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Cafe Zambezi

Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
+260 97 8978578
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
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11 - 20 of 639 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son who lives in Zambia took us here to experience the local flavor. The food was delicious and plentiful. Staff was friendly and accommodating. We can see why my son is a regular!

Thank marymc507
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant itself is very nice. The food was excellent especially because most of our group was vegetarian and they had many different options. The haloumi and eggplant burger is very good. The problem however is the service from the waitors was terrible, we had...More

Thank zakhil m
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The food was great... very fresh and flavorful. The outdoor dining in a courtyard setting was very pleasant. and our waitress was very attentive, pleasant and efficient. Our group of ten was easily accommodated by the staff and everyone got their food at the same...More

Thank Candace T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The menu has local and international dishes. Everything is tasty and fresh. The waiters are friendly and the service is fast. On Fridays and Saturdays a live band is playing. Big sport events are shown on the big screen.

Thank Markus Daniel S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had to send back chicken wings starter. Some were stone cold and some lukewarm. Should have been hot. Quite clearly food is cooked then reheated which put us off. Crocodile starter good. Impala stew was tough. Steak overcooked. Caramalised banana pudding was fantastic.

1  Thank walker782
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Very extensive menu with a lot of different things to taste. During the weekend you can also enjoy live music and if you like socker, this is the place where you can watch the matches in a very big screen.

Thank PalomaIriarte
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We were in Livingstone for two nights. After a great meal the first evening we returned the next evening. The atmosphere is wonderful, sitting in the open courtyard and enjoying the interesting selection of music. The Portuguese chicken is highly recommended! Portions are huge! Service...More

Thank A_v_Rensburg
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Interesting, though sometimes a bit oily, food selection Good to be able to get some Zambian food. Great vibe as even on a Monday night it was buzzing.

Thank mcwcBaku
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We wanted to try out a typically local restaurant but were not impressed. The food was okay, the service staff good but the service levels were painfully slow. we had a flight to catch and had to cancel a part of the order for slack...More

Thank 98neerajs
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

First, I interacted with several staff members over the time I was there and everyone I met was incredibly friendly but they have a few gems including a jack of all trades named George. He was my waiter but over a few days I found...More

1  Thank 410samueli
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Southern Province  >  Livingstone
  • Phone Number: +260 97 8978578
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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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