Dining with a view in Victoria Falls
The Elephant Camp chefs are dedicated to creating a fine dining experience that can be equated to Africa on a plate. The flavour of each dish is enriched using fresh seasonal ingredients and herbs grown in the camps gardens.
Traditional African dishes and accompaniments, such as Sadza (African-style polenta) and Chakalaka (a hot, spicy relish) further enhance the luxury game lodge experience by giving diners a taste of authentic African cuisine.
Head Chef Dean Jones
Dean brings to the table modern cooking techniques paired with fresh local produce that emphasizes the wealth of deliciously unique flavours.He believes that “food is more than just a meal; it is art in the most delicious form”. The fusion of modern methods and cultural cuisine produces a menu that is contemporary yet comforting.
His passion for pastry has added a new dimension to the sweet section of this dining experience, enhancing the flavour profile of each meal through irresistible textures, flavours and presentation.
Each meal reflects international dining trends that are accentuated by Africa’s ambience.
The Cape Winelands are home to some of the most prestigious wine farms in Southern Africa. Dean’s time at Le Quatier Francais’s The Tasting Room has equipped him with ability to beautifully pair velvety reds with the winter menu, and crisp whites with the dishes that celebrate hot summers.
Guests can have their meals while indulging in the sweeping view of the savannah with the spray of the Victoria Falls sitting on the horizon, from either the balcony of the main lodge, or as a romantic meal for two on the private deck of your room.