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The Lookout Cafe Restaurant

The Wild Horizons Lookout | On the Edge of the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 42013
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (162 reviews)
“kebab” (29 reviews)
“burgers” (20 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Wild Horizons Lookout | On the Edge of the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a long walk at the Falls and came here for drinks. If you are staying at the Kingdom Hotel the Lookout Cafe can be accessed through the back gate. It's about 250-300m down the path. There are signs posted. Instead of turning left...More

Thank Love_Life_Sydney
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I enjoyed a nice lunch and good drinks at the Lookout Cafe. It's an easy walk if staying at The Kingdom hotel as well. It's situated literally on the bluff of the Victoria Falls gorge. To be clear you CANNOT see the...More

Thank Matthew F
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Matthew Thank you for such a wonderful review both on the Lookout Cafe and the Wild Horizons activity center there. We are so pleased to hear that you rated our food to be the best in Victoria Falls and your kind comments have been...More

Reviewed yesterday

Friendly bar with great food and drinks and a great view over the lower cataract below Victoria Falls looking up towards the bridge. An excellent place to sit and chill for a while, or get some great food. Within 5 minute walk of Kingdom Hotel.

Thank Carol488
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Carol Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your meal and the fantastic views from the Lookout Cafe! Our friendly staff look forward to welcoming you back one day. With kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 2 days ago

Part of a package activity with Wild Horizons fitting in between a split of the Falls Walk, helicopter ride and sunset dinner cruise, we could not make lunch at this spectacular spot as much as it deserved. Suspended over the gorge and looking towards the...More

Thank stanmansurrey
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Stan Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you were able to fit the Lookout Cafe into your itinerary. It is very gratifying to know how much you enjoyed your visit to us. we hope to welcome you back again under less...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food, great service, fantastic location. Never a dull moment eating while watching the gorge jumpers. Highly recommend.

Thank Sarah W
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear sarah Thank you for your very kind review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed the view, the service and the food so much. Thanks for recommending us so highly With kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We made two visits to this cafe during a brief stay in Viv Falls. The first visit was for lunch and was very good with excellent service and a reasonable choice on the menu from burgers to more 'exotic' meats like ostrich. We all enjoyed...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed lunch with us. We apologize for the confusion regarding the breakfast. Your comments have been passed on. With kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 5 days ago

After an awesome 3 hour walk around the falls our guide took us to The Lookout Café, WOW IT IS AWESOME. The views are amazing, the restaurant is right on the edge of the Zambezi river, and the food was absolutely delicious, CHEERS. Karen and...More

Thank krobo88
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Karen and Sharon Thank you so much for your gorgeous review. We love to hear how much our guests enjoy being at the Lookout Cafe! Thank you for your kind comments about the food - these shall be passed along to the chef. With...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The Look out Cafe is 120 metres above the Zambezi River overhanging the giant Batoka George. Just down from the Victoria Falls Bridge. This is a semi open air cafe offering spectacular views in the Victoria Falls. Lovely menu we choose the burger which was...More

Thank tobyHertfordshire
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Toby Thank you for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed the meal and our delicious cocktails at the cafe so much! It is always so gratifying to hear how much our guests have enjoyed their experience with us....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a fun place. The location is wonderful with stunning views of the river and gorge. The service was great and our waiter could not have been nicer. Had the ostrich kabobs and they were delicious. The meat cooked to perfect medium rare! Also if...More

Thank Jessica W
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Jessica Thank you for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you had such an amazing time at the Lookout Cafe. It is important to us that our guests love their experience there. Thank you for recommending us so highly and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic views of the bridge and gorge, and very busy but we were served quickly. You can see the crazy folks on the ziplines!

Thank Lisa T
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Lisa Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you had such a delicious meal with prompt service! Thank you for your recommendation. 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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Tsitsi M
29 December 2016|
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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
Breakfast, 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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 13 42013
  • 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. Free shuttle service to / from Victoria Falls Town.
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