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Cafe Zambezi

Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
+260 97 8978578
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (53 reviews)
“goat” (31 reviews)
“pizza” (88 reviews)
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African, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's hard to find a good and tasty cupcake in Livingstone and this was no exception. It was bland and tastless. The Caffe latte was okay but had better ones.

Thank Vilma C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge choice of a wide variety of African, Caribbean and international food. Huge portions. Nice setting in outside garden. Friendly staff. Good value.

Thank Jackieandmark123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried some of their crocodile bites for starters and was pleasantly surprised. Had the T-bone steak for a main, which was ok. Staff were nice

Thank scrizzle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service and staff were friendly and took our orders quite efficiently, but our orders were far from the menu description and the food was terrible. Ordered a jerk chicken only to receive bbq chicken. Ordered stacks of pork ribs which were only two ribs...More

Thank inomag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, but huge portions. If we had known beforehand, we would have ordered less. Still we did take a doggy bag back to the hotel for lunch the next day at the falls. Try the sampler appetizer as a starter. More than enough for...More

Thank Paul A C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here twice and lunch once during our 3 day visit to Livingstone. The food is amazing - especially the local food. At first glance it doesnt look like a lively restaurant, but you have to continue to the back courtyard. Great atmosphere,...More

Thank Max M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We waited for 2 hours to receive our lunch which was quite excessive. We were quite disappointed because this place has good reviews. The food was ok.

Thank PetchMontreal_Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After walking around for hours in Livingston, I was hungry and thirsty. Nice atmosphere with decent prices and drink, most important shade from the sun. We sat here for a few hours, I had fish cooked in coconut with rice my companion had chicken basket,...More

Thank Sherlock1962
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Looks awful from the front but opens up into a pleasant courtyard at the back so don't be put off. We didn't have high expectations but actually found it to be reasonably decent. Peri peri chicken was a highlight (and usually a safe option in...More

Thank Rah_Rah_HockeySticks
Reviewed 15 January 2018

As Canadians doing a day trip to Zambia to fulfill a visa requirement, we were not expecting to be so well taken care of during our few hours in Zambia. After a long, hot day wandering around, we found ourselves at Cafe Zambezi for a...More

Thank Tessa B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Southern Province  >  Livingstone
  • Phone Number: +260 97 8978578
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Eat authentic Zambian and African food with the locals, enjoy Caribbean food including Jerk Chicken and Caribbean goat curry. Try our wood-fire pizza, gourmet burgers and extensive vegetarian options including our eggplant and haloumi burger. Get ready for the warm Livingstone hospitality and a good time in our candlelit leafy courtyard. Look out for our traditional dancing nights!! See you there!!
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