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The Boma

"More Than a Night out - The Boma is an Experience"

An unforgettable African experience infused with Zimbabwean cuisine, The Boma- Place of Eating is fast becoming a Must Do whilst in Vic Falls.

Partially open to the African skies, it offers a unique experience that bombards the senses with the tastes, sights, sounds and smells of Africa - together with the warmth and hospitality of Zimbabwe and it's people.

The Boma - Victoria Falls

"The Boma - Place of Eating"

Specialising in a superb selection of traditional Zimbabwean dishes, The Boma offers a four-course meal combining a mouth watering choice of starters from the kitchen, soup from the campfire and a substantial barbeque buffet served on cast iron plates.

They offer a wide variety of salads from the salad bar and to follow a choice of delicious desserts from the buffet area.

The Boma
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Everyone’s tastes are catered for and whilst the adventurous are enticed with local delicacies such as Mopani worms and game stews, those wishing to enjoy beef, pork, fish and chicken or a variety of vegetarian meals are welcome to do so. The Boma is renowned for its warthog fillet

The Boma is open for dinner from 19h00. It is highly recommend that you are seated by 19h15 for an evening filled with entertainment.

Guests are welcomed with a traditional greeting in the local languages, Shona and Ndebele. The guests are then dressed in ‘chitenges’ (traditional robes) and prepared to enter the main enclosure.

They are invited to take part in a hand washing ceremony before sampling traditional beer and snacks, as a prelude to dinner.

 

The Boma - Victoria Falls

The Boma - Victoria Falls

Traditional customs, such as local beer tasting and hand-washing are observed and the atmosphere is accentuated by Ndebele song, dance and culture.

A feast of nightly entertainment incorporates Amakwezi traditional dancers,singers, a local story teller and a Sangoma (traditional healer). After dinner, guests are invited to join in the drumming extravaganza. This is the highlight of the evening and all are invited to participate in the drumming and dancing show with their renowned drummers – Amazulu.

The Boma - Victoria Falls

The Boma - Victoria Falls

 

The Boma - Victoria Falls

Witch Doctor - The Boma, Victoria Falls

Dress -

Guests should dress casually and bring along light but warm clothing for the months of May, June, July and August.

Location -

The Boma is adjacent to the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge complex. A Boma Dinner may be booked through us, which would include transport to and from your accommodation.



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We were on a tour from Capetown to Cairo and went with our group to the Boma, It was great and we had one of the best evenings of the trip. I am returning …

Boma Experience Not rated yet
My visit was was part of a group tour. The welcome greeting included dancing and laughs. The choice of hot and cold dishes should meet anyone's tastes. …

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i will never forget the boma experience.i had joined my sister and her family for a holiday in vic falls and went for dinner at the wonderful boma.i enjoyed …

Boma great atmosphere and argueably the best restaurant Not rated yet
Yes, it was a great atmosphere and argueably the best restaurant I have ever been to and eaten in. Mind you, I have visited seventy eight countries of …

ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC EXPERIENCE Not rated yet
My wife and I spent our 30th wedding anniversary dinner celebrations at the Boma Restaurant on Saturday 20th August 2011 and what an experience it turned …

Sights, Sounds, Smells and Tastes of Africa Not rated yet
Our evening at the Boma "Place of Eating" was a cultural experience rather than simply dining out. It assailed our senses with the sights, sounds, smells …

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