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The Lookout Cafe

The Wild Horizons Lookout | On the Edge of the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 42013
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (203 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

My wife and I went here for lunch and so glad we did. For starters, the place has an amazing view of the river. After taking a slew of pictures, we were ready for our meal which came out great. We had the grilled crocodile...More

Thank JBeck_the_Explorer
Reviewed 2 days ago

Walk along the path right opposite entrance to Vic Falls. 5 minute walk and you end up at this amazing place looking over the gorge. We had drinks, iced coffee was delicious but the food also looked great. You can do several extreme activities from...More

Thank barbaramh1234
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We called into this cafe to grab a coffee but ended up eating a meal as the view is amazing you just don't want to leave. We ended up ordering a meal after watching all the amazing dishes being brought out and were not disappointed....More

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

Dear Peter Thank you very much for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you managed to visit us twice and that we were able to accommodate you on both occasions. We love to hear that guests have enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome views of the gorges flowing into the falls, lovely cool spot, excellent drinks spot. Food delicious and very easy to find, just ask a local. A must go to place if you are in Vic Falls - but do book, it can get very...More

Thank patsypostbag
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We sat there for about 10 minutes and no one attended to us until we had to request but they we looking at us

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

Dear Tapiwa Thank you for your review. We apologize that you were kept waiting for 10 minutes before you were attended to. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time at the Lookout Cafe. With regards The Lookout Cafe Team

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband & I popped into the Royal Livingstone for lunch because we’d heard about the gorgeous views. While the flowing water & views of the Falls’ spray were lovely, the buzzing sounds of helicopters overhead drowned out the sound of the river. The Bloody...More

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

Dear Guest Please note that you have placed your complaint about the Royal Livingstone in Livingstone, Zambia under The Lookout Cafe in Victoria Falls. We are sorry that you had a disappointing experience there, but please can you remove your review from our page as...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We order variety dishes and it’s amazing good food! Must go place Environment: you can oversee the river and VF bridge. Price: USD164 for 11paxMore

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

Dear Vanessa Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased that you have rated us so highly. Your kind comments about the food shall be passed on to the chef. We would love to...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant with incredible view. Only had coffee but meals looked awesome. Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Manjess
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant is a must for a good meal with an incredible view. The restaurant is built on stilts overhanging a cliff allowing you amazing views of the churning Zambezi river as it exits Victoria Falls. You will also get a perfect picture on the...More

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

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed both the menu and the spectacular setting so much. Thank you for recommending us so highly and we look forward to welcoming you back one day....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Prices very reasonable, food is exceptional and you great a fabulous view of bridge for seeing people do the Bungee Jump/Zip wire well worth a visit

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

Dear PickiePockie Thank you for review. We are so pleased that you could visit us and that you found our food to be exceptional. 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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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
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, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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