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The Hat & Creek - Hoedspruit

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R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
+27 15 793 1135
10:00 - 01:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, good food and most of all a lovely ambiance. Our foreign guests were thoroughly impressed and we had to go back a second time. They ordered the same meal again! The squid salad is really a meal and I love the Mozart cake (not available on that night) We will return :)

Thank bestbillbrown
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice ambience and decor. We had burgers which were good but a little short on the fried onion rings (see pic) and fillers. Can't comment on the service because we were the only ones there - mid afternoon. Will definitely try again.

Thank Douglas K
Southport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

They have a great chef here! Recommend the fillet steak and lamb chops. Presentation of deserts with basket on top was delicious and inviting to look at. Wine choice good and not too expensive. Wish I lived near you I would go every night! Couldn't recommend any higher

Thank jane d
Hoedspruit, South Africa
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Hat and Creek is situated on the main road of the precious little town of Hoedspruit. Welcomed by glistening fairy lights, warm fires and good wine. Hat and Creek is good value for money and kid friendly.

Thank Noble_Classics
Hoedspruit, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Treat yourself to some great food and to a very nice location, the service was pretty good as well and very helpful

Thank lourens2017
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The Hat & Creek certainly has a dauntingly large menu, but it is the steaks & fillets that they offer which are the stand-out meals of choice. They are perfectly cooked, perfectly presented and a favourite every time I visit.

Thank andyv88
Epsom, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Fab food, nice setting, great service. Well priced wine list. Highly recommend the kudu fillet and the butterfly prawns on the fillet steak.

Thank NickyBowes
New Zealand
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151 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Who would have thought that after visiting the most notorious steak restaurants in Johannesburg we would end up voting maximum score to this lovely place in Hoedspruit? Hat & Creek serve some of the best, tender, juicy steaks we have had on this trip and this in very relaxing surroundings. The staff is exceptionally friendly and the prices are very... More 

Thank Rianbkk
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

The vegetarian platter is really well prepared and tasty. Asparagus could be fresher. Overall, food well seasoned and flavorful whilst keeping healthy - No deep fried items like a lot of vegetarian options in other restaurants. The creme brûlée is my favorite dessert, hearing the cracking sound when tapping your spoon on the caramelized sugar crust is my favorite part.... More 

Thank Stephanie H
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We enjoy lunch and dinner at the Hat & Creek with family and friends. Some favourite dishes are the Cajun chicken salad, the Middel burger, sole and the fillet mignon.. Staff could sometimes be a little bit more assertive. When the people sit down tell them immediately what is not available and name an alternative. Also the choice for vegetarians... More 

Thank KimVM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
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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