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“Slow service but nice food.......”
Review of Cafe Zambezi

Cafe Zambezi
Ranked #5 of 37 Restaurants in Livingstone
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$15
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: 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!!
Reviewed April 4, 2018

The taxi driver recommended this place and we decided to try it.Its nothing to look from outside but once inside it transforms.There is open courtyard to sit and nice shady trees and umbrellas to protect you from sun.We ordered Frappes for drinks which were refreshing and well combined.For main course we ordered Bread crumb wholechicken,vegetable cashew-nut curry with rice,veg pizza and veg wrap.The service was very slow but then our order was diverse.....the wood baked pizza was delicious as was chicken and wrap.The fillings of wrap and veg curry were same.The waitress was polite and tried to satisfy our demands .The only complain I have is the slow service but then its same throughout Zambia, so its better not to visits restaurants when rushed.
The rates are almost comparable to other restaurants in Zambia .

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Thank pragati9
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Once u enter the cafe you are amazed by the interior . Very relaxed casual place with a band playing.The food was good and the waiters excellent service

Thank beverlyabrahamson
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Not great, service was erratic and uncomprehending. The order was wrong and we didn't ask for anything that wasn't on the menu or out of the ordinary. Food was bought by a different server, slammed on the table, rudely explained that the sauce we ordered was finished so they bought something else. Drink service was slow. The "wait staff" supervisor, I guess, came past and asked if everything was ok. We politely explained we were given the wrong sides and the wrong sauce and the food was cold and some of it was undercooked. He smiled and nodded and walked off, totally not listening. We left the majority of our food, again the waiter asked us if everything was ok. We said no, clearly it was still on the plates, again he smiled and nodded and disappeared. We eventually asked for the bill. Which took ages, we paid and left. I have had some good meals there and they have good ambiance sometimes. It is up and down.

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Thank Sean E
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

A unpromising frontage gives way to a delightful courtyard and restaurant.

Super vegetarian food on the menu ( think the burger was vegan!)

Well priced food and drinks, served by friendly waiters.

So very much better than our hotel!

Recommend

Thank lindale
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

This has been my favorite place to eat while in Livingstone! The food is delicious and the service is great.

Thank Meeveey
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