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“Good food, good service, watch out for cheeky monkeys!”

The Rainforest Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: African, Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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.
Reviewed January 25, 2014

We got completely drenched at Victoria Falls, so it was quite a relief to see a cafe where we could sit down and rest for a bit. The coffee was very good, and came with a glass of water and a small glass of local Baileys-type liquor on the side, which was most welcome :) I ordered a dish with prawns and absolutely loved it, my husband had something else and wasn't too impressed - but to be fair, he is very picky. Watch out for monkeys roaming around the cafe, trying to steal sugar and bits of food! I guess this is where the expression "cheeky monkey" comes from :) Overall a very pleasant experience. PS. Quite expensive but it was our honeymoon, so we didn't really care to be honest.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Manager at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2014

Thank you very much for your review.We are glad to learn that you enjoyed your prawns at the Falls and we sure hope you'll be back sometime.

The Victoria Falls great food and "cheeky monkeys" await your return

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Reviewed January 24, 2014

Right inside the Waterfalls, food is acceptable, but the service is very slow. If you are not pressing for time, then perhaps.

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Reviewed January 19, 2014

Fantastic coffee, food and service!! The price is really good considering it is inside the park. We really enjoyed the lunch and cappuccino's after the walk through the Falls!

Thank Jim G
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ShearwaterVicFalls, Manager at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2014

Thank you for your review.We are glad you enjoyed your lunch and cuppacinos at the Rainforest Cafe.Hope you had a perfect vacation.

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Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

In Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, prices are out-of-line ..... this country operates on US$ (perhaps strongest currency in the world?) but has no idea of the value of same. At Vic Falls Park, Rainforest Restaurant, we ordered a BRIDGE SALAD ($14) & this was the best value for money we had got in 4 days! It was a creative work of art, both impressive & delicious . . . Absolutely enough for 2 hungry people . . . Created by JOHN & served up by ANGEL. I won't supply details of ingredients as you'll see these on the menu when you are there . . . but you certainly won't be disappointed if you are a salad fundi. I absolutely had to meet John & congratulate him face-to-face. Thank you JOHN and thank you ANGEL. Great lunch which restored our faith somewhat in "value for money" in Zimbabwe.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Manager at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2014

Thank you very much for your review.We are glad to learn that you found great value for money at the Vic Falls Rainforest cafe.Glad you enjoyed your meal and hope you find yourself at the Rainforest Cafe sometime

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Reviewed January 14, 2014

This restaurant is located in the Victoria Falls park area. Great for taking a break after a walk around the Falls.

We had a salad, a panini and a mango smoothie. Big portion, reasonable price, food was okay.

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