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The Elephant Cafe

Nakatindi Road | Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
+260 97 3403270
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  • Excellent95%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
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Open Now
6:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
African, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Nakatindi Road | Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This visit was the highlight of our visit to Zambia, walking with the Elephants, the food, the hosts were absolutely brilliant. John Barker

Thank rhodesia66tp79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been invited to the Elefant Cafe on an special occasion. And very special it was: The setting on the banks of Zambezi, the excellent food, the personal attendance and the well trained staff. Although having lived in Africa for many years we still...More

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Thank gerdas26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very well looked after from the moment we arrived. The elephants are beautiful, we heard about their stories and were able to feed them. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming. Our lunch was delicious and the service was excellent.

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Thank CJK23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The elephants are magnificent, we were up close and personal. The team educated us on their "story" of how they made it to the refuge. Plus there were hippos in the river. The dining was one of the best meals in all of Africa down...More

Thank Debi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is fabulous, to be able to get this close and to feeed these magnificent animals is amazing. One of my friends helped one of these Elephants years before and we're sure the Elephant recognised him !!

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Thank Andy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an absolutely wonderful experience visiting the Elephant Cafe. We were welcomed very warmly and felt right at home amongst the magnificent elephants. We were given safety instructions whilst feeding the elephants and were delighted to hear that riding of the elephants was no longer...More

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Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The elephant cafe was amazing. Feeding the elephants, watching the baboons and enjoying a high tea breakfast afterwards. We felt very fortunate to have such an experience. What a beautiful setting too!

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Thank lynairep2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing morning up close with these gentle giants. Fantastic memories. Breakfast was absolutely delicious and the waitstaff were lovely. Thank you!

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Thank Helen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interacting with the elephants was a real holiday highlight and the staff were great taking photos of us for us - the food was delicious and I would love to come back again and bring the rest of the family. Beautiful location, welcoming faces -...More

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Thank dalen589
SafparExcellence, Director of Sales at The Elephant Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear dalen589, Wow, thank you! We look forward to your return visit :) Kind Regards, The Elephant Cafe Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Elephants with an interaction that was designed to help with the welfare of the animals! Excellent food and service in a fantastic setting next to the Zambezi river.

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Thank gary_biddle
SafparExcellence, Director of Sales at The Elephant Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear gary_biddle, Many thanks for joining us for High Tea at The Elephant Cafe! We hope to welcome you back one day soon! Kind Regards, The Elephant Cafe Team

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stevepoll69
29 September 2017|
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Response from SafparExcellence | Property representative |
Hi Steve! You are welcome to book with us direct - email address is on the website or at the Day Activity Centre located at Avani. We look forward to welcoming you to The Elephant Cafe!
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ezdruid
13 January 2017|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
No it is a set activity which includes the elephant interaction and then the meal and drinks, I would however would contact the activity provider for all the information. You would really regret not having the meal as the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$135 - US$220
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nakatindi Road | Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Southern Province  >  Livingstone
  • Phone Number: +260 97 3403270
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Description
Located in Livingstone, Zambia. Take a speedboat transfer up to the venue with hippo sightings along the way, interact with elephants on the banks of the Zambezi River and dine on African fusion food, created with wild edibles and locally-sourced ingredients with Chef Annabel Hughes.
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