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“Fine dining, fine folks and more than a fine experience!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Magnolia

Magnolia
Hazyview Road | Numbi Road, White River 1240, South Africa
013 751 1947
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Ranked #1 of 17 Restaurants in White River
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
1 review
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“Fine dining, fine folks and more than a fine experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

You have not experienced Lowveld fine dining until you have been to Magnolia Restaurant and cocktail bar in White River.

The beautifully designed interior and architecture of the restaurant perfectly compliments the beautifully presented food. You can see and taste the passion that chef Jamie puts into every single plate of food that leaves his kitchen.

The friendly and professional staff just adds to the richly fulfilling experience at Magnolia. Whenever I go there it feels like having dinner with family. The warm greetings at the door lays the perfect foundation to any restaurant experience.

The best part of this is that you are able to leave the restaurant with all your limbs intact as the night out will not cost you an arm and a leg. It's fine dining and so much more at a very fine price.

Jamie and the staff, I honor you for the way you strive to make every visit to Magnolia a memorable one. I thank you for your hearts and the atmosphere that you have created at Magnolia.

Keep up the good work!

Elmaré Gerber

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Schoeman171, Guest Relations Manager at Magnolia, responded to this review, July 14, 2013
Hi Elmaré

Thank you so much for your positive comment on our page. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. We really hope to welcome you back real soon.

Have a lovely day

Warmest Regards
Jana Schoeman.
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“Wedding @ Magnolia”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Thank you to Magnolia Restaurant, and many thanks to Jana for the excellent service, and smooth running of things on our wedding day, we really appreciate it very much! Thank you to Jamie, we got so many compliments from our guests for the fantastic food!! What a wonderful experience!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Schoeman171, Guest Relations Manager at Magnolia, responded to this review, July 14, 2013
Hi Annari

Thank you so much for your trip advisor comment. We are extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed your wedding weekend with us. It was only a pleasure assisting you with your dream day.

Hope to see you and Quinton soon.

Warmest Regards
Jana Schoeman
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“It is a So-So place”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

When they opened the service was great as well as the food.
Went there on a number of occasions (business)
The service started to deteriorate, would not go there on own choice

Visited July 2012
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Schoeman171, Guest Relations Manager at Magnolia, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
Good day Phil

Thank you for your valuable comment, unsatisfactory service is definitely not our standard. I will personally like to invite you back to show you, that what you experience is not our standard. Please contact me directly on 013 751 1947 to make your booking

Kind Regards
Jana Schoeman
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Couldn't have asked for a better wedding reception!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We had our wedding reception at Magnolia in March and couldn’t have asked for a better venue! Jana and Jamie went out of their way to make sure that every single detail was attended to and allowed us to transform the already beautiful and chic venue into our dream wedding reception! The food was excellent (people are still talking about the prawn tempura and kudu!) and we had great service from all the staff members. A huge thank you to the whole team at Magnolia for making our special evening just perfect!
I have added a few pictures taken by NDK Artistic Photography and Design!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Schoeman171, Guest Relations Manager at Magnolia, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
Hallo Charlotte Van Rooyen

Baie dankie vir jou comment. Ons is vreeslik bly dat jy jou troue geniet het en dankie vir die fotos wat jy opgelaai het. Jy't defnitief 'n pragtige onthaal gehad. Die staff is ook bly dat hulle 'n bydrae kon maak vir julle droom troue. Hoop om julle gou weer te sien as julle in Wit Rivier kom, kom drink gerus 'n koffie.

Lekker dag en groete vir Charl.

Vriendelike Groete

Jana
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“Nice and Warm”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Very good service and food. The atmosphere is great for a end of the day dinner with your loved one.

Visited June 2013
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Schoeman171, Guest Relations Manager at Magnolia, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
Hey

Thank you for your positive feedback and comment. We hope to welcome you back soon!

Have a great day

Warm Regards
Jana Schoeman
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