The Boma Restaurant
The Boma Restaurant Victoria Falls
THE BOMA – PLACE OF EATING
This is not just another ethnic restaurant, but a unique cultural experience. Excellent cuisine, including a variety of game meats and traditional Zimbabwean dishes, is accompanied by entertainment throughout your meal from traditional dancers, the Sangoma (story teller) and a local fortune teller who is available for fortune telling. The Boma is open for dinner from 7.00pm until late 365 days of the year.
The Boma nestles in a Gusu Forest and is partly open to the spectacular African night skies. A feast of nightly entertainment incorporates Shangaan dancers and singers and a local fortune teller. Guests are welcomed with a traditional greeting in Shona and Ndebele, the local languages. They are invited to take part in a hand washing ceremony before sampling traditional beer and snacks, as a prelude to dinner.
After dinner, guests are invited to wile away the evening with the restaurant’s very own Sangoma – a traditional storyteller to learn more about the country’s folklore, culture, and heritage.
Duration +-3 hours
When All year round
Where Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Weather Weather permitting
What to Wear Comfortable attire · Warm clothing in winter (April to August).
Things to Bring Mosquito repellent.
Guests or Spectators No spectators allowed
Ages all ages allowed
Fitness Level No Fitness Requirement
Experience Level No Experience Requirement
Exclusions Items of a personal nature.
Departures: Every evening.
Departure Times: 19:00 from hotels and B&B’s in Victoria Falls Town Duration: 3 hours +/-
Language: English (French, German, Italian & Spanish available on private tours, at supplement cost – subject to availability).
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