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Valley of the Olifants South African Restaurants

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Ambri Africa in Hoedspruit

Ambri Africa

Hoedspruit South African restaurant in Hoedspruit

Ambri Africa dominates carnivorous palates with hearty African delights in a comfortable and casual setting. Beguile the taste buds with eisbein, ribs, steaks, oxtails and even offal with a great kudu potjie that will satisfy the hungriest appetite. Hearty food filled with taste; choose from chicken and prawn curry or 500g sole. For something lighter, try the hamburgers, chicken and herb salad, smoked trout salad and lasagnes. Ambri Africa is a hidden rustic gem tucked away in Hoedspruit, a worthwhile visit for hearty carnivorous diners.

Downtown in Tzaneen

Downtown

Tzaneen South African restaurant in Tzaneen

This quality establishment is set against a backdrop of mountains, dams and gum tree plantations. Downtown provides a cosy setting in tranquil surrounds for a soothing retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Enjoy traditional country cuisine in large portions at reasonable prices.

Kapama Buffalo Camp in Hoedspruit

Kapama Buffalo Camp

Hoedspruit South African restaurant in Hoedspruit

Pamper the palate with a rustic yet elegant cuisine presented in heavy African cooking pots cooked over a gentle flame. Guests dine around an open fire in a circular indoor boma with choices selected and cooked by expert chefs. Kapama Buffalo Camp entices the wild call of Africa around roaring fires and traditional cooking techniques for an authentic dining experience.

Kapama Lodge in Hoedspruit

Kapama Lodge

Hoedspruit South African restaurant in Hoedspruit

Nestled in the heart of Kapama Private Game Reserve with sweeping views across tranquil lakes, Kapama Lodge invites warm African hospitality complimented by local and international fare. Chefs see to every whim and need for a personalised dining experience. Dine in the dimly lit Kapama Lodge main dining room or for a more traditional experience - the circular outdoor boma enclosed in dimly lit lanterns and the starlit sky. For a more intimate experience, dine in comfortable seclusion in the bushveld under a blanket of stars and moonlit African sky. Kapama Lodge serves fine cuisine from an À la carte menu with specialities like tender rack of lamb, gentle curries and flavourful seasonal vegetables concluded by delicious Kapama Lodge banoffee pie. Awaken the spirit of Africa at Kapama Lodge.

Kapama River Lodge in Hoedspruit

Kapama River Lodge

Hoedspruit South African restaurant in Hoedspruit

The lodge extends itself with three dining experiences each unique in their setting, each complimented by decadent cuisine and South Africa’s finest vineyard cellar. Rhino Boma invites buffet dining beneath an open sided thatch and crackling boma fire serving a variety of delicious food and impeccable service. Riverbed invites moonlit skies warmed by roaring bomas and open tables scattered over a dry riverbed lit by lanterns. Dishes are prepared with seasonal local produce and fresh herbs grown at the lodge. Ethnic dishes and accompaniments like mealie pap (African-style polenta) and chakalaka (a hot and spicy relish) grace the palate for an authentic taste of Africa. Specialist dishes like warthog stew and kudu casserole, impala sausages and mild oxtail curries create an exotic dining experience. Fish eaters and vegetarians are well catered for with fresh African vegetables such as sweet potatoes baked in their skin, wild spinach and feta cheese, spiced Zulu cabbage and steamed gem squash. The Simatle Lounge offers a perfect setting for large groups and formal functions dominated by Leadwood trunks, glass concertina doors that invite the bushveld in and roaring fireplaces that extend to an open beam thatched roof for a true African feel. Kapama River Lodge intoxicates the senses with pampered flair and pays homage to true African bushveld dining.

Kuname River Lodge in Hoedspruit

Kuname River Lodge

Hoedspruit South African restaurant in Hoedspruit

Barbecue around an open fire or soak up elegant bush dinners succumbing to the wild cries and earthy scents of Africa for an unforgettable gastronomic dining and culinary traditions of Europe. Breathtaking views capture game rich and lush river vegetation bordered by the towering Drakensberg range sets the backdrop for an unforgettable dining experience at Kuname River Lodge.

Matumi Game Lodge in Hoedspruit

Matumi Game Lodge

Hoedspruit South African restaurant in Hoedspruit

Cradled by lush African conservation, Matumi Game Lodge invites relaxation and authentic African hospitality. Dine on the exclusive a la carte menu in the heart of the African bush restaurant or succumb to the spirit of Africa, boma dining under a moonlit sky delighting in fine African cuisine. Matumi Game Lodge invites you to escape and rejuvenate to the beat of Africa for an unforgettable bush dining experience.

Misty River Spur in Tzaneen

Misty River Spur

Tzaneen South African restaurant in Tzaneen

There are over 237 local Spur steak branches and 28 international ones. Spur offers hearty and satisfying meals with great value for money. The steak ranch is famous for their classic burgers made from AAA-grade beef, served with the crispiest chips and Spur’s own recipe for the tastiest onion rings. Every branch is lively, vibrant and incredibly family friendly. There is a kiddies menu and a lovely entertainment area for children. The food is generously portioned, extremely tasty and brilliantly priced.

Nandini Bistro in Phalaborwa

Nandini Bistro

Phalaborwa South African restaurant in Phalaborwa

Open to the public by reservation only, Nandini Bistro sends the palate on a journey of discovery secluded in intimate dining surrounds. Dine amidst the captivating Drakensberg range on the terrace or for an intimate and exclusive setting, the wine cellar savours special occasions. Bush dining is available upon request, a fine dining experience close to the proximity of the water hole. Serving traditional cuisine spilling off the a la carte menu, Nandini Bistro offers exclusivity and affordability in a romantic and intimate setting.

Picasso's Restaurant in Haenertsburg

Picasso's Restaurant

Haenertsburg South African restaurant in Haenertsburg

Picasso's is set in the beautiful surroundings of Haenertsburg in the Limpopo province. They offer fabulous meals, cold beers and a large wine list. This restaurant, with its breathtaking views, is ideal or a romantic dinner for two, family outings, business meetings and functions. The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays and for breakfast lunch and supper on Fridays and Saturdays.

Sefapane Lodge and Safaris in Phalaborwa

Sefapane Lodge and Safaris

Phalaborwa South African restaurant in Phalaborwa

Dominated by large indigenous Mopane, Marula and Boabab trees, this idyllic oasis evokes true African splendour touched by sophisticated elegance and a variety of mouth-watering dishes. Sefapane Lodge and Safaris fuses the taste of Africa with Western style cooking techniques served under star-studded skies and roaring boma fires. Boasting an a la carte menu and stylish décor, diners soak up the idyllic surrounds before immersing the palate on a culinary safari. .

Silver Wings Spur in Hoedspruit

Silver Wings Spur

Hoedspruit South African restaurant in Hoedspruit

There are over 237 local Spur steak branches and 28 international ones. Spur offers hearty and satisfying meals with great value for money. The steak ranch is famous for their classic burgers made from AAA-grade beef, served with the crispiest chips and Spur’s own recipe for the tastiest onion rings. Every branch is lively, vibrant and incredibly family friendly. There is a kiddies menu and a lovely entertainment area for children. The food is generously portioned, extremely tasty and brilliantly priced.

Sleepers Restaurant in Hoedspruit

Sleepers Restaurant

Hoedspruit South African restaurant in Hoedspruit

This beautifully renovated restaurant housed in the old station building portrays an old world charm lingering with antique pots, copper ornaments and laid-back atmosphere. A charming venue that invites relaxation, a good selection of South African cuisine and complimenting wine list. For starters, try grilled haloumi on sweet potato slices with marula jelly or a crispy salad of Cajun chicken strips, spiced with marinated gooseberries, feta, cucumber, sweet pepper and onions. Hearty mains like the ostrich kebab skewers - marinated ostrich steak with peppers, onion and mushrooms served with sweet potato chips make an excellent choice dining alfresco or indoors enchanted by the reminiscent interior. The menu offers general fare such as tasty pizzas and steaks grilled to perfection with crispy chips. Sleepers Restaurant is the perfect place to chill out and enjoy the authentic station setting.

Yurok Spur in Phalaborwa

Yurok Spur

Phalaborwa South African restaurant in Phalaborwa

There are over 237 local Spur steak branches and 28 international ones. Spur offers hearty and satisfying meals with great value for money. The steak ranch is famous for their classic burgers made from AAA-grade beef, served with the crispiest chips and Spur’s own recipe for the tastiest onion rings. Every branch is lively, vibrant and incredibly family friendly. There is a kiddies menu and a lovely entertainment area for children. The food is generously portioned, extremely tasty and brilliantly priced.

Restaurants near Valley of the Olifants

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Ashleys Continental Cafe in Tzaneen

Ashleys Continental Cafe

Tzaneen Italian restaurant in Tzaneen(7.5 km from Valley of the Olifants)

Ashley’s Continental Cafe is a quaint, elegant restaurant surrounded by lush green gardens and fountains. Ashley’s is a fully licensed restaurant and serves breakfasts, gourmet sandwiches, exotic salads, pizzas, pastas, main meals and desserts and cakes. We also serve specialty coffees, smoothies, homemade lemonade or sangria by the jug. Ashley's has a seating place for 110 guests with the choice of being seated inside, on the veranda or outside below the trees. We are child friendly with jungle gyms and our new kids menu. Ashley's is an ideal restaurant for family get-togethers, ladies luncheons, business meetings or just a place to meet! It lends itself to an ideal venue for kids parties, kitchen teas, baby showers, company event dinners or small weddings. We proud ourselves on our friendly staff who ensure a fantastic dining experience is had by all.

Ashley's Continental Cafe  in Tzaneen

Ashley's Continental Cafe

Tzaneen Continental restaurant in Tzaneen(7.5 km from Valley of the Olifants)

This quaint Victorian-style restaurant sits amidst beautiful gardens housed in one of Tzaneen’s old houses. Ashley’s serves sumptuous breakfasts including eggs benedict served with either spinach or ham and an open-baked frittata. The excellent menu offers light lunches, gourmet sandwiches and crispy salads freshly prepared in a subtropical setting. The pepper-crusted fillet is a popular main course as is the fish and chips, both served with salad.

Bush Stop Cafe in Vaalwater

Bush Stop Cafe

Vaalwater Country restaurant in Vaalwater(20.5 km from Valley of the Olifants)

Cradled in the poster town of Vaalwater in a shady peaceful garden retreat, the Bush Stop Café is a passport to heavenly cuisine enticed by eclectic charm and rustic ambiance. A great place to spend the day immersed in laid-back breakfasts or languid lunches feasting from freshly prepared creations such as slow-roasted lamb with garlic, rosemary and mint or smoked salmon with avo, watercress and pickled ginger mayo. Boasting legendary milkshakes and homemade treats such as refreshing mint and ginger granita or mini lemon cupcakes with beetroot topping, Bush Stop Café entices and invites a wholesome approach to dining in the tranquil surrounds of a shady garden.

 

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