, and the waiter very friendly and helpful. Brush up on your Portuguese to make sense of the menu which has a wide range of local dishes. A bonus is...More

Thank imhcampbell
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The famous Hotel Polana has three restaurants open to the public. A Varanda (the balcony in english) is, as the name suggests, on a balcony in the main hotel building. The menu is varied and international, you can choose a simple salad or a more...More

Thank Pedro T
Reviewed 17 July 2016

There is no question that the Polana Hotel in terms of old time charm is one of the worlds finest. This seems where it all ends. We visited the Varanda Restaurant for Sunday lunch. What a disappointment. The food lacked imagination with grey, watery pork...More

Thank Wilco U
Reviewed 23 March 2016

First of all it is a pleasure to enter the the beautiful Polana hotel so the location is superb, the decoration and atmosphere and the view could hardly be better. The Norwegian Salmon tasted great, and also my husband's salad was good. The service was...More

Thank Ingeborg56
Reviewed 19 March 2015

? Who is managing this Restaurant? Not a Hotel manager. COME ON. Wake up and train your staff. You have the most amazing property in Maputo and perhaps in Mozambique and you do not offer near a close service experience than a fast food restaurant....More

Thank Chipilingt
Reviewed 25 November 2014

No doubt the polena hotel that this restaurant is located in is breathe taken and absolutely magnificent. The view from the restaurant was very beautiful. I went to the seafood buffet on Saturday night....not many variety of choices but it was ok for dinner. Some...More

Thank Shade A
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Been twice and had a real nice sushi experience. You have to go through the Polana Hotel to get here. It's quiet and relaxing on a sunny day. Expensive, but when you go in a 5 star Hotel restaurant can't expect differently.

Thank Esousas
Reviewed 12 March 2012

We went to have an early dinner on sunday! And we did enjoy ourselves. We were 7 adults and three children and our big worry was that the children woud be bored or misbehave, but it all went smoothly. It was buffet so it was...More

Thank 15theos
Reviewed 24 February 2012

Inside the Polana Hotel, this is the restaurant most people associate with where they have breakfast when staying at the hotel. If you have the buffet breakfast, it will quite likely be the most expensive breakfast you've ever had where you had to go fill...More

1  Thank MrDiningGuy
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  • Address: Avenida Julius Nyerere 1380, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
  • Location: Africa  >  Mozambique  >  Maputo Province  >  Maputo
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cousine: African, European, Salads selection, Sea food, french pastry.
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