Where to eat when in Dullstroom

If this is your first visit to Dullstroom, you may find the various options to feast at, a bit overwhelming. We’ve put together a quick guide to help you through your choices.

Where to eat

Use the number on top of the restaurant description to find it on the map!

The Flycatcher on Highland Gate Estate

A lovely contemporary setting on the impressive Highland Gate Golf Estate. Expect contemporary continental cuisine with views out on the rolling golf course and surrounding mountains. It’s an easy ±20km drive out on the Kruisfontein Road.

Hours: Tue to Thu: 07:00-19:00, Fri: 07:00-21:00, Sat: 07:00-22:00, Sun: 07:00-20:00
Call: 087 287 4652

The Mad Hatter

A delightfully quirky coffee shop with breakfast offerings followed by a varied lunch menu. Make sure to leave space for cake with your coffee! Located at the Piazza in the Cherry Grove Centre on the main road.

Hours: Breakfast and lunch. Closed on Wednesdays.
Call: 013 254 0086

Duck & Trout

Located on the Main Road at the Cherry Grove Centre. Quaint establishment offers a-la-carte pub cuisine with a firm local favourite being their wood fired pizzas. Typical Pub vibe.

Hours: Daily 10:00 AM till late.
Call: 013 254 0047

The Highlander Hotel

Country style cooking, serving breakfast, lunch, snacks, high tea and dinner in a beautiful setting. Please call to ensure availability. Located @ 2 Bosman Street.

Hours: Breakfast: 07:00 – 10:00
Dinner: 18:00 – 20:30
Call: 062 279 3808

Dunkeld 1883

Situated on the exclusive Dunkeld Estate, this is the perfect place to grab a meal if you’re living on the estate, but is also open for the public. 80 Tonteldoos Road. Beatifully decorated with stunning equestrian scenery.

Hours: Breakfast: Monday to Sunday 08:00 to 11:00
Lunch: Monday to Sunday 12:00-14:00
Dinner: Monday to Sunday 18:30 to 20:00
Call: 013 254 0086

Wild about Whisky

South Africa’s best stocked whisky bar. On the Main Road: 506 Naledi Drive | Auldstone House. Although it is a dedicated whisky bar, they also stock a small selection of wines, craft beer, other spirits and excellent coffee.

Hours: Mon-Thurs: 09:00 – 17:00. Fri & Sat: 09:00 – 18:30
Sun: 09:00 – 16:00
Call: 082 600 5388

Charlie C’s

A hearty restaurant in the middle of town on the main road. Serves breakfast, brunch and lunch from a continental a-la-carte menu. Options from salads to steaks. Vegetarian friendly. In the Brookie Lace Barn, 65 Naledi Drive.

Hours: Daily, 08:00 to 16:00.
Call: 082 823 8289

Art of Food

A 5 out of 5 rating on Trip Advisor with more than 500 reviews. This is a gastronomical experience for the discerning palate. Delicatessen, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options. Situated in The Gables Centre on the main road.

Hours: Wed-Sat: 09:00 – 21:00. Sun: 09:00 – 15:30
Call: 082 324 7594

Bohobo Bohemian Cafe Bar

A unique vibey setting, guaranteed for a fun night out. The decor is colourful, with a bohemian spiritual trend. Excellent live music; attitude free bar. 75 Naledi drive

Hours: Open Wednesdays to Sundays 09:00 to 22:30
Call: 062 970 3776
Happy Hour! Thursdays: 17:00-19:00

Waffle & Co

As the name suggests, crisp and delicious waffles, with excellent seating in a beautiful garden. Belgian, Vegetarian Friendly and Gluten Free Options. Located at 77 Hugenoten Street.

Hours: Breakfast, brunch and lunch
Call: 013 254 0159

The Mayfly

Contemporary cuizine, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options and great pizza. Also offers cocktails and other drinks at the bar. This is a firm favourite amongst locals and tourists. Located on the main road. 67 Naledi drive

Hours: Open daily from 10:00 till late. Closed on Tuesday evenings.
Call:084 619 4946 / 013 254 0332

Poacher

A warm and friendly Pub & Restaurant with a good menu and really pleasant vibe. After work is usually busy with both locals and tourists having a drink. Expect pub food with favourites like home-made pies, burgers and hake and chips. 66 Naledi Drive

Hours: Open daily from09:30 till late.
Call: 013 254 0108
Happy Hour! Tuesdays and Fridays: 17:00-18:00

Seattle Coffee Company

For some, if not for most, coffee equates happiness. You’d be sure to find a cup of exceptional happiness here, and if you’re peckish, they do light meals, ready made sandwiches and a light scatter of baked goods – sometimes, even koeksisters! On the main road: c/o Beelaerts St. & Naledi Drive.

Hours: Open daily from 07:30 – 17:00
Call: 013 254 0009

Pickles & Things

Warm ambience with a superb, varied menu. Good wine list. A large outside verandah and child friendly. Excellent reviews on their trout dishes from Trip Advisor. Corner of Gunning and Naledi Drive on the main road.

Hours: Sun-Thur: 07:00 – 17:00. Fri: 07:00 – 21:00
Sat: 07:00 – 22:00
Call: 013 254 0115

Harries Pancakes

As the name suggests, this little gem offers speciality pancakes. Cafe style food with Vegetarian Friendly options. Harries is a family-friendly must for anyone who wants a taste of South Africa on a pancake.

Hours: Open daily from 08:00 to 17:00 (Winter)
08:00 to 18:00 (Summer)
Call: 013 254 0801

The Coachman

Authentic old pub and restaurant. Family friendly with a baby and children’s play area – lovely large seating area outside, as well as inside. Cuizines range from Pizza, Grill to Vegetarian Friendly. 89 Naledi Drive

Hours: Open daily from 08:00 till late.
Call: 013 254 0019

Old Transvaal Inn

Good traditional South African food includes baboties, potjies, boerewors and pap. A variety of breakfast options including pancakes & waffles.
Open from 7am- 5pm, 7 days a week.

Hours: Open daily from 07:00 – 17:00
Call: 013 254 0102

Rose Cottage

Lovely tranquil rose-garden setting. Moderately priced, and in the main road near many of the gift- and tourist shops. Open until 17:00 daily.

Hours: Open daily from 07:00 – 17:00
Call: 013 254 0218

The Dullstroom Inn

Expect a traditional pub atmosphere. This is the oldest establishment in Dullstroom & always has a welcoming fire burning in the Pub. Great for a quick pub meal and a drink with friends. 39 Orange Street.

Hours: Open daily from 09:00 till late.
Call: 013 254 0071
Happy Hour! Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 17:00-18:00

Mrs. Simpsons

Listed in Dine 2008’s Top 100 Restaurants, a visit to Dullstroom would be incomplete without having a bite at this quirky establishment. The ambience has been explained as “Classic elegance and Contemporary cool”. Expect great food & service. 197 Teding Van Berkhould Street. Booking essential!

Hours: Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 11:30-15:00 and 18:00-22:00
Sunday from 11h30 to 15h00.
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Call: 013 254 0088

Udderlicious Milkshake Bar

Bring the kids of all ages and experience delectable and unique milkshakes

Hours: 09:00 – 17:00
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Call: 071 505 2541

Critchley Hackle

The Trout Lake Bistro restaurant has been newly improved with a resident chef. The setting at Critchley Hackle is picture perfect with the restaurant and bar overlooking a beatiful dam. 585 Teding van Berkhout Street.

Hours: 07:30-21:00
Call: 013 254 0055

Anvil Ale

A beatiful garden setting where you can sit underneath the trees and enjoy a beer tasting. There are German-style snacks and platters to be had if you are feeling abit peckish. On the edge of town as you head out of town towards Lydenburg.

Hours: Weekdays: 08:00-16:00. Closed on Tuesdays
Weekends: 08:00-17:00
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Call: 013 254 0197

Walkersons Hotel

A European-like setting with elegance and scenic beauty. Expect an an unforgettable culinary journey. Walkersons also offers a Terrace menu with views over the estate, or order a picnic basket packed with the chefs delights and a chilled chardonnay. 10km outside of Dullstroom towards Lydenburg.

Hours: Open daily from 08:00 – 21:00
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Call: 013 254 7000

Horse back riding

at the Dullstroom Riding centre

Dave Curtis will take anyone from baby to biltong, and tailor accordingly. Feel free to contact him to book your rides: Dullstroom Riding Centre. There are also often pony rides, approx. 10 minutes, on the field opposite our office, generally most weekends, where kids are led about the field.
Contact: Dave Curtis
Tel: 082 442 9766

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