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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” (140 reviews)
“lamb” (73 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (50 reviews)
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 yesterday

the whole place is crowded there barely enough place to walk and the food wasnt anything to write about.. the performances was mediocre and id def not suggest anyone going there till they expand the place or take in less people at a time.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dyw936
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed dinner at the Boma to celebrate our 9 year olds son birthday 🎉 we had a fun evening participating in the interactive drumming and the buffet was most delicious 😋

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kafuegm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Friends from S Africa recommended we dine here and told us a bit about the dinner, meats and the show. The meats were fantastic: zebra and buffalo steaks on the grill, impala stew, game fowl and lamb. There was a large selection of side dishes,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LVworldTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great night at the show. Dinner was lovely, with plenty of options! The entertainment was brilliant! Drummers and dancers were amazing! We had such a fun night and was definitely a highlight of our trip to Victoria Falls.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank graquig
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was part of a large group that visited “The Boma Dinner and Drum Show. The food was good and the entertainment better. Wonderful evening with friends and colleagues.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SCPellegrin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this show with out tour group. It was a fun evening and the food was good although it was all buffet style. Lots of choices. I stuck with the vegetables and there were plenty of choices. The performances were fun, especially the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wbforrist
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited as group of friends on our final dinner together. Arriving we were each dressed in traditional. Friendly staff explained the night, brought us a welcome drink and appetisers. Food was buffet style and selection was good, a few veggie offerings and lots of cold...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Samantha_H_8184
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came as a group for our final dinner together. On entry, we were each dressed in the traditional wrap. Food selection was OK except for the salads which were limited. I found it hard to talk with my fellow travellers during the meal due...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JJawandering
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a show! The drum show got all the guests united and enjoying themselves. The food was not purely Zimbabwean has certain changes were made to be more accommodating of other guests.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Travelbabe84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great atmosphere....super nice staff and simply a great way to enjoy and surrounded by the culture of the Zimbabwean people. Most especially, the drum dancing and joining in the fun of playing the drums was an added bonus - the evening definitely an...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anastasia T
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20 October 2018|
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Response from sharonborg | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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