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The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show

Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 43201
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“game meat” (117 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (48 reviews)
“salads” (84 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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231 - 240 of 1,531 reviews

Reviewed 17 November 2016

Wow!!! What a nice place to dine :-) I had a nice nice time, with great food and great atmosphere and live music. I enjoyed the part when we started beating the Drums and when we joined the perfomers in a circle and dance. Everything...More

Thank LeratoMathebula
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Thank you for your lovely review! "Wow!" is the reaction we hope for! We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 16 November 2016

They put on a great dinner buffet and an entertaining show. Lots of barbequed meats including warthog, kudu, crocodile, guinea fowl, pork, beef and, yes, the piglet on a spit, from which the chef carved slices of meat and put directly on your plate. There...More

Thank Alswed44
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

Many thanks for your review! Our award-winning Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant offers fine dining, so our valued guests have options. We are so happy you had a fun evening with us and enjoyed the wide variety on offer at our dinner buffet. We hope you will visit...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant to try local cuisine and hospitality in the Victoria falls area. The entertainment provided was spectacular and made for a pleasant evening. One should visit if in the area.

Thank bamccarty
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

Thank you so much for your review! We feel that The Boma- Dinner and Drum Show is a "must do" for those visiting Victoria Falls and are so happy that you enjoyed your evening with us! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a very popular and well-organised evening with plenty of good food served buffet style. You can try kudu, warthog, crocodile and a variety of other meats along with salads and vegetables if you wish. There is music and dancing via a traditional African...More

Thank chrisadams2016
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

Thank you for your lovely review! We are so glad you enjoyed your Boma experience of great food, friendly service and traditional entertainment. We hope you will visit us again! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 14 November 2016

Various food, both continental and local. I personally did not like the various meats but plenty of food choice. The show which included local dances and a drum play was very enjoyable.

Thank pupucenoire
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

We apologise for not having meats to suit your personal taste. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable night overall. Many thanks for your review! We hope to host you again in the near future! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 14 November 2016

At first, when we were given the cloths and were greeted with music and dancing, I thought it would be a fun night. But not at all. As a vegetarian, options were really limited: different salads (very normal), vegetarian sushi (horrible), pasta (also bad), one...More

Thank fufaita
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

We offer our sincere apologies for not meeting your expectations. We are truly saddened by your feedback, action will be taken accordingly. Thank you for your review. Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 13 November 2016

We were traveling with a group of 12 friends and family. I knew we had a dinner planned for Vic Falls but didn't realize it was this restaurant. Our driver gave us the rundown on what to expect, but you really can't appreciate it until...More

Thank gemi3886
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Many thanks for your detailed review! We are so pleased you had a fabulous night with us and embraced the full experience. Congratulations on your certificate! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The food is incredible. So much food to choose from and everything did taste amazing. The staff is so kind and service minded. But the best part of the evening was when they gave everyone their own drum. And the entertainers were so funny and...More

Thank saraluue
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2016

Thank you so much for your fantastic review! We are so pleased you embraced this unique experience and had fun. We are so proud of our staff and the food we offer so thank you for this positive feedback! We hope to see you again,...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

Fun evening out for couples or families. Boma or thatched roof restaurant beautifully decorated with African themes. Food is a huge buffet spread with a variety of tasty dishes, including salads, meats of all types, African flavours and yummy desserts. We enjoyed the drum and...More

Thank HeleneS780
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

We are so happy you had a fun filled evening! The Boma - Dinner and Drum Show is an extravagant feast for all senses! We really appreciate your positive feedback and hope to host you again soon! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 7 November 2016

Great food - esp the wart hog!! Audience participation with the mass individual drumming experience novel and fun

Thank KPATauranga
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Many thanks for your review! We are thrilled you had a great experience and enjoyed sampling new and delicious food! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

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vanezaslourenco
21 July 2017|
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Response from medfordcouple | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they have a 'dark' night when they don't perform...place where you're staying might have insight. Have fun...good show.
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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 13 43201
  • E-mail
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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