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The Wild Fig Tree

C/O Main and Louis Trichardt Street, Sabie 1260, South Africa
+27 13 764 2239
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
C/O Main and Louis Trichardt Street, Sabie 1260, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wonderful ploughman's lunch at a lovely local spot...an extensive menu with great choices and the staff are extremely friendly!

Thank Magwaza
Reviewed 4 days ago

Unfortunately we did not have the opportunity to sample the food but we did visit the curio shop attached to the restaurant. It is a pleasant change from the endless curios that have no variation in the area. The flying angels are absolutely beautiful and...More

Thank Hill_Belle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally the Wild Fig Tree is a quick coffee stop on our Panorama Route tour, but this time we decided to stop here for breakfast on our way to the Sabi Sands. Well it was to have been breakfast, but the pancakes looked delicious we...More

Thank Karrst
Gavin U, Owner at The Wild Fig Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to post a review.I hope you enjoyed your stay at Sabi Sands and please stop by again when you pass through Sabie. Regards Gavin and Karin

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steak in here is the best in the land. my good lady had Kudo and it was so tender. Place is charming. Could not fault one bit.

Thank Derek D
Gavin U, Owner at The Wild Fig Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Derek Thanks for the compliments.We source the best possible meat and our kitchen are very talented. We are indeed very fortunate. Regards Gavin and Karin

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant over the Easter holidays. Food was interesting with a diverse choice. Between the seven of us we had 4 meals that were tasty and three that were ok. The venue is quaint, the staff friendly and helpful. Overall we had a...More

Thank Chad D
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Interesting choice of food, including Crocodile and Kudu. The Kudu was wonderfully cooked and we will visit again.More

Thank Reinette S
Gavin U, Owner at The Wild Fig Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi We are pleased you enjoyed your meal.We are fortunate to have top quality game available throughout the year and our crocodile supplier is a friend of the family. Please come and try the new dishes on our blackboard when you visit Sabie again! See...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We were 9 people for supper. The food was really great. One of the better restaurants in Sabie. Service was also very good and the owners are there to keep an eye on everything.

Thank elmien2
Gavin U, Owner at The Wild Fig Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thanks for the compliment ! We try our very best and usually customers are happy and return regularly when they are in the area. Please when you pass through Sabie pop in for another visit. Regards Karin

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Pancake was good. Coffee and tea did not impress, although my husband's coffee (also a regular cappuccino) tasted a lot better than mine.More

Thank Madelé v
Gavin U, Owner at The Wild Fig Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Generally we receive compliments for our coffee.The Sabie Valley Coffee has supplied us and many other restaurants and hotels in the area with coffee for over 20 years. They are local producers and we believe in supporting local farmers . Perhaps it was the...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Passing Sabie we have often stopped at The Wild Fig Tree; snacks, meals, clean, friendly, exhibiting a small collection of local handicrafts, it is a great place for a break. Prices are moderate and service is overall good; otherwise, call the owner who is usually...More

Thank joacobry
Reviewed 27 January 2018

The Wild Fig Tree is our go-to restaurant for dinner, when we are in Sabie, on our way to Kruger. The food is always great and interesting. Their menu is extensive and their daily specials board is always full of unique and regional foods. The...More

Thank Kelly S
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Questions & Answers
Sarah N
October 3, 2016|
Response from Gavin U | Property representative |
Hi Unfortunately we are closed on Xmas day.
May 22, 2016|
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Response from PDTravel2015 | Reviewed this property |
Renate, sorry only saw the question now, sure you did come right! Kind regards
Christian R
March 10, 2016|
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Response from Christian R |
Hi Gavin and Karin I have send you a pictures on your e-mail adress. Thanks for your helpfullness. Christian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/O Main and Louis Trichardt Street, Sabie 1260, South Africa (Formerly THE WILD FIG TREE)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Sabie
  • Phone Number: +27 13 764 2239
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An excellent restaurant, with very pleasing decor. There is a permanent Menu, and a Blackboard Menu which is changed every 2 weeks.Gavin and Karin are there to welcome you, and to make sure that you have a very pleasant dining experience. The Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offers an intimate ambiance. Exotic dishes , such as Kudu ,Crocodile, Ostrich are to be found on the menu.
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