Southern Africa is a destination that offers unique experiences across the board, from the quietest outskirts and most serene settings to the bustling cities and beaten tracks. This themed edition of Unique Destinations looks at sublime restaurants and cafés; eateries that will delight all foodies and self-proclaimed chefs. Gourmet cuisine, mouthwatering wines and cocktails, spectacular settings and post-card views – our list of top 10 unique restaurants features all of this and so much more.
1. The Rock, Zanzibar
The Rock Restaurant boasts a unique position on a small rocky outcrop off the shore of Michanwi Pingwe Beach. Originally a fishermen’s post, The Rock is decorated in a traditional Zanzibari fashion, and affords unforgettable views over the ocean and beachfront. The restaurant specialises in fresh seafood served both inside and on the outdoor terrace. Visitors can reach the restaurant by foot in low tide and by boat at high tide, a complimentary service offered by the property.