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The Hat & Creek - Hoedspruit

R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
+27 15 793 1135
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (40 reviews)
“oysters” (4 reviews)
“game meat” (4 reviews)
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African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 292 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We were staying over night in Hoedspruit and this restaurant was recommended to us. I would imagine it's the place to dine in the area. It was absolutely beautiful with gorgeous trees and fairly lights all adding to the outside dining experience. The service was...More

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Celebrating birthdays at The Hat and Creek is a feast! Again we have been treated with a feast! Thank you Cheryl, Erica and staff!

Thank Henri K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here and thoroughly enjoyed the pleasant outdoor ambience. Vast menu and great choice of game. 4 of us ate here and we were all very pleased with the quality and standard of the food and service. Reasonably priced.

Thank lisamomo2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food (kudu steak was excellent), very good service and nice atmosphere, will go to eat there for sure next time when in Hoedspruit

Thank Irinacmitrea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I read some negative reviews and felt uncertain, but we had a great time with great service and great food! Highly recommended!

Thank Johan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we visit Hoedspruit, we make time to visit this amazing restaurant! The seafood bisque is beautifully creamy and aromatic - we always make sure that at least one person at our table orders it! The pastas are perfectly prepared, and the mozart cake...More

Thank Trishdb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to have supper in Hoedspruit. Went there with my fiancé and we sat by the fire and enjoyed great game meat. The food was delicious and the service was excellent! Would recommend this place to anyone when visiting Hoedspruit! Loved it

Thank Simele S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch with friends. I have been coming to this restaurant ever since it opened but have not visited for a while. I was disappointed to see it was the same menu, no specials or changes. I had the tempura prawns which were not in a...More

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both my husband and I ordered fillet steak and we both felt the same so it seems like this is how it always. We found the steak very dry almost crumbly as if the meat had been frozen. I expected our steak to be juicy,...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Had a wonderful meal, food super tasty and well prepared. Excellent service received. Staff very friendly.

Thank Vera M
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Questions & Answers
Vera M
9 June 2017|
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Response from Cheryl N | Property representative |
Hi Vera My number is 071 298 6442 Kind Regards Cheryl
28 December 2014|
Response from ANDRE N | Property representative |
Hi Max, I believe the words perfections were yours and not ours I am afraid. I am a little concerned however to learn that you feel we are not consistent as most other locals and frequent diners would likely not agree with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
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10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Limpopo Province  >  Hoedspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 15 793 1135
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The Hat & Creek offers a stylish relaxed ambiance in a beautiful natural setting. Delicious food with superior wines and feel good music makes it perfect for a unique dining experience.Local, new and old favorites are available on an extensive menu specializing in meat and seafood with superb culinary flair.The restaurant is family friendly with great facilities for children and teens allowing parents to enjoy their dining experience. Suitable for business lunches, family meals, special occasions,long lunches and relaxed evening dinners 7 days a week. WIFI is complimentary and the service is excellent.
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