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The Hat & Creek - Hoedspruit

R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
+27 15 793 1135
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (41 reviews)
“game meat” (6 reviews)
“oysters” (4 reviews)
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African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We went there twice as the ambience is so amazing. We would sit next to the bonfire to keep us warm. They also give out blankets if thats no enough! Food is very good, and we tried their meat and seafood dishes. However on our...More

Thank Khairul A
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The food was delicious and the location is great, however the service is poor. We went there two nights and both times it seemed like the workload of some of the staff was far greater than others. While we were trying to get another drink...More

Thank KateFromTassie
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Where to start.... great GREAT food, steak is to dye for and they have an excellent wine selection available. The staff are very polite and friendly and the atmosphere and setting in the outdoors with the fairy lights is stunning

Thank Cezzie_Williams
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Nothing bad to say about this place - very conveniently located, nice layout and lovely outdoor patio (with kids play area - very family friendly). The food was really wonderful, beers cold, bathrooms spotless. The service was of course rather slow (this seems to be...More

Thank natgeogirl
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The food was great! The service was poor... We waited very long for our food, the manager did not stop by our table as managers always do. I would suggest to hire some extra people as they were very busy. But we really enjoyed the...More

Thank BBeukes
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We were delighted to find more than Spur, Wimpy and pub food in Hoedspruit. The Hat & Creek is a decent restaurant with an excellent menu and wine list. We enjoyed game meat, salmon platter and spare ribs. All delicious and well presented by the...More

1  Thank RenevS
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Been here before. Excellent. Lovely setting in an open garden. Kids play park. Open 24 hours. Wide variety menu.

Thank Charl W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This place is truly beautiful at night. They have lights surrounding the porch and blankets to wrap up in on cool winter evenings. The biggest complaint I have is that although the servers are always very kind and welcoming, the service is pretty slow. The...More

Thank LFiliatreau
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Was in this area for about 2 weeks and went here twice ..... not because it was great but because the choice around Hoedspruit is very limited. Food was average,service was good. Location not great as it borders the main road running through Hoedspruit so...More

Thank LozzoUk
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The ambiance and atmosphere at the restaurant is excellent, especially in the evenings. The food is fantastic and readily made for you. Sometimes the service could be a bit more attentive but otherwise nohing is lacking from a great experience. Shall it be a dinner...More

Thank WildChild808
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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, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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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