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Tusk Bar and Lounge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Gastropub, Bar
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The Palace of the Lost City | Sun City Resort, Sun City 0316, South Africa
+27 14 557 3180
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Sandton, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a late night drink - we do wish they had a menu available but unfortunately we were forced to eat room service only

Thank jerushanaidoo
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a nightcap here on the outdoor terrace after sending the kids to bed. We had a pleasant time but were slightly miffed to see a charge for the nuts on the bill at check out as we handed requested them and the server just brought them out to us unbidden.

Thank ClarkeFamilyCH
Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading previous reviews we decided to catch the typical sunset on the deck, and enjoy cocktails.Bit difficult to see a sunset when the gardens are so lush, but we still enjoyed the experiance. Cocktails were a touch too sweet, Mojito and Margeritas and not quite as was advertised, service excellent and the sticky pork riblets tasted pre cooked.

Thank GoldcoastKat
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309 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the palace with seating inside or outside. The food was very good. We had Caesar salads and club sandwiches between us. The service was very good and the setting lovely. Perfect if you want a quick bite to eat in casual surroundings ;-)

Thank Wishinguwerehere
Melrose, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Sat here ever day for a wine and a snack spoiled on the Friday as a wedding party came in and took over everywhere

Thank jill s
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

A tranquil setting and good place to unwind & relax with kids. Food is good. Limited seating and slow service if you are in a hurry. You can catch up on some reading, newspaper or just relax & enjoy the music. Staff are very helpful and friendly.

Thank Imran N
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

We were not guests at the Palace of the Lost City but we decided to go to the Tusk Bar based on the other reviews. We were not disappointed. To get to the Tusk Bar we walked through the most amazing settings, stopped to stare at the Crystal Court and then settled into our chairs in the Tusk Bar and... More 

Thank wayneandnancy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely evening sitting outside on the terrace of the Tusk Bar. The service was fantastic and the food was good (up market gastropub sort of style). Cocktails to begin, a shared starter, one main course each, one dessert plus one liqueur and a couple of G&Ts only set us back about £90 all in. We weren't guests... More 

Thank BrumFoodyGays
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Got there, and was as always, friendly greeted by Christina. We ordered our drinks, and a nice snack bord, with plain cassew nuts, peri peri cassew nuts and green olives arrived. The menu at the Tusk bar has changed for the better and we are very delighted about it! I had, as usual, the chicken strips, they are absolutely to... More 

Thank annieplett
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

You feel like you truly are in a palace at The Tusk Bar. Beautiful architecture and furnishings! Good service and drinks.

Thank Sue K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Gastropub, Bar
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Palace of the Lost City | Sun City Resort, Sun City 0316, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  North-West Province  >  Sun City
  • Phone Number: +27 14 557 3180
The decor of the Tusk Bar Lounge at The Palace of the Lost City has a colonial feel, dominated by a trio of 5.6 metre arches, each consisting of 2 huge elephant tusks. This classy cocktail bar is open from 07h00 to 00h00 and boasts an extensive list of cocktails which guests can enjoy while the house pianist serenades them. Guests can also enjoy light snacks from 12h30 until 21h00.

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