Restaurants in Gaborone – 10 Best Places to Eat

Best Restaurants in Gaborone

Top 10 Restaurants in Gaborone, Botswana

Providing a break to visitors trekking the north of Botswana, Gaborone is a young city that experienced most of its explosion with the finding of diamonds in the 1970s. Its downtown is dominated by new services and buildings, from glittering casinos to best restaurants in Gaborone and hotels. The Main Mall boasts a plethora of shops, while the surrounding place hosts government and monuments buildings. Birds and monkeys call out from the wetlands of Gaborone Game Reserve and Kgale Hill delights with wonderful views.

Restaurants in Gaborone

Anyway, with numerous best restaurants in Gaborone we have tried out, we feel the need to share at least ten that you need to check out; just because not just do they provide a costy chilled atmosphere and scrumptious flavors, but their service is amazing as the food they service.

Here is the list of best restaurants in Gaborone 2020:

1) Primi Piatti

Primi Piatti strives to make a range of fresh, relaxing and healthy food inspired by the Italian tradition and influenced by contemporary cuisine.

All meals are made from scratch using the finest items. The main menu has everything from omelets, croissants, and sandwiches, to fish, pizzas and curry. The drinks menu provides a big range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. There is even a 3 course set menu and a unique menu for the pretty ones.

The Primi pods area is best for kids to play in. They will be entertained by expert chefs and caregivers who can teach them how to make their own pizza and bake their taste own biscuits.

Primi Piatti - Restaurants in Gaborone
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2) Caravela Portuguese Restaurant

A special dining experience in Gaborone, centrally placed in the heart of the city in a quiet residential neighborhood. Caravela provides 3 distinct dining places to pick from – a sweet outdoor garden to enjoy summertime lunch and silent evening dinners, a bar dining place with a casual ambiance and hot fire in the winter months and an inside, air-conditioning dining place for those business meals or unique occasions. Portuguese cuisine is served with seafood being the home specialty. The menu is varied with options of pork, beef, lamb, chicken and vegetarian offerings. Main entree prices start at P69. All food is prepared fresh on place and many be customized to your individual diet and tastes. Big groups can be accommodated with fast service for those needing to return to the office.

Caravela Portuguese Restaurant
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3) Dros Gaborone

This proudly best restaurants in Gaborone with a view is a favourite among families and serves up taste meals at affordable prices.
Dros has a big menu and dishes contain succulent steaks, cheesy pizza, certain speciality meals like eisbein and lamb shank, and much more. Kids are well catered for with their own menu and a remarkable play area fitted with jumping games, castles, kiddies tables, playstations and chairs. Birthday parties can also be catered for.
Dros is completely licensed and provides a big range of beverages adding the best South African beers and wines. The dessert menu must not be overlooked and is the perfect way to end off your meal.
Here you will experience the real South African hospitality and remarkable food.

Dros Gaborone - Restaurants in Gaborone
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4) The Moghul

The Moghul is a long-standing Indian best restaurants Gaborone. The authentic Indian food is prepared by their own chefs from Pakistan and India. The establishments states that they provide perfect dining and service to match. They also deliver takeaways right to your door. Works can be arranged and they also have a catering service.

The Moghul
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5) Beef Baron Grill

This is one stop the meat-eaters must try! Perfect dining with prime cut Botswana meat with expert service – you cannot go wrong. The a la carte menu has all and every item you would want to try. The chefs prepare the cuts to perfection. The dark wood interiors makes a cosy environment. Trading hours are from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm, they are closed on Sundays.

 Beef Baron Grill - Restaurants in Gaborone
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6) Saffron Indo Asian Fushion

Recently opened in September 2013, Saffron is perhaps the most upmarket Indian eatery in town. It has been termed as one of the top things in the hospitality business to happen to Gaborone. Being one of leading players in the organised retail best restaurants in Gaborone 2020 business, Saffron presently dominates the Indian Asian Fusion market.
Modern decoration, and even a little open-air terrace, which, in typical shopping mall style, overlooks the vehicle park. Best value with big portions, they even have 400g T-bone steak with Asian vegetables.
In the menu one will find their most famous dishes: nan bread and butter chicken served with rice, Channa Masala, lamb shank curry (for lamb lovers, lamb shank braised with ginger, onions, spices and garlic). Also famous here is the spring rolls and somosas, chicken Awadhi Korma, Butter Masala, chicken noodles, butter naan and desserts.

 Saffron Indo Asian Fushion
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7) Sanitas Tea Garden

Sanitas is Botswana biggest and oldest Nursery & Garden Centre and is placed near to Gaborone Dam on ten hectare farm. The lush green environment boasts of various plants and more than ninety percent of all plants sold here are produced right here at Sanitas. With more than forty years of growing experience in Bostwana, the use of water wise and indigenous plants have forever been promoted.
Not only is it popular for once hosting the US first lady, Michelle Obama during her visit to Bostwana but Sanitas also boasts an amazing, lush green Tea Garden which is covered by Wi-Fi.
Sanitas provdies a big range of lunches, breakfasts, cakes, desserts, teas, milkshakes, great coffee, and cappuccinos. When in season, Sanitas use their own home-grown vegetables, fruit, and herbs in their scrumptious meals.

Sanitas Tea Garden - Restaurants in Gaborone
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8) Europa Cafe and Restaurant

Europa Cafe is placed at Airport Junction Gaborone, and bring a Western flair to its customers in Botswana. The Coffee Shop and restaurant, which is part of South African chain, specs a varied menu of amazing pizzas made from domestic ingredients, tasty pastries, Italian specialties, Tribeca gourmet coffee imported from South Africa, and much more.

Europa Cafe and best restaurants in Gaborone with a view is a very famous with international visitors, who are happy to find a Western-style cafe in the center of Gaborone. Europa cafe and restaurant distinguishes itself through its target on maintaining the highest standards on standard. People come once to discover the standard of the food, the ambiance and the great service they provide, and they come back again and again.

Europa Cafe and Restaurant Gaborone
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9) Chutney Restaurant

Chutney best restaurants in Gaborone is a Chinese and Indian restaurant in Westgate Mall. The menu provides authentic cuisine from China and India will have patrons coming back for more. Tantalise your flavor buds with the spicy dishes from Indian. Try some soups, curries or rotis.

Photo: Courtesy Of Chutney Restaurant / Facebook

10) Rodizio Brazilian Restaurant

This Brazilian best outdoor restaurants in Gaborone provides amazing traditional meals with an environment to match. Patrons can dine on starter salads, platters, meat dishes, Brazilian specialities and some remarkable desserts. Fridays and Saturdays are carnival evenings and a treat for any person visiting over the weekend. This restaurant is part of a Chain of Brazilian samba parties/ super meat houses, Rodizios is where waiters walk around with pieces of meat, and you hold up small flags indicating whether you want more or less.

Restaurants in Gaborone - Rodizio Brazilian Restaurant
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