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“Smoked meat”
Review of The Hickory Shack

The Hickory Shack
Ranked #2 of 9 Restaurants in Elgin
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

This restaurant was great find while visiting friends in the area. We decided to go for lunch at The Hickory Shack. The services was friendly and quick. I had the whole smoked chicken which fell off the bone. The ribs and meat that was ordered was just as good. While the mash and baked bean is highly recommended. Lovely atmosphere can't wait to go again!!

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Thank bonnysparks
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Brilliant service and food. Very friendly and knowledgeable Pit Master!! Thank you Stanley our waiter for his great service and friendliness!!

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Thank Divan3
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This is the place on N2 on my way to capetown if I feel having meat for breakfast or lunch. Just before you go over the mountain down to Somerset comes in my knowledge the best place to eat smoked meat. The Ribs are tender and the briskets are out of this world
Unfortunately they are not open everyday.

Thank fredhR4423QR
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We visit the Hickory shack over the weekend. The brisket and buttermilk mash is to die for. The setting is very casual and child friendly. I do feel that it gets a bit expensive considering that the sides is separate. The platter gives you a chance to taste 4 meats and all the sides which is great if you not sure what to pick

Thank Marzanne J
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

For those who don't mind a scenic drive, this place is well worth the visit. Portions are large and beverage selection is great (you can even BYOB apparently). For a group of four we ordered two half chickens, one beef brisket, one pulled pork and one regular ribs. There was enough food left over for lunch the next day! The brisket was AMAZING and the chicken was cooked beautifully! The pulled pork was a little on the dry side, but there was ample secret smokey BBQ sauce on the side to add. Ribs were also very tasty. Wish we could have kept space for dessert, but we had eyes only for the meat. The buttermilk mash was delicious and the slaw was good. Corn salad was okay - it could've done with some chilli and lime or coriander (or something to elevate it). Nevertheless, we will probably go back again. Very good value for money!

Thank whittaker348
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