Mesh Club (2nd Floor Trumpet On Keyes, 21 Keyes Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg 2196) – this is a modern and colorful club located in the heart of Johannesburg, in the artistic district of Rosebank. A meeting place for entrepreneurs, and art lovers that allows you to work in a variety of spaces and meet in the … Continue reading Mesh Club
Madison Avenue (19 Wessel Road, Rivonia) – this venue boasts designer bars, great sound and lighting, bubble walls, and VIP booths – a “must see” place for first-time visitors to the Johannesburg area. Madison Avenue is also part of the VDP group that are known for producing South Africa’s best known night spots. On Friday … Continue reading Madison Avenue
Déjà Vu Nelspruit (Suikerriet Street, Unit 43 & 44, Mbombela a.k.a. Nelspruit) – this is another local pub within driving distance from Kruger Park. It typically attracts a 20-something university student crowd. Live local entertainment is often booked there, as well as themed gatherings such as “Ladies Night”, “Beer Pong” and “Pool Night”.
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 … Continue reading Yurok Spur Steak Ranch
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 … Continue reading Villa Luso
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 … Continue reading Tindlovu Restaurant
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 … Continue reading Sleepers Restaurant
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, … Continue reading Mugg & Bean
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 … Continue reading Mrs. Simpsons