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Cafe Zambezi

Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
+260 97 8978578
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Cafe, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cafe Zambezi had a good selection of Zambian dishes and was a clean and friendly place to try them. The dining area was a bit dark, but it was a good spot to watch sports and have a few drinks. We ordered a Zambian set...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 6 days ago

Awesome environment with occasional live music. Big menu with traditional African, Zambian and international food options. Food was all right, but I ordered traditional African cuisine so perhaps it just wasn't for me. Appetizers were good and and so were the drinks.

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great night here drinking cocktails, enjoying some great food and listening to the live music courtesy of Hava Music. Great atmosphere!

Thank TopJCat67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have just finished a 3 week trip to Botswana and Zambia. After arriving in Livingstone I was in need of a restaurant to sit a group of 15. Cafe Zambezi came to my rescue and definitely turned on the style with their food. The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ended up here on a Friday night and the place was lively with a good crowd and live music. Add to that the great food it all added up to an enjoyable evening. Highly recommendable.

Thank gunner187
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crocodile with barbecue sauce was fantastic as was the arhmosphere in the garden of cafe Zambezi. Service staff were very friendly but food took quite a while to arrive.

Thank Ilina S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I came to the Zambezi Cafe after a long day of game drive. We were greeted by a lovely staff and we were able to watch the World Cup as we enjoyed our meal. The food was delightful and reasonably priced. We...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once you get beyond the entrance, you’ll find a beautiful and authentic Zambian Outdoor Restaurant with Life Music and authentic food. Lots of food! Just mind the drink specials, “Orgasm” was not quite what it sounded :)

Thank u b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely bright restaurant with an extensive menu, huge portions and delicious food. It is a great place to sample local cuisine although there are plenty of choices to suit Western tastes also. The service was exceptionally friendly and very efficient. Lovely spot for lunch or...More

Thank speranza927
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance for Café Zambezi is that of a cozy but open setting. With the lovely lighting and current up to date decor(fifa world cup logo and world flags).Visually its a gem. Also the entrance is unpredictable. As you enter the Café you are welcomed...More

Thank Twaambo M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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 20100, 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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