Victoria Falls offers a variety of activities for every traveller, be you the thrill seeker taking the bungee plunge towards the Zambezi, the traveller on a fact finding mission to understand the local flora and fauna, or the conservationist gaining insight into how to end poaching. Whatever brings you to the spectacular Victoria Falls – every visitor works up an appetite after a long day.
Victoria Falls has a modest – but scrumptious – selection of restaurants which cater to a broad market of clientele. Here are just three of the tantalising restaurants which you should try while on the Zimbabwean side of The Falls.
The Three Monkeys
The newest addition to Victoria Falls restaurants selection is the Three Monkeys, which opened its doors to the public in December 2016, but it is already making a big impression. The Three Monkeys is a cocktail bar, brasserie and pizzeria which caters to both the local and international upmarket clientele offering exceptional service and a wide variety of cocktails.
Seating up to 100 people The Three Monkeys is open 7 days a week from 12pm until late. Advertising “good, honest food”, the menu at the three monkeys is a mixture of international cuisines and specialist evenings including a Sunday roast every week. Although they have only been open for three months, the 5-star trip advisor reviews are rolling in and it seems that the consistent theme for the reviews including “great customer service”, “great atmosphere” and “I never left hungry”.
The Lookout Café
The Lookout Cafe as the name suggests offers spectacular scenic views overlooking the rapids of the Zambezi River, and the chasm of the Batoka Gorge. The Lookout Cafe is a daytime semi-open air cafe and boasts the best restaurant views in the Victoria Falls area. Open daily from 10am -7pm for up to 80 people the cafe has both a sit down dining a la carte menu, or stand a up drinks and canapes option and is open for breakfast on weekends.
On the evening of the full-moon diners have the chance for dinner and to witness the spray of the falls by the light of the moon. If you are looking for a fresh, vibrant menu with traditional as well as new flavours like impala and crocodile, situated in a great location (especially for activities such as the bridge swing) then the Outlook Cafe is the place for you.
The Shearwater Café
“Friendly and efficient”, “modern and clean”, “generous with great hospitality” these are just a few of the highly regarded reviews of The Shearwater Cafe. Their menu is a combination of European, Mediterranean, and local cuisine and won’t disappoint those who are looking for variety. The atmosphere which the cafe is looking to achieve is described as cool, chic and urban.
Open 7 days a week, The Shearwater Cafe can host up to 52 people inside and 68 outside, and group bookings are welcome for lunch, dinner or a “bushman’s breakfast”. This cafe is the base location for those who have spent the day white water rafting, where you are greeted by half price drinks and the opportunity to watch your rafting experience on the two large screen TV’s.
If you are looking for a dining experience to make your Victoria Falls adventure memorable each of these restaurants will be able to attentively meet your needs. Victoria Falls restaurants are renowned for their customer service, going the extra-mile and providing mouth-watering meals and exotic cocktails.