Eating out in Francistown

Although most Francistown hotels will more than cater for your needs while visiting Botswana, you are bound to feel like a meal on the town at some stage during your trip, and you will find a good selection of restaurants in Francistown to suit your needs.

Cresta ThapamaBarbara’s Bistro, a popular choice with locals, dishes up a range of delicious European style dishes from its location overlooking the manicured grounds of Francistown Country Club, for about P55 per main course.

Image credit - Chelsea VermaakCresta Marang Gardens’ restaurant is known for its exceptional views of the river, smiling efficient service, an uncomplicated menu and outstanding buffets. Stunningly located on the banks of the Tati River, this Francistown hotel features idyllic gardens, river views, and a tranquil experience away from the hustle-and-bustle of everyday life.

Next up is Thorn Tree Café in the Village Mall where you can enjoy simple, delicious café-style fare such as burgers, salads, jacket potatoes, fresh fish and great coffee, overlooking the city views from a spacious terrace. Expect to pay between P25 and P60 for your meal.

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The Ivory Grill at Francistown’s well-known Cresta Thapama hotel is another venue which lays on a great spread, with delicious buffet and a la carte lunches and dinners in sophisticated urban surroundings. Enjoy this delicious fare in the restaurant itself, elsewise opt to dine poolside, under the shade of the trees in the hotel’s leafy garden.

The jovial-sounding Merilicious (aka Roots of Africa) is just that – a friendly laid-back garden venue on Guy Street, where you can enjoy delicious pancakes and wraps in a lovely garden setting. Meals here are in the price range of P50 to P150 depending on how big you want to go.

Cresta ThapamaFans of Asian cuisine, should head for Tandurie which offers both a take-away and sit down menu featuring Indian and Chinese delights.

Whether you are seeking home-style goodness, familiar fast food, deli-style fare, or a dose of fine dining, Francistown has something to soothe every kind of craving, come mealtimes.

Business Trips to Botswana

Botswana is a wonderful destination for the safari-goer, but is also one of the most up and coming business hubs of a developing Africa, and business trips to Botswana are becoming just as commonplace as touristic adventures to this lovely country.Image Credit - Africas CountryBotswana is good at business

A great destination for business and investment, Botswana is:

  • A politically stable country and one of the safest and most secure countries in Africa.
  • Ranked among the world’s least corrupt countries with a top-level credit rating and a well-run economy.
  • A country of low taxes, stable inflation and an easy-going approach to foreign exchange, makes Botswana a preferred business destination worldwide, with an accessible market for investors.

All these factors contribute to Botswana’s desirability as one of Africa’s top business destinations, but can this small African country cope with and cater to an influx of sophisticated businesspersons?

The answer is a resounding ‘yes’.


Botswana’s information and communication technologies are rapidly expanding to cope with demand, while world-class roads, dams and electricity are already in place, connecting and revolutionising both urban, rural and tourist areas, adding to the convenience and comfort of business trips to Botswana.Cresta MarangYou will find that most of the Botswana population is literate, skilled and qualified in their fields and employee-employer relations are good – all elements which are vital to successful business dealings.


All of this country’s major areas are linked by air, as there are four international airports in Botswana, located in Gaborone, Francistown, Kasane, and Maun. In addition, there are a variety of smaller civil airports servicing areas such as Palapye, Machaneng, Selebi-Phikwe, Serowe, and much more. What’s more, there are a number of privately-operated airports elsewhere in the country, directly linked to safari camps or lodges, and situated in popular areas such as Jwaneng, Lobatse, and the Okavango.

You will find accommodation, such as that provided by Cresta hotels, wherever you need to travel for your Botswana business trips.  These establishments specialise in business travel, with competitive rack rates, upmarket amenities, business centres, conference facilities, hearty meals, comfortable accommodation and exceptional service.Cresta PresidentTry out this trusted hotel brand on your next, or first, business trip to Botswana.

Renting a car in Botswana is a convenient way to experience the country’s most fascinating locations, and affords you the freedom to move between meetings and your accommodation, at leisure. There are several reliable regional and international car rental companies in Botswana, including Avis, Budget, Imperial, and Tempest. Many of these have offices at the international airports. Elsewise, transfers can be arranged by any of the Cresta hotels, and complimentary airport shuttle services are included in the price of your stay.

In terms of dining, all of the major cities, and business centres in Botswana feature a range restaurants, coffee shops and cafes, suitable for a wide variety of budgets and tastes. From fine-dining, to a casual meal among friends, this country has something for everyone.Cresta ThampamaWith all of these offerings and more, Botswana is the ideal place to host, or attend a conference or business meeting, and it holds a vast amount of potential in terms of regional and international trade.

To view a range of conferencing and accommodation facilities in Botswana, simply browse through the Cresta Hotels website. Elsewise, contact us for more information.

Chaminuka Game Reserve

Situated only 40 minutes’ drive from central Lusaka, the Chaminuka Game Reserve offers travellers a taste of the authentic African wilderness. A day trip to this magnificent, vast reserve is a must when visiting Zambia’s capital, filled with adventure, excitement, and relaxation.Image Credit - Chaminuka Game ReserveEstablished by Andrew and Danae Sardanis in 1978, Chaminuka encumbers 10,000 acres of pristine Miombo woodland and savannah, overlooking Lake Chitoka. The first private wildlife park in Zambia, it has developed from strength-to-strength, and now features over 70 species of wildlife, 300 species of birds, and more than 5000 types of trees.Image Credit - Chaminuka Game ReserveElephant, lion, giraffe, eland, buffalo, sable, zebra, hyenas, and more can be spotted in the reserve, along with Puku, and Kafue Lechwe – species exclusive to Zambia. As a designated Important Bird Area (IBA) Chaminuka features an immense diversity of bird species, such as Wattled Crane, Secretary Bird, Saddle-billed Stork, and Hammercop. Enticing migratory species to be spotted by avid bird-watchers include the Great White Pelican, Russian Steppes, and the Abdim Stork.

Whilst embarking upon a day trip to Chaminuka, we suggest signing up for a morning or afternoon game drive around the park. Game drives in Chaminuka are led by qualified, experienced game rangers and trackers, in an open, 4-wheel drive safari vehicle. Sit back, keep your eye peeled, and prepare to be amazed!Image Credit - Chaminuka Game ReserveIndoors, you will find the extensive Chiminuka Art Collection – a private gallery which features pieces from some of the country’s most prominent artists. Acquired over a period of 50 years, all over Africa, the collection encompasses a way of life and a variety of African cultures. Group, or private tours of the collection can be arranged by request, allowing guests to get their artistic fill.

However, unquestionably the most inviting activity offered by the reserve is the Chaminuka Cheetah Experience, whereby guests are free to view and interact with the world’s fastest land mammal. Getting up-close-and-personal with these beautiful, rare cats is a once in a lifetime experience, and you will no doubt be left in awe.Image Credit - feedthelephant.files.wordpressOther exciting activities include:

  • Bush walks
  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Horse-back safari
  • Local village tours
  • Chaminuka Art Collection tour
  • Kasis Children’s Home visit

Located only 30km from Cresta Golfview, a trip to Chaminuka Game Reserve is the ideal way to immerse yourself in the African wilderness, without venturing too far from the bustling capital.Image Credit - Chaminuka Game ReserveTo arrange your day trip today, simply visit the activities desk at Cresta Golfview. Alternatively, email

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Jacaranda Photoblog

Between September and October, the streets of Zimbabwe come alive with the vibrant, lilac leaves of Jacaranda trees, which line various streets across the country and cover the ground with a dense purple carpet.

Not only do these trees light up the cities and small towns, but they are also vastly symbollic of the eagerly-anticipated rain season, which begin in November, providing respite from the extreme October heat.

The seedlings were mostly planted in the early 1900s, in a public works programme, providing labour for the unemployed, and most remain standing today.

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Soaring over Makgadikgadi – Epic!

Driving through Makgadikgadi Pans, an area of 12 000 sq kms and part of the Kalahari Basin, your senses are assaulted by the vast open plains scattered with glistening salt pans that surround you.  It is the kind of view which is greatly heightened by a bird’s eye view, yet with the highest point in the park, Njuca Hills, towering only a few metres above, there is little chance of that.  Unless of course you sign up for a unique Botswana event – the Makgadikgadi Epic, taking place here from 2 to 4 October 2015.  skydiving Botswana The sky is literally the limit on this occasion, when skydivers from all over Southern Africa descend upon the pans to ‘boogie’ for a bit in the heavens above this scenic place.  A well-supported event in Botswana, the Makgadikgadi Epic attracted over 2 000 spectators last year, along with 93 skydivers performing 438 dives out of 3 aeros.

Not only is the event open to those who just want to watch the colourful displays, skilful landings and water-skimming antics of the participants; you can also book a tandem skydive if you fancy getting airborne yourself.Makgadikgadi Epic

If taking a leap from the sky – strapped of course to an experienced skydiver, happens to be on your list of things to do in Botswana, this exhilarating event will give you the experience and thrill of descending over this vast wilderness from a great height; and if your eyes are open, you will have a fleeting opportunity to admire the magnificent views from above.Makgadikgadi PansThis year’s event has the added attraction of wingsuit jumps, wingsuit coaches and First Flight courses.  There will also be an attempt at breaking the previous year’s flocking record.  Flocking is a term for ‘formation skydiving’, an aerial version of water ballet.

Botswana SkydivingFurther highlights include scenic flights, quad bike rides, a mountain bike trail, radio controlled cars, kids jumping castle, guided horse trails and pony rides.

Travel to BotswanaIf you are planning a visit to Botswana, try to include this opportunity to see the Makgadikgadi Pans in a different light and enjoy a fun social outing, close to your Botswana accommodation.

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Cresta Lodge Harare – Ready for Business

By Loren Shirley-Carr

After winning the Best Conferencing Venue for its Sango Conference Centre in 2013 and 2014 at the Megafest Business Awards, Cresta Lodge Harare needed a major upgrade to address the needs of the modern business traveller. Refurbishment started in 2013, when the 400-seat conference centre was built, and over US$7.5 million has since been spent on improvements at the hotel.Cool Beans Harare

The refurbishment included the upgrade of 171 bedroom suites, and the addition of the new Cool Beans coffee shop, veranda bar, a reception area and a gym. “We now provide an environment to suit the needs not only of tourists, but also our business clients, having taken into account all the latest trends in business travel,” says Kudzai Ratisai, General Manager of the hotel.

The rooms are now more spacious, have individually controlled air conditioners, mini bar fridges and in-room safes. Each room has a balcony affording travellers with scenic views, as well as tea and coffee-making facilities, a flat screen television with DStv and a king size bed. The en-suite bathroom configurations have also been changed to include glass panels, vanity tops, bathroom extraction fans and up-to-date vinyl floor tiles.

The colour scheme of the rooms was chosen to conjure a feeling of continuity between the indoors and outdoors, the colours and décor echoing the beautiful gardens surrounding this Harare hotel, and the natural environment of Zimbabwe.Cresta Lodge HarareThe hotel lounge also went under the knife, and now features modern tiling, improved lighting and ceiling fans for Harare’s warm, subtropical climate, while the reception boats a new Caesar stone counter and improved security coverage for the whole hotel, by way of CCTV.

The hotel now features a new DMX Music system, an integrated media experience that delivers music, messaging and HD videos, enhancing the experience of the business travellers as well as the pleasure seeker.

Customer feedback on the hotel’s refurbishment has been positive. “Customers are very excited about the upgrade, especially the new modern-look reception and world-class rooms,” reveals Kudzai. “The hotel has gone from looking like it was nearing its sell-by date, to looking like a brand new hotel – modern and refreshing,” he concludes.

Harare AccommodationComplementing the upgrade, new coffee shop, rooms and reception area, one Tripadvisor user states: “Spent three nights in the hotel. The transformation is fantastic. I have used this hotel regularly in the past […] but I now think it is the best business option in Harare.”

Similarly, another user writes that “I am so impressed with the new refurbishment at Cresta Lodge. The best for me is their new coffee shop Cool Beans. It is a great place to pick up my morning caffeine-fix, with a wide range to choose from, and always served with a smile.”

Last, but not least, a Tripadvisor user praised the Harare hotel’s refurbishment, writing

“I visited Cresta Lodge after a year, and I am amazed at the great work that has been done to the hotel. The reception area was done very well, but what I loved most is the new Cool Beans coffee shop – it’s amazing. It overlooks the pool and the green garden, giving a relaxing feel and touch of Mother Nature. Out of interest I requested to see the rooms and I was blown away by their modern deco – spotless, and they look luxurious.”

Road Trip to Zambia

We’ve mentioned it before, the freedom of the road trip. The ability to jump in the car, fill up the tank and head out to here ever the heart desires.  This addition of our road trip saga leads us from Johannesburg in South Africa, through Bulawayo in Zimbabwe, to Lusaka in Zambia. Image Credit - Go 2 Africa

Setting off from Johannesburg is no easy feat.  In order for your trip to take less than the better part of a decade, be sure you leave the hustle and bustle of the big city either extremely early or after the evening rush hour.

Leaving Johannesburg, head north on the N1 towards Pretoria. Our first stop is Musina in the North of the Limpopo province.  The land of the baobab lies on the northern border of South Africa, and is filled with, you guessed it, baobab trees.  Amongst this majestic fauna lies one of the original copper deposits found decades ago.  This is what the city of Musina was built around.Image Credit - Safari Now

Form Musina we head further north to the Beit Bridge border crossing.  Named after Alfred Beit, the founder of the De Beers diamond mining company, the bridge was revamped in 1995 by the Zimbabwe Government, with the original bridge now being used exclusively for rail.

From the Beit Bridge border crossing we head into Zimbabwe, towards the city of Bulawayo.  Zimbabwe’s second largest city, and recent recipient of its 120th birthday, it was once an industrial hub of the country.  Heavily involved in manufacturing and engineering for many years, the city has wound down slightly with the economic pressures of the recent past.  Still a major cog in the Zimbabwe industrial clock, Bulawayo is home of the Cresta Churchill.  This fantastic hotel will house you on your first over-night stop over.  Feel free to make use of one of the world class facilities and be sure to get a good night’s rest.Image Credit - Where To Stay

From Bulawayo it’s north-east along the A5, towards Gweru.  Now while the town may look small and sleepy…it delivers on the promise of being small and sleepy.  Be sure to explore this little gem of Zimbabwe culture and learn about the history of the town. While you are there, go and visit the Boggie Clock Tower.  Erected by resident and pioneer, Mrs. Jean Boggie, in memory of her late husband, the tower has become a landmark in Gweru.

From Gweru, it’s a straight shot north along the A5 to Chinhoyi.  Located on the western banks of the Manyame River, the town has become known as a college town, home to some of the country’s major universities. Tiger Fishing

From Chinhoyi we head north-west along the A1, towards the Zimbabwe-Zambia border.  Along the border is the town of Chirundu. Situated along the mighty Zambezi, this border town’s name literally means, “people following each other in a line”, probably referring to people crossing the Zambezi River by the bridge.  With large quantities of wildlife in the area, and a popular fishing destination, the town would make for a great stop to try your hand at tiger fishing.Lusaka Accommodation

Leaving Chirundu, we first head west along the T2, which curves north after Kafue, heading into Lusaka.  The Zambian capital is the largest city in the country and is home to a variety of museums and the highest education institute, the University of Zambia. Lusaka is also home to one of Cresta’s premier hotels, in Cresta Golfview.  Boasting fantastic and affordable accommodation as well as world class conference facilities, the hotel makes for a must stay location for any travel stop over, whether road trip inspired or not.

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Lusaka: Zambia’s Heartbeat

Article compiled by: Precious Mwewa and Loren Shirley-Carr

Zambia’s capital, Lusaka, is its largest city by far, and although its population is growing rapidly, increasing the traffic in the city and filling the streets with large, bustling markets, the tree-lined boulevards impart a feeling of space and tranquillity in many parts.Image Credit - Jamiel Banda Photography

Lusaka turned 100 years old in July 2013. The history of the city goes way back to the 1890s, when Northern Rhodesia was formed after the area in which the city is situated was taken over by the British South Africa Company from the local chiefs. In 1924 the British Colonial Office took over, and Lusaka was then named after the headman of a nearby village, Lusaaka.

In became the capital of the British colony of Northern Rhodesia in 1935, replacing Livingstone. And that is when Lusaka started to grow. The town has since transformed from a mere village into a budding city full of life, and one of the fastest growing in central Africa. It is seen by locals as the glittering capital and lures many rural migrants in search of jobs.

It is these people flocking to and living in the city that provide the city’s biggest attraction as, true to Zambia’s reputation, they are a warm and friendly people. With a population of just over two million, the city is surprisingly a haven, with most people trying to make an honest living selling their wares or services, always with a welcoming smile.

There are many interesting things to do in Lusaka, and places to see. The city offers a wide range of nightlife experiences, from upmarket clubs and restaurants to roadside pubs, where you can spend some time with the city’s inhabitants and get to know their style of music.Image Credit - Alexanderhamdy

Modern malls, including Manda Hill, East Park, the Arcades Shopping Centre and Levy Mall, have improved the shopping options in Lusaka. In the past, shopping meant a serious search of the busy and cramped private shops of the city centre. Now visitors and most of the city’s residents shop in spacious malls, among large supermarkets.

However, many of Lusaka’s traditional markets and bazaars still exist and are worth a visit to pick up some of the more unique souvenirs, and also for an authentic Zambian shopping experience. The Sunday Market held in the parking lot of the Arcades Shopping Centre is a great spot for browsing for African woodcarvings, prints and crafts, while the Lusaka City Market has a less touristy vibe, offering local bargains and second-hand goods, but it is a bit more chaotic.

For some arts and culture, the Kabwata Cultural Village is a place worth seeing. Made up of 43 rondavels, which were ‘temporary’ housing for Lusaka’s labour force during the 1930s and 402, the centre was converted into a cultural village to preserve Lusaka’s heritage. These huts are now inhabited by artists from all over Zambia, creating carvings, jewellery and other crafts, making this one of Lusaka’s best spots for buying hand-made curios and souvenirs.Image Credit - Jack Zalium

Another culturally rich spot to visit is the Lusaka National Museum, dedicated to showcasing Zambia’s history and culture, with sections devoted to archaeology, ethnography and political and social history. Contemporary art by some of Zambia’s current artists is also on display. For more contemporary paintings and sculptures, head to Namwandwe Gallery, about 15km south-east of the city centre. This is a private collection of Zambian art, but is open to the public, and showcases some of the best contemporary Zambian and African art both of established and up-and-coming artists.

For a glimpse of Zambia’s natural environment and renowned wildlife without venturing too far out of the city, the Munda Wanga Environmental Park is a great choice. This wildlife sanctuary and botanical garden contains a selection of Zambia’s flora and fauna in areas that recreate the natural environment. This park has a heavy emphasis on conservation and environmental sustainability. Further out, about 15km, is the new Lusaka National Park.Image Credit - chosa mweeba

Officially opened to the public this year, this park is the smallest protected area in Zambia – at about 6.7 hectares – and home to approximately 1000 species of wildlife, including white rhino, giraffe, eland, hartebeest, zebra, sable antelope, kudu, blue wildebeest, waterbuck, black lechwe, impale, puku, bushbuck, reedbuck, warthog, one pangolin and axis deer. It offers activities like camping, walking safaris and bike riding.A wide range of ethnic cuisine from the country’s 72 tribes and a cross-section of Zambian people living and working in the city, make Lusaka an interesting and enjoyable capital city.

Where to Stay

Nestled in the heart of Lusaka city and only 15 minutes’ drive from the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport is the Cresta Golfview hotel. This hotel has come to be known as a convenient, affordable location, perfect for any kind of function, ranging from weddings, cocktail parties, dinners, luncheons, workshops and even board meetings.Cresta Golfview

Set on an 18-acre plot of land, most of it gardens with impalas trotting about, the hotel has 78 accommodation rooms, including 59 standard rooms, 12 executive rooms and seven executive suites. The rooms are equipped with DStv, minibars, work stations, tea-and-coffee-making facilities and free wireless Internet connectivity.

With conference and meeting rooms that can host up to 400 people, the hotel is perfect for the business traveller. The conference rooms are set up with modern conferencing facilities to ensure the hosting of successful events.

The award-winning chefs at the hotel maintain an ever-changing menu to keep up with the dynamic food trends and tastes. Chatters Restaurant offers menus with a wide range of local and continental meals. “It is renowned for serving the freshest food in town,” says Fungai Makani, the hotel’s general manager. A must-try, too, is the coffee made by the champion barrister Lucky Hachuma. “The staff at Cresta Golfview spares no effort to provide maximum comfort and personalised service in authentic Zambian style – with a smile,” says Fungai.Lusaka Hotel

The Chatters Cocktail Bar is definitely the spot to unwind after a busy day. Overlooking the evergreen gardens and swimming pool, the bar opens for happy hour from 6pm to 7pm, offering a 50% discount on all line of beverages every day.

For golf lovers and fitness fanatics, the hotel is adjacent to the 18-hole championship Chainama Hills Golf Club, to which all guests have access on pre-arrangement. Additionally, a fully equipped gym and swimming pool is available to in-house guests.Cresta Lusaka

Set apart from the hustle and bustle of the city noise and traffic, it is still near enough to experience city life, as it is close to the three biggest shopping malls, which are a mere five minutes’ drive away.

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3 Ways to Spend a Day in Selebi-Phikwe

Selebi-Phikwe lies southwest of Francistown. This small deep-mining town grew from two smaller villages called Selebi and Phikwe, which connected a large undiscovered deposit of copper and nickel in the area.  When mining of its minerals began in the 1960s a township was built to house the miners in the forest. The mine and the township were given the combined name of Selebi-PhikweImage Credit - phokojebushlodgeIf you are looking for somewhere to stop off on your next visit to Botswana this industrial locality offers several exciting, unconventional things to do in Selebi-Phikwe.

Selebi-Phikwe Stadium

Playing host to the biggest marathon in Botswana, the Phikwe Marathon, started in 1985 and classified as one of the best in the world by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Selebi-Phikwe Stadium is a massive 9000 ‘seater’.  You can also join the jubilant crowd at many of its exciting local and regional football matches. Image - Selebi-Phikwe Marathon

Letsibogo Dam

You can’t beat the relaxation of a fun family day out of at Letsibogo dam, with water sports, fishing and bird watching.  The dam has become an extremely popular spot for bass fishing in particular. Visitors to the dam must ensure they get vehicle and fishing licenses, which can be easily obtained from the water department or arranged at your Selebi-Phikwe hotel of choice.  Government plans are in place to upgrade the infrastructure round the dam, to create the first artificial beach in Botswana, on the northern part of Letsibogo dam.  Image Credit - Sunday StandardLepokole Hils

The Lepokole Hills, just north of Bobonong, and an hour from Selebi-Phikwe, reach Botswana from the southernmost ends of the Matobo Hills situated in neighbouring Zimbabwe.  Huge granite blocks form this intriguing creation making it a popular hiking and climbing area.  Ancient San rock painting sites are dotted throughout the hills as well as some interesting archaeological remains. The Hills are located in a remote area with no amenities close by so it is best to prepare well with packed food and water. Image Credit - Vincent Grafthorst

Selebi-Phikwe it is an alternative stop-over region, central to all the major surrounding attractions within Botswana. The town’s internal airport has increased the area’s tourism and guest shuttle services are offered from the airport to Cresta Bosele, as well as a range of Selebi-Phikwe accommodation options.

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Cool Beans – Cresta Lodge Harare

Coffee shops and the city of Harare go hand in hand – vibrant spaces filled with friends, family, and businessmen and women, in cheerful discussion. Akin to salons of the 17th and 18th Centuries, a good coffee shop in Zimbabwe’s sunny capital is always an eagerly sought-after commodity.Cool Beans Harare

In accordance with this line of though, Cresta Lodge Harare have recently opened up Cool Beans, the city’s newest, lively coffee shop.

Open daily from 7am – 10pm for guests of the hotel, as well as coffee-goers not affiliated with the hotel in any way, it is a space for meeting, socialising, and relaxing.Cool Beans

Thoughtfully catering for a technologically-centric generation, Cool Beans is centred around a ‘harvest table’ which features plug-in points for almost every kind of communication device imaginable. In addition, the coffee shop features a coveted free WiFi facility for all customers. Even the décor and design of the shop is attuned to the ‘times’, boasting a modern, and yet welcoming ambience. Harare Coffee Shops

Overlooking the stunning pool-deck and well-maintained garden at Cresta Lodge Harare, guests are welcome to sit back, and enjoy their coffee break in comfort and tranquillity. What’s more, during the colder months, guests can to gather around the homely fireplace to warm up, and settle into their conversation.Coffee Shops in Harare

Because bad coffee shouldn’t happen to good people, Cool Beans features only the very best roast – Avanti Coffee – and first-class, trained baristas are on hand to create delicious espressos, lattes, mochas, flavoured au laits, capuccinos, and much more.Harare Hotles

To complement the vast array of beverages, Cool Beans also provide a selection of home-made baked delights and light meals. Offerings include cakes, pastries, sandwiches, muffins, paninis and wraps.

With all this in mind, make your way down to Cool Beans at Cresta Lodge Harare today, for a unique coffee shop experience sure to brighten your day.