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The Rainforest Cafe

Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
+263 13 45003
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (96 reviews)
“wraps” (19 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
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11 - 20 of 602 reviews

Reviewed 13 March 2018

This lovely cafe exceeded our expectations. A very restful place to sit and dry off after visiting the falls with friendly and efficient staff. I ordered a cappucino and it was excellent and came with not only an ice cold glass of water but a...More

Thank bluehippos
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Delightful, many thanks Kent.

Reviewed 12 March 2018

Very nice place with a tasty cuisine and friendly staff. I would definitely recommend to stop by for lunch or a cup of coffee once you are in Victoria Falls.

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Thank Olena K
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Most appreciated, many thanks Kent.

Reviewed 2 March 2018

I figured this cafe in the Falls would be more like a fast food place. The food was really good and good selection of beverages. The only issue was the service. They only had 2 or 3 people serving a lot of people. Had to...More

Thank bsearched
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Working hard on speeding up the service, many thanks Kent.

Reviewed 25 February 2018

Good food at this restaurant inside the Victoria Falls Park, but expensive for what you get for a Canadian, as the prices are in US dollars. However, I got some very nice photos of some vetiver monkeys who dropped by to scavenge.

Thank LynnMichelleMainland
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

appreciate the feedback, many thanks Kent.

Reviewed 1 February 2018

We visited the Falls in the morning, so were ready for a refreshment and light lunch. Rain forest cafe is perfectly situated. The "misters" kept the whole place pleasantly cool The menu was varied and reasonably priced. Staff were very friendly and efficient. We ordered...More

Thank kiminzim
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Lovely review, many thanks Kent.

Reviewed 30 January 2018

The cost at this restaurant seems very expensive for south Africans and locals who come and visit this lovely site

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank Patrick v
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Appreciate the review, many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed 22 January 2018

The food was fresh and delicious! Extremely happy with my choice. Excellent staff and free wifi. Would certainly go back.

Thank kmbe11
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

How delightful, many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This is the restaurant into the falls park. No View from here but it is well located especially if you spend the whole morning at the falls. Menu is very similar to all other menus in town mainly with a wide choice of meat cooked...More

Thank AnnaRog
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

It's a great spot after a long walk around the falls, many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

After a fantastic walk seeing the falls, I stopped at this refreshing place for lunch. I loved the misters that surround the patio & the service was wonderful (which is saying a lot)! The hamburger I ordered was delicious & huge (I was only able...More

Thank MeganSamfya
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Was great to host you, many thanks, Kent.

Reviewed 8 January 2018

excellent and verry kindly traitement beautifull place verry good Food and the best served coll beer in Simbawe

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Thank Christof H
ShearwaterVicFalls, Owner at The Rainforest Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Wonderful, many thanks, Kent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls VIC, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 45003
  • E-mail
Description
The perfect stop after a long, yet awe inspiring walk through the World Heritage Site.The Rainforest Cafe situated at the heart of the Victoria Falls Rainforest, offers sumptuous food, cool shade among the lush vegetation of this unique eco-system and a chance to relax before continuing onto your next adventure.Whether enjoying a delicious meal and much needed cold drink or simply sampling the divine coffee and heavenly homemade cakes, the powerful roar of this most majestic of waterfalls in the background enhances the ambiance of a tasty meal in a wonderful setting.Adjacent to the Cafe is the Interpretive Centre with information boards containing facts on the mighty Victoria Falls. There is also a lovely shop where visitors can purchase small gifts to remember their remarkable experience to the Victoria Falls.Groups are welcome and can book in advance. Those clients who merely wish to visit the restaurant or shop without proceeding to view the Falls will not be charged park fees.
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