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The Rainforest Cafe

) #8 of 29 Restaurants in Victoria Falls ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, International,
Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
+263 13 45003
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, great place to rest and get dry after the long walk along the Vic Falls, excellent food and drinks! Be careful with the monkeys stealing your food or camera =)

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Thank Camila S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought the Rainforest had a few issues, but overall was very nice, and the staff was doing everything in the power to make everything as good as possible. The staff was great!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had sandwiches and salads while drying out from the falls' spray. Very good service. A little expensive -- $15 to $18.

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rainforest Cafe is situated just inside the entrance to Victoria Falls Park and offers a great selection of food and drinks, plus free wifi, and best of all, great staff who cannot do enough to help, even if that means chasing the wild monkeys...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful birthday at The Rainforest Cafe. Although I was traveling alone, I did not feel alone at all. My waitress, Florence was absolutely phenomenal. Thank you

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long walk sightseeing at the Victoria falls..the chef whipped up a scrumptious grilled chicken served with fries and side salad..downed with a cold Zambezi! What more could we ask for? The ambience was also perfect! Thank you rainforest! We shall be back!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service and wonderful coffee. An oasis in Africa. After being wowed by Victoria Falls themselves, we needed a break from the sensory overload and a coffee was the way to go. Thankfully, the rainforest cafe served up another wonder. Thanks everyone who made our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was really nice, but a bit pricey. The problem was that we spent most of the time warding off Monkeys from stealing the food off our table - you'd think that would be cute, but it's not when you've paid for lunch and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great outdoors, great food! Very easy atmosphere. You get there after a walk where you got wet and just chill! Perfect spot

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wonderful - many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just stopped in for a Coke....good service and seemed like a big upgrade over what was available at that site 5 years ago.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Certainly is - many thanks, Kent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 18
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
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09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 45003
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The perfect stop after a long, yet awe inspiring walk through the World Heritage Site.The Rainforest Cafe situated at the heart of the Victoria Falls Rainforest, offers sumptuous food, cool shade among the lush vegetation of this unique eco-system and a chance to relax before continuing onto your next adventure.Whether enjoying a delicious meal and much needed cold drink or simply sampling the divine coffee and heavenly homemade cakes, the powerful roar of this most majestic of waterfalls in the background enhances the ambiance of a tasty meal in a wonderful setting.Adjacent to the Cafe is the Interpretive Centre with information boards containing facts on the mighty Victoria Falls. There is also a lovely shop where visitors can purchase small gifts to remember their remarkable experience to the Victoria Falls.Groups are welcome and can book in advance. Those clients who merely wish to visit the restaurant or shop without proceeding to view the Falls will not be charged park fees.
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