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Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge Hotel

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411 Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls 12345, Zimbabwe
+263 13 44737
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07:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Palm restaurant has always been one of my favourite restaurants in the small town of victoria falls. Great garden setting with great service and food. Would recommend it...

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Thank Takudzwa G
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for having lunch with us and glad you enjoyed it. More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We visited Ilala Lodge on New Year's morning for their Burger&Beer special. Upon entry we were warmly greeted and the stunning interior of the restaurant took our breath away. The burgers were very good also and good value for money. When in Vic Falls a visit is highly recommended!

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MartinVaughan, General Manager at Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the support on the New Year event. Appreciate the feedback. More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had a very pleasant Christmas Eve dinner at Palm Restaurant, Victoria Falls recently. The service was impeccable with waiters being polite and attentive. The background live music (piano) was at a pleasant level that allowed us to converse while at the same time being pleasant .What we also liked was that tables are not cluttered close together giving us... More 

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MartinVaughan, General Manager at Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the extensive review. Appreciate it. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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43 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I had the same dinner each night because I fell in love with it. The pork meats with warthog is simply excellent. The atmosphere for dinner is amazing as there is a guy on the piano and the lights are turned down. Breakfast selection is quite good as well. Well-deserved number 1 spot.

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Thank aaron0421
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed this recently introduced dish! More 

Hermanus
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135 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great food and service. Attentive waiters, very varied menu. Not the cheapest but still great value. Nice views across to the Falls. Excellent buffet breakfast.

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MartinVaughan, General Manager at Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for dining with us. More 

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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Great space. Food however not living up to expectation - especially dinner. We found the food beautifully presented, but not not as tasty as could be. First night we had risotto, vegetable curry, butternut soup. All three dishes somewhat disappointing. Second night, kids opted for toasted sandwiches whilst wife & me had salad. Better. Breakfast was good and enjoyable. I... More 

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Thank Travelwim
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback and sorry you didn't enjoy the vegetarian options. More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great spot for dinner. Food was good, might recommend more vegetables in the plate service was a tad bit slow still it was definitely worth it

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Thank Rudo M
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and the feedback you raised. I will pass this onto the chef. More 

Durban, South Africa
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at the Palm Restaurant. It was lovely sitting on the verandah watching the 'smoke' from the falls. Service was attentive and the food delicious. Expensive but a treat

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MartinVaughan, General Manager at Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing The Palm! More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner at Palm Restaurant. Fantastic service, lovely setting and good food. Limited options for vegetarians and a bit pricey. Watch out for the mosquitoes if you're planning on sitting on the veranda. Overall an enjoyable evening.

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Thank Sumayabrey
MartinVaughan, General Manager at Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Appreciate the time you took to review us. We always have mosquito repellent available so next time I hope you dine outside. More 

Salmiyah, Kuwait
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Game menu - tasty, reasonably priced and good service. I had Kudu meat which tasted like venison but not as strong. The restaurant was very quiet but I was here on off peak season.

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Thank Julie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
African, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls 12345, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 44737
Description
Located at The Ilala Lodge Hotel, The Palm Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a comprehensive wine list.

Dine outside under the African night sky amidst the sound of the mighty Victoria Falls

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?