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The Pointe

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Cnr Third Street And Baines Avenue, Harare, Zimbabwe
+263 4 734 240
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Harare Province, Zimbabwe
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The Pointe is a good quiet Portuguese restaurant that offers great meals at not-so-bad rates. I go there more for the bar more and rarely for the food, of course

Thank Jirivengwa
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Thei chicken is one to devour, my friend had to call for seconds when she had finished hers. The staff is also pleasant and the ambience is fantastic😎

Thank Farai Gorden D
Harare, Zimbabwe
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164 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Very dirty. Very old. Unattractive. Poor Hygiene standards. Don't like it. I wouldn't recommend. Used to be good years back. Some locals love it.

Thank DzivaSambiri
Harare, Zimbabwe
Level Contributor
20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

if yo love prawns and don't care too much for ambiance and all, this is your joint. Never disappoints.

Thank Shushu Nhewede R
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Portuguese food, but not great. I played safe with the chicken which was OK, but Coimbra was much better.

Thank Kazakh_Andy
Coimbra, Portugal
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant during lunch. Upon arrival the management was sitting in one table and didn't bother to answer to my request for table - pointed at the employee. I had the baby chicken grilled with peri-peri that was quite good and made the visit worth it. But the restaurant is quite run-down and not exactly pleasant. I believe... More 

Thank JoanaBSa
Harare, Zimbabwe
Level Contributor
29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

hadnt been at the Pointe in a long time and was invited by a friend for lunch today. Really enjoyed their half chicken peri peri!!!! My colleague had a combo - hake and steak and that looked good as well

Thank TGwatiringa
Lusaka, Zambia
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2015

My stay in harare must say was splendid as l slept in one of the best hotels and enjoyed sumptuos meals in a serene envinronment

Thank abishaih
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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165 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This place is such a must see in Harare that it doesn't matter that it is a bit faded and very simple, and that the staff are friendly but not always on top of their game. This is not why you come here. You also don't come her for a quiet meal. You come here to be amongst the most... More 

Thank Volker H
Berkswell, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Faded Portuguese restaurant with excellent daily specials (like oxtail). The peri peri chicken in served on sizzling iron skillets with great chips. Good fresh bread served with potent garlic oil. The atmosphere is nostalgically old Portuguese colonial style. Pleasant staff.

Thank SweetnSourKraut

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Third Street And Baines Avenue, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Harare Province  >  Harare
  • Phone Number: +263 4 734 240

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