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Stanley's Terrace

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The Victoria Falls Hotel, 2 Mallett Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 44751
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The High Tea is very filling... You might be forced to skip dinner after it! Lovely selection of sweets and savouries.

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Thank Travelboundzim
Marlow
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb views in a totally relaxed atmosphere with excellent service and a good range of cocktails and other drinks. Ideal for a light lunch or dinner on the terrace. You need to spray your feet and legs with mossie repellant to avoid the bites.

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Thank P0acher
Netherlands
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here a couple of times for lunch and/or drinks and just loved the atmosphere and the view of the railway bridge- such a special place. The food was tasty and the cocktails were proper cocktails with enough alcohol in them- better than a lot of other places. Service was sometimes a bit slow, but then, this Africa and... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had just gotten off the Chobe Princess boat in Namibia and Botswana. We had the same tea bags for high tea at $15 a person. The scones were dryish, the cakes were not great and tasteless and the sandwiches were uneventful. What a disappointment. The service was ok. But not that attentive. We should have come for just drinks.... More 

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Thank Joel K
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent old world Colonial hotel with beautiful public areas. We had excellent refreshing mint and lime granita on the Terrace, followed by an equally excellent sandwich lunch here (although it was busy and consequently a bit slow for a first class hotel) The granita hit the spot perfectly after a long and quite hot walk to view the falls and... More 

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Thank Peter B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a classic veranda in a classic British colonial hotel. The view is stunning (we even had a super moon rising over the bridge!) and the food was very good. The service was ok, with some mix-ups in orders. We had croc tail salad which was interesting. Others raved about the warthog. My advice - this is a must... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great meal, had kudu which was beautifully cooked. A very varied menu in a fantastic setting. Service very friendly and attentive. Went back 2 nights later. Just as good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Need to book for High Tea but so worth it...the Victoria Falls hotel has not lost any of it's charm and it is a wonderful place to sit back and relax and watch the spray from the Falls.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Experience the elegance of a bygone era and visit the Victoria Falls for an afternoon High Tea. Service from Robertson was exemplary, and the cakes, scones and sandwiches were delicious. There are only a handful of hotels worldwide that epitomize the stylish colonial elegance of the early 1900's. The Victoria Falls Hotel may claim the crown. The majestic setting alone,... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed a delicious High Tea on the Terrace with beautiful views over the extensive Victoria Falls Hotel grounds. Later in the evening we returned for creative cocktails sipped as we enjoyed the warmly lit night view and the Victoria Falls Bridge under rotating colours.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Victoria Falls Hotel, 2 Mallett Drive, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 44751

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?