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The Hat & Creek - Hoedspruit

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R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
+27 15 793 1135
10:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at the Hat & Creek. The service was great as was the food. We highly recommend the Filet Minon & T-Bone Steak!

Thank Rebecca D
Shaka's Rock, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not often that I have the privilege of giving a 5 star rating but this is one of the times! On our arrival we were seated by our waiter Stanley who brought the wine and food menus. He immediately advised us what was not available. Well done Stanley! Husband and I decided to share a starter which was the Angry... More 

Thank Stephne A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

With a very varied menu, incredibly peaceful setting and friendly staff, you can't go too far wrong here. Despite being right on the main road, the trees and beautiful courtyard let you feel completely isolated from the rest of the town, and the whole experience is undoubtedly a step above most of Hoedspruit's other dinner offerings. You will pay a... More 

Thank Sid T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Fillet's are phenomenal and the side dishes are delicious! definitely my number 1 place in Hoedspruit, a must visit!

Thank Joané B
Hoedspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I often go here ... in fact, I always go there when I am in Hoedspruit. Great food, reasonnable prices, and nice decor. A prfect place if you want to have a good chat, civilised people around you, a good meal, and no Hoedspruit riff-raff. Hoedspruit is a much better place for having this restaurant. Way to go! :-)

Thank Bernard K
Hazyview, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it. Kids food amazing. My mussel pot gorgeous. Thank you Stanley. Wonderful service. Will definitely return 😁

Thank ChefDenee
Mbabane, Swaziland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch and sat on the terrace outside. Was very pleasant and the service was excellent. Had a few drinks first and then ordered some seafood. Unfortunately the baby calamari was out of stock so the chef made a plan to whip up a lovely mixed seafood grill. Truly amazing. Would have loved to return but we didn't stay... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there while on vacations with my family. Iy is a great place to visit with excellent food and reasonable prices. Our kids loved it!! The kid's menu are way beyond what you would expect, closer to a cheff delicacy

Thank jjllau
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling through town. Recommended as excellent. Cannot fault anything. Had a wonderful memorable experience. We both had the venison platter. (Chose Wildebeest, Impala and Kudu). Meat cooked perfectly as requested. Dessert chose layered merigue and chocolate. Had predrinks. Main course. Desert. Wine. Coffee. Liqueurs. Menu wide variety of good options. Service excellent, responsive but unobtrusive . Highly recommended.

Thank ZacZara
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were only going to sleep in Hoedspruit. We arrived late and were hungy. For our luck, the restaurant right in front of our guesthouse was The Hat & Creek. Everything went perfect! We had two bottles of wine (both great, btw) and had great meals. I ate the "Game Dish", which varies depending on the season. It came with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
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
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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