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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan 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

Lovely place to relax and have lunch off the beaten track. You have perfect views of the gorge. Nice staff and cold beer and amazing food.

Thank davidevil
Reviewed yesterday

A must visit cafe at Victoria Falls which offers spectacular view of the gorges. Its a great place to wind down with good food and drinks.

Thank Happyngreen
Reviewed yesterday

After many days of unfamiliar food - including impala, wildebeest and crocodile - my teens were happy to find some chocolate shakes and french fries by the side of the mighty Zambezi after zip lining. My husband - a very strict critic of food -...More

Thank EH179
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During our few days at Vic Falls we were recommended to visit The Lookout for the views, watching thrill seekers take jumps, rope swings and flying fox rides whilst having a meal or drinks. We went for lunch, my wife having a wonderful crocodile kebab...More

Thank malawi40
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great atmosphere and very popular eating place. I was impressed that they had sufficient servers to manage large crowds and large group sizes. The waiters and servers were very hospitable and attentive to our table of 6 people. Even as a South African and paying...More

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

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience at the Lookout Cafe. We are very pleased to hear that you found the service good despite the large number of people at the cafe....More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The location of the restaurant, right over the Zambezi, made it so much fun for our family to watch the adventure seekers bungee jumping and zip lining over the gorge. It even gave us the courage to do it!

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

Dear Ginny Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that you visited the Lookout Cafe and also took part in some of the Highwire Activities from there! We would love to welcome you back. With kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 3 days ago

The look out has the most amazing view of the Gorge and you can sit and watch the various activities going on. The Breakfast is very good and great value for what you pay. make sure you get there well before 10am or they tell...More

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

Dear Danielle Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast so much and felt that you received value for money, all while enjoying the beautiful view of the gorge! Your observation about the service has been passed on....More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful view, obviously. Can't see the falls, but can see the Zambezi river flowing down. Food was delicious and service excellentMore

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

Dear Adriana Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal at the Lookout cafe so much and that the service was excellent. Your kind comments shall be passed on...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent an enjoyable morning at the Victoria Falls, and then went for a light lunch at the Outlook Cafe. The menu looks great, including crocodile kebabs and ostrich meat. I ordered a vegetable curry that was really delicious, albeit spicy, which cost $13. The...More

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

Dear Jacqui Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you found the menu to be extensive and that you enjoyed your meal so much. The setting certainly is spectacular and we are so...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked through the park from our hotel and had drinks on the wooden terrace. Good service. Great location with spectacular view down the gorge to the metal bridge and 'smoke that thunders'.More

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

Dear Mike Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you could visit us and see the amazing view from the cafe. We are pleased to hear that you were able to have a drink at the cafe with us and that the service...More

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Favoritevacation
Does The Lookout Cafe accept credit cards?
25 May 2017|
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Response from E S | Reviewed this property |
It does, no problem and bill is calculated in different currencies No need for cash. Good to have USD for border crossings though
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Tsitsi M
What number can i call for a reservation
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
Can I get an estimate of how much dinner or lunch for 5 would be? Thank you.
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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, Bar Scene, View, 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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