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Livingstone Room at Victoria Falls Hotel Restaurant

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2 Mallett Drive | Victoria Falls Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 44751
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Victoria, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were there for afternoon tea and to revisit the ambiance of the hotel. Simple objective. The elegant veranda dining area overlooks the gorge below the Falls from a setback vista point of view. The excellent service was enhanced by the friendly staff, who were especially warm when they learned that my spouse had been there 52 years earlier.

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a place to soak up the atmosphere. The food was really well prepared and the service was impecable. It is like travelling back in time!

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Thank Mike S
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in the magnificent Victoria hotel grounds, this splendour Druen and text you back in history. Built in 1904 is dining on a grand scale at a reasonable and affordable price. I had Gemsbok (kind of antelope) Wellington preceded by scroll up and pork belly and followed by crêpe Suzette . All were delicious and very good value one was... More 

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Prather, California
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75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stepping across the entry into the Livingstone’s grand dining room, we were magically transported back in time to a royal dining room that might have existed just like that in 1890. The colors of the wood, the walls, the drapes, and the candle-light on each table reflected those of a Rubens painting. Our heartbeats immediately slowed, and we smiled as... More 

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Thank Adenine
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very interesting meals at both places, big smorgasboard at Boma and an exquisite high tea at Vic Falls Hotel.

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Thank Scuzz777
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breath taking view. Most comprehensive drinks menus. Good cigar cabinet. Attentive and friendly staff. I was in heaven.

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Thank Kaveh S
Lincoln, Nebraska
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favorite for this hotel is the Sunday brunch, $25 per person and worth every penny. Turn of the century china and setting, fabulous service and old world charm makes this a sunday morning best bet if in Vic Falls.

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Thank muzunguterry
Africa
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254 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having experienced many top degustation/tasting menus around the world, I can highly recommend this one for several reasons. Firstly it is exceptionally good value for money. In fact it is the second best value I've evet had (after UMA in Barcelona) and that's impossible to beat. Secondly it is the best wine pairing I've ever had in such culinary voyages...... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by for a quick snack on our first night in Victoria Falls after visiting the Falls. If you want a more familiar Western menu this is a good place to visit. We both had a salad and sandwich which were very yummy. The portion sizes were a bit on the small side, so not a great value but... More 

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Hertfordshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband is a picky eater with a small appetite so we weren't likely to do justice to the meal but felt that eating there was part of the stay. The service is excellent & the surroundings very pleasant but it is not Michelin star.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mallett Drive | Victoria Falls Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 44751

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?