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“Used to be very good.”
Review of Goblin's Cove

Goblin's Cove
Ranked #11 of 17 Restaurants in Magaliesburg
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Once Upon a Time is a function, wedding and accommodation venue, where you can escape from the world into a playful fantasy world in the forest, where the possibilities are endless. We do fantastical weddings, have a quaint restaurant, riverside picnics and a very unique 1928 train in the forest, where you can stay over for a night
Reviewed August 26, 2013

This restaurant, was built personally about 40 years ago by an individual with a great idea and focus.
The restaurant has a myriad differing rooms over 3 floors ranging from 2 person alcoves to a big room capable of seating a fair sized party (about 40) seating with statues of elves, goblins and assorted fairy tale fantasy creatures.
It is set in garden surroundings with a river flowing into a 'lake' and a shop selling children fantasy figurines.
The food used to be amazing but over the past 18 months or so has deteriorated and a number of the more impressive 'statues' have been removed. A pity

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Thank Clive V
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Reviewed August 17, 2013

I was there for a friend’s son's Birthday party and What a Beautiful property
the Waiter was friendly and helpful but did not impose on our privacy(there when we needed him but out of sight the rest of the time) the Property was clean and well kept, and I would, and have recommended it to everybody that is looking for a place to go for lunch in Magaliesburg

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Thank S_W0lf
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Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

We actually spent a night at the place, staying in their train carriage accommodation. On their website it looked awesome the reality was not even close. The bed was the most uncomfortable thin I've ever slept on and the entire thing seemed absolutely run down. The only redeeming factor was the evenings food - very delicious and well presented. I can understand why some may find the place fantasyful but honestly maybe 10 years ago or so. As it is now I'd say they either need new management or a bunch of money to fix the place up. Service over all was pretty lacking and I the morning I really couldn't wait to leave and get home.

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Thank MatthewFritz
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Reviewed May 4, 2013

This restaurant has the most fantastic theme - fairies and goblins. The garden is a virtual wonderland and offers fantastic photo opportunities. The food is good, and priced just right. Kids will love getting lost in this garden, while parents can enjoy the shady seating outside - both under the trees and on the large patio area. Couples will just love the romantic inside of this fairytale venue.

Thank jankirsten
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

A little bit arid, due to water issues, but the staff, atmosphere where wonderful. The whole fantasy world layout is just out of a fairytale.

Thank Kazsmuts
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