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Avenida Julius Nyerere 1380, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
1 week ago
“5 star restaurant in a 5 star hotel”
17 Jul 2016
“Disappointed to say the least.”
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Avenida Julius Nyerere 1380, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 22 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 11 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 23 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
Reviewed 18 February 2012

I eat here regularly and the seafood grill on Saturday nights is fresh and delicious

Thank Claire S
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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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