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Cafe Zambezi

Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
+260 97 8978578
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (88 reviews)
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African, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a terrific, reasonably priced restaurant that is probably recommended by every hostel and Hotel in town, and rightfully so. Very cool dining area with no roof; there are also covered booths in case of rain. They have entertainment on weekends. A must visit!

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a good place to try typical African food, the size of plates are more than enough. The staff is very friendly and caring. One point less because I didn't like the ambience - the interior is not really cozy. Just for info: google maps...More

Thank FromNow
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice classy eating place , which offers African and Caribbean vibes , I went there as I wanted to sample crocodile meat , but since I’ve fallen in love with their menu , prices abit on the high for locals but that is explained by...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a local eating experience while visiting Victoria falls then make sure you visit cafe Zambezi . We had a great meal there last night, the food selections were interesting with a great variety of local and Caribbean delights , we had the...More

Thank AM502014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Initially on viewong this place you thinktheere is not much to it and that it is empty! How wrong! You go through to the back of the Restaurant and it is an oasis- outdoor areas, good lighting and a varriety of seating areas for all...More

Thank Emma A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on a short stay in Zambia, where we were fortunate to stay at the Royal Livingstone (which is 5 star luxury) a group of us decided to go and try the local offerings in downtown Zambia - Trip Advisor gave us the the pointer...More

Thank rowanh231
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well we went there as all the recommendation was highly and was disappointed. Food was big portions but very greasy. cocktails was on the average side and deserts was so-so. Also there were lots of mosquito all over. The service was very friendly and professional.

1  Thank YonitG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible location, food and decor!! Had to go three times as it was that good!! Thank you ... I will be back!!

Thank Lara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want a pile of food at a sensible price then this place is for you. Drawbacks are swarms of flies (not a problem at most Livingstone restaurants) and occasional armies of customers from overland trucks. Good business for the restaurateur I suppose, but...More

Thank joeheath1948
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place used by the locals so you know it's authentic. Price is comparable with uk but you get large amounts. As with most African cuisine most of meat is deep fried so no good for the dieter!!! Had a starter then shared combo for...More

Thank buxton-blade
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Southern Province  >  Livingstone
  • Phone Number: +260 97 8978578
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Eat authentic Zambian and African food with the locals, enjoy Caribbean food including Jerk Chicken and Caribbean goat curry. Try our wood-fire pizza, gourmet burgers and extensive vegetarian options including our eggplant and haloumi burger. Get ready for the warm Livingstone hospitality and a good time in our candlelit leafy courtyard. Look out for our traditional dancing nights!! See you there!!
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