6 unusual Eateries in Africa
1. The Rock restaurant, Zanzibar Tanzania
This appropriately named restaurant is perched on a rock in the Indian ocean. It seats up-to 45 people at a time and you’re fed with fresh fish just caught amongst other things.
The Rock has breath taking views over the ocean complete with the scent of fresh sea air, couldn’t get better than this. Visitors can get there on foot but during high tide a boat is needed to ferry the diners. Take holidays to Africa, this is a must.
The Rock outside
The interior on the terrace
2. Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant Kenya
Ali Barbour’s Cave Restaurant is a famous place set in a naturally sculpted coral cave 10 metres below ground level. The main attraction of the restaurant has an open roof top and on a clear night you can enjoy the beauty of the South Coast’s alluring night.
dine under the stars and experience the luxury of fine dining in a unique setting, where mystery and romance meet.
Located 30 kilometers from Mombasa, the ancient cave is believed to be between 120000 and 180000 years old. You can enjoy a selection of seafood, meat options and vegetarians are catered for too. Enjoy this too when you take a holiday to Africa.
Main part with open roof top
one of the rooms
3. Cargo Hold Restaurant – South Africa
The shipwrecked restaurant ‘Cargo Hold’ is one of the most remarkable places to take a date. This is the ultimate gormet experience with a touch of adventure.
As you dine in the Cargo you will have marine life swimming all around you including sharks hovering past you, this is the life. Want your holidays to Africa to be epic, visit the Cargo.
The cargo Exterior
Shark swimming past
Dining in luxury
4. La Tante DC 10 Restaurant, Ghana
The aircraft turned restaurant has proved a big hit in Ghana. For those that have never been on a plane its a terrific moment to eat in La Tante. The restaurant serves international food to up to 118 people.
The La Tante DC 10 is a retired plane turned into a restaurant, situated in the capital Accra. It is locally known as the Green Plane because of its colour and has a fin proudly painted with the national flag.
5. The Big Baobab, south Africa
15 visitors and less can enjoy a drink inside the Big Baobab that was built inside the hollow interior of this imposing African tree.The estate, which hosts a multitude of animals and birds is also home to a tree house restaurant and can accommodate 20 overnight visitors.
The Big Baobab is in the Sunland Baobab estate situated near Modjadjskloof in South Africa’s Limpopo province.
A baobab tree from the outside
6. Moon light Dinner Run, Victoria falls, Zimbabwe/Zambia
The “moonlight dinner run” promises an unforgettable dining experience in an old tram carriage. The late afternoon journey begins from the all spectacular Victoria falls and continues into the wildlife rich Zambezi National park.
This all culminates in a 3-course dinner at the bridge, under the gaze of the night sky, complete with champagne and gourmet canapes.
On the Dining train
Dinner on the bridge sunset