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The Red Plate

$$ - $$$
Contemporary
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161 Rissik Street | Haenertsburg, Haenertsburg 0730, South Africa
+27 83 305 2851
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Lydenburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

good, "innovative food" food, ample portions (way to big!) quick service, friendly waitresses, lovely space.

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Thank Debbie O
549colleenv, Owner at The Red Plate, responded to this review

Thank you so much for our review. Glad you enjoyed it. It was a busy weekend as it was our berry fest. More 

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96 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great food and the service from the team is impeccable. Definitely worth popping in when visiting Haenertsburg.

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Thank Jessica G
549colleenv, Owner at The Red Plate, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the rating😀 We glad you enjoyed your time at Red Plate. Hope to see you again. More 

Hoedspruit, South Africa
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

It was pouring with rain when we arrived, so we had to sit inside instead of under the big tree on the deck. Service was efficient - and the food was great - especially the cold smoked trout. We will be back as we live only two hours drive from Haenertsburg

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Thank Hugh1944
549colleenv, Owner at The Red Plate, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review. Hope to see you soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I am visiting from Perth, Australia. I visited the red plate for lunch a few days ago with my family. We were really blown away with the delicious food. The lamb curry was to die for. The location is great, set under neath big trees on a wooden deck. One of my top restaurants in Heanetsburg for sure! Will definitely... More 

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Vaalwater, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Very capable and friendly staff. Fabulous food. Trout was excellent so the butternut and belting salad.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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78 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

As you drive into town there are a few places to eat. One has a big Tripadvisor sign outside, but decided to stop at The Red Plate, Sat under the big tree outside on the deck. Service was efficient and pleasant. I had the Camembert Burger with Balsamic Caramalised onions - WOW. Great taste and Super ingredients. I would suggest... More 

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Thank Produsa
Belize
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I would have given 6 stars if I could!! Great food, fantastic atmosphere and good service. Loved sitting under the big tree enjoying the local craft beer and watching the happenings in town

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to have a late lunch as we arrived late. The staff and service were outstanding as well as the "healthy" portions of the dishes they served. Not many places nowadays offer meals (steaks) and drinks for two for under R250-00. Can highly recommend a stopover. You will not be disappointed.

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1 Thank Johann J
Johannesburg
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We visited haenertsburg for a couple of days and decided to try a different restaurant in town each night. Weer loved the red plate and actually cane back for a second evening. The food is unassuming but delicious and the staff are so incredibly sweet and helpful. Loved it.

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1 Thank Natasha M
Cullinan, South Africa
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188 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

On a cold rainy evening this place offered a comfortable and cozy hideout. Whilst the fire was cracking away we were treated to a delicious plate of food! The waitress was friendly and sharp! Have to come back one day

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Thank Karen J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Rissik Street | Haenertsburg, Haenertsburg 0730, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Limpopo Province  >  Haenertsburg
  • Phone Number: +27 83 305 2851

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?