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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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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 2 weeks ago 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 6 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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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Thank annelizesteyn
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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195 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

It's mainly a pub I can't comment on the food as we left and sat outside as the man bar allows smoking and the non smokers are relegated to a cold room at the back Sorry guys get into real world Smokers should be sent outside to smoke not all over us people who respect our lungs Seriously out of... More 

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Thank Eric J
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

really cool bar. good service. the food coming out of the kitchen looked delicious but we already had reservations elsewhere. the pot pies looked scrumptious. ill be back to try that

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Thank Evashree P
Durban, South Africa
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164 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here and the table ordered a combination of baskets and other food. The baskets were good. I had the ribs and ordered a salad instead of chips. The ribs were very good and tasty, however the salad was far from that. There is no excuse to serve a bad salad! The lettuce was limp and brown with... More 

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Thank Yachal_D
Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited with a large group of friends. The service is terrible, they are very disorganized. It took forty five minutes to get all orders placed and then two plus hours for the food to arrive. Average pub style food. Rather try any other place in Dullstroom.

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Thank Henry_JHB
Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

I've been to Poachers countless times over the last 10 years and while it's a must stop place for anyone visiting Dullstroom it really is becoming a bit shabby.. terrible service, mediocre food and nothing else going for it.. The new places in town are really showing it up now

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 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
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?