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The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show

Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 43201
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“game meat” (116 reviews)
“lamb” (59 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (46 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed yesterday

The Boma is a fun experience if you are looking for a touristy night out, the food wasn't great and the atmostphere seemed very contrived.

Thank Ginny S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The experience is a perfect one for family outings and work relaxing. The environment is attractive and exciting to be part of.

Thank ntulison
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are thrilled that you had an excellent time with us and hope to host you again! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Although being packed and touristy, the atmosphere was really fun. There is a large buffet with some exotic foods and the drumming lesson was entertaining. Not really my thing, but really well done.

Thank Martin Y
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed the fun atmosphere at the Boma - Dinner & Drum Show. Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The variety of food was great, service was good, but everything else was too commercialized for me. Maybe the fact that I was born in the country and previously lived their for 17yrs affected my experience. It was also pretty crowded but we were there...More

Thank Colin S
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review - we are so glad that you loved the food and service! We appreciate your feedback and opinion and hope that you enjoyed the evening overall. Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Boma is very popular with tourists and a good night out with friends. The prices are quite reasonable especially since a show is also provided. It is perhaps a little touristy, but the BBQ meats on offer are great (the warthog is delicious). Be...More

Thank John V
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your wonderful review! We appreciate your feedback and hope to host you again! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect but a friend from Zim said we had to go. Great experience from start to finish. Good food and as much of it as you want. Terrific entertainment and excellent staff. Do go, you won't regret it.

Thank Annie S
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for coming to experience The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show! We are so glad that you enjoyed the food, entertainment and our staff! Thank you for your review! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing selection of food! Heaps of fun with participation in drum-based music to get the audience involved. A must!

Thank pascalejp512
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad that you had a great experience with us and enjoyed the food and entertainment! Thank you for your wonderful review! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit the Boma Dinner and Drum show twice, once prearranged by my Travel Agent and once with the group tour i joined. Both times had a great time, good food and great entertainment. I stayed at VFSL which has a shuttle bus. I ate the...More

1  Thank Jack K
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your lovely review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed both experiences with us and hope you will join us for a third! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Boma Dinner and Drum Show was a fun evening that gives you a taste of African culture. Upon entering, you are dressed in a colorful African fabric. Entertainment was very good and guests are encouraged to get involved. There was an excellent face painter...More

1  Thank kgfarr19
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Boma - Dinner & Drum Show. We appreciate your feedback and are so glad that you had a fun evening with us! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was great fun for all ages. The kids and the grand parents joined in the drumming and dancing and all had a great time. The food was very good with the chance to taste the local wildlife dishes. A spit with lamb and pig...More

Thank lori117
VFSL_Hudson, General Manager at The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your excellent review! We are thrilled that you had a great evening with us and enjoyed the food and entertainment. Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.

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Mai M
Do you need to make a reservation or you just walk into the restaurant
9 January 2017|
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Response from VFSL_Hudson | Property representative |
It is advisable to make a reservation, please call (013) 43211 to book! We hope you have a wonderful evening!
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Chris L
What is the dress code for this restaurant? I'll be heading there in early May 2017.
6 December 2016|
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Response from VFSL_Hudson | Property representative |
Hi Chris, Dress code is casual and comfortable! We look forward to hosting you in May! Best regards, Jonathan Hudson. General Manager.
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stellamunotengwa
I have my colleagues, we are 7 and want to cruise this holiday 1 May how much is it per person
29 April 2016|
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Response from RChui | Reviewed this property |
Our guide booked and joined us for the dinner. It's around USD45.00 per head. We were having dinner in last September.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 40
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Falls Town | Africa Albida Tourism, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 43201
  • E-mail
Description
Described as an unforgettable African experience infused with Zimbabwean cuisine, spirited performances and traditional storytelling, The Boma - Dinner & Drum Show has firmly established itself as a Victoria Falls highlight.Partially open to the skies, The Boma specialises in a superb selection of Zimbabwean dishes. A four-course meal combines a choice of starters with a barbecue buffet. The adventurous are enticed with local delicacies such as mopani worms and potjiekos (hunter's game stew), whilst those wishing to enjoy beef, pork, fish and chicken or a variety of vegetarian meals are welcome to do so.The sights and sounds of the evening are accentuated by a feast of nightly entertainment, incorporating traditional dancers, who captivate guests with their vibrant songs and dance. The acclaimed Zambezi Drumbeat provides a wonderful interactive drumming experience.
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