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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” (138 reviews)
“kebab” (16 reviews)
“salad” (17 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 via mobile

Arrived in Victoria falls after flying from New Zealand late afternoon, decided to walk down to the falls and spotted this cafe on the cliffs over looking the Zambezi River what a fantastic view looking down at the river. Wild wort hogs grazing in the...More

Thank Boxer1954
Reviewed yesterday

We did not have a reservationa and were warned that it might be 1 hr 40 minutes until we got a table, but it was only 40 minutes. The time flew past as we watched people on the zipline and drank in the view of...More

Thank revjcs
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thanks to Gail and her team for looking after our clients at lunch today whom we joined . Fantastic service , great food . Ice cold beers , the best cocktails .. and surely the best venue in town .. thanks . Keep up the...More

Thank 90flip
Reviewed yesterday

Lovely food and breathtaking scenery! Loved it. Lots of outside seating and very helpful staff. Very close to the Falls entrance.

Thank happytraveller733
Reviewed 2 days ago

The view of the gorge is amazing. We enjoyed our lunch but, other than the view, we are not sure what the fuss is about. The service and food was good but not great. The best views are from the tall tables along the railing....More

Thank WonderfulWorld59
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant twice in my two days in Victoria Falls. It has amazing views of the Zambezi river and the gorge. I watched the whitewater rafters come down the rapids and actually got up the courage to do the gorge swing after...More

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

Dear Maggi Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you visited us twice during your stay in Victoria Falls. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the food and the service and that that you feet that you received value...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely cafe with amazing views over the canyons and river, tasty food and drink at a reasonable price. The only couple of downsides and very minor ones at that are it does get busy but that's down to how good it is and it's advisable...More

Thank mattjohnston23
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Matt Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you had a tasty lunch with us and were able to enjoy the beautiful view! We are pleased that you feel that you received...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

back to the old land again and did the canopy ride again which was fabulous with professional and friendly staff. funny incident with a baboon on a vine watching us zip past. lots of fun and great to stop at the cafe afterwards for a...More

Thank chete365
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Chete Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you could come to visit the cafe after your entertaining canopy tour. We are very pleased to hear that you have returned to do...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic choice of cocktails and drinks, we went and watched a sunset and was amazed by the scenery!!!!!

Thank lilsis90210
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased that you were able to visit us and enjoy cocktails as well as the gorgeous views! With kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 4 days ago

Having been left in charge to arrange a 50th Dinner Party for 24 people, this was my first choice. From arranging all details with Gail who was most attentive to an amazing menu put together by the chef exactly how we wanted it - the...More

Thank StaceandDean
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Stacey and Dean Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are delighted that you chose the Lookout Cafe to celebrate such a special birthday and that it met all your expectations. Your kind comments have been...More

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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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Ruth M
17 August 2016|
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Response from BrianPeat | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The food is very nice. From memory our lunch cost approx $20US each including a beer each. It is a lovely setting. The High Tea at Victoria Falls is well worthwhile. Cost us $15US each but the hotel is great.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • 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
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 19:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 19:00
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 13 42013
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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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