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The Lookout Cafe

The Wild Horizons Lookout | On the Edge of the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 78 422 1271
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (236 reviews)
“kebab” (53 reviews)
“kabobs” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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The Wild Horizons Lookout | On the Edge of the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed today

From this cafe, we got not only the great view to see the beautiful gorge and the bridge, but also the delicious food. Steak, fish, chicken and drinks were all very tasteful. We had a wonderful time to come here for lunch after visiting Victoria...More

Thank JCKU
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This cafe looks right out over the gorge. You can see the most from the falls and the train crossing the bridge. Breathtaking views...delicious food!

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had lunch at the Lookout Cafe as part of a Wild Horizons package. The location & view are spectacular however we had to sit outside so would recommend booking a table in the cafe in advance as it was quite windy when we were there...More

Thank OE4ME
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing view and incredible atmosphere, delicious food and nice staff. It is quite expensive, but then the whole of Vic Falls is so come prepared.

Thank annacatherine3
Reviewed 2 days ago

I would give anything right now to be sitting on that balcony again, watching the Zambezi flow between the cliffs of Zambia and Zimbabwe, with no care in the world. It is just such a special spot. Take a book, or a camera, or an...More

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Most beautiful view of the bridge next to the Victoria Falls. Many activities that include sliding and swinging over the river between the gorge....

Thank Urshula E
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Ursula Thank you for your review and for recommending that future guests visit the Lookout Cafe. With kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant has to have one of the best views in the world - absolutely terrific place to marvel at the gorge whilst enjoying a delicious lunch. It's an extremely busy place, but our drinks and food arrived in pretty short order and the staff...More

Thank Strider453
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Strider Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you made a reservation before visiting us and were able to enjoy a relaxing time over lunch. Thank you for your recommendation. Kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 3 days ago

After the dramatic impressions of Vic Falls, one needs to sit and contemplate the majestic falls. I chose to do so at the Look Out Cafe. I enjoyed a coffee and sandwich and it was lovely. The service was friendly and professional. Ideal for a...More

Thank Kardoesie
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Kardoesie Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed visiting the Lookout Cafe. Kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 4 days ago

Can't say anything more about the spectacular view than has been said. What a fun place! Warthogs grazing around while you eat. Food was good-we had croc kebabs-and they had a local beer on tap.

1  Thank francofile104
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at The Lookout Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear guest Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your crocodile kebab and the cold local draught. With kind regards The Lookout Cafe Team

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The view is just stunning! 😲 Really nice place and very close to Vic Falls 💦! Food is also good and the location beautiful!

Thank BeFreeAndEnjoy
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nzanz
29 September 2017|
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Response from WildHorizons | Property representative |
Hi there! Thanks so much for your message. Yes - real :). Kindest regards, The Lookout Cafe
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Favoritevacation
25 May 2017|
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Response from WildHorizons | Property representative |
Yes it does
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Tsitsi M
29 December 2016|
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Response from WildHorizons | Property representative |
Hi. Please call Victoria Falls +263 13 44426 for reservations. Looking forward to hearing from you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wild Horizons Lookout | On the Edge of the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 78 422 1271
  • E-mail
Description
The Lookout Cafe is perched 120m above the turbulent rapids of the Zambezi River, overhanging a giant chasm of the Batoka Gorge, just downriver of the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge, which forms part of it's spectacular backdrop. The semi open-air cafe, apart from offering undoutbedly the best view in Victoria Falls, offers a menu of fresh, moden, colourful cuisine as well as a range of refreshing beverages and cocktails.
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