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

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  • 5
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  • 13
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  • 9
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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
Great pub

Excellent oxtail and butternut soup in a warm cozy pub. Pity the music too loud at night to enjoy dinner otherwise would get 4 stars. Contrary to other reviews we found the waiters helpful and friendly.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
LesleyC53
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Excellent oxtail and butternut soup in a warm cozy pub. Pity the music too loud at night to enjoy dinner otherwise would get 4 stars. Contrary to other reviews we found the waiters helpful and friendly.

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Phalaborwa, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a typical pub atmosphere, warm, friendly & inviting. Their pot pies & oxtail is divine & definitely worth the money. Love the roaring fire in the fireplace in the winter months & the outside tables for the summer months. Great value for money here.

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8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The service can inprove, prices are average, but that pot pie is the best!! Really amazing. Love the fireplace inside, Dullstroom gets really cold obviously, and it creates a great atmosphere

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

food was good value for money service was good a great night spot for the party animal also a great pub

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

We had a bachelors party on Saturday.. we had a few drinks an we decided that we going to have a drink at the Duck and trout. But we had a terrible experience! The atmosphere suck and there was no music, so when we go back to the poacher. The place was full, the manager went out of his way... More 

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Randburg, South Africa
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42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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116 reviews 116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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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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95 reviews 95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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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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