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The Rainforest Cafe

Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
+263 13 45003
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (84 reviews)
“wraps” (19 reviews)
“panini” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
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21 - 30 of 541 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location and view beyond that I didn't form much of an opinion one way or the other. Certainly seeing Victoria bridge is well worth the time.

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Thank Gord M
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Appreciate review, many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this place, friendly people. Food was fresh and the fresh squeezed juice was wonderful! Can't wait to visit it again!!

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Can't wait to see you again, many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very pleasant way to finish your visit to the falls. Staff were pleasant and efficient and prices were reasonable.

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Thank Stewart F
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is most reassuring, many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a quick stop here for bite to eat and cool off after walking across the bridge in the heat into Zimbabwe! Service was good and the food very tasty and well presented. The vanilla milkshake could have been a little thicker, but other than...More

Thank Jingu1
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's a great spot after the falls, many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant relief after walking the length of the falls. Nice position with open air tables. Service was okay. I did not try the food offerings, just a chocolate milkshake which was good

Thank Gerry B
ShearwaterVicFalls, General Manager at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Try the food next time - you will be most pleased, many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After walking along the Victoria falls my friend and I had a stop here for a small lunch. I had a sweet potato soup that was very delicious. While we were sitting, some monkeys came to grab some food rests from an empty table. Though...More

Thank travelbug-939
ShearwaterVicFalls, General Manager at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The monkeys certainly give it that authentic Rainforest feel many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed September 11, 2017

great place to relax and enjoy some good food and drinks before and after the long walk around the falls viewpoints

Thank kd123705
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It is the ideal stop - before or after the falls, many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed September 10, 2017

We had a wonderful light meal at The Rainforest Cafe and the staff even worked to keep the monkeys away!

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ShearwaterVicFalls, General Manager at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Most pleasing, many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed September 10, 2017

We booked the tour that included lunch within the rainforest cafe. The steak was great and the service was really good too! Would definitely recommend it to round off your visit to Victoria Falls!

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

This is great news, many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed September 9, 2017

In the wonderful landscape of Victoria Falls it's a very good place where rest and taste fresh beverage. Nice experience.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

It is a great lunch spot after the falls, many thanks Kent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $18
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 45003
  • E-mail
Description
The perfect stop after a long, yet awe inspiring walk through the World Heritage Site.The Rainforest Cafe situated at the heart of the Victoria Falls Rainforest, offers sumptuous food, cool shade among the lush vegetation of this unique eco-system and a chance to relax before continuing onto your next adventure.Whether enjoying a delicious meal and much needed cold drink or simply sampling the divine coffee and heavenly homemade cakes, the powerful roar of this most majestic of waterfalls in the background enhances the ambiance of a tasty meal in a wonderful setting.Adjacent to the Cafe is the Interpretive Centre with information boards containing facts on the mighty Victoria Falls. There is also a lovely shop where visitors can purchase small gifts to remember their remarkable experience to the Victoria Falls.Groups are welcome and can book in advance. Those clients who merely wish to visit the restaurant or shop without proceeding to view the Falls will not be charged park fees.
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