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The Boma African Restaurant is an ideal place to take guests that want to experience authentic Zambian cuisine. Indulge in freshly grown vegetables and a selection of meats such as game meat, oxtail, village chicken and smoked fish. This is a great place to eat and the Boma prides itself in providing over 15 different local vegetables.
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Nshima is a staple food in Zambia and is a form of carbohydrate made from maize flour prepared into a thick porridge. Nshima is eaten together with vegetables, fish or meat, traditionally using your hands rather than a knife and fork. The Boma African Restaurant is ideal for guests that want to experience authentic Zambian cuisine.

Taste the many different varieties of foods across Zambia at the Boma Restaurant – village chicken (nkuku mu chikasu), buffalo (nyama ya mu mpanga), fresh or dried fish such as bream, smoked or fresh, all deliciously prepared Zambian style. This is a great place to eat in Lusaka and the Boma prides itself in providing over 15 different local vegetables such as cassava leaves (katapa), sweet potato leaves (kalembula), dried amaranthas (bondwe), or pumpkin leaves (chibwabwa). All the vegetables are cooked fresh when in season.

Taste the many different varieties of foods across Zambia at the Boma Restaurant – village chicken (nkuku mu chikasu), buffalo (nyama ya mu mpanga), fresh or dried fish such as bream, smoked or fresh, all deliciously prepared Zambian style. This is a great place to eat in Lusaka and the Boma prides itself in providing over 15 different local vegetables such as cassava leaves (katapa), sweet potato leaves (kalembula), dried amaranthas (bondwe), or pumpkin leaves (chibwabwa). All the vegetables are cooked fresh when in season.

The Boma is nestled between embassies and government buildings and within 10 minutes drive of the main shopping and commercial districts, so it is a busy place especially over lunch times as it has a tastey buffet on offer. You can find the Boma in Longacres at the old and prestigious Lusaka Club. The Boma makes an ideal place to have a business lunch or meet up with friends and family over lunch. Many visitors, consultant aid workers and other NGO staff like to taste Zambian food. The Boma African Restaurant offers that opportunity – a place where you can enjoy Zambian delicacies in the pleasant surroundings of the Lusaka Club with it's relaxing covered outside setting with overhanging greenery.

Zambia is rightly proud of its culture and its food. By special arrangement the Boma will host an evening for a large group, with traditional entertainment so guests can savour the African experience, Zambian style! Prepare to be served with food, song, dance and refreshments for a relaxing and enjoyable evening at the Boma African Restaurant. The Boma also caters for other special events where, on request, more westernized food can be served. Outside catering is also available, delivered to a home or place of work.Lusaka restaurant information

  • Seating capacity: 55
  • Lunch time buffet
  • Outside catering service available
  • Traditional entertainment evenings can be arranged
  • Near Lusaka Museum
  • Near Kabwata Cultural Village

Vegetables are served in season

  • Sweet potato leaves (kalembula)
  • Black jack (kanuka)
  • Lady's fingers or okra (chilungu ntanda)
  • African polony (chikanda)
  • Dried amaranthas (bondwe)
  • Pumpkin leaves (chibwabwa)
  • Cassava leaves (katapa)

Exotic meat menu:

  • Special village chicken (inkoko ya kutumba)
  • Village chicken in peanut sauce (inkoko ya kusashila)
  • Grilled game meat (inama ya mpanga ya kocha)
  • Fried caterpillars (ifishimu fya kusalula)
  • Oxtail

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