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Oliver's Restaurant & Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

An oasis of gourmet cuisine in deepest Mpumalanga. The restaurant is run by its owner, Tanja Ruf, and her personal attention to detail shows in everything from the warm welcome visitors receive through to guests’ individual requirements. Mouth-watering cuisine is offered with continental and mediterranean dishes from our a-la-carte menu served with only the finest wines from our well-stocked wine cellar. Fun-dining with fondue and raclette may be enjoyed in the privacy and irresistible romantic ambience of our wine cellar.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful venue, attentive and polite staff, and the food, when we eventually explained that vegan eating does not involve smoked salmon, was very good. This was a special occasion and a beautiful table of rose petals was laid out. The champagne was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Adam C
Reviewed 10 December 2018

What a wonderful dinner experience. Excellent service by a team of well trained staff who care to go the extra mile, beautiful decor and venue. I loved the Christmas decor and little bits of interesting detail all around. And the food was simply amazing. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CornetteZA
Reviewed 24 November 2018

I had the pleasure of having lunch with my beautiful wife the other day at Oliver's Reastaurant In White River Mpumalanga. What a love experience we had the specials of the day, I had the seasoned rump with their secrect pepper sauce and my wife...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HiltonKotze
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Arguably one of the best restaurants in Mpumalanga. Well worth a visit. Make your booking in advance.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carelcarel
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Without a doubt, a MUST visit. Our group descended on Oliver’s thinking it would be just your average B&B. Oh hell nooooo! As each one of us went to our designated rooms, we were met with GEORGEOUS suites. Much to our our delight, each Suite...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We have stayed at Oliver's 3 times now, it's our go-to bolthole in White River. Luxury and comfort don't necessarily go together, but here at Oliver's they do. The bedrooms facing the pool are our preferred accommodation choice. Tanja, the owner has thought of everything...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bongitole
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I used Oliver’s as our base whilst staying in White River for a few days. Staying in one of the suites overlooking the golf course, had it not been for the weather, I’m sure we would have been able to explore a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Atkos
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Olivers is a place that makes you feel welcome from the very first minute, providing great hospitality coming from the heart. The Olivers team made our stay special from beginning to end. If you would like to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in a beautiful surrounding,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank olafm69
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If you are particular and enjoy excellent cuisine. This is the place to visit. I have never been sorry for making my choice of an excellent place toe enjoy good cuisine as Olivers

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Izak_Fick
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Really wonderful dinner with great colleagues. Venu is very chic unexpected and welcoming place. We were agreeably surprised and delighted with the fine cuisine and helpful staff. Looking forward to coming back soon 😊

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Thierry T
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