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The Seedling

N 4 Schoemanskloof Road | Btw. Machadodorp and Nelspruit, Schoemanskloof 1207, South Africa
+27 83 229 3751
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“vegan food” (13 reviews)
“blown away” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
N 4 Schoemanskloof Road | Btw. Machadodorp and Nelspruit, Schoemanskloof 1207, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

I did a Vegan cooking workshop at the beginning of 2017 and my approach to food has changed forever. I really was amazed how unnecessary meat was and that you could feel very satisfied after a meal. Loved the whole experience.

Thank Kim V
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We came after our baby was born towards the end of my maternity leave as a last famiky getaway. We stayed in one of the lovely log cabins with a beautiful view. The food is simply amazing. I still think Marian should do a vegan...More

Thank alex_l_bruno
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

For someone that was sceptic about vegan food , it completely blew me away !! It completely changed my perspective and I loved it !!

Thank Gustav R
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The Seedling is the first vegan restaurant my husband and I have been fortunate enough to visit. We have been pescatarian for over 2 years, and transitioning vegans for 6 months. This gem will certainly solidify in your heart and belly how absolutely delicious and...More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Finally!!! A 100% vegan restaurant outside of Johannesburg and Cape Town! What a find. This place is truly magical...the food is divine. Since we stayed overnight we got the full experience of breakfast, lunch and dinner, each meal as sublime as the next. Great flavours,...More

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were received very friendly and attention to detail was appreciated. Seated outside on the balcony where we had a lovely view of the luscious garden. The food was a total flavour explosion and truly rocked my taste buds! This was my first vegan experience...More

Thank mariline_2017
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A wide variety menu. Generous portions. Value for money. Food prepared by Marian the owner. View from the deck of the restaurant is beautiful.

Reviewed 7 May 2017

We were very surprised by this very nice restaurant. It was recommanded to us by the owners of the 'Laughing waters guest house' in Hazyview. The food presentation was nicely done and the taste was delicious. We also enjoyed the walk in the garden. Thanks!

Thank elizevh
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We did a weekend vegan cooking course at the Seedling. The course instructor gave us an itinerary for two days and proceeded not to follow it at all, not giving anyone a moment to enjoy the place or surrounds. She was pessimistic about the world...More

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KaiaOfJoe, Owner at The Seedling, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

WOW… you could have knocked me over, I did not see this one coming. Your smiles, pleasant disposition and a truly convincing reason for having to leave early (you missed almost half the workshop!) now make me question why it took you SIX weeks before...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

An absolutely wonderful and memorable experience for my daughter's 14th birthday luncheon. Thank you to Marian... We intend returning to experience your cooking courses...

Thank Louiseds
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Kim V
8 December 2017|
Response from KaiaOfJoe | Property representative |
Hi Kim - really great hearing from you and hope you are well and that your vegan cooking is going strong! We are hosting another workshop 2-4 Feb 2018. I will send you details soon! Kind regards Marian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N 4 Schoemanskloof Road | Btw. Machadodorp and Nelspruit, Schoemanskloof 1207, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Schoemanskloof
  • Phone Number: +27 83 229 3751
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A full plant-based offering in gourmet style - an exciting new cuisine in a modern and trendy world
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