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The Hat & Creek - Hoedspruit Restaurant

R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
+27 15 793 1135
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (41 reviews)
“game meat” (6 reviews)
“oysters” (4 reviews)
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African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 315 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner there with a friend: good food, a great variety of dishes, nice place, friendly staff , don t hesitate!

Thank Laet A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited twice during a ten day visit and both times food was excellent. Tender steak and huge lamb chops on offer as well as the best chips in town. Salt and pepper squid for starter and a delicious creme brulee for pud. Service is charming.

Thank AnnaStana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to have lunch! Friendly staff and delicious burgers. The great view makes it a perfect place to stop for a lunch

Thank Simone P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the game meat and it was exceptional! Mouth watering and amazingly tasty. I wish we had this place where we live! Missing it so much!

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife had a great lamb curry and I had an equally great calamari. Ambience was very good with wooden fires cracking away for atmosphere. What a nice restaurant. BUT: Unfortunately the very good meal was spoilt by smokers smoking near the dining area. The...More

Thank Jaycee K
ANDRE N, Owner at The Hat & Creek - Hoedspruit, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jaycee Thank you for taking the time to review The Hat & Creek. We are pleased that you enjoyed the quality of our food and ambiance and it's regrettable that your experience was tainted by other patrons smoking near your table. We have a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner and every dish we ordered was superb. The service was swift and very friendly.I had the chicken livers to start which were utterly delicious.My fillet steak and my husband's kudu fillet were both excellent. Lovely setting and clearly very popular.

Thank Maggy1408
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

On a beutyfull summers evening..sitting down with the night sky shining down on you and with the warmth of the gentle flames..you fall in love with this amazing place! With a wide varity to choose from on the menu you dont know were to start.....More

Thank James C
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Excellent food and good service! Comfy style - loved it. The athmosfere is great; but the food is very very good

Thank Addysevrou
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Great location. Friendly service. Great food. Food prepared in good time. Highly recommend a visit. Had the lamb curry. Very good

Thank alan220572
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The food was great! Service was good! Very nice garnished with eatable flowers! It doesn't simply look good but tastes good as well! Great atmosphere and good location! Highly recommended!

Thank Irene Z
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Vera M
9 June 2017|
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Response from Cheryl N | Property representative |
Hi Vera My number is 071 298 6442 Kind Regards Cheryl
28 December 2014|
Response from ANDRE N | Property representative |
Hi Max, I believe the words perfections were yours and not ours I am afraid. I am a little concerned however to learn that you feel we are not consistent as most other locals and frequent diners would likely not agree with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Limpopo Province  >  Hoedspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 15 793 1135
  • E-mail
The Hat & Creek offers a stylish relaxed ambiance in a beautiful natural setting. Delicious food with superior wines and feel good music makes it perfect for a unique dining experience.Local, new and old favorites are available on an extensive menu specializing in meat and seafood with superb culinary flair.The restaurant is family friendly with great facilities for children and teens allowing parents to enjoy their dining experience. Suitable for business lunches, family meals, special occasions,long lunches and relaxed evening dinners 7 days a week. WIFI is complimentary and the service is excellent.
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