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The Calabash Continental Restaurant

Upper end of the Ezulwini Valley | Next to Timbali Lodge & Country Park, Ezulwini H106, Swaziland
(+268) 416 1187
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“beef skewers” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“fine dining” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
German, European
Upper end of the Ezulwini Valley | Next to Timbali Lodge & Country Park, Ezulwini H106, Swaziland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Calabash is at least 30 years old and that is a phenomenon in most parts of the world. This proves that the Calabash has consistently produced good food and without doubt the most excellent service from staff that have remained with the Calabash from...More

Thank Stephne A
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We came to Calabash for dinner on our last day in Swazi after a 3 day visit and we were so glad we did. Service is 5 stars and the food is amazing. By far the best meal of our trip including South Africa. We...More

Thank Lola L
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Great Food & Great Service but way overpriced! The beef skewers are wonderful, & actually I've never had any food that was bad here. However, I have to give it 4 out of 5 just because it's so expensive!

1  Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Heard a lot about this restaurant, so we went there. We ordered stakes for both of us. But we must say we have had better stakes at that price. My wife ordered for medium to well-done but it arrived rare, so we had to send...More

Thank Rofiqul_Rana
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

A party of 7 couples went for dinner on Saturday night. Wine prices are crazy high , out of 14 meals about 6 were good and the rest average. My Eisbein was amazing but there was no mustard in the house😂. Sorry guys we won't...More

Thank Garth R
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The Calabash was The Premier Restsurant in Swaziland, specializing in continental cuisines. Alas it fell on hard times. But then so did most restaurants in Ezulwini. Not all dishes are available all the time but they do try their best. It's still a very decent...More

Thank Mathonsi
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

While on our one nite trip to Swaziland as we stayed not far from our hotel we decided to have dinner in Calabasas. As we were made to sit one of our members got such a bad cut with a nail just above the heel...More

Thank Sparkie09
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I went with a group of 12 (5 children, 7 adults). The children were served quickly. The food however, was generally disappointing, particularly from the Asian menu. The decor was very dated. The service was reasonably good. It was over-priced for the low standard of...More

Thank Ellie Y
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant has been around for 30 years at least and I can safely say that their excellence for quality and service has never really changed. Unbelievable but true!! Restaurants open and close in Swaziland in record time, but the Calabash has survived to this...More

1  Thank Y8621HXdenised
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We wnt on Saturday evening for Dinner as the Restaraunt has the appearance of being upmarket The service was below the standard of a franchise My meal was delivered before my Lady friend who had to wait The condiments were brought later My meal was...More

Thank johnA8571XA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper end of the Ezulwini Valley | Next to Timbali Lodge & Country Park, Ezulwini H106, Swaziland
  • Location: Africa  >  Swaziland  >  Hhohho District  >  Ezulwini
  • Phone Number: (+268) 416 1187
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