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Cafe Zambezi

Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
+260 97 8978578
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“goat” (28 reviews)
“pizza” (85 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 2 days ago via mobile

Cafe Zambezi has a big courtyard with lots of big tables. They offer live music at night and it is certainly a great place for meeting friends. You can have a great variety of local dishes which are carefully adapted to western taste. My crocodile...More

Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ate here one night with some friends. They ordered pizza and were a bit disappointed. I recommend too it they're specialties, e.g. Whole chicken which was really good. Also good drinks. You can sit outside in a cozy back yard. Staff was friendly

Thank bareEva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is clearly for tourists with a good atmosphere, including nice staff. However food is not what we expected. Our meat was hard to cut and the rest of the plate not so appetizing.

1  Thank buggy62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for lunch. Tasty chicken and nshima. And a big portion. This place is quite buzzing, played good tunes and has wifi. I can imagine it being fun at night. It is, of course, quite 'touristy', but that's to be expected - that's generally...More

Thank Travelkewpie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sumptuous Local and international cuisine served and prepared with high consideration. Out door environment for unwinding after a hectic day

Thank Concepts Travel... T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food - friendly staff. Location in town is excellent and can be booked for later that night - serves pints of Mosi.

Thank Irishman827
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I last visited here in 2010! It has been improved enormously, with different areas, better seating, reasonable menu etc. The staff are lovely, the service not bad at all. The food is well priced but they do some things better than others! Having said that,...More

Thank Liz O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son who lives in Zambia took us here to experience the local flavor. The food was delicious and plentiful. Staff was friendly and accommodating. We can see why my son is a regular!

Thank marymc507
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant itself is very nice. The food was excellent especially because most of our group was vegetarian and they had many different options. The haloumi and eggplant burger is very good. The problem however is the service from the waitors was terrible, we had...More

Thank zakhil m
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The food was great... very fresh and flavorful. The outdoor dining in a courtyard setting was very pleasant. and our waitress was very attentive, pleasant and efficient. Our group of ten was easily accommodated by the staff and everyone got their food at the same...More

Thank Candace T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Southern Province  >  Livingstone
  • Phone Number: +260 97 8978578
  • E-mail
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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