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Cafe Zambezi

Shop 214 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia
+260 97 8978578
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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 yesterday via mobile

Great atmosphere, nice local food (but not only), quite reasonable prices! Nice music too :) Recommended for sure!

Thank Od M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited Cafe Zambezi last night and loved it. The setting, outside under trees, was great and our waiter, George, was a treat! The food is very reasonably priced with dishes to suit literally any taste. The beer was ice cold and their cocktails were...More

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice place for dinner, not easy to find. Food is very good and portions mainly big. Beer is good. You get spray against Moskitos when you ask. Espresso is fine. Sometimes the music is too loud that you can hardly talk with you partner

1  Thank JBiederstedt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We selected Cafe Zambesi after recommendations from TA and our local taxi driver. The setting in a backyard under a tree is quite nice. The staff is friendly and attentive. Portions are huge, we ordered 2 starters/maincourses, when one maincourse to share would've been enough....More

Thank HolgerG909
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good time at Cafe Zambezi and enjoyed some new foods. The portions were huge, so bear this in mind!

Thank Liam R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Cafe in Livingstone. the food is nice prepared and the environment in nice and very friendly people

Thank ReservationZambia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our first time in Livingstone, and I’m so glad we chose Cafe Zambezi. The vibe is relaxed and welcoming. You walk in a nondescript storefront, through a bar and a nondescript outer room, to an open-air courtyard surrounded by plaster walls, with a...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends took me here for a farewell dinner. Lots of food for a great price. Outdoor eating facilities with music created a nice atmosphere. Tried the fish which was tasty and friends had the combo platter and shared tastes of crocodile, kudu, beef etc....More

Thank codcreater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best peri peri chicken ever, wide menu friendly staff take big spray they do have some mosquitoes. Samosas are excellent. Great spot.

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at this restaurant last night. The food was great and in large portions. My partner had jerk chicken which could have fed both of us while I had the African T-bone. There was an excellent live band which we really enjoyed but it...More

Thank BeijingFreckleface
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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, 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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