Sitting as one of the top-rated restaurants in Falmouth, Amanzi comes rich in atmosphere and outstanding South African inspired fare. Their food philosophy is to keep it fresh and simple but make it with plenty of love and flavour.

Amanzi – the Zulu word for water, is a small independent family-run restaurant located in the heart of Falmouth, close to the seafront. Hosts and owners Carolyn and Ian were born in Malawi and Zambia, and spent most of their lives in South Africa. Now, residing in Falmouth, they bring all of the flavours of South Africa directly to diners dishes, providing an experience that’s memorable and certainly very different. 

All food served is fresh and any fish is supplied by the local fisherman. Guests can experience dishes from Marrakesh to Mogadishu. They even cure their own Biltong using Cornish beef.

​As you step inside the eatery, which is located on popular Arwenack Street, you’re immediately welcomed with a comfortable and cosy vibe combined with a sense of wild adventure. The interior of the restaurant is bedecked in wood and corrugated sheets, adding a shanty flavour, and decorated with intricate wooden statues of African animals, lots of zebra and leopard print and low, intimate lighting. In the summer there is a colourful terrace for dining al fresco too.

Menu items that can be experienced and enjoyed include ostrich sosatie, peri-peri guinea fowl, cape malay curry and coffee bay mud pie.

To contact call: 01326 312678

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