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Mama Africa Eating House

Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls zw, Zimbabwe
+263 13 41725
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“hot pot” (13 reviews)
“stew” (26 reviews)
“bream” (10 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls zw, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mama Africa is fantastic, excellent food and live music. We have been about 4 times now and have to take our friends when visiting. The atmosphere is buzzing. The staff are a wonderful, very accommodation and nothing is too much trouble.You should book though to...More

Thank GingerJam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the restaurant on July but it was easy to arrive without any booking. The meals are really good: hot meat pots with sauce and sadza, which is made with finely ground maize. We had a nice time there and would be back next...More

Thank Sand42700
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our only poor Victoria Falls experience was at Mama Africa. We shared a starter of sticky chicken wings which were swimming in a watery red sauce which was flavourless. My main course was peri peri chicken which was covered in a darker red sauce which...More

Thank 601davidj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very keen to try some local foods and here we found them! Cooked well and with a friendly smile. We were there late afternoon so didnt getto see the local entertainment that performed nightly. Loved the peanut stew.

Thank Emma A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bland food and slow service. That was my experience. Small menu with ordinary food. No venison and strange combinations but nothing that was anything different to lots of other restaurants. The hot pots were lacking flavour, the bream tasteless and the chicken was just roast...More

Thank Dalmania
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I cannot in good conscience recommend this place. The service was beyond "Africa Time" and the meal was, in some cases mixed up, late, or not even brought to the table. The steak was a miserable piece of meat wholly uncooked to my direction. A...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

At the recommendation of other travellers, I was here with a group of eleven friends. Mamas has a very good reputation. I hope we only caught them on an "off" night. Every one of us was disappointed with our meal. Perhaps they were not prepared...More

Thank KiskaCat
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Has dishes such as game, beef, dried meat and fish at a decent price ($13-$18). Food was very good and service as well. There aren't a large variety of options to choose from but portions are decent. We were lucky to find a table when...More

Thank giannibix
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The best place to enjoy local delicacies at Victoria Falls with great environment. The outside space is small so reach early. Enjoy dinner with live band.

Thank suvadip2015
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

No live music because of a power outage, so the atmosphere was probably not 100% representative for a normal evening. The hunter's pot (buffalo the day we were here) was pretty nice. Good place to attend if you want to visit an authentic African restaurant...More

Thank Jeroen S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls zw, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 41725
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