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The Rainforest Cafe

Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
+263 13 45003
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  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed today

After getting soaked in the mist (spray of the Vic Falls), time to hangout here and dry oneself. Have a great cup of coffee and snacks. If you have time, then spend some time and have a meal as well. There were reviews of being...More

Thank 451blaise_32
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a lovely lunch while viewing the falls...entertained by the cheeky monkeys and watching the warthogs go about their business.

Thank TopJCat67
Reviewed 1 week ago

A welcome stop after wandering through the VF Park. Service took a bit longer than expected though. The food was delicious when it did arrive. Unfortunately the vervet monkeys eyeing your dish from the roof and trees when not sitting under the lapa is distracting....More

Thank Kosima B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint and peaceful outdoor restaurant located in the falls park. Lovely people and great food (and drink). Enjoyed the comical vervet monkeys the employees were trying to shoo away. Would definitely recommend as a part of your park experience.

Thank Kirby S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was so great to have a restraint in VF National Park. So nice to sit there and dry off after getting drenched. We are both breakfast and lunch, the food was really good. I highly recommend the Bunny chow (chicken curry). The cappuccino comes...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and relaxing environment. We ordered drinks only, and still the service was excellent and pleasant!

Thank lpalmer57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting the Victoria falls end to end, we spotted the cafe and decided to stop by for a quick bite The service staff were quite friendly and welcomed us with warmth. As vegetarians, we had limited options but those were very well made. The...More

Thank markopolo57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe is ideally situated. Its a perfect stop to have a snack and dry yourself after viewing the falls. They didn't have mist of things we ordered off the menu, so that was a disappointment. But we ordered a nice dessert which was good...More

Thank sarahtheblue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had a great stay at Rainforest Cafe, godd food, nice drinks and very good service. Thanks a lot, we will be glad to come agian.

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Thank bettinabirnbaum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After viewing the Falls this is just what you need on the walk back especially in our case as we were very wet. Coffee had a good flavor and service was quick and delivered with a smile.

Thank andrewmarkswainstont
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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, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
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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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