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Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant

Stand 471 Squire Cummings Road, Victoria Falls -, Zimbabwe
+263 13 43211
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
African, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Stand 471 Squire Cummings Road, Victoria Falls -, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had high hopes, after we had room service (chicken and mushroom pie was tasty). The view of course, is amazing. When reserving, get a window seat. You'll have overview of the waterhole, elephant and hyenas were seen during our meal. The appetizer of the salmon...More

Thank Ecowoman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast and dinner every day during our stay at the Victoria Safari Lodge due to the convenience of not having to travel somewhere else for meals after long days of travel or game watching. Beautiful setting with views of the water hole if...More

Thank grmmybtty
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your recommendation and wonderful review. We are delighted that you had amazing experiences with us. Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delicious mouth watering succulent dinner of warthog. Perfection. Was served by Manthazima, very friendly and attentive in fact all staff are friendly. Got a great seat at the edge with a good view of the watering hole. The cheesecake was yummy. The singers...More

Thank ChaChalie
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review and recommendation! We appreciate your great feedback and hope you will return soon! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this restaurant. It feel's like home away from home! Beautiful scenery and great friendly staff! What still stands out is Mathanzima with his wonderful smile! I will definitely visit here once again.

Thank Siyanda N
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your beautiful review! We would be delighted to host you again anytime! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 14 August 2017

A very enthusiastic and friendly staff attend professionally to diners. Seating is well spaced, dinner menu offers a fair selection of choice, lunch basic but value, drink list OK. Best to book for evinces and while waterhole viewing is available from some tables, little wildlife...More

Thank Emanpee
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your four out of five review! We are glad that you enjoyed our hospitality and hope you will visit again soon. Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We came here earlier to watch the sunset and that was well worth it! The terrace is spectacular overlooking the bush. After we went to the restaurant to have dinner and that was a bit disappointing. Everything was ok, but the menu is very boring...More

Thank Italian468
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are glad that you enjoyed the view and sunset. We are so sorry to have disappointed you. We would have loved the opportunity to correct our mistake on the ground but greatly appreciate your honest feedback as it helps...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

We stayed in the lodge where this restaurant is, so ate many meals here. Tasty food, creative presentations and wonderful staff and service!

Thank Ak206
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your amazing review! We hope to host you for many more wonderful meals in the future! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 27 July 2017

My husband and I were on our honeymoon and staying at the Royal Livingstone in Zambia. I had read a great review about Mukuwa-kuwa (housed in the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge -in a New York Times Article (36 Hours in Victoria Falls). So I went...More

Thank Helene B
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

We greatly appreciate you making the effort to come across and dine with us! Thank you for your excellent review. Congratulations on your recent nuptials, we hope to host you for your future anniversaries too! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Our food was wonderful, as was the service. My son had told them it was my birthday and they made a cake' brought to the table by a group which sang an African version of Happy Birthday.

Thank GDH1p
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you for sharing your special occasion with us! We are so grateful for your lovely review. Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 18 July 2017

Breakfast at Makuwa-kuwa was such a beautiful experience. I must say the plate took me by surprise! The food was artistically arranged and tasted really good. I felt like a queen. The restaurant overlooks the waterhole where the animals come to drink so the combination...More

Thank evelynmO7396FJ
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you so much for your recommendation and kind review. We are thrilled that you felt like a queen and hope you will visit us again! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

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Almay L
10 February 2017|
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Response from VFSL_Hudson | Property representative |
Good day! Our guests can enjoy this breakfast included within their rate. However, if you are a walk in guest, it is $25 per head and is well worth it!
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riaanatparadise
13 June 2016|
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Response from EdwardsAGE | Reviewed this property |
Anyone can, best to make a reservation, though.
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mololoki
9 August 2015|
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Response from Tyla C | Property representative |
Hi There, The full menu and prices are available on our website, Africa Albida Tourism for the MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant in Victoria Falls. Thank you Michele
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stand 471 Squire Cummings Road, Victoria Falls -, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 43211
  • E-mail
Description
Centuries past, we’re told, an inimitable Royal Drum disenchanted with its owner was lost forever when it ‘jumped’ into the Zambezi River. In honour of this legend, the award-winning Makuwa-Kuwa Restaurant celebrates the richness of Africa’s heritage with fine fare and unmatched hospitality. The MaKuwa-Kuwa drumbeat is a call to partake of a royal feast.Located in the award-winning Victoria Falls Safari Lodge's central hub is the Makuwa-Kuwa Resaurant - split level and with a 270º view of the unfenced Zambezi National Park, and focusing on a central waterhole attracting year-round wildlife, the a la carte restaurant offers a wide variety of internationally styled cuisine, with a hint of African and game dishes thrown in. Diners are tempted by gourmet dishes made from the choicest selection of local and imported ingredients, and Zimbabwe’s finest winelist. Little wonder then, that this restaurant lays unchallenged claim to Zimbabwe’s top eatery title year after year…
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