Yurok Spur Steak Ranch (corner Palm Avenue & President Nelson Mandela Road, The Mall, Phalaborwa 1390)– this American-style fast food restaurant chain (which is actually based in the Netherlands and has outlets in other African countries like Tanzania), the focus lies on different variations of steaks, ribs and other meat dishes, like burgers and chicken […]
Wildebeest Lapa (R531 to Orpen, Bougainvillea Road, Kampersrus) – located within driving distance of Kruger Park, this is traditional bush pub that serves a variety of local and international dishes. Diners can eat inside, or outside, which offers spacious dining areas. Visiting foreigners can sample some well-rated South African wines here as well.
Villa Luso (7 Molengraaf Street, Phalaborwa 1389) – South Africa has a vibrant Portuguese community (including former residents of Angola and Mozambique when they were still Portuguese colonies – until independence in 1975). This restaurant serves a variety of Portuguese meals, along with international ones like Schnitzel & Chips. Unlike other restaurants in the Kruger […]
Tindlovu Restaurant (Mopani Camp, Kruger National Park, Phalaborwa 1389) – this restaurant first started at Kruger Park’s Mopani Camp in 2012, and has since expanded into other parts of the game park, including Letaba, Shingwedzi, Punda Maria, Satara, Olifants, Berg en Dal and Afsaal. Beyond Kruger Park, it’s also found at at I’langa Mall, and […]
Sleepers Restaurant (1 Python St, Hoedspruit 1380) – another restaurant located within driving distance of Kruger Park, Sleepers portrays an old-world charm lingering with antique pots, copper ornaments and laid-back atmosphere. This restaurant has a good selection of South African cuisine and complimenting wine list. For starters, try grilled haloumi on sweet potato slices […]
Mugg & Bean (Lower Sable Road, Lower Sable Rest Camp, Kruger National Park 1200) – this is another restaurant located inside Kruger National Park. Since coffee is this restaurant’s specialty, it’s best to come here for breakfast. In fact, they have “all day breakfast” options from Eggs Benedict to Omelettes, French Croissants, Pancakes, French Toast, […]
Mrs. Simpsons (45 Potgieter Avenue, Phalaborwa 1389) – this home style restaurant, which attracts its share of Kruger Park-bound travelers, serves a variety of international & regional dishes, such as Thai Chicken & Shrimp Curry on Basmati Rice; Fresh Deboned Trout with Almonds, Bread Crumbs and a hint of Garlic and Lemon Butter Sauce; Durban […]
Gholovan Pub & Grill (Copper Road, Phalaborwa 1389) – this restaurant stands out, since its owners have a farm and butchery, thus enabling them to offer “farm to table” meals, whether it’s burgers or a more elaborate dish like jalapeño steak or stuffed chicken. Aside from carnivore-friendly dishes, there’s also pizza, sushi and shrimp,as well […]
CU Guest House Restaurant (67 Bosvlier Street, Phalaborwa 1389) – this Kruger Park-area restaurant, well-rated on TripAdvisor.com and located in the same hotel where Chef Mo’s Restaurant is, serves a variety of regional and international dishes such as prawns, chicken cordon bleu, and butternut lamb curry, among other delicacies. After dinner, patrons have the option […]
Chef Mo’s Restaurant (67 Bosvlier Street, Phalaborwa 1389) – this restaurant, located in a local hotel (CU Guest House) near Kruger Park, serves local and regional dishes, such as oxtail with muffin shaped dombolo, chicken prego, and lamb stew. It’s also well-regarded for its service.