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Travellers' Choice2023
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US$45 - US$45
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African, Barbecue
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is by far the best experience I had . Cathy thank you for organising the dinner. It was out of this world. I loved everything. It represented Africa, ubuntu. The welcoming was amazing, they allowed me to dance with them. The food was great,...the ambiance and entertainment was amazing, the drum show and the dancing was out of this world. I tasted the worms,so proud of myself. Loved them. It was everything and the best memories. I recommend this event to anyone and everyone to experience a journey in AfricaMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Wanderer We are thrilled to hear that you had such an unforgettable experience at the Boma. Its a delighted that you felt the warmth of African hospitality and the spirit of ubuntu during your visit. Congratulations for tasting the worms ! Your kind words...More

Reviewed 23 October 2023

We were a family group of 21. The African shoulder material put on us at arrival added to the ambiance. The mopane worm with the certificate was fun! The bountiful buffet was fine. The grilled wild boar was interesting to see but my piece was...completely dried out and not edible. The kids loved their face paintings. The dancing showed no talent. It was fun to have the drums. The caller repeated the same chant continually so the drumming became monotonous quickly. The interactive dancing at the end was engaging.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2023

Good day to you, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your experience at the Boma Dinner & Drum Show. We appreciate your kind words regarding the African shoulder material and the fun element of the mopane worm certificate. We are glad...More

Reviewed 13 October 2023 via mobile

The Boma is a lovely way to spend the evening. The troupe is eager, enthusiastic and talented - musicians, dancers front of house and support team included. Buffet style food was enjoyed by many, but for me I was over being at my 100th ‘wedding...breakfast’ this trip and didn’t enjoy it as much. That’s totally on me and is not a reflection on the food quality.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2023

Dear Kim Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your experience at The Boma. We are delighted to hear that you found our troupe to be eager, enthusiastic, and talented. Our team takes great pride in providing exceptional entertainment for our...More

Reviewed 5 October 2023

Boma gives a great experience for African traditional foods, especially on game meat. The drum beating and laughter refreshes the mind.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2023

Dear Samukeliso Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Boma restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed embracing the African culture through our traditional foods. The drum beating and laughter that you mentioned are integral parts of...More

Reviewed 2 October 2023

The Boma Dinner and Drum Show is a must visit for the Zimbabwean Culture and Cuisines. It all starts at around 7PM with a traditional welcome followed by locally brewed beer served with some munchies. The Dinner spread is an absolute delight for all the...Non-Veg lovers, they also serve Bush meat (Impala, Kudu and Crocodile meat). there are also options for vegetarians. The Drum show artist showcase some of the best local traditional dances. the drummers at the later part involve all the guests in their drum show, it was indeed a fantastic experience. This place is a must visit if you are in Vic. Falls town.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2023

Dear Nagaraj Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Boma Dinner and Drum Show. We are delighted to hear that you found our establishment to be a must-visit for experiencing Zimbabwean culture and cuisines. We appreciate your recommendation of The...More

Reviewed 26 September 2023 via mobile

We didn’t really know what to expect. What a fun eve. Our host was Adorable who did a fab job of looking after us. Drinks extra but reasonably priced Food was wicked. Soups, delicious salads, various stews and bbq meats, carbs and veggies. Worm eating...challenge if you’re brave Great selection of puddings. After dinner lots of fun entertainment that gets everyone involved: including drumming. Really enjoyed itMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2023

Greetings to you Thank you so much for your review! We are overjoyed to hear that you had such a fun evening and that our host, Adorable, took great care of you. We strive to provide a memorable experience for all our guests, and it's...More

Reviewed 24 September 2023 via mobile

Wow! A great experience. Wonderful entertainment. Great food choices. We had so much fun! Definitely recommend this venue!More

Date of visit: June 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2023

Dear Nancy Thank you for your kind words and the positive feedback! We are thrilled to hear that you had a lovely experience at the Boma restaurant. Providing a memorable and enjoyable experience for our guests is our top priority and we are delighted that...More

Reviewed 24 September 2023

This was a great cultural experience and the drumming was amazing. Lots of audience participation made it a fun night. The food was fairly ordinary but adequate as we went for the experience rather than the food. It was not expensive so really worthwhile.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2023

Dear Valerie Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent experience at the Boma Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the drumming performance and found it to be amazing. It's lovely to hear that you had a...More

Reviewed 22 September 2023 via mobile

From the time you step into the compound of the restaurant, you are wrapped in a beautiful African print top and a quick face painting of small symbols on your face. You are seated with your party and explained the process of the four course...dinner selections of food and drinks for the evening. The buffet had a great selection of various salads ( assorted salads and toppings), a grill area that prepared various types of meats and were cooked to your desire. Meats include Impala, Sirloin, crocodile tail, borewors, chicken, spit roast, bream and kapenta fish, etc. Not to mention, an entire pig was roasted and sprawl open to cut the meat from the pig. Very very tasty. Soup and bread are included as well as the native porridge. The desserts were delicious. We loved the malva pudding and caramel flan. The Buma had excellent food presentation, dancing, and fun playing the drum playing. It wakes you up after you've eaten as much as you want from the buffet. Great experience, and definitely go with people who love having fun!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2023

Greetings to you, Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at our African restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you had a great time and enjoyed the food, dance, and overall atmosphere. It is wonderful to know that you appreciated...More

Reviewed 14 September 2023 via mobile

If you like drinking and dancing and a great atmosphere then it’s a good night out. The food was actually verrrry plentiful fresh and hot! Fabulous drumming and participation. I had my fortune told too and face painted. Lots of fun

Date of visit: September 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2023

Dear Sean Thank you for the valued feedback on you recent Boma experience We are overjoyed, reading that you had an amazing night out ! Its great to see that you enjoyed having your face painted and the interactive drumming.

Reviewed 13 September 2023

It was Great fun, fantastic game drive experiences. A special thank you to our driver Ashanti and spotter Blessing . The property was very nice and the staff was very friendly . Tge meals were well done whether ordering off menu or buffet for breakfast....The Boma dinner was disappointing due to the food being served family style, we would have preferred to go up and select our own food, buffet style. Better choices and better opportunity to select less fatty cuts of meat and not relying on selection brought to table on a platter, which in our case did not have enough of a selection or quantity . The overall resort was well thought out and great fun. A lot of thought put into everything. I would recommend it, truly a once in a lifetime experience. Special shout out to Melody in reservations for helping it all come together. You will not be disappointed.More

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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2023

Greetings to you Thank you for taking you time to write about your recent African experience, We are overjoyed to hear that you had an amazing trip from the game drive to the meals in the resort. We are grateful for your kind words that...More

Reviewed 13 August 2023 via mobile

Such a fun night! It was our first night in Zimbabwe and what a start! The whole atmosphere is incredibly fun. The food is buffet style and gave the chance to try lots of different foods. The drumming and dancing was definitely the highlight! The...guy leading it had so much energy!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2023

Dear Lucy Thank you for your feedback on your fun and energetic dinner experience at the Boma restaurant. I am delighted to read that you had an amazing night with an incredible atmosphere. It was lovely to host you and thank you for choosing to...More

Reviewed 30 July 2023 via mobile

Food was great with a wide selection of meats, salads and desserts. The staff were so helpful explaining the format of the evening. Great drum show and loved the chance for us all to play the drum at our seats. Great to see young kids...up dancing and out teenage girls enjoyed the African face markings that were done to them. Well worth it.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2023

Dear Bedford Thank you for the valued feedback on your recent Boma Experience, We are thrilled to read that you had a memorable family time at the Boma Restaurant, which is what may have earned us your recommendation. Its lovely to hear that the interactive...More

Reviewed 27 July 2023

Very touristic place, good food and nice drum show. But 115 USD for 2 people plus 30 dollars for taxi to get there is definitely not worthy.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2023

Good day to you I hope this note finds you well, Thank you for the valued feedback on your recent experience with us. We are delighted to read that you had a memorable experience. Thank you for choosing to dine with us. We note your...More

Reviewed 25 July 2023

Great food, music and experience ! Good service and meats especially the grilled stuff ! Loved the local food too.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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VFSL GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2023

Dear Marvin Thank you for choosing to dine with us, it was an honor to host you at the Boma restaurant, We are glad you had a lovely evening and you received pleasant service. I am all smiles reading that you enjoyed the meats and...More

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Response from Rosalie100 | Reviewed this property |
It's at the same location so no need for a taxi!
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Hello, Yes, they do provide transfer from/to Explorers Village in Vic Falls. We stayed at the same hotel. If you book directly from their site, transfers can be added in the second step of the booking process. If you're... More
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Yes we do, we have a shuttle bus that does the transfers within the property. For guests staying off property it comes at a fee.
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