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66 Hugenote Street, Dullstroom, South Africa
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Also has accommodation

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  • 4
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Adequate but not great

We stopped by the Poacher for a quick bite while exploring Dullstroom on a Saturday afternoon. The food was OK but expensive, service was much slower than it should have been but the kids enjoyed playing on the jungle gym and all the tummies were filled. I will choose another option next time.

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Linda K
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Randburg, South Africa
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Randburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stopped by the Poacher for a quick bite while exploring Dullstroom on a Saturday afternoon. The food was OK but expensive, service was much slower than it should have been but the kids enjoyed playing on the jungle gym and all the tummies were filled. I will choose another option next time.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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79 reviews 79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were visiting the area on our way to the lowveld and wanted to have a bite. We had some burgers and it was very good. Service was addeqoute. I only which the local authorities would do something about the harrasment from the car guards and hawkers.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I keep saying that I will never go to a restaurant if I see it is empty, but I keep doing it and so I never learn. The Poacher is in my opinion a place to avoid. The ambiance is that of a place where seedy people go to as that would be the only place where they are tolerated.... More 

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Disgusting attitude by staff against a gay couple we were with. Not a place to go if you celebrate the wonderful diversity of race, ethnicity, sexuality and more that our wonderful Rainbow Nation has to offer. This is however the only pub in the town, so if you do not fit strict stereotypes of white, heterosexual, middle class, I would... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I've been there twice now a year apart and both times the food was average at best. Prices not bad, but wouldn't pay those prices for the food received. Service was good, atmosphere was good, but that doesn't make up for the food. Also it was fairly cold and one of our members ordered a coffee, only to be informed... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Thank you for a Good party on Saturday. Our firsts visit to Dullstroom and we will be back. Love the owners

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Good head on the Guinness. Next to the fire. Nice place when you get here on a Friday night. Abit small buy nice and friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Thank you for an awesome party Saturday evening. After dinner at Dulstroom Grill we wanted to go party and they said Poachers is the place. Well done Dulstroom we had lots of fun. We will be back

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Klerksdorp, North-West, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

When passing Dullstroom, we stop at the poucher for lunch. It was very quiet at that stage and we was the only two people in the whole restaurant. I've ordered The Poucher Burger and my husband a Beef Curry. My husband thought this was one of the best curries he has ever eaten and my gourmet burger was very tasty.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 66 Hugenote Street, Dullstroom, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Dullstroom

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African

Description

Also has accommodation

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