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“Warthog Potjie Amazing!”
Review of The Wild Fig Tree

The Wild Fig Tree
Ranked #1 of 13 Restaurants in Sabie
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: African
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: An excellent restaurant, with very pleasing decor. There is a permanent Menu, and a Blackboard Menu which is changed every 2 weeks.Gavin and Karin are there to welcome you, and to make sure that you have a very pleasant dining experience. The Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offers an intimate ambiance. Exotic dishes , such as Kudu ,Crocodile, Ostrich are to be found on the menu.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Warthog Potjie Amazing!”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Great food with a local flavour, fantastic range of meats and excellent service at a very reasonable price.

Visited April 2014
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great restaurant and lovely shop”
Reviewed April 30, 2014

Had a fantastic evening meal and then exercised the CC next day in the attached shop. Should have bought more!

Visited April 2014
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Thank Mary W
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Pretoria
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Blah. Manager was nice though”
Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

Food was at best average. Nothing was seasoned properly. Everything was overcooked. The menu said 2 sauces we got one. The beer wasnt cold. They didnt have some of the items on the menu. Won't come back

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Thank beatrix b
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Gavin U, Owner at The Wild Fig Tree, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
Unfortunately I was away at time of your visit. I'm sorry you did not enjoy your meal. As you can see from our comments we do get it right most of the time.
I did some "investigation" and rectified some of the issues you raised.The thing that alarms me most is that no one recalls you paying for your meal or at least offering to pay. Did you assume the meal was for free? The "nice" manager assures me you just left. Complaining is one thing but bilking is a criminal offence!! If you did not have the money to pay for meal do not assume that by complaining you get a free meal, it does not work like that!
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114 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Good food, good value ”
Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

Stopped over for a bite after hiking the fanie Botha. Impressive menu with nice local specials. All at a reasonable price. Looked around and everyone's food looked delicious.

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Thank Seth85
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed April 21, 2014

On our trip to the Kruger we stopped for breakfast at the Wild Fig Tree, not only was it almost the only restaurant that was open that early for breakfast but the staff was friendly and efficient. The food was a standard breakfast except for the trout omelet which my dad had, it was absolutely scrumptious. Can see why it's the no 1 rated restaurant in sabie.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Alex L
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