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The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show

Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 43201
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“game meat” (118 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (48 reviews)
“salads” (85 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited it on the very first evening and I must say the it is a very unique restaurant in the sense it gives you the true feel of African culture in a fun and enjoyable manner. As soon as you enter you are wrapped in...More

Thank Jpart
Reviewed yesterday

Don't miss the Boma Dinner. It was great fun and the food was wonderful. Entertainment was brilliant. Loved it.

Thank Bethels569
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is clearly very touristy, but if you get over that it's a very fun evening. There is a lot of food on the buffet, and if you are feeling adventurous, there's a variety of interesting meat to try, including impala, warthog, crocodile, and...More

Thank SZing
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are delighted to have been one of the highlights of your trip! Thank you so much for your review! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a little treasure, not to be missed. A really fun night well organised and great value for money

Thank michelleeve13
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your fantastic review! We are so happy that you had a fun night with us! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had no idea what to expect. It was sort of the African version of a tourist luau in Hawaii, but more interactive. The food was very good, and the leader of the entertainment was very good at getting even the most reluctant of us...More

Thank revjcs
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are thrilled that you had a great time and enjoyed the unique and unifying experience! Thank you for your review! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a terrific cultural and culinary experience. Well organised and you are quickly orientated into the mood of the evening with local dress and welcome music. Buffet style meals with a wide selection of salads and accompaniments to a most varied meat offering, including...More

Thank Emanpee
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your fantastic review! We are so happy that you had a superb experience with us! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Boma is a must visit place in the Victoria falls. The food is truly Zimbabwean and the drum show is always exciting. The atmosphere is always electric and I ever tire of visiting the Boma. What adds to the excitement is the diverse audience....More

Thank Victoria D
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We would love to host you anytime you have the opportunity to visit us again! Thank you for your wonderful review, you've given a beautiful description - "the atmosphere is electric" is so apt! Thanks again! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We truly enjoyed the delicious food - trying crocodile tail, warthog and impala. It was fun to participate in the drumming and watch the traditional dancers. Great family evening.

Thank dsjmfam
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are delighted that you had a great family evening with us! Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to host you again soon! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at Lokuthula lodges in Zimbabwe. Boma was walking distance from our lodge. Locals n staff at the lodge were very friendly. Dinner at the Boma was booked n we enjoyed the atmosphere n had an exciting time having a go on the drums. The...More

Thank Linda A
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review! We are thrilled that you had an exciting time with us and hope to host you again soon! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at the Boma. The food was very good, and there was a large variety to offer something for everyone in the group whether an adventurous eater or not. I especially liked the eland and the kudu. The entertainment was top-notch...More

Thank Lisa W
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your great review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your evening with us and hope that you will visit again! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

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vanezaslourenco
21 July 2017|
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Response from VFSL_Hudson | Property representative |
Good morning! What a wonderful surprise and a great way to end your trip! Being such a holiday destination, the numbers are not dependent on days of the week. We are sure you will have a fantastic fun-filled... More
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Mai M
9 January 2017|
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Response from VFSL_Hudson | Property representative |
It is advisable to make a reservation, please call (013) 43211 to book! We hope you have a wonderful evening!
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Chris L
6 December 2016|
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Response from VFSL_Hudson | Property representative |
Hi Chris, Dress code is casual and comfortable! We look forward to hosting you in May! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$40
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 43201
  • E-mail
Description
Described as an unforgettable African experience infused with Zimbabwean cuisine, spirited performances and traditional storytelling, The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show has firmly established itself as a Victoria Falls highlight.Partially open to the skies, The Boma specialises in a superb selection of Zimbabwean dishes. A four-course meal combines a choice of starters with a barbecue buffet. The adventurous are enticed with local delicacies such as mopani worms and potjiekos (hunter's game stew), whilst those wishing to enjoy beef, pork, fish and chicken or a variety of vegetarian meals are welcome to do so.The sights and sounds of the evening are accentuated by a feast of nightly entertainment, incorporating traditional dancers, who captivate guests with their vibrant songs and dance. The acclaimed Zambezi Drumbeat provides a wonderful interactive drumming experience.
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