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Lola's Tapas and Carnivore Restaurant

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Livingstone Way | Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls 00263, Zimbabwe
+263 13 42994
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09:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 21:00
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Simi Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Had a zebra burger and juice for lunch, wasn't sure if it was really zebra as it tasted like beef, it was over priced, juice was not cold. Service fair at best.

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Athens
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had a short lunch there, the menu had some game food, presented as local cuisine. I am not actually sure it was a real local cuisine but it was tastefull. The abmience was not something special, not very clean either. For 10 USD per dish, one can say its interesting to have their crocodile burger!

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Thank Marianna24
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The food was very fresh and delicious!! It is within the main commercial area. - Staff is super friendly and attentive. - Lovely decorated restaurant with a Latin twist. - Food was delicious!!!! Would recommend having the pumpkin soup and the grilled chicken meal! Definitely recommend!

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Thank Junior G
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Unusual menu with lots of local meats and treats to try. Great service and comfortable setting. Very reasonable prices. For the not so adventurous eater a good selection of standard foods can be found on the menu as well.

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Plettenberg Bay
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Did not eat there but stopped for refreshments after exploring the markets. The staff are friendly and helpful and even when to find different beers for us when they did not have stock.

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Praha, CZ
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were lucky to be a group of 6, so for $30 we were able to have "meat tasting" experience. It started with delicious butter pumpkin soup, crocodile burger and mopani worms (internet searches suggested Boma is the only place to have them, not true!). Than we had a zebra steak, eland steak, giraffe goulash (terrific!), warthog steak, sable antelope... More 

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Kearney, Canada
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stopped by for a snack two days in a row and had the Wildebeest skewers (excellent) as well as chicken wings and prawns (both good). Lovely to have musicians in the square next to the restaurant

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Childers, Queensland Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Lola is very enthusiastic about her customers and likes to dance and encourage her staff to also. Friendly, fairly average pricing for the area and unique items on the menu. Several in family enjoyed the giraffe ribs, but I couldn't bring myself to eat the ribs, or the fried worms. I won't order the tapas again as prawns were mush.

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

OK small restaurant, very good entertainment for an hour or so while we ate one evening. It bills itself as Lola's Tapas so we thought we would try the platter for two. Prawns, game meatballs (which animal might vary ) calamari rings, potato bravas and Spanish omelette for $30 for two. Expensive by some European standards never mind Zimbabwe but... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Went to Lola's because they had some intriguing game meats on the menu. We ordered the giraffe ribs and zebra burger. The giraffe ribs were a huge portion of meat but the meat was so tough that it was really difficult to eat and not enjoyable. The zebra burger was tiny, couldn't even see it in the bread when they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
African, International, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 21:00
Monday
09:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 21:00
Thursday
09:30 - 21:00
Friday
09:30 - 21:00
Saturday
09:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Livingstone Way | Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls 00263, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 42994
Description
We serve African-Europe Fusion Tapas, Braai/Barbecue, Variety of Game meat carve at your table, Fixed price for meat and dessert, Have as much game meat as you can bear, Great experience under the African Thatch!

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