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Livingstone Room at Victoria Falls Hotel

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2 Mallett Drive | Victoria Falls Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 44751
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Had the pleasure of lunch and dinner over the 3 days. the waiter went out of his way to ensure during our lunch visit we were under fans. We couldn't fault i, lovely food and very relaxed. lovely to look out onto the gardens.

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Surrey, Canada
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167 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

After having travelled on the Rovos Rail train & dressing up nightly for dinner we finally had our fancy clothes for the Livingstone Room....only to find out they've lowered the dress code to smart casual to accommodate travelling safari guests. Good idea but really this room/experience deserves better! So if you can get dressed up, do it. Make a reservation... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Accidently wrote this review on the Victoria Falls Hotel page howeve rthe Livingstone room is incredible. Service was the best I have ever experienced. Food was delicious and the room was beautiful and kept as it would have been back in its time. Definitely something to experience when at the Victoria Falls Hotel - even if you're not staying there.... More 

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Fairborn, Ohio
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016

We had our farewell dinner here. The service was attentive, the food was very good and attractively presented. I had the tomato and mozzarella salad and the filet, both good.

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Camps Bay, South Africa
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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016

The food was good and an excellent view. The gas they sprayed for the mosquito`s was really not nice while we had dinner. Service good.

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Haifa, Israel
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2016

Everything you could want. Ambiance, food, service, a pleasurable experience. Historical hotel with the feel of what the "old days" were like.

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Thank Cissy498
Harare, Zimbabwe
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181 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Dining experience had never come in any better form. Arguably the best dining place in the nation. Taste continental, Oriental and a dash of local cuisine all in one place. If considering a stay, push it further by booking the luxury Shonge suite for the unhindered view of Victoria Falls bridge direct from your room.

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Thank John C
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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224 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016

6 of us enjoyed a fine meal and good wine here. The atmosphere is classic, lovely spacious tables, with silver service, each table set far enough apart that you do not disturb the next table. Lovely soft piano music, soft lighting and impeccable service by friendly waiters, 2 choices of menu - A'la carte and Degustation. If you choose degustation... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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329 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

My wife and I had arrived at the Victoria Falls Hotel from a Rovos Rail trip. We have stayed here previously and wanted to dine in the Livingstone Room but did not have the proper attire. In this instance we did and did not hesitate to book a reservation. The Livingstone Room is a throwback to a colonial time where... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Great degustation menu in a grand room setting. Amazing atmosphere with meal accompanied by grand piano music

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mallett Drive | Victoria Falls Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 44751

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?