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The Lookout Cafe

The Wild Horizons Lookout | On the Edge of the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 78 422 1271
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (248 reviews)
“kebab” (54 reviews)
“kabobs” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
The Wild Horizons Lookout | On the Edge of the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had lunch at the cafe as a complementary meal when staying at the Elephant Camp Lodges. The views were spectacular and was able to check out the canopy walk zipline at the same time. Another patrons kid had its meal pinched by a naughty...More

Thank AndrewBucko
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Andrew Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your lovely lunch at the Lookout cafe as part of your package with The Elephant Camp. Thank you for recommending us so highly. Kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The views from this restaurant is just too stunning- not to be missed. The delicious meal was enjoyed by us and service was great. Shobana Singh

Thank ShobanaS57
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our meal experiences in Vic Falls had been disappointing. Fortunately The Lookout Cate redeemed the town! Not only did we have a great view of the mighty Zambezi river but we had a delightful meal accompanied with excellent service from young Ashley (who was a...More

Thank Grant B
Reviewed 3 days ago

we enjoyed the drinks, food and view after a 3 hours walking tour in the park. The lunch came with a half day tour to the fall operated by Wild Horizons

Thank Wingto
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Wingto Thank you for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience so much! Thank you for recommending our operation. With kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 3 days ago

After a hot and humid walk around the amazing Victoria Falls, this is THE place to refresh and re-hydrate. Just ~300 metres from the park entrance, it is a short stroll along a dirt track to the Lookout Cafe. Tables in lawn area outside, or...More

Thank mrwonderful07
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place for lunch after walking the falls from Zimbabwe. Limited menu with mice choices and full bar.

Thank Larry W
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Larry Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your lunch at the Lookout cafe. Thank you for recommending us so highly. Kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked from Victoria Falls National Park to this cafe. The food seems to be a bit pricey for me. The dining area was located outdoor with a beautiful look to the Batoka Gorge and the bridge connecting Zimbabwe to Zambia. The staffs were helpful...More

Thank pushpop
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We apologize that you found the food to be a bit pricey. We are pleased that you enjoyed the view and the service. Kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice view/ place to have a drink. Lunch was terrible and far too expensive for the quality that was served. Service was goodMore

Thank Julie R
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Julie Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are sorry that you were so disappointed with your meal at the Lookout Cafe. It would have been very helpful if you had advised what dish you ordered so that we could discuss...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A leisurely lunch after an exhilarating helicopter tour over Victoria Falls! The dining area is open to and overlooks the Batoka Gorge and the bridge connecting Zimbabwe to Zambia. Wait staff were most professional and prompt. Mojitos, chilled & minty were our celebratory starters! Then...More

Thank Chanterelley
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chanterelley Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed both lunch and the views at the Lookout Cafe. Thank you for recommending us so highly. We hope to welcome you back....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited The Lookout Cafe on our walk to The Falls - the views were amazing and so was the setting. The bridge connecting Zimbabwe to Zambia was right in front of us with the huge gorge below. The sound of bungee jumpers screams added...More

Thank TravelLizzy5
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nzanz
September 28, 2017|
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Response from WildHorizons | Property representative |
Hi there! Thanks so much for your message. Yes - real :). Kindest regards, The Lookout Cafe
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Favoritevacation
May 25, 2017|
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Response from WildHorizons | Property representative |
Yes it does
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Tsitsi M
December 29, 2016|
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Response from WildHorizons | Property representative |
Hi. Please call Victoria Falls +263 13 44426 for reservations. Looking forward to hearing from you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wild Horizons Lookout | On the Edge of the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 78 422 1271
  • E-mail
Description
The Lookout Cafe is perched 120m above the turbulent rapids of the Zambezi River, overhanging a giant chasm of the Batoka Gorge, just downriver of the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge, which forms part of it's spectacular backdrop. The semi open-air cafe, apart from offering undoutbedly the best view in Victoria Falls, offers a menu of fresh, moden, colourful cuisine as well as a range of refreshing beverages and cocktails.
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