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The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show

Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 77 418 4589
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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African, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed yesterday

The drums and atmosphere was fun but the food was barely average. The meats were overcooked. The lighting made it virtually impossible to see the food on the buffet, I was literally guessing as to what I was going to eat. I probably would not...More

Thank ken3787
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, we appreciated your feedback as it aids us in our endeavour for constant improvements. We are so glad that you had a fun evening with us overall. Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend do not like big buffets because the quality usually always loses from the quantity. However, at the Boma we were pleasantly surprised by a vibrant atmosphere, great service and mouthwatering food. Even though we live and work in Africa, the restaurant...More

Thank Relinde v
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so glad that you had a fantastic evening with us and hope you will return soon! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited the Boma drum show with my daughters and their husbands on recommendation of one daughter's friend. Firstly, I have to say we had a thoroughly enjoyable evening fully entering into the spirit of the drumming and dancing. The food was OK but seemed to...More

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VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your honest review. We are so glad that you had a fun evening and we greatly appreciate you entering into the spirit of it all! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very good cultural experience coupled with dinner and drinks. The performers make it quite interactive passing you drums to match their performance. Diners are divided into teams. We are strict vegetarian and yet the crew found things for us to eat - stir fried noodles...More

Thank Prasad P
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We have made an effort to cater for all dietary requirements and are so glad that you enjoyed the food! Thank you for your support! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The evening was pre booked from the hotel. When we (group of 6) arrived we were shown to a table and for the most part was a help yourself buffet veggies, the meat was carved as required. A small critter was crucified on a steel...More

Thank Rob and Lee F
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your review, we are delighted that you had an excellent evening with us! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ha da night at the BOMA after a busy day but thought that it was overdone and even the performers were a bit tired. Food ok but not to the standard of the local restaurant.

Thank Qldfoodie2015
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Many thanks for your review, we appreciate your feedback and offer our apologies. Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I paid 45.00 USD for a buffet dinner and it was such a disappointing in every way. Chairs were set up so close to each other that you can't get in or out. You have to push out your wobbly chair to get out but...More

Thank rhodora56
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We offer our sincere apologies, thank you for your review and valuable feedback. Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoy the drum beats, the buffet and Mopane worms! The Boma, Place for Eating is a real highlight of a visit to the Vic Falls Safari Lodge and Vic Falls in all. Entertainment is great and the whole evening remains a vivid memory. Enjoy!

Thank James S
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are so glad that you enjoyed the experience and had a great evening with us. We hope to host you again! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

wow.... wow... wow... for once l forgot that l was in Zimbabwe, as we walked they tied traditional sheets on everyone and we were welcomed by dancers who immediately invited me to the drum dancing and l did my best to imitate every move whilst...More

Thank Mike C
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so excited that you had such an awesome evening with us! Thank you for your review. We hope you will visit again for another memorable experience! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Always feel a bit awkward arriving in my standard tourist shorts and t shirt outfit and greeted by folk dressed as African "warriors" brandishing spears. Liked the audience participation drumming, good fun and felt relaxed. Food was nothing special , an all you can eat...More

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vanezaslourenco
21 July 2017|
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Response from VFSL_Hudson | Property representative |
Good morning! What a wonderful surprise and a great way to end your trip! Being such a holiday destination, the numbers are not dependent on days of the week. We are sure you will have a fantastic fun-filled... More
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Mai M
9 January 2017|
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Response from VFSL_Hudson | Property representative |
It is advisable to make a reservation, please call (013) 43211 to book! We hope you have a wonderful evening!
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Chris L
6 December 2016|
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Response from VFSL_Hudson | Property representative |
Hi Chris, Dress code is casual and comfortable! We look forward to hosting you in May! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 40
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 77 418 4589
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Description
Described as an unforgettable African experience infused with Zimbabwean cuisine, spirited performances and traditional storytelling, The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show has firmly established itself as a Victoria Falls highlight.Partially open to the skies, The Boma specialises in a superb selection of Zimbabwean dishes. A four-course meal combines a choice of starters with a barbecue buffet. The adventurous are enticed with local delicacies such as mopani worms and potjiekos (hunter's game stew), whilst those wishing to enjoy beef, pork, fish and chicken or a variety of vegetarian meals are welcome to do so.The sights and sounds of the evening are accentuated by a feast of nightly entertainment, incorporating traditional dancers, who captivate guests with their vibrant songs and dance. The acclaimed Zambezi Drumbeat provides a wonderful interactive drumming experience.
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