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“Good value, fresh food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Rainforest Cafe

The Rainforest Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Good value, fresh food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

Nice presentation, big portions, happy service... More than one would expect from a cafe at a tourist attraction!

Try the cherry plum ice cream, very yummy

Visited April 2013
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Nevada City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Outstanding lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

We stopped to have a drink after viewing the falls, but after seeing the food being servered we had lunch also. The food was putstanding, never dreamed pf having such excellant lunch in this type of location. Michlein should broaden their cuisene locations, this was 3 stars

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3 Thank Frank H
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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“Above average tourist site fare”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2013

We had a great lunch after visiting the falls, with a good range for different tastes- and quite reasonably priced for that sort of place

Visited March 2013
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3 Thank Kate3717
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Unmissable”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013

One of the highlights of our trip to Victoria Falls last week was the superb meal I had at the Rainforest restaurant at Vic Falls, which can only be accessed once you've paid to see the Falls - there was a terrific choice on the menu, and the service was efficient, charming, lovely waitress. And what a setting! Stunning. My cousin said it was the best meal he'd had during his stay in Zimbabwe, by a long way, and for my part, I have to say the same. Very highly recommended.

  • Visited March 2013
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3 Thank Judy M
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Cape Town
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“Delicious meal in the heart of Africa”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

After a very hot day in the African sun we were so grateful for a delicious fresh salad and cold beers. The kids had burgers - what a treat...

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3 Thank Wheean
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