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Da Loose Mangoose

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$$ - $$$
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Cnr Vergenoeg Road/ Plaston Road, White River 1240, South Africa
+27 83 594 1006
11:00 - 22:00
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Nelspruit, South Africa
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Da Loose Mongoose for an anniversary brunch. Everything was perfect - the food, the atmosphere and the welcoming staff. We just waited a very long time for our food as the restaurant seemed to be under staffed that day. When the meals finally arrived, we were a little edgy, however we enjoyed it thoroughly. It was well prepared.... More 

Thank Landi R
White River, Mpumalanga
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great variety and well prepared food, we loved it! Lovely for groups and lots for kids to do. In a lovely garden setting a little out of town, so it is quite and relaxing.

Thank Ingwe1957
White River, South Africa
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58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

You will be the "Looser Mongooser" if you don't visit Da Loose Mongoose. Wow! Perfect first impressions. Friendliest staff. Perfect orders. Value for money. We had lamb livers and mash. It looked like steak strips and those who ordered it was over the moon happy with it. Another person ordered spicy baby chicken. Gosh way too much for one person.... More 

Thank Melanie B
Maputo, Mozambique
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The service is excellent. They look nicely after you. The food is quite good. Definitely the place to go if you have a party specially with kids.

Thank Marcos F
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We were visiting White River and for New Years we were told to visit Da Loose Mongoose We arrived in the evening at around 9pm and were cordially received by the Manager and told that the kitchen could take our orders but we needed to be quick. Our charming waitron took our orders and we waited and waited. After a... More 

Thank Abbas B
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere very pleasant food and good service. Excellent place to take young children and have a relaxing meal. We will definitely return.

Thank Lisa M
Centurion, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The perfect spot for a bite to eat. Menu is creative and food is served in a quaint manner. Beautiful wide open spaces and atmosphere. A light pub lunch menu would have been a bonus though!

Thank Bronwyn_M_03
White River, South Africa
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Having lunch or supper under the trees or at the bar or inside the restaurant is just great. Good food, avarrage sevice makes this place for us a place to unwind after a busy day.

Thank garthscullard
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95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Da Loose Mongoose is quite an attraction in this part of the world. I can see why: it's in a really scenic setting, got a great relaxed vibe, and there's plenty of space for kids to frolic while the adults do ... well, adult stuff. The food isn't half bad, either. But the service can do with some work. I... More 

Thank Peter v
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Lovely location. Shady trees for outside sitting or indoors with airy rooms and bar area. Pizza's excellent. Good vibe. Friendly people. Will go back on our next visit to Mpumalanga, for sure.

Thank Michele D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pizza, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Vergenoeg Road/ Plaston Road, White River 1240, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  White River
  • Phone Number: +27 83 594 1006

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