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Cafe Zambezi

Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
+260 97 1111719
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (47 reviews)
“goat” (27 reviews)
“stew” (22 reviews)
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African, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don't be put off by the rather drab exterior as we almost were. Persevere, go straight through the outer room which looks like an uninspiring cafe and eventually you'll come to a lovely open air courtyard bar and restaurant. Great atmosphere, friendly staff you can...More

Thank Fredbloggsian
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't sure what yo expect from this cafe, restaurants enterance, but you must take a look. This place is amazing. Fantastic food from around the world. Amazing vibe and atmosphere including cool bands play in the evenings. Clientele include locals which is always a good...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this restaurant for the first time not knowing what to expect. It was an experiment and am glad it was worthwhile. The food was amazing both in terms of taste, portion size and cost. I took some friends and we were nine...More

Thank Nelson M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent africa food, we heat coccodrile and other specialities. the service is very attentive and quick. Also the internal patio is a nice place. The entrance is nice but don't transmit the idea of the internal dimensions

Thank Gabriele M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the entrance ! We enjoyed a fabulous evening in the outdoor courtyard listening to a live band. The menu is extensive with everything from caterpillars to pizza !

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Try the battered or fried fresh Bream fish...it great but so are the burgers. I also like to work my way through all the local beers in the bar, must be at least a dozen from Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia all together.

Thank cracker99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family and ordered different dishes to share...big portions but well worth it...we even bought take away of the goat stew and fish dishes...really worth visiting👍👌💕💖

Thank Vuyokazi N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, it is in a strip mall. But walk in and you'll be pleasantly surprised. The back area has a wonderful courtyard area with huge mango trees. It has great local dishes. The service was very good. We recommend the peri-peri chicken; the goat curry;...More

Thank TravelGal-NH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, helpful staff and reasonable (tourist) prices. I enjoyed trying crocodile ribs and it was a huge portion!

Thank sce2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate there twice. The food was excellent, but choose carefully, the platters are huge. Could not fault the service, the waiting staff were excellent.

Thank John H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Southern Province  >  Livingstone
  • Phone Number: +260 97 1111719
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Eat authentic Zambian and African food with the locals, enjoy Caribbean food including Jerk Chicken and Caribbean goat curry. Try our wood-fire pizza, gourmet burgers and extensive vegetarian options including our eggplant and haloumi burger. Get ready for the warm Livingstone hospitality and a good time in our candlelit leafy courtyard. Look out for our traditional dancing nights!! See you there!!
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