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The Wild Fig Tree

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C/O Main and Louis Trichardt Street, Sabie 1260, South Africa (Formerly THE WILD FIG TREE)
+27 13 764 2239
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Mon - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
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Callian, France
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is comfortable restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating, good service and tasty dishes. A few option available for vegetarians and vegans, good do with more...but hey, I guess this is the South African heartland.

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PRESTON
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here for an early dinner as we didn't know if our hotel would serve food that night. There were six of us so had a few different meals and everybody was very happy with their food. The waitress was very pleasant .

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had excellent service at the Wild Fig Tree. The staff were always there to help with the menu, and gave great options. It was really worthy every cent we paid for the meal. Unfortunately we cold not get to the dessert because the meal was delicious and we couldn't just save space for dessert.

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Thank SasaMk
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for dinner. Food was good, service as well. We were sitting outside but had to pay inside, but no problem.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfectly situated for a quick lunch in between all the activities the area offers. Great food with excellent service. Craft beer served in a ice cold glass to refresh before the next stop. Definitely worth stopping

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a great stopover between the views of the area - can definitely recommend the pizzas and burgers. Freshly made so not the place for fast food but if you are on a relaxing holiday its perfect. if you like ginger beer, it is a must.

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Thank Bhausberger
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a quick lunch at The Wild Fig Tree in Sabi. It was absolutely fabulous!!! Can definitely recommend

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Centurion, South Africa
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177 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent long weekend in Sabie and environs, we had two lovely dinners at the Wild Fig Tree. The menu was varied and interesting, the food very good, and the service friendly (if a bit slow). Our hosts in the area said that this is the best place in town to eat, and they were definitely right.

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Thank Phil C
Wakkerstroom, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was excellent. The hosts and staff were friendly. Nice ambiance. Only one small criticism would be the riempie chairs were not very comfortable for dining and were too low. But a great all round experience.

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Thank 484graham
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Wild Fig Tree was recommended to us from our B&B, Sabie. This is a really cool and friendly restaurant and the food was really good and wholesome. The staff are relaxed and friendly. Highly recommended. Brian Abbott

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
08:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:30 - 21:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?