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Mama Africa Eating House

Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls zw, Zimbabwe
+263 13 41725
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“hot pot” (26 reviews)
“stews” (32 reviews)
“curry” (11 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
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Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls zw, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed yesterday

We travelled for 29 days and this place was the ONLY place we had a terrible meal. We made reservations, arrived on time, waited 20 minutes for service and after almost an hour were told the meals we ordered were "sold out??" huh?? Reordered waited...More

Thank DaveN52
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here as part of our tour group as we rang and got told they cold cater for us (group of 12) The service was absolutely appalling they came to the table once to get orders for both drink and food that was it...More

Thank claire_beer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived at 19:00 and ordered within a few minutes. Only the starters as the waiter wouldn't take the orders for the main courses. The place was about 40% full, no more. At 19:50 we got the two crispy chicken wings and the chicken livers....More

Thank Laurent M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very noisy place so not for the romantics, but the food was excellent. The music great and the staff helpful as was typical throughout all Africa.

Thank SonjaB60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly couldn't recommend this place enough. My tour guide (aka the partner) who is a national, recommended eating here to experience African food at its best. I had peanut satay chicken, choms and sadtza - pushed to eat with my hands it made for such...More

Thank shortsinallweather
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful, simple place with great decor and young musicians. The food was typical of the area , served by charming staff. We ate crocodile with sadza, delicious!

Thank Frances B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To begin with I cannot rate the food here although I did hear the next day that the food was great! I'm writing a thank you and a sorry as I was terribly sick and spent my visit vomiting :( I had just finished the...More

Thank BansemerGetaways
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good, interesting food, for instance, Hunter's Pot - a stew with local game. Friendly atmosphere and live music.

Thank Maria N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A colorful restaurant with a lovely authentic African ambience. Friendly staff with quick, efficient service. We enjoyed our meals(beef and chicken curries). Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Henning B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite expensive for what you get and traditional food was not that well cooked. Dessert was okay and service was also mediocre for the price we paid. (20USD for a main, 25USD for bottle of wine)

Thank VerooCl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Falls Road, Victoria Falls zw, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Matabeleland North Province  >  Victoria Falls
  • Phone Number: +263 13 41725
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