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The Lookout Cafe

The Wild Horizons Lookout | On the Edge of the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 78 422 1271
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (236 reviews)
“kebab” (53 reviews)
“kabobs” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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The Wild Horizons Lookout | On the Edge of the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The view is just stunning! 😲 Really nice place and very close to Vic Falls 💦! Food is also good and the location beautiful!

Thank BeFreeAndEnjoy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely outside lunch area with super views of the Victoria Falls chasms. Servers were very charming and service was great. A delicious banana milkshake to start our meal - it was becoming a hot day!! I had the crocodile kabobs. Presentation was lovely and the...More

Thank Susieqnurse
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Susie Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Lookout cafe so much and that you could take advantage of our lovely basket swings! With kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a busy place, full of tourists who are on their way to the Falls, or who are drying out after an exciting visit. The food is good, location is phenomenal. On our visit a few days ago, several warthogs were grazing peacefully among...More

Thank KimBocaRaton_Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago

Overlooking the gorge and the Victoria Falls Bridge and the area where the extreme events take place. A great setting and good food, it is a place to recommend. They will supply blankets in chilly weather as it is completely open on the side.

Thank Ian C C
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Ian Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you could visit us.We are glad that our blankets could help to keep the winter chill away while you enjoyed the view. With kind regards The Lookout cafe Team

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wild Horizons Lookout Cafe had the definitely the best location among all the restaurants. We only had some beers here (surprisingly reasonably priced). The seats are basically at the edge of the cliff with an awesome view of the gorge and Victoria Falls Bridge. Even...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came for lunch and really enjoyed the excellent food, which bearing in mind the location was very reasonable. I would definitely recommend the crocodile kebab ! The service was good and the view amazing ! We were a little cold as we visited in...More

Thank helenwilling
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Terrie Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that you loved your experience at the Lookout cafe so much. Your kind comments shall be passed on to the staff. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are staying at the Victoria Falls hotel in Zimbabwe It was recommended we take s walk to look out point It was a great walk with ambitious vendors hawking their wares on the way The cafe was charming with a spectacular view and a...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful meeting place for friends and family located alongside the Victoria Falls gorge..Delectable food from toasties+ hot chips to lamb chops and tender steaks ,..teas ,coffees and ice cold drinks served all day long. Absolutely breath taking views surround this cafe venue.If you're an adrenalin...More

Thank kym-heathert
Reviewed 6 days ago

The place is fantastic with excellent staff.... Remember to make a booking for the best spots! The drinks are super cold all the time!!

Thank sndehwe
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Sndehwe Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time at the Lookout Cafe. We would love to welcome you back. With kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and drink and activities for the adrenaline junkies. Very slow Wi Fi but it is free for patrons. Friendly staff ( as I have experienced through out Zimbabwe. Must see. Stunning views of the bridge and Gorge. Sup a beer after your zip...More

1  Thank Donna A
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Donna Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience at the Lookout Cafe. Thank you for recommending us so highly. With kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

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nzanz
29 September 2017|
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Response from WildHorizons | Property representative |
Hi there! Thanks so much for your message. Yes - real :). Kindest regards, The Lookout Cafe
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Favoritevacation
25 May 2017|
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Response from WildHorizons | Property representative |
Yes it does
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Tsitsi M
29 December 2016|
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Response from WildHorizons | Property representative |
Hi. Please call Victoria Falls +263 13 44426 for reservations. Looking forward to hearing from you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wild Horizons Lookout | On the Edge of the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 78 422 1271
  • E-mail
Description
The Lookout Cafe is perched 120m above the turbulent rapids of the Zambezi River, overhanging a giant chasm of the Batoka Gorge, just downriver of the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge, which forms part of it's spectacular backdrop. The semi open-air cafe, apart from offering undoutbedly the best view in Victoria Falls, offers a menu of fresh, moden, colourful cuisine as well as a range of refreshing beverages and cocktails.
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