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The Hat & Creek - Hoedspruit

R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
+27 15 793 1135
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (40 reviews)
“oysters” (4 reviews)
“game meat” (4 reviews)
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African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 298 reviews

Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

I read some negative reviews and felt uncertain, but we had a great time with great service and great food! Highly recommended!

Thank Johan S
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Every time we visit Hoedspruit, we make time to visit this amazing restaurant! The seafood bisque is beautifully creamy and aromatic - we always make sure that at least one person at our table orders it! The pastas are perfectly prepared, and the mozart cake...More

Thank Trishdb
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Great spot to have supper in Hoedspruit. Went there with my fiancé and we sat by the fire and enjoyed great game meat. The food was delicious and the service was excellent! Would recommend this place to anyone when visiting Hoedspruit! Loved it

Thank Simele S
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Lunch with friends. I have been coming to this restaurant ever since it opened but have not visited for a while. I was disappointed to see it was the same menu, no specials or changes. I had the tempura prawns which were not in a...More

Thank Jane J
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Both my husband and I ordered fillet steak and we both felt the same so it seems like this is how it always. We found the steak very dry almost crumbly as if the meat had been frozen. I expected our steak to be juicy,...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Had a wonderful meal, food super tasty and well prepared. Excellent service received. Staff very friendly.

Thank Vera M
Reviewed June 17, 2017

We had lunched at this beautiful restaurant before when we last visited my daughter in Hoedspruit. What a disappointment! There were not many diners - always a sign, I suppose - but it meant that there should have been no excuse for waiting nearly an...More

Thank claudiakisch
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Feels a bit strange reviewing the Hat & Creek for June 2017, because we frequent this Restaurant every time we visit Hoedspruit 4-6 times a year. The ambience is casual and relaxing, the menu interesting and extensive and the food always exceptional. If you want...More

1  Thank Brett M
Reviewed May 31, 2017

My introduction to this restaurant included a sampler Wild Game Platter. Loved the barbecued Kudu and grilled wildebeest! Not so much the grilled Ostrich. Service was excellent with amenable and courteous wait-staff. Prices were very reasonable. My second meal was the South African version of...More

Thank mzed12007
Reviewed May 30, 2017

My sister and I visited this restaurant in May, 2017. Walking distance from our Guest House. We felt safe walking there--about 10 blocks or so. Very affordable for American tourists! We had fillets & they were cooked to perfection & salads were excellent. Good wine...More

Thank Clydene J
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Vera M
June 9, 2017|
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Response from Cheryl N | Property representative |
Hi Vera My number is 071 298 6442 Kind Regards Cheryl
December 28, 2014|
Response from ANDRE N | Property representative |
Hi Max, I believe the words perfections were yours and not ours I am afraid. I am a little concerned however to learn that you feel we are not consistent as most other locals and frequent diners would likely not agree with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R527 | Main Street, Hoedspruit, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Limpopo Province  >  Hoedspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 15 793 1135
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The Hat & Creek offers a stylish relaxed ambiance in a beautiful natural setting. Delicious food with superior wines and feel good music makes it perfect for a unique dining experience.Local, new and old favorites are available on an extensive menu specializing in meat and seafood with superb culinary flair.The restaurant is family friendly with great facilities for children and teens allowing parents to enjoy their dining experience. Suitable for business lunches, family meals, special occasions,long lunches and relaxed evening dinners 7 days a week. WIFI is complimentary and the service is excellent.
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