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The Rainforest Cafe

Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
+263 13 45003
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good service, excellent food and nice atmosphere. Good place to rest after walking along the Vic Falls. I liked the water air conditioning.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Just wanted to get a smoothie before our walk around the Zim side of the Falls, but it was a little more effort than it might have been, and not cheap - but then, with that location, they can act and charge how they like,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had previously visited Victoria Falls and since it was a VERY hot day I elected to sit in the Rainforest, check my e-mails and have a drink. It was pleasant but must say my soft drink was fairly expensive $3.50 (50R) for a small...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Truly a retreat after a very hot visit to the Falls. Good coffee with Amarula, tasty Food, cold beer and a cool steam from above. A must vistit at the Falls!

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Thank worldwide69
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely setting, good food and fast service. We booked as a group and it was fantastic. Fast efficient, even though it was so very busy!

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Thank Helen M
Reviewed 6 days ago

beautiful place, very good food, nice team, with animal around us, sometimes raining- is the water from the waterfalls,

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited just for mid-afternoon drinks at this superb, unique location. Whether you simply gaze over the amazing Zambezi River or watch, with awe, the strong-willed jumping into the abyss, an hour or two spent here will not be forgotten. A must for visitors to Victoria...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice atmosphere, have wi-fi after long time of disconnection in this area, cold drink for warm days.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had breakfast before visiting the falls. I had French toast with bananas and bacon. I also had a cappuccino with a shot of amarula. The portion size was good and the food was tasty. I would return.

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

And would be great to see you again, many thanks, Kent

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here whilst visiting the falls. Very good value, especially considering it's inside the park. Good food and friendly staff

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ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wonderful news, many thanks, Kent

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 45003
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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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