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Shop 41, Arcades Shopping Centre | Great East Road, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
+260 21 1256705
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, International, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 41, Arcades Shopping Centre | Great East Road, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
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Reviewed today

I loved the food, crispy chicken wings and garlic grilled chicken liver, the service took about 20 minutes but that was understood since the place was quite full being a Friday evening.

Thank cmutamfya
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The food is fantastic. When its crowded it does take about 20-30 mins before you get the food but its usually worth the wait. The atmosphere is great especially when the live band is playing.More

Thank Munuma M
Nick L, Owner at Rhapsody's, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hi Munuma. Thanks for the great review. We are always grateful for feedback from our valuable customers and it makes it all that sweeter when the review is positive. As you probably know, we are relocating to the Lusaka Showgrounds (Italian Club) and the new...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The restaurant offers similar fare as that offered in South Africa. The vibe is relaxed and friendly. Service was prompt and friendly. Prices are a bit high, but that is the case with everything in Lusaka, so not so shocking. Parking can be a hassle...More

Thank AVM2016
Nick L, Owner at Rhapsody's, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hi AVM, Thanks for your positive review. Yes, Rhapsody's IS a Franchise chain from South Africa and we have been in Zambia now for the last 14 years. You will be happy to know that we are moving to a new venue in the Showgrounds...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

When operating this is a pleasant restaurant with good food. It is relocating to the Polo/Italian clubs building in the Lusaka showgrounds and should be open Q1 (or maybe Q2) 2018

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Good for drinks. The food is ok but standard quality. Service is quick. Some evenings there is a band that plays music

Thank Porto2011
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I had come here with a friend on a girls evening out before heading to the cinema, I had the chicken and sweet potato dish which I would highly recommend as a non-red meat eater. Prices seem fair in comparison to other restaurants in Lusaka....More

Thank EthelMi88
Nick L, Owner at Rhapsody's, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Hi Miss Mills. Thanks so much for the great review. As you probably know, Rhapsody's is relocating to a new venue in the showgrounds and our decor, ambience and service will be even better. We sincerely hope you'll seek us out when we reopen. Once...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I had my birthday dinner here and was impressed with the service we received. It didn't hurt that the food was delicious. The fine dinning ambience was something special and is ideal for a lovely intimate dinner. Would recommend Rhapsody's any day.

Thank _lukonde_kapambwe
Nick L, Owner at Rhapsody's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Lukonde. Thank you so much for your favourable review. We hope we can continue to please when we reopen our new store at the Italian Club in the Showgrounds. Hope to see you there.

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Good place to chilled out in the evening. Safe and comfortable restaurant. Friendly staffs and the food are really good. Worth to try. Just beside East Mall Park.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

The food inside the restaurant is actually good. Boring menu but consistent. Wine list also ok but a bit over-priced. Eat and leave by 10pm to avid the seedier late-evening bar scene on the covered patio section The bar section can be great for after-work...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Meet friends there often. Excellent food. Good service. Chicken Espetada is one of my favourites. Very helpful staff. Pleasant waiters. I highly recommend it.

Thank Fotini M
Nick L, Owner at Rhapsody's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thanks for your positive feedback Fotini. It has always been a pleasure to host you and your wonderful family. I hope you will visit our new venue when we move across to the show grounds end September/early October

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 41, Arcades Shopping Centre | Great East Road, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Lusaka Province  >  Lusaka
  • Phone Number: +260 21 1256705
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Rhapsodys Lusaka is a well established restaurant/wine bar, since 2004. Our delicious meals will explode your taste buds. Check out our large selection of wines and cocktails for a great experience the Rhapsodys way. We are a great venu for that quiet dinner for two, or simply just drinks with friends. Our friendly staff look forward to hosting you. We take large group reservations, corporate events, functions, birthdays and celebrations.Chat to our management team for a great event.
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