In a world were fine dining and culinary competitiveness has become the fashion, the province of Mpumalanga spoils foodies and fanatics for choice when it comes to excellent eateries and dining experiences. No longer do locals and visitors to Mpumalanga have to settle for “mom ‘n pops” fast food stops (and nor should they) when there is such an exciting array of exquisite feasts awaiting them at various restaurants, bistros and country café’s throughout the province. To follow we share some of our favourite food joints for various tastes, budgets and experiences.
Magnolia Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge
Fit for food or drink, Magnolia Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge offers patrons with a classic French charm, sophistication and an intimate relaxed setting. Serving up hearty meals from breakfast through to dinner, lazy lunches, tappas or a romantic coffee date for two.
Mrs Simpson's Restaurant in Dullstroom
Catering to the Dullstroom community for over 10 years, amidst an undeniable ambiance Mrs Simpson's Restaurant has been serving award winning cuisine since 2005. From wining and dining to functions and events, Mrs Simpson's has become a highlight to every visit to Dullstroom.
Picasso's Mexican Taqueria in White River
Offering delicious, freshly-made Mexican food for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Picasso's Mexican Taqueria not only offers extraordinary Mexican food including the likes of traditional tacos, nachos chimichangas, fajitas, burritos and more but is famous for their Margaritas and other delicious cocktails.
The Wild Fig Tree in Sabie
For African cuisine at its best the Wild Fig Tree restaurant in Sabie serves up decadent dishes including Kudu, Crocodile and Ostrich to name but a few. From breakfast to lunch, light meals and hearty dinners, the Wild Fig Tree offers a quaint, warm and homely dining experience at affordable prices and a variety of menu items.
Kuka Café in Hazeyview
Where superb food meets a classic cafe' culture, Kuka Cafe offers a sophisticated Afro-chic dining experience set against a backdrop of modern open spaces and bright vibrant colours. With a mix of creative cocktails on offer, aimed to enhance your meal experience Kaku Cafe serves breakfasts, lunches and dinners as well as a signature premium house lager, Kaku Lager.
For a world class steak in the heart of the Kruger National Park, the Cattle Baron in Skukuza has won a number of awards tipped as being the best steakhouse in South Africa. With their signature dish being the chateaubriand, a fillet flambéed with brandy and served with mushroom sauce and béarnaise sauce, for the finest cuts of meats served to perfection don’t miss a meal at the Cattle Baron.