update (05 March 2019): The reconstruction of the Lookout Cafe in Victoria Falls is set to commence. The expected date of completion has been set to some time in May 2019, but the actual date is yet to be confirmed.
update (13 February 2019): According to the websiste of the Lookout Cafe in Victoria Falls, it will re-open in June 2019. We'll keep you posted!
The famous Lookout Cafe in Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe was completely devastated by fire in the early hours of 24 December 2018 and will be closed for the foreseeable future. The cause of the fire is not yet known. There were no injuries or casualties in the incident. The semi open-air cafe, which is operated by Wild Horizons, is located 120m above the turbulent rapids of the Zambezi River, overhanging the Batoka Gorge, just down from the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge.