Top things to do

Cafe in Harare

40 Cork Road

House-turned-restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere serving quality breakfasts and lunches, and a strong Chipinge coffee. Also has an excellent gelato shop.
Top Choice Fusion in Harare


Don some nice threads as Amanzi is a class act and still the special night out. In a stunning colonial house with African decor, local art (for sale) and an amazing garden, it serves delicious international food wit…
Top Choice Jewellery in Harare

Patrick Mavros

His clients may include Bruce Springsteen, Kate Middleton and the King of Spain, but Patrick Mavros' stunning silver jewellery is surprisingly affordable. The shop has a spectacular setting, overlooking a picture-p…
Gallery in Bulawayo

National Art Gallery

Set in a beautiful 100-year-old classical Edwardian building, the National Art Gallery has temporary and permanent exhibitions of contemporary Zimbabwean sculpture and paintings. There’s also a gallery shop with loc…
Top Choice Live Music in Harare

Book Café

No-frills but still the place for live music, with a changing roster of bands and genres every night except Sunday. Look for notices around town about events, otherwise visit the Book Café Facebook page. It also doe…
Cultural Centre in Victoria Falls (town)

Jafuta Heritage Centre

This worthwhile collection details the cultural heritage of local ethnic groups, from Shona, Ndebele, Tonga and Lozi people.
Top Choice Restaurant in Victoria Falls (town)

Stanley's Terrace

The Terrace at the stately Victoria Falls Hotel just brims with English colonial ambience. High tea is served to a postcard perfect backdrop of the gardens and Vic Falls Bridge, with polished silverware, decadent ca…
Top Choice Waterfall in Victoria Falls (town)

Victoria Falls National Park

Located just before the border crossing and about 1km from the town centre, here on the Zim side of the falls you're in for a real treat. The walk is along the top of the gorge on a path, with various viewing point…
Top Choice Shopping Centre in Victoria Falls (town)

Elephant's Walk Shopping & Artist Village

A must for those in the market for quality Zimbabwean and African craft, this shopping village is home to boutique stores and galleries owned by a collective that aims to promote and set up local artists.
Top Choice African in Harare


Highly recommended by locals, this restaurant has traditional Zimbabwean cuisine served under a thatched roof around a large roaring fire. Lunch draws a busy crowd filling up on sadza (maize meal porridge) and dishe…