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Is it best to book an all inclusive hotel or to eat out in local restruants and can you get european food localy

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1. Re: Food

Most hotels in the Falls will give a bed and breakfast rate. The Boma Restaurant is a great night out with local drumming etc. as entertainment and a dinner cruise on the Zambezi is fun - so my view is by booking an all inclusive hotel you could miss out on some great things.

European food is available in the supermarkets and also in the Wimpy, Pizza Inn etc.


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I think you'll be a bit disappointed with the selection of restaurants in the Vic Falls area. Wimpy is passable at best as hamburgers go. There is no place to sit down so it's really basic food.

The hotels offer amazing food, fully stocked with excellent service. We stayed at the Vic Falls Safari Lodge and had some amazing meals. BOMA is fun for an evening. Yes. it's touristy, but entertaining and the food (buffet style) is interesting and well prepared.

You might be able to get a great rate for teh Vic Falls Safari Lodge through www.luxurylink.com

Be sure to do some of the activities while in Vic Falls. Boo Peel at www.victoriafalls-guide.net can help you arrange all of this for you. She's great!

Good luck!

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3. Re: Food

The food at Ilala Lodge is lovely but you'll probably need to book.

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4. Re: Food

Don't book on all inclusive as you will not have the flexibility if you do want to go out and try other places!! There are some great places in the falls to have dinner.

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