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Off Mathiba I St, Town Centre, Maun, Botswana
+267 686 1610
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00
Sat 08:30 - 12:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Definitely open Monday to Saturday despite trip advisor saying it is closed! Hilary's cafe is an oasis of cooling plants and welcome shade just a short walk from the airport. The atmosphere Is relaxed with great service. Hilary is very friendly and runs a fabulous restaurant. The food is healthy and home cooked with a variety of specials each day.... More 

2 Thank Sarah G
Melbourne, Australia
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82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for lunch and had a great one. The 4 of us choose the spicy chicken which was superb: 2 chicken legs, rice and a huge salad of beans, potatoes, etc. The food was tasty without being too spicy, the salad fresh and plenty of veges We also had a lemon cake, brownie and carrot cake, all delicious.... More 

1 Thank AlainrlgMelbourne
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Open despite trip advisor saying it was closed. Thank goodness - quiche with salad, coffee,carrot cake,pecan pie all spectacular. Thanks Hilary!

Thank SneakyPetie
Maun, Botswana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Hilary runs a fabulous friendly restaurant with very delicious healthy food. They are not open for dinner but do great breakfasts and healthy salady type lunches. All her ingredients are lovely and fresh and everything very well presented. It is a short walk from the airport so easy to get to. Her home made lemon juice is the best and... More 

1 Thank RobynFoot
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100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The food is the best I had on my one month trip in africa. The salad dressing is amazing and you can buy it home! Use a gps map like google or maps.me to find it because taxi drivers may not find it, and the signs are poor. It is in a back alley sort of. You can probably ask... More 

1 Thank VilleNKPG
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The food was great and the lady very nice. Nice smile just like the photo. She made a home made lemonade with soda water that was very refreshing and the salad dish I had with curry was a nice little collection of salads - just the right amount for a light lunch.

1 Thank HoniBluesky
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Go to Hilary's for the best breakfast in Maun. Very friendly and the food is great. It was a bit fiddly to find, but was well worth the effort.

1 Thank Tsitsistas
Cape Town
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I was there for lunch, what a lovely experience! Nicely located under shady trees with a standard menu and daily specials. I had a chilled spinach & cumin soup with whole wheat bread, it was divine, so were the home made chocolate brownies. Reasonable priced & quick service. I will be back for sure and can recommend for sure. Thank... More 

Thank Miriam C
Kenai, Alaska
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172 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed sitting outside with a good cup of coffee and a yummy breakfast. The staff was warm and friendly. Our only problem was not due to them. Our cab driver couldn't find them---they are located on a side road and Maun had removed their signs. It was the perfect place to meet up with our safari guide and a... More 

1 Thank Patricia S
Maun, Botswana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Hilary's food is always fresh with home touch! Such a sure bet. A nice little menu with great specials.

Thank Mervyn P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Off Mathiba I St, Town Centre, Maun, Botswana
  • Location: Africa  >  Botswana  >  North-West District  >  Maun
  • Phone Number: +267 686 1610
Home-cooked breakfasts and lunches, with the freshest ingredients in town, and a warm and inviting atmosphere.

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