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Selous Avenue, Harare, Zimbabwe
+263 4 700 237
12:00 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Paris, France
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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162 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Bloomington, IN
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356 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was here with a friend for dinner. I entered thinking I would just have a light supper but the whole atmosphere fired up my appetite and I ate well. Superb portions and flavors. They do the drippings on bread complimentary starter better than anyone else in town. This is considered absolutely one of the best meals in town and... More 

Thank Lynn J
Harare, Zimbabwe
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Very good peri peri half chicken and chips, with the garlic sauce is to die for. Excellent value for money. would recommend it any time

Thank Malcolm B
Perth, Australia
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Well that's my opinion and I am sure the opinion of many, many others. This restaurant specialises in Peri Peri Chicken and chips and peri peri prawns. The chicken can only be described and succulent and scrumptious. Honestly - you have to taste it to understand the addiction all Harareans have for Coimbra peri peri chicken. Located in an old... More 

Thank lindalovesfood60
Harare, Zimbabwe
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Its one of the best places to eat your nicely done chicken but you have to carry cash with you because they dont have a swipe machine which i think with our cash crisis in zimbabwe they should just improve on that

Thank danielcN6242LM
Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We only had two days in Harare which was a shame as we couldn't go to as many places as we would have liked. But we had been advised to go here so we did for a late lunch. We both had the chicken piri and have to say it was very good. Service was ok, a little slow maybe... More 

Thank peppermint

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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
European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
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?