On arrival, you are dressed in a chitenge (traditional sarong) and welcomed into a vibrant atmosphere in which the tantalising aromas of local dishes and game meat on the braai (barbecue) fill the restaurant, which is partially open to the star-filled African sky.
Your meal begins with a mouth-watering platter of starters whilst the buffet includes soup from the campfire, a range of salads, game meat cooked on a braai (barbecue), followed by desserts. Vegetarian options are also available, as well as local dishes such as peanut butter spinach.
You can also look forward to outstanding performances by traditional singers and dancers, and enjoy an energising interactive drumming show. A face painter, storyteller, hair braider and fortune teller also form part of this festive evening.
The Boma can be found on the property of the magnificent Victoria Falls Safari Lodge.
The Boma Restaurant
Diner Timeline of events
6.45pm – Traditional dancers welcome you as you enter The Boma – Dinner & Drum Show
8pm – During dinner – traditional dancing – enjoy the captivating performance while you dine!
8.45pm – Interactive drumming show – let go of your inhibitions and join in with your djembe drum!
9.30pm – Acapella singers – let our singers serenade you at your table.
Casual, Child-Friendly, Classic with a Spectacular Drum Show
Specializing in a superb selection of traditional Zimbabwean dishes.
The Boma offers a four-course meal combining a mouth-watering choice of starters, soup from the campfire and a substantial barbeque buffet.
They also offer a wide variety of salads and selection of delicious desserts.
Vegetarian and Halaal diners are also catered for, and whilst the adventurous are enticed with local delicacies such as mopane worms and game stews, for the less daring beef, pork, fish and chicken dishes are also available.
The Boma is renowned for its warthog fillet.
Reservations are strongly recommended, and advise that you book The Boma when booking your Victoria Falls itinerary.
The restaurant seats 320 in the dry season (April to October) and 250 in the rainy season (November to March).
Exclusive use of The Boma can be arranged, based on a minimum of 250 guests.
Optional extras throughout the evening:
Eat a mopane worm
The Boma man tableside cocktail
Children Play Area
Children 3–11 years pay 50%