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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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“ribs” (50 reviews)
“goat” (31 reviews)
“pizza” (89 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 3 days ago via mobile

We ate at this restaurant last night. The food was great and in large portions. My partner had jerk chicken which could have fed both of us while I had the African T-bone. There was an excellent live band which we really enjoyed but it...More

Thank BeijingFreckleface
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the busiest places in Livingstone. The food was really good and the servings were huge! Would highly recommend it if you're in the town!

Thank Maleeha Athar Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food, big portions and reasonable price. Great atmosphere, great staff! Lots of locals eat here, always a good sign for good restaurant! You should go for a dinner if you are Livingstone!

Thank flamex98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the vibe. Drinks were average price. Food is generous and well presented. Live bands are absolutely fabulously. Perfect place to get a taste of the tourist/local culture.

Thank Baveena N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hello there, we had dinner last night at Cafe Zambezi, we looked for a local food experience, totally worth it. My wife had the chicken village, and i had the Mbusi (goat), recommended by our great waitress Rebecca.

Thank Laurent B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the Nshima and the extra large Bream fish, and its really yummy. Fast service from the welcoming waitresses

Thank Joel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice selection of curries and local foods - very tasty and reasonable cost. Great service. Nice setting indoor or out.

Thank Brigid F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a great family night out for a meal and entertainment at this establishment! The food is tasty, the portions generous and the service was very good when we attended. The live band entertained us very well and prompted us to dance the night...More

Thank Jingu1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, sitting out the back under the tree. We had the African and then the Zambian platters. Great food - though the farm chicken was a little tough ( not unexpected??). It was recommended upon tripAdvisor, and rightly so. we recommend it too.

Thank J M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chicken burgers were good but we really enjoyed the pizza. Drinks were nice. Nice to eat outside by the pool

Thank Norma P
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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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
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07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Southern Province  >  Livingstone
  • Phone Number: +260 97 8978578
  • E-mail
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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