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The Reserve Restaurant

R536 Road | Riverbank Farm, Nelspruit 1241, South Africa
+27 13 590 2037
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
09:00 - 17:00 Hours
Bar, Pizza, International
€€ - €€€
R536 Road | Riverbank Farm, Nelspruit 1241, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Shocking service for Mothersday lunch. Got the order wrong as well as the drinks order and the final account. Ants in wine glass. One prawn curry dish had 3 prawns in it. So i can carry on. Just aweful.More

Thank Ed B
Shaneen S, Manager at The Reserve Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Ed We at the The Reserve sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused on your Mother’s Day celebration. Rest assured this is not our normal standard of service that we offer at The Reserve and the matter has been dealt with the Staff concerned. Would...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Wow... Beautiful place indeed. The staff is very friendly and professional, the sound of the flowing river is relaxing and quite romantic. The food... Sublime!!! I fully recommend the full South African breakfast. Thank you for having us.

Thank lerato m
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Great place for a chilled relaxing lunch, situated on the riverbanks. Extremly tranquil and peacefull. Great for us but sadly not as busy as I'm sure the owners would like to be. There are outdoor tabkes on the deck and another area very close to...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Great surroundings and so peaceful. Food, cocktails and service outstanding. Will definitely recommend to everyone and already can't wait to come again

Thank Magdalena B
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The Reserve is situated where Sabie River Coffee used to be. Quite honestly we heard it had moved to White River and never thought anything else would be out there. Fortunately for us, we visited Induna just across the road and saw the sign for...More

Thank cathy d
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Lunch started with a friendly welcome before we were seated. Staff were very friendly and the setting next to the river and gardens is very tranquil. We shared a salad as a starter. It was big and was enough for the two of us. The...More

Thank 271hiltont
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We were recommended to go to The Reserve from our B&B owner....the food was very good...the staff attentive...the venue was nice and airy, yet quite loud...there were only a few other guests and there was a big echo in the room.....also we have to say...More

Thank osdoerr
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This under rated venue is superb. Frindly and helpful service. Not too expensive unless you have some of their superior wines. Lovely atmosphere and clean modern lines

Thank Jos883
Reviewed 7 November 2017

What a pleasure!! Management great and all waiters trained to perfection. View relaxing and restaurant classy. A definite yes to take any visitor to. Food excellent and also huge playroom to keep children happy and occupied. Menu not huge but every dish fantastic. What a...More

Thank umfana
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant with delicious food. Especially the curry was great and the waiter very observingly.

Thank Klaus A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R536 Road | Riverbank Farm, Nelspruit 1241, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Nelspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 13 590 2037
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Family Restaurant with a Bakery, Pizzeria, Boutique Wine Cellar, Gift Shop, Tea & Coffee Bar, children’s play area
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