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Cuisine in Hazyview

Hazyview is a veritable gourmet's treasure trove, with some of the best eateries in the Lowveld. Indulge yourself in anything from general continental cuisine, with a local flavor, to tasty and different indigenous fare. Spoil yourself at any of our fine Restaurants or swift Fast-food outlets.


Pioneers Butcher & Grill

(At Rendezvous Tourism Centre)

The Restaurant is elegantly furnished, trendy, modern and up-market with bench and table seating for up to 120 guests.

We offer a relaxing guest lounge and bar, air-conditioned smoking area behind glass, a kiddies playroom complete with electronic games and DVD movies as well as a safe and secure outside playground.

There are also three large plasma screen televisions for sport, food and family entertainment.

Guests may select their own size cut of beef from the butcher for that special braai in the Kruger Park or enjoy at home.



Located in the heart of Hazyview at the Rendezvous Tourist Centre, we supply top quality wet and dry aged meat matured up to 28 days including all steak cuts.

We specialise in traditional and flavoured boerewors as well as biltong.

Selected super prime beef grade, Highveld lamb, pork cutlets as well as succulent spareribs will be served and sold.

Red meat, biltong and boerewors can be purchased from 10h00 to 21h00 for your enjoyment at home.

Reservations: 013 737 7397



Cozinha Velha

(At Caso do Sol Hotel)


Casa do Sol hotel is renowned for its fine cuisine and exceptional wines. The Cozinha Velha Restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The delightful Hazyview restaurant offers a light lunch menu and alternates between a set dinner menu and a full buffet for dinner. The breakfast buffet menu is certainly a delicious way to start your day.


Service and authenticity play an important part in the cuisine served at this Hazyview restaurant and only the freshest produce, picked daily from our own gardens is used by our chefs in the preparation of each dish. The restaurant seats up to 90 guests making it the ideal location for large groups or conferencing guests. The outside patio area with its relaxing ambiance and views is the perfect spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner and may also be used for events during the warmer summer months.


Enjoy simple, classical cuisine in a truly beautiful setting where every meal echoes the tranquility that is part of this Hazyview restaurant.



Cocktail Bar

The Chiquita’s cocktail bar, next to the restaurant, is a popular area to meet and swap stores of the day’s activities and with its relaxing outdoor setting is the perfect spot to enjoy a pre-dinner drink under the stars. There are three designated braai (barbeque) areas: a Quinchoat the pool deck (Spanish equivalent of a Lapa) and a traditional South African "boma” as well as the terrace area at the Cozhina Velha Restaurant and dinner at these braai areas can be booked on request.


During the winter months, guests can take advantage of the large fire place in the attractive lounge area to ward off the chilly nights. Our mobile bar service is ideal for any event hosted on the property.


Reservations: 013 737 8111



Feathers Restaurant

(At Hulala Lakeside Lodge)

Classic country style dining – Feathers restaurant offers dining at its best.

Buffet or Al la Carte breakfast makes for the perfect start to your day which can be enjoyed on the restaurant deck with the sun warming you up and the birds conversing in the trees or in the Dining Room.

The Al la Carte lunch menu is full of generous lunch options that will have your taste buds doing back flips, a choice of salads, pastas, burgers, snack baskets and various main courses you can never go wrong, ending with our famous waffles is a must.

Dinner is all taken care of with a 4 course meal. Begin your dining experience with two delicious starters a choice of 3 main courses and who can end a meal without dessert? Irish Coffees or Dom Pedro’s would be a prefect end to a perfect meal.

Vegetarians, Halaal and our little visitors are also catered for.

Romantic dinner for two in the Gazebo? Let us spoil you by setting up the perfect dinner in the garden, surrounded by soft candle light and the night’s whispers, an experience not very soon forgotten, we can also arrange a private dinner at our Boma on the waterfront for the romantic. Please enquire about these Romantic Dinner options when you book as additional costs will apply.


Rock in Bar

With its sprawling deck overlooking the swimming pool and the lake, what better way to end the day with a cocktail or two, watch the mongoose family scurry around in search of food before the sunset or listen to the laughter of the guests around you, here at Hulala guests leave as friends.

In the winter the cosy fireplace will never make you want to leave and with a Sherry in one hand and the glow of the fire in the background an ordinary weekend away is transformed into a magical getaway.

With weekly cocktail specials and a shooters menu you are ensured a fun night will pursue, for the wine lovers we also have some great South African wines in the cellar waiting to be enjoyed.

Reservations: 013 764 1893



Gecko Lodge Restaurant

(Breakfast & Table d´ Hote)

Restaurant; besides breakfast, we also offer 3 course home cooked dinners.

Fireplace and outside Sitting area, where you can join us and discuss your day or you can just relax!

Reservations: 013 737 8374



Hippo Hollow

Hippo Hollow Restaurant is perfectly positioned overlooking the meandering Sabie River within Hippo Hollow Country Estate in Hazyview.

Here you can enjoy a variety of mouth-watering dishes, whilst taking in the sights and sounds of kingfishers and other beautiful water birds, watching Elephant Whispers elephants having their afternoon drink from the river, or the grazing of the Hippopotamus on the lawn against the backdrop of an African sunset.

Seating 200 people, this light and spacious restaurant opens out onto an expansive deck area leaving guests feeling at one with nature.

Hippo Hollow Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from a menu that is constantly being altered and improved to provide new and innovative ways to present local seasonal food at its best.

Guests can complement their delicious meals with a selection of fine South African wines from our wine cellar.


Reservations: 013 737 7752


Kuka Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

(At Perry's Bridge Trading Post)

An occasion brought to life with a mix of cutting edge music, interesting cocktails and delicious food as vibrant as the colour of its walls...

Passion can be found in everything at Kuka... Cocktails and heady mixers are designed to enhance your meal experience. The wine list is simply a presentation of a blind tasting, with your food as the inspiration.

From sumptuous breakfasts, lunches and dinners, to coffee delights and superb cocktails, Kuka offers it all and more...

Kuka’s mood is sophisticated afro-chic presented in a modern open space, decorated with bright vibrant colours.

Reservations: 013 737-6957


The Shangaan River Club

In a quiet part of the wildlife Kingdom of South Africa beats a drum of ancient tribal descent. It tells of a story of folk lore; battles that took place and a tribe that has endured centuries in the challenging African environment. It is a song of joy and celebration that invites you to join in a night of extraordinary entertainment and an experience you’ll long remember.

Based at Hippo Hollow Country Estate in Hazyview, the Shangaan River Club welcomes all to the festivities under the thatched Boma where traditional South African and Shangaan cuisine form a feast in the true sense of the word.

Immerse yourself in a wealth of culture with a night of Shangaan dance and song enthusiastically provided by children from a local AIDS orphanage, which provides shelter and education for abandoned street children. The children’s participation ensures they are re-united with their true African heritage, thus preserving the legacy for generations to come. With each song, the local chief narrates a song or proverb from tribal legend, sharing the rich heritage and customs of the Shangaan people.

An African banquet with an impressive selection of Shangaan and South African mouth-watering dishes served from traditional cast-iron pots completes your enlightening and entertaining Shangaan experience.

The Shangaan River Club is ideal for individuals, families, groups, or just you and your friends. The evening’s entertainment begins at 18h30, bookings are subject to availability.

Reservations: 013 737 7752



Lapa Restaurant

(At Protea Hotel Kruger Gate)


Experience a true African cuisine that includes game and bubbling potjies of fragrant delicacies. Food is complimented with authentic cultural entertainment ranging from Shangaan traditional dancers to an African choral group and marimba bands.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Dress code: Casual

Reservations:  +27 13 735 5671



Open air, under the stars, by the boma fire

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Dress code: Smart Casual

Reservations:  +27 13 7353119



Letaba Restaurant

(At Protea Hotel Hazyview)

This restaurant ensures that healthy appetites are perfectly catered for. Enjoy a sumptuous buffet and our signature a la carte menu is served.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Dress code: Casual

Reservations:  +27 13 737 9700



Maxi's Restaurant

(At Blue Haze Shopping Mall)

Maxi's is a family restaurant that serves a wide range of tasty and wholesome meals. Combined with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, we deliver outstanding, freshly prepared foods of the best quality.


Vision to be the preferred quick service restaurant chain in South Africa. Serving superior quality food, made to order from the best ingredients in generous portions, providing a relaxed casual dining experience with quick attentive service Mission At Maxi's you will get generous portions of made to order food, selected from a wide variety on the menu.


All this is served in an environment that is accommodating to kids and designed to provide families with a relaxed, casual dining experience.

Reservations: 013 767-6767



Thyme Restaurant

 (At Nabana Lodge)

From fine dining to hearty pub meals, exquisite menus for functions to biker’s breakfasts, every preference can be met. Being a family restaurant, children are warmly welcomed with a special menu for them.

Thyme Restaurant caters for lodge guests and the general public and is open Monday to Saturday from 07h30. Eating is unhurried and leisurely and meals can be enjoyed either in the restaurant, on the deck overlooking the spectacular views over the escarpment, or in the garden close to the children’s play area.

Reservations: 013 737-6954



The Olive & Vine Restaurant

 (At the Numbi Hotel)

A great restaurant prides itself on so much more than just its food. Ambience, atmosphere, music and warm, friendly service complement fine food, creating a memorable dining experience to which the guest will want to return, time and again - The Olive and Vine is one such restaurant.

Reservations: 013 737-7301



Rissington Inn Restaurant

The perfect place to enjoy fine food, excellent wines, good company and the warmest South African welcome! The restaurant can seat approximately 30 people. We have an extensive à la Carte Menu with wonderful warming soups, an array of interesting starters, a variety of trout dishes, fine curries, some game, the best fillet steak in the land and a range of vegetarian dishes.


Reservations: 013 737 7700


The Mhangela restaurant

(At Sanbonani Hotel)

The Mhangela restaurant offers a little something for each member of the family, and at any one sitting can accommodate 120 guests while still maintaining individual service.

The restaurant's menu ranges from light meals to a-la-carte to a full buffet, and the executive chef is happy to cater for any special requests, from birthdays to safari breakfast packs.

Enjoy a light lunch on the terrace or under the trees next to the beautiful swimming pool.

We do not regard food as merely fuel, we regard it as energy for the soul!

Reservations: 013 737 5600


Shangana Cultural Village

This is a sample menu and some ingredients may change according to what is freshly available in season.  The lunch menu does not include the starters, unless requested.

Starters are passed around on large wooden boards decorated with leaves and wild flowers

Fire-grilled strips of venison with coarse salt

Crocodile baked in groundnut sauce

Mopani worms pan fried in butter (when available in season)

Roasted corn wheels


Main Course

Served from iron pots, clay bowls and grass baskets, allow guests to taste a wide range of traditional flavours

Chicken stew

Honey-glazed sweet potatoes

Baked butternut


Traditional mieliepap

Samp with crushed peanuts

Freshly baked maize bread




Desserts are based on availability of fruits in season, and served on banana leaves

Skewers of chilled fresh fruit with lemon juice

Beverages (not included in rates)

Drinks are served in handcrafted, glazed clay pots

Cold Beverages: Beer, wine, sodas, fruit juices, mineral water and popular spirits

Hot Beverages: Hot chocolate and Milo

Reservations: 013 737-7000


Summerfield’s Kitchen

The Summerfield’s Kitchen is open for breakfast and light lunches and is then transformed into a romantic restaurant with white linen, candlelight and roses for dinner.

Please note that children under 12 are not allowed during dinner.

Breakfast is served from 08:00 to 11:00 (Only open for In House Guests on Monday)

Lunch is served from 12:00 to 15:00 (Only open for In House Guests on Monday)

Dinner is served from 18:30 to 21:00, with last orders at 20:30 (Only open for In House Guests on Sundays & Mondays)



There is no menu for the Kitchen breakfast.  A Kitchen breakfast is a family affair and we prepare a platter chosen by 'Mum' for the family.  Typically this will be scrambled egg, bacon, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, croissants or toast, and tea or coffee.



Lunch is a leisurely affair, or a quick meal.  A typical menu is shown below.

All burgers are made daily with the ripest ingredients and are made from 200g pure beef, including a side of organic sweet potato crisps.



In the evening we have a choice of a set menu with options in each course, or an à la carte menu.  These menus change from time to time, depending on the season and availability of fresh produce from out Farm.  Below are some example menus.

Reservations: 013 737-6500


Tides Seafood Diner

(At Rendezvous Tourism Centre)

We offer meals for the whole family and more! Tides is an owner managed restaurant situated in the Rendezvous Tourism Centre in Hazyview where children are safe and vehicles are parked in a secure parking area.

The menu offers guests a variety of meals to choose from. These include, Pancakes, Wraps, Salads, Seafood Combos and very popular Seafood Platters. With fresh fish delivered weekly, you can be sure to find variety of specials prepared by our chefs. A menu for the young ones is also available during trading hours.


The diner style bar serves for that quick business luncheon and our outside deck a casual sit down meal with friends and family. Our bar is equipped with a large flat screen TV for sport and ice cold beer on tap for those hot summer Lowveld days.

Let Tides guarantee you a good time, with good food and great memories!

Reservations: 013 737-8087


Topolinos Italian Restaurant

(At Perry’s Bridge Trading Post)


The latest member to the Fick Family Footprint. Come enjoy wood fire pizza, a wide selection of pastas and some other Italian favourites.

Reservations: +27 13 737 8049



Umbhaba Restaurant


Pub fare, Seafood, South African, Steak

Breakfast: Monday - Sunday 7am - 10am

Lunch: Monday - Sunday 11am - 5pm

Dinner: Monday - Sunday 7pm - 9pm


Reservations: 013 737-7636


Light Meals & Fast Foods


(At Blue Haze Shopping Mall)

Contact: 013 737 7019



(At Blue Haze Shopping Mall)

Contact: 013 737 7185


Kentucky Fried Chicken

(At Blue Haze Shopping Mall)

Contact: 013 737 7701


Le Pâtissier, The Belgian Baker

(At Perry's Bridge Trading Post)

The menu contains predominantly café-style items and everything sold in the bakery is also available at the table. Breakfast includes choices like croissants with country ham and emmenthal, fabulous quiche Lorraine, salads and fruits served with owner Gérard


Merchier’s real Belgian mayonnaise.


The wine list is varied, ranging from Chateau Libertas to Rupert and Rothschild, from Drostdy-Hof to Springfield and Plaisir de Merle, so there is something for everyone.

Contact: 083 647 9876


Marula Market Tea Garden

(At Shangana Cultural Village)

Contact: 013 737 5804


Nando's Chickenland

(At Blue Haze Shopping Mall)

Contact: 013 737 6768



(At Blue Haze Shopping Mall)

Contact: 013 737 7908


The Windmill Wine Shop

The Windmill Wine Shop stocked with Cape Wines, local Craft Beers, freshly brewed Coffee and all sorts of eats, nibbles & treats.

(Monday to Saturday 09:00 - 17:00)

Reservations: 013 737 8175



(At Rendezvous Tourism Centre)

Contact: 013 737 6490

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