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The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show

Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 43211
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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African, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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RR - RRR
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Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The buffet is so-so, the room is huge, noisy groups at long tables, but somehow, it all comes together. There is a lot of choice at the buffet tables, but like all buffets, it quickly loses its luster. Try the worms...not great, but you do...More

Thank endre m
Reviewed 3 days ago

I must say that I generally dislike these sorts of dinner/show spectaculars, but this was FABULOUS.... the dinner is an amazing presentation of an almost limitless choice of foods... impala, warthog, lamb, beef, worms.... all beautifully presented and cooked to order... the show is an...More

Thank alesquire
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your enthusiasm and amazing review! We are thrilled that you had an excellent experience with us and hope to host you again! Best regards, General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so lucky the night we visited to have a group of young Nigerian men in the table next to us as when it was time for the audience participation, they were brilliant. The offical show was great too and the food was plentiful...More

Thank Sarahliz54
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Many thanks for your great review! We are so happy that you had a fun night with us! Best regards, General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pick up was included in my booking, a couple didn't clearly communicate with the transport and we ended up being late to the show by 15-20 mins and not sure what we missed. Our waiter was terrible, not a smile on his face and acted...More

Thank Cynthia C
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your review, we are sorry that you had a bit of a late start. Thank you for your complimentary words regarding the food and entertainment. We are investigating further and offer sincere apologies for the unusually unfriendly service you received....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a total experience! We ate, we sang, we drummed, we danced, we drank, we met new friends and dared each other On! Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture of the land, laughing all the while!

Thank Nelda c
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so glad that you embraced the experience and had an evening full of laughter! Best regards, General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am one person who loves her food, but this place left me feeling as if I was not going to eat for the whole year. I really loved the experience at the Boma. There was a lot to eat and a lot to chose...More

Thank 85juliem2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had a couple nights in Vic Falls and wanted to do something special for our last night in Africa. The food was marginal and the whole drumming thing was a joke. We saw better entertainment on the sidewalk at the airport! This was...More

Thank jrodg
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are deeply saddened by your review and can only offer our most sincere apologies for disappointing you. Sincere regards, General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this was part of our package while staying at the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, the Boma is patronised by many others stayng in the area. The restaurant includes a wide variety of game food served buffet-style and entertainment with audience participation (on drums). We...More

Thank NZMDProf
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are delighted that you had an enjoyable evening with us and hope to host you again soon! Best regards, General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

While looking for something different for dinner (rather than our hotel buffet), a night out at the Boma was recommended by a guide. While being a 'touristy' destination, the staff are friendly and welcoming, the food is excellent and the entertainment (drum show, fortune telling,...More

Thank Lukas P
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your amazing review! We are thrilled that you had such a great evening with us and found it to be good value! We hope to host you again one day! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were encouraged to go to Boma for an African dinner and show. We knew it was a tourist attraction but were still disappointed - the food was medicocre (although we can now say we have eaten warthog and mopani worms!) and the show was...More

Thank kittyg1307
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are saddened by this review as we aim to really excel in our food, service, and entertainment. Thank you for your review, sincere apologies, if you wish to add any further details as to why you found it average please do not hesitate to...More

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_ker13sco
25 October 2017|
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Response from Gladyman M | Reviewed this property |
$40 per adult and $20 for kids. Free for children under 3. No transfers included in these charges
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vanezaslourenco
21 July 2017|
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Response from VFSL_Hudson | Property representative |
Good morning! What a wonderful surprise and a great way to end your trip! Being such a holiday destination, the numbers are not dependent on days of the week. We are sure you will have a fantastic fun-filled... More
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Mai M
9 January 2017|
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Response from VFSL_Hudson | Property representative |
It is advisable to make a reservation, please call (013) 43211 to book! We hope you have a wonderful evening!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$40
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 43211
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Description
Described as an unforgettable African experience infused with Zimbabwean cuisine, spirited performances and traditional storytelling, The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show has firmly established itself as a Victoria Falls highlight.Partially open to the skies, The Boma specialises in a superb selection of Zimbabwean dishes. A four-course meal combines a choice of starters with a barbecue buffet. The adventurous are enticed with local delicacies such as mopani worms and potjiekos (hunter's game stew), whilst those wishing to enjoy beef, pork, fish and chicken or a variety of vegetarian meals are welcome to do so.The sights and sounds of the evening are accentuated by a feast of nightly entertainment, incorporating traditional dancers, who captivate guests with their vibrant songs and dance. The acclaimed Zambezi Drumbeat provides a wonderful interactive drumming experience.
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