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The Rainforest Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, International,
Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
+263 13 45003
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (89 reviews)
“wraps” (19 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
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11 - 20 of 563 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch after our visit to the Falls. The food is good. Service was fast and staff friendly. I saw a comment about the restaurant being expensive. Victoria Falls is a tourist site, so everything is more expensive here. Don't let that discourage...More

Thank KiskaCat
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ha - yes the monkeys, many thanks, Kent

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the Victoria Falls we decided to have lunch at the local restaurant. The food was fine, but insufficient and unprofessional expensive. Including the tip we paid ZAR400 for a lunch that shouldn't cost mire than ZAR250, based on our experience in South Africa...More

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Thank Meir N
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Appreciate the feedback, many thanks, Kent

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to have lunch here after having walked the walk viewing the "Smoke that Thunders" and must say thet it was really worth it. The service was friendly, effecient and fast. There was high praise of the fare that was dished up, prices were...More

Thank Robert L
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is all great news, many thanks, Kent

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and good, friendly service. Convenient location at entrance to Victoria Falls. Ideal for a cold drink after a hot walk viewing the Falls.

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Thank joankleynhans
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Perfect pit stop, many thanks, Kent

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cafe is situated alongside the Victoria Fall nearby Kingdom Hotel. When we visited there, it was dry season so that we couldn't see the fall itself from the cafe (but, we could see the magnificent cliff), in wet season, however, it's expected to can...More

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Thank JunYeol
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks, Kent

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and quiet with comfortable tables. The staff was helpful and prompt. Good selection of drinks and snacks.

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Thank jelemans2017
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It certainly is at least that, many thanks, Kent

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was an all round excellent services, a home away from home. Quality and good services. Friendly and welcoming services at its peak

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Thank PatriciaAbigailk
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So good to hear, many thanks, Kent

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with my girlfriend the service and food was very good,would recommend trying the cuppacino, the food also reasonably price.

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Thank Prince C
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great feedback, many thanks, Kent

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of travellers enjoyed a drink before visiting the Victoria Falls after a long hot drive and the free Wi-fi was an added bonus!

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Thank ceebee1444
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Most pleasing, many thanks, Kent

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was hot, hungry and tired after walking around the Victoria Falls Park all morning and decided to have lunch here. It is located next to the entrance and only has outdoor sitting. The waiter suggested a cool salad with watermelon bits and cocktails. It...More

Thank Maria2628
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Truly authentic rainforest, many thanks, Kent

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 18
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 45003
  • E-mail
Description
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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