It all began with Fire. Zim is a multi award-winning boutique restaurant group based on the South Coast with restaurants in Bournemouth and Poole. Zim uses traditional open flame cooking methods with balanced menu of Meat, Fish and Plant wrapped up with first class service, striking design and with a vibrant atmosphere to delivering a new Foodie Frontier to the UK.

Welcome to the Zim Braai, Award-Winning Nouveau African Dining. Live Life in Balance | Meat | Fish | Plant Bringing exquisite healthy African food to the UK in a stylish yet authentic way using traditional cooking methods, wrapped up with first class dining service, striking design and a vibrant atmosphere. Think beautifully seasoned Grilled Meats, Fish and Plant cooked slowly over the Braai… With favourites like Boerewors, traditional Wild Boar and Oxtail Stews alongside Hot Durban and Sweet Apricot Cape Malay Curries. Swordfish & Mahi Mahi Grilled Halloumi and Aubergine and Vegan Mozam Stews. There is something for every diet | 90% Gluten Free Menu Drawing heavily from Southern Africa with heavy influences from Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mozambique and Malawi as well as the south eastern islands of Mauritius, Madagascar and the Spice Island of Zanzibar. Also featuring food from West and North Africa. Come to Zim and explore a vibrant and diverse food and culture.


Dine In or Take Away

Monday – Saturday: 12pm – 10pm
Sunday: 12pm – 10pm

Please note our Bournemouth restaurant is open from 10am for Brunch Friday to Sunday

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  • Monday12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Tuesday12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Wednesday12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Thursday12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Friday12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Saturday12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Sunday12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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