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Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant

777 Frikkie Meyer Boulevard | Emerald Resort & Casino, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
+27 16 982 8005
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible26%
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African, Mediterranean, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
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777 Frikkie Meyer Boulevard | Emerald Resort & Casino, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

The largest buffet on the contenent. Be sure to be very hungry when you go. There is a choice for everyone of any age.More

Thank 301ca
Laurent P, Manager at Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2016

Hello 301ca Thank you for your review and the maximum rating of 5 stars on Tripadvisor. We do have a very large selection and variety of different foods that will suit everyone's palate and your sentiment that we are the largest buffet on the continent...More

Reviewed 11 April 2016

Abundance of food but very little variety. Delicious and well presented though. Great value for money.

Thank meganvdeventer1
Laurent P, Manager at Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2016

Hello meganvdeventer1 Ubuntu Buffet is as you say, great value for money and we're pleased that you enjoyed the unique food experience. We will take your comment into consideration and look forward to providing you a wide variety of fine, well presented food!

Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent food,service,staff a real gem would recommend to all my friends and family and will be going back soon again.More

Thank warennie
Laurent P, Manager at Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2016

Hello warennie Thank you for your review and comments regarding Ubuntu Buffet at Emerald Resort & Casino. I appreciate the feedback and thank you for rating us the maximum 5 stars on Tripadvisor. The restaurant is designed to offer visitors a unique food experience which...More

Reviewed 24 March 2016

What an experience. my family and i live in Kempton park & Fourways so we were so nervous to travel all that way and have a bad experience on the best day of the year, Christmas day but we decided to go for it as...More

Thank sales12016
Laurent P, Manager at Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

Hello sales12016 Thank you for your review and rating Ubuntu Buffet at Emerald Resort & Casino the maximum 5 stars on Tripadvisor. I am extremely pleased that you and family visited Ubuntu Buffet for Christmas lunch last year. The restaurant certainly offers a broad variety...More

Reviewed 25 February 2016

This buffet restaurant offers great value for money with friendly staff. Preparation of the food must take a lot of time as each dish/item is delicately made and prepared. Will definitely go back any time!More

1  Thank JustindnSA
Greg S, Manager at Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2016

Hello JustindnSA Thank you for reviewing our latest culinary offering at Emerald Resort & Casino – Ubuntu Buffet. As you have mentioned the menu is sure to satisfy all tastes and includes salads, entrees, homemade breads, hot dishes, roasts, vegetable dishes, sauces, a la minute...More

Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Had a wnderfull time with my fiance there the food was nice and the desert was devine also the choice is great so much to choose from and the lady who helped us out was friendly and nice thanx for the good time moniq will...More

Thank Samuel M
Greg S, Manager at Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2016

Hello Samuel M Thank you for your review and rating Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant so highly on Tripadvisor. In keeping with the Emerald Resort & Casino ethos, adventure always awaits at Ubuntu Buffet. We’re extremely pleased that you and your fiancé enjoyed yourselves and managed to...More

Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

My friends and I went to ubuntu last night and we all had a great time, the food was delicious and the service we received was elegant and again I have to say that the staff members were entertaining... I've found a better place for...More

Thank Henoc M
Greg S, Manager at Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2016

Hello Henoc M Thank you for your review and rating Ubuntu Restaurant the maximum 5 stars on Tripadvisor. Since its opening late last year at Emerald Resort & Casino, and under the guidance of Chef Shan-Marie, Ubuntu Buffet restaurant has become one of the most...More

Reviewed 9 February 2016

Took my family for Christmas lunch to Ubuntu. Food was good and there was a great variety of foods to choose from. The décor of the restaurant leaves a lot to be desired and the seating was not that great. However the food was excellent...More

Thank Danielle C
Greg S, Manager at Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2016

Hello Danielle C Thank you for your review of Ubuntu Buffet at Emerald Resort & Casino and rating us so highly. We appreciate the feedback. Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant is designed to offer visitors a unique food experience and has one of the biggest buffets on...More

Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

The menu looked so promising...we were all looking forward to a really good Christmas feast. Sadly the menu over-promised as the meals were a huge dissapointment! Bones, sauce & fatty chunks (no traces of meat) were served as Pork shank cherry potjie....just one of the...More

Thank Charlene A
Greg S, Manager at Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2016

Hello Charlene A Thank you for taking the time to share your review and please accept our apologies for the poor food quality you experienced, it’s certainly not our usual standard. I will take your comments up with the management of Ubuntu as your experience...More

Reviewed 13 January 2016

We were there on NYE, and it was a really good experience. The waiters were friendly and really helpful. But let's talk about the buffet... There were so many various options: curries, stews, schwarmas, roast meats, salads, build your own pizza and pasta options (where...More

1  Thank Candice8686
Greg S, Manager at Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2016

Hello Candice8686 We completely agree that Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant has everything a diner could ever want in the way of great menu options and are delighted that you enjoyed the experience with us. Thank you for your 5 star rating – as a new addition...More

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nkadims
27 June 2017|
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Response from X3962GBlaurentp | Property representative |
Hello, Thank yu for getting in touch! Yes, Ubuntu Buffet is open on Sundays. To book, please contact them on 016 982 8005.
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hpienaar19
25 June 2017|
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Response from X3962GBlaurentp | Property representative |
Hello - Ubuntu is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Costs Adults - R160pp Kids under 12 - R90pp Reservations Tel - 016 982 8005
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thembimtimkulu
30 May 2017|
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As soon as possible. Reservations Tel - 016 982 8005
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 Frikkie Meyer Boulevard | Emerald Resort & Casino, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Vanderbijlpark
  • Phone Number: +27 16 982 8005
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Description
Ubuntu Buffet Restaurant is designed to offer visitors a unique food experience. The restaurant boasts a private dining area, ideal for parties or corporate lunches. Families are welcome. A separate bar lounge is available to people over 18. The restaurant can seat 350 people. With a scrumptious menu, sure to satisfy all tastes, comprises of salads, entrees, homemade breads, hot dishes, roasts, vegetable dishes, sauces, a la minute section, traditional section and dessert station.
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