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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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“game meat” (133 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
African, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed today

The Boma was Ok , did expect a little more , thought the cooked vegetable range was limited , as well as the meats . The entertainment however made up for the let down of the food . Everyone raves about the place , but...More

Thank ChristineD4557
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having just come off a 10 day Safari in Botswana we found the Boma area crowded and noisy. We were dressed in saris on arrival and decided against the face painting and the fortune telling witch doctor. My friend who grew up in Cape Town...More

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a good buffet meal at the Boma with plenty of options to choose from. It was lovely to play the drums and dance as part if the fun. A good nights fun with dinner and drums.

Thank Scottkjs
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of food and different, tried most of it. Buffet style, well setup, didn't have to wait long. Great atmosphere, entertainment lively, funny in parts and included the guests with bongo drums. Had a lot of fun, too bad it wasn't long enough. That is...More

Thank kmatthews2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really good show and food okay .....as a vegetarian I don't eat meat or fish but still found something! Very lively and great participation drumming! Definitely an African experience 🥁🥁🥁🥁🥁🥁🥁🥁

Thank julia a
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited the Boma 15 years ago and loved it . Yes it was touristy but then we were tourists and the ambience, food and entertainment were excellent and good fun . On this return visit with a group of friends we were a just...More

1  Thank kathWatford
Reviewed 3 days ago

Buffet dinner with African and international food, good music and show at the end. My dad tried the local specialty: crocodile tale! The meat was white and tender and he said it tasted like smoked chicken. He wasn’t brave enough for the warms so I...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review of your dining experience with us at the Boma Dinner and Drum Show. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinner overall and we hope that you will return soon! Best regards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty of choices for vegetarian or meat eaters. Plenty of entertainment after meals. Try local native meats, crocodile, Impala, Wart Hogg and many more. Plenty of fresh vegetables. Delicious and a fun evening of entertainment for those who enjoy nataive cuisine amd entertainment. While staying...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as we walked in we could smell the meat cooking and could hear the sounds of a local band. We were wrapped in sarongs and led past the buffet to our tables situated right by the dance floor/stage. There was an incredible variety...More

Thank MNM1011
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our meal and the show, great service and the option avaiable are many. I go back again to enjoy the show.

Thank ivananthony
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20 October 2018|
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Response from Travluxe50 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think it’s safe to walk there at night. Even within the resort after 6pm we used to ask the hotel van to pick and drop us from our lodge to anywhere within the hotel grounds. Wild animals roaming around so can’t take... More
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
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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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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