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The Palm Restaurant

411 Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls 00000, Zimbabwe
+263 213 284 4737
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“risotto” (24 reviews)
“game meat” (18 reviews)
“filet” (8 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
International, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
411 Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls 00000, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

The Palm offers excellent cuisine under the Zimbabwean sky, with a distant view of the mist rising above Victoria Falls. Coming directly from a jovial and exciting safari, the overall vibe felt a bit stuffy (yet you'll see mostly very casual guests), and I can't...More

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Thank bluesm0kebl0ke
MartinVaughan, General Manager at The Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2017

Thank you for dining with us. Not sure what made you feel our staff were unhappy and have sent you a message to try and understand your feedback raised. Appreciate the time taken to review us though.

Reviewed May 14, 2017

I had lunch and dinner here. Both meals were excellent. Service was impeccable on both occasions. Beautiful setting - wildlife browsing in the grove below our table. I highly recommend this place. It is a quite oasis in the midst of the hustle and bustle...More

Thank Chris G
MartinVaughan, General Manager at The Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2017

Thank you for dining with us. The animals often graze on the front lawns and so glad you saw them that night.

Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed one of the best meals we have ever had at this lovely restaurant in the Illala hotel. Food, wine and service excellent. Good selection of menu choices focusing on locally produced products. Menu willingly adapted to meet the needs of our youngest child....More

Thank EvelynW1234
MartinVaughan, General Manager at The Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2017

Thank you for the lovely review and for the lovely recommendation.

Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

The food is not special at all! Like other "fancy" hotel restaurants in Victoria Falls, this one has a standard and regular food that might disappoint one expecting a truly authentic cuisine! The environment is nice by the Garden! Prices are relatively high! I don't...More

Thank CaioDamore
MartinVaughan, General Manager at The Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2017

I am sorry you didn't enjoy you dining experience with us. We pride ourselves on our great selection of game meat options which are extremely popular. I have sent you a message to try and obtain more specifics that will assist in ensuring we improve.

Reviewed May 12, 2017

We stayed two nights at the hotel and very much enjoyed our meals here. We were going to eat elsewhere the second night but so enjoyed the meal the first night that we cancelled the buffet elsewhere and ate here again! The atmosphere is lovely...More

Thank sugabtoronto
MartinVaughan, General Manager at The Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2017

Thank you and glad you liked us so much you stayed the second night! Dining outdoors with the sound of the Victoria Falls in the background is truly amazing.

Reviewed May 7, 2017

Quitte Good And friendly very Good value for thé price. Thé hotel is very confortable And Nice And big rooms

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MartinVaughan, General Manager at The Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post a review and for dining with us.

Reviewed May 6, 2017

We enjoy our dinner at the Palm restaurant but mainly for the location, the setting and the ambiance. The food was fine but the Restaurant is not the place for "gourmet". Anyhow we would recommend the restaurant for any visitor of the Falls bearing in...More

Thank Rolly22
MartinVaughan, General Manager at The Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Thank you for posting a review and for the comments raised. Sorry our food quality did not meet your expectations and have private messaged you for more information.

Reviewed April 30, 2017

We had a great dinner here for our group of traveling friends. The setting was lovely, service was excellent, and food was fantastic. I had the crocodile risotto, which was tasty, but the favorite meal on the table was kudu wellington--soooo good!

1  Thank Jackie M
MartinVaughan, General Manager at The Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2017

The Kudu is our most popular dish so glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

The food is superb and the service excellent. I don't like sweet and sour so they kindly changed the pork to fit my taste. Breakfast buffet is very good. The lunch menu is a little short so our suggestion is go there for breakfast or...More

Thank Oscar-Becerra
MartinVaughan, General Manager at The Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2017

Thank you for the review. Sorry you did not like our lunch menu but glad you enjoyed the breakfast and dinners.

Reviewed April 26, 2017

The whole familly, including the three chieldren enjoyed the foof, particulaly, the brekfaest. Good service and fiendly staff.

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MartinVaughan, General Manager at The Palm Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2017

Thank you for the review and for dining with us.

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vin p
August 19, 2017|
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Response from alijane377 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't book and the restaurant wasn't full. Depends what time of year you are going? Disappointing that no one bothers to answer your email.
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Mike N
May 17, 2017|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
3 questions: • Is this a nice place for anniversary dinner? Yes! We can arrange a wonderful table under the stars and on the lawn area for you! • Average cost per person? 3 Courses - $33-$40 depending on your choices. We... More
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Betsy M
July 6, 2015|
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Response from MartinVaughan | Property representative |
Good day. Yes we accept both visa and Mastercard at Ilala Lodge and The Palm. Look forward to welcoming you to Victoria falls. Martin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls 00000, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 213 284 4737
  • E-mail
Description
Come and experience a culinary journey at the top rated Palm Restaurant. Centrally located only minutes away from the Victoria Falls at The Ilala Lodge, The Palm Restaurant offers a magnificent breakfast buffet, tasty lunches and al-fresco evening dining. With an unmatched menu, comprehensive wine list, the roar of the falls in the background and a star-lit setting, it’s an adventure for the appetite that is not to be missed.
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