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Cattle Baron Skukuza

Skukuza Camp, Kruger National Park, Skukuza 1320, South Africa
+27 13 735 0209
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (33 reviews)
“burgers” (12 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
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Skukuza Camp, Kruger National Park, Skukuza 1320, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A had breakfast and dinner here, and found it to be excellent. There appear to be two separate entried for the Cattle Baron at Skukuza, here at TripAdvisor. Prospective visitors might want to consult both for an overview. I have noted the negative reviews here,...More

Thank RoryMorty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant, delicious food, gorgeous setting and reasonable pricing .... what more can you ask for! Had a quick lunch on a day visit in the national park. Will definitely stop by again when we are in the park again!

Thank sands196
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be prepared to be ignored and wait a long time. It would appear they have a very captive market and upon summoning management, they didn't really want to hear any issues and offered a very much "take it or leave attitude". A great shame as...More

Thank Big5ranger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Gate 1 tour group had lunch here on both days that we did game drives in Kruger National Park. Since there really isn't anywhere else to eat, we were a captive audience. As such, this restaurant is extremely busy, noisy and crowded. The first...More

Thank CJW913
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate there twice. The first time we sat outside, near the Sabi river. My son said that the steak he ate was very good. I ate sea food, which was "comsi-comsa"....

Thank Ofer D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

ıt is a nice restaurant, with smart menu mostly focused on beaf as its name, the food is delicious, staff is polite and service is fast.

Thank Gonca K
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Skukuza for a night, which is when we tried Cattle Baron. They had a decent wine collection and we were happy with what we picked. But the highlight was the Chateaubriand steak - brilliant presentation with flaming brandy (I think) and well cooked...More

Thank phoenix1411
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Had a very nice dinner with a great glass of wine. The waiter went out of his way to get us a table at the riverside. Only downside is that you can hardly see what you eat by candlelight. That makes cutting a t-bone a...More

Thank Eveline B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The Cattle Baron is basically the only real restaurant in Skukuza rest camp and actually in the southern part of Kruger all together. So one could expect a monopolist who exploits the situation. And to some small extent this is the case. But if you...More

Thank Christopher I
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Avoid any meal plans. Order from the menu. Decent food. Decent wine list. Service can be slow at times.

Thank Tewaran
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faye s
29 September 2016|
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Response from Hildegard S | Reviewed this property |
You can find any information at san parks, Krüger, Skukuza. There are noch closed days at the main camps in Krüger. Kind regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skukuza Camp, Kruger National Park, Skukuza 1320, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Skukuza
  • Phone Number: +27 13 735 0209
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In 1987, the Cattle Baron franchise had its humble beginnings and today they have extended their reach to Skukuza in the Kruger National Park - ready to wow customers in the wild. Cattle Baron Grill & Bistro offers a choice of traditional English breakfasts, burgers, meat and poultry as well as vegetarian options, specialising in wet aged steaks.
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