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Poacher

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66 Naledi Drive, Dullstroom 1110, South Africa
27132540108
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9:30 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 2:00 am
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Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at Poachers while we where in Dullstroom. The service was good and the food was ok. We ordered an item on the menu just to be told that they did not have it.

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Thank Sue T
Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Your typical pub. Upbeat and festive when the local SA rugby team is playing. Good atmosphere and drinks are reasonable priced. No craft beer. Friday after 5 is happy hour.

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Thank Leoncoe
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a bite to eat, its a bar type restaurant. Burger was very good. In the middel of the busy Dullstroom.

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Thank francoisn974
Menomonie, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

nice stop for fish n chips with a beer. Has a nice pub area with fireplace. Great area for watching a sporting event on TV while enjoying a beverage. Smoking allowed in pub area. Non smoking restaurant area.

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Thank jkowskidpm
Johannesburg
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Go for one reason ... to drink and watch rugby. Add in a passing large touring biking group and it gets interesting

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Thank Sean M
Richards Bay, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Very mellowed out. The food is AMAZING and the vibe is relaxing. Sat in the restaurant area which is NON SMOKING and moved to the bar for a night cap. Jolly people at the bar looked like regulars and really made it pleasant to just sit and relax with a drink

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Thank Gwyneth O
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Last night I had the oxtail and tonight I'm having the Ementaller fillet and my friend is having the beef curry. Just what the winter ordered. Food is good and Terrence, our waiter, I very busy and very attentive without being intrusive.

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Thank DouwSt
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Had a few drinks at Poacher over the weekend as a couple. Standard pub, service as expected, nothing great, nothing bad. Was some confusion in chasing change down, due to assumptions about a large tip!

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Thank 366elnab
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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122 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We stopped for a quick "bar lunch" and were expecting exorbitant prices as Dullstroom is somewhat of a tourist destination. I was pleasantly surprised at the very reasonable prices! We had cheeseburgers which turned out to be bug enough to satisfy our hunger and they were extremely tasty too. The pub / restaurant is very homely and had a fire... More 

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Thank hendrix2015
Pretoria, South Africa
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We went to Dullstroom recently and visited the Poacher twice. Both times we were not disappointed. The food is nothing fancy, but if its comfort food you're after, then the Poacher is your place. Our party had the basket (lovely), burgers (delicious), the Oxtail and the Beef Curry.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$28 - $120
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Naledi Drive, Dullstroom 1110, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Dullstroom
  • Phone Number: 27132540108
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?