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Selous Avenue, Harare, Zimbabwe
+263 4 700 237
Sun 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Annual dads and lads gathering. Held in rear function room. Beer cold, piri piri hot, chips as they should be, service efficient, and bill on the button.

Thank Tony J
Rustenburg, South Africa
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

as one of the oldest place situated in the avenues area in Harare they have been serving Portuguese chicken for a long time. ere a number of times in the past but the flavor is always the same as it was in my recent visit. I ordered a half chicken with giblets went down very well they place is good... More 

Thank ali s
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really nice meal at Coimbra. The food was delicious - the bread with gravy and garlic was fantastic, and great to whet the appetite. The chicken was delicious and moist - akin to Nando's, but better. Staff were helpful when we arrived without a booking, but otherwise a bit inattentive.

Thank UK89Traveller
Harare, Zimbabwe
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our booking was handled efficiently and the service was relatively good. The food is excellent and reasonable. The restaurant is unpretentious and the atmosphere is relaxed. Parking is easy.

Thank William C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A meal at the Coimbra Restauranrt always has to have a record because it is always going to be a fairytale in dining. My meal, as always, is the Portuguese style chicken because let's face it, eating anything else is like going to China and ordering fried chicken from and American restaurant-it defeats the purpose. Comlete with Portuguese/Mozambican ambience, Coimbra... More 

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Paris, France
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I've been there a few time for the sole fish, but not fresh for sure (frozen food) which is pitty... Otherwise the ambiance is simple and OK, Chicken is nice and fries are terrific!

Thank Arno75116
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Good service, good food, what more can you ask? I recommend it. And chocolate mousse for dessert. Great.

Thank Eve J
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Coimbra has been around for many many years. The food here is very good and the prices are very reasonable. Their chicken here is legendary and you will never go hunger!

Thank Annie H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

best Portuguese Piri Piri chicken in town served with the best garlic sauce ever. Typical Portuguese atmosphere, good value for money

Thank Gabriele M
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Poor cousin to Paulas Place, especially having visited both in matter of days, with food,service,ambiance and location /interior all better and superior at Paulas, not to mention free working WiFi which just makes it a slam dunk re a business lunch or dinner - KO to Paulas 👊!

Thank Ibbee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Selous Avenue, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Harare Province  >  Harare
  • Phone Number: +263 4 700 237
Only Portugese Restaurant in Harare

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?