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The Hat & Creek - Hoedspruit Restaurant

R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
+27 15 793 1135
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (40 reviews)
“oysters” (4 reviews)
“game meat” (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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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is truly beautiful at night. They have lights surrounding the porch and blankets to wrap up in on cool winter evenings. The biggest complaint I have is that although the servers are always very kind and welcoming, the service is pretty slow. The...More

Thank LFiliatreau
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in this area for about 2 weeks and went here twice ..... not because it was great but because the choice around Hoedspruit is very limited. Food was average,service was good. Location not great as it borders the main road running through Hoedspruit so...More

Thank LozzoUk
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance and atmosphere at the restaurant is excellent, especially in the evenings. The food is fantastic and readily made for you. Sometimes the service could be a bit more attentive but otherwise nohing is lacking from a great experience. Shall it be a dinner...More

Thank WildChild808
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant in Hoedspruit with an extensive south African menu but with your western flare as well. Great service good wine list, sit back and enjoy and have a great meal. Enjoy.

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was for me the second time to dine in Hat & Creek. Nice setting where one can eat outside as well as inside. It was a cool clear July evening. My wife and I decided to sit around one of the few open fires...More

Thank HarpertvS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant with my husband. Ambiance was great. The waitress was attentive to our table. Beef trinchado was cooked very well. The salmon for main was however overcooked and the black pepper sauce very salty. Just some fine tuning and you'll get more stars.

Thank Lebogang H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying over night in Hoedspruit and this restaurant was recommended to us. I would imagine it's the place to dine in the area. It was absolutely beautiful with gorgeous trees and fairly lights all adding to the outside dining experience. The service was...More

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrating birthdays at The Hat and Creek is a feast! Again we have been treated with a feast! Thank you Cheryl, Erica and staff!

Thank Henri K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here and thoroughly enjoyed the pleasant outdoor ambience. Vast menu and great choice of game. 4 of us ate here and we were all very pleased with the quality and standard of the food and service. Reasonably priced.

Thank lisamomo2017
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Very good food (kudu steak was excellent), very good service and nice atmosphere, will go to eat there for sure next time when in Hoedspruit

Thank Irinacmitrea
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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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Limpopo Province  >  Hoedspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 15 793 1135
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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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