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6 of Africa’s Most Unusual but Fascinating Places to Eat , 2, 3 and 6 are Unmissable

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

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The interior on the terrace

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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

Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant Kenya close to mombasa

 one of the rooms

Ali-Barbour-Cave-Restaurant-in-Kenya-africa inside the cave

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.

Built in a replica of South Africa’s legendary ghost ship ‘The Phantom’ , The ‘Cargo Hold’ restaurant is masterfully incorporated into the famous uShaka aquarium.

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

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Shark swimming past

Cargo Hold Restaurant underwater see sharks moving


Dining in luxury

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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.

The exterior

la tante dc 10 restaurant in ghana an old plane turned into restaurant

 The interior

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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

the big baobab restaurant south africa outside

 The interior

baobab-tree restaurant inside sa

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

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Dinner on the bridge sunset

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[source: cnn]


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