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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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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“game meat” (135 reviews)
“lamb” (69 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (48 reviews)
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African, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed yesterday

Too noisy lost its autensitys...very touristic.But good fun lots of food of different kind. The dancing is good .They should forget about the material they hand out...

Thank ljdavies2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Go early. We got there late. A wide variety of game meat to sample and enjoy. I had Impala, crocodile, warthog, eland and guinea fowl. The sirloin steak was tender and tasty. A large variety of veggies were also on offer. I tasted the traditional...More

Thank Ivan L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Unusual & pleasant welcome. Great vibe. Food in excess with great variety. Based on a barbecue style atmosphere. Mopane worms a ' must try '. Exceptional entertainment with drumming and participation....

Thank haraldp73
VFSL-GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your excellent review of our unique offering. We hope to host you again soon. Best regards, Dustin Kennedy. General Manager.

Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge as part of a Saga group. On our last night we enjoyed the Boma Dinner & Drum Show as part of our deal. It was a very entertaining evening and the atmosphere is very lively from arrival by...More

Thank fergusongerry409
VFSL-GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so glad that you had a great evening with us! Many thanks for your wonderfully descriptive review. Best regards, Dustin Kennedy. General Manager.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Totally tourist experience and we loved it. Food was very african but delicious. I ate Mapani worms, Wortharb, Elan, Crocodile. They were all very good and I am a picky eater. Show was very entertaining. Witch doctor read my bones. Very funny.

Thank terry k
VFSL-GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so glad that you had a fun evening full of new and exciting experiences! Thank you for your review. Best regards, Dustin Kennedy. General Manager.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We went with a tour group. On arrival we were presented with a traditional African robe to get us into the Boma mood. The Boma had superb selection of traditional Zimbabwean dishes, It offered soup from the campfire and a substantial barbeque buffet served on...More

Thank ZhaoXiuMei
VFSL-GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We greatly appreciate your wonderful review, thank you! We are delighted to have presented an authentic, fun sampling of African culture and hope to host you again soon. Best regards, Dustin Kennedy. General Manager.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the Boma to experience the African theme . It is a buffet where local cuisine can be tasted . Warthog, Empala meatballs and such . The grill was freshly cooked and salads and vegetables all fresh . They also put in an African...More

Thank michelleandross
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food choices were amazing and service was excellent. The tribal dance shows were enjoyable and one can also get your face painted with local colors.

Thank AIWIW
VFSL-GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so happy that you had an excellent evening with us and enjoyed the show, food and service! Thank you for your review. Best regards, Dustin Kennedy. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have mixed feelings about my dinner here. Firstly the place is very crowded so the tables are very close to each other. It is also particularly hard to move your chair in and out. Considering that it is a buffet service, you are expected...More

Thank knoesenm
VFSL-GM, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and feedback. We value our guests taking the time to provide details on the good, and the not so good, as we are constantly striving to improve. Best regards, Dustin Kennedy. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I kinda knew this was going to be a tourist trap but went anyway. It’s 100% a tourist trap and I could’ve skipped this but it wasn’t terrible. On the other hand I saw a lot of people having fun. So just go with your...More

Thank mskradtravel
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wewowyou
30 March 2018|
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Response from VFSL-GM | Property representative |
Good day, It certainly is! There is a wide range of traditional cuisine and game meats on offer as well as the buffet offerings you would expect for the less adventurous. You will love getting to taste a little of... More
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Vikki C
8 March 2018|
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Response from VFSL-GM | Property representative |
Good day, We do accept Mastercard and advise booking in advance in order to avoid disappointment. We look forward to hosting you!
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Vikki C
8 March 2018|
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Response from Puchesae | Reviewed this property |
I paid with a master card both times we visited, no issues there. It is a popular spot, so I would make sure you reserve a spot ahead of time. Specially if you're going in peak season.
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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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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