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Potluck Boskombuis

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Erasmushoop Farm, Graskop 1270, South Africa
+27 71 539 6773
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“boerewors” (8 reviews)
“kebab” (5 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Erasmushoop Farm, Graskop 1270, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the most scenic and best spots we have been to! Having travelled to many countries abroad, I still believe South Africa has so much to offer! An absolute hidden gem that will see us again!

Thank Marlize N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and setting here are just incredible. Great friendly service, very reasonably prices meals cooked to perfection (the steak was delicious). The setting completes it right on the river with a wicked deck and cold beers

Thank JoshDeee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most unique restaurant with absolutely wonderful food. Don't be deterred by the crazy drive way (we were parked next to a Mercedes and several Audis) as there is a hidden gem that you will not want to miss. The only thing that...More

Thank MichiganTess
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We almost couldn't find it, but we were so glad we did! Such a beautiful, peaceful setting to go along with delicious and unique menu items. We will certainly be back!

Thank thorsavage
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

One of the locals told us about this place and told us to look out for the South African flags. We were so lucky to have found this quant and beautiful spot, next to a wonderful river. The food was local and amazingly good. We...More

Thank OhWhy2000
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Wow, what a place. It is beside a river and reached by going down a very rough track. The location is wonderful. There is no power there so everything is cooked or heated over an open fire. If we didn’t have other places to visit...More

Thank AnOxfordCouple
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

A great recommendation that turned out to be super, the food topped it all, lekker pap and sheba sauce.

Thank 390bertuss
Reviewed 5 March 2018

When driving the panorama route this is THE place to have lunch. the view is great, the lunch is good and not too expensive.

Thank Norman S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This place is an amazing hidden gem on the Panorama drive. We never would have found it if our tour guide had not brought us here for a lunch break on the Panorama drive, but wow - it was great. We gorged ourselves on warthog...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

What an amazing find. Randomly decided to try it seeing the sign off the highway and will never regret doing so. First, the setting over the Treur River was stunning. Second, the service was exceptionally warm and friendly. We were running low on rand and...More

Thank Jason O
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17 December 2017|
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Response from Andrea S | Reviewed this property |
well thay have a dog i assume when your dog is on a leash its no problem.
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Kirsteen B
14 May 2017|
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Response from BoskombuisChef | Property representative |
Hi Kirsten, we open at 10h00 and close at 16h00. Due to all food prepared fresh daily, some dishes will only be available from 11h00. There are no mobile coverage at the restaurant, hence it is not possible to do bookings... More
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GPS: South 24.93186, East 30.84293
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Erasmushoop Farm, Graskop 1270, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Graskop
  • Phone Number: +27 71 539 6773
  • E-mail
Description
The word is out on the town and this little "Boskombuis" is creating wonders and just doing something completely different. Welcomed at the humble boma entrance you are escorted into an unforgettable traditional South African dining experience combined with the most splendid views and lazy, no-rush ambiance. Tucked right up against a gigantic round boulder, is a log fire where most of the food is prepared. To the front, pulling the children with an unseen magnetism, is the Treur river, with its crystal clear water, gently flowing a mere stone's throw away from the dining area. The menu itself is short and to the point, with open flame grilled steaks taking the centre stage. Apparently local "potjie" specialities are prepared over weekends. You need to plan a little in advance, the weather can change easily in this part of the world...do take some warm clothes or a blanket. Potluck Boskombuis has no credit card facilities or mobile phone coverage, take enough cash to cater for a blissful outdoor experience that will leave everlasting memories and make one want to visit again and again....
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