Best Lunch Spots along the Panorama Route
With spectacular natural sites like the Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window and Bourke’s Luck Potholes, exploring the Panorama Route is bound to work up your appetite. Whether you’re looking for a pitstop on your way to this outstanding part of the world, or you need to take a break to take it all in, we’ve got a great selection of restaurants near the Panorama Route for you to choose from.
Set under large, shady trees, Kuka Cafe is a vibrant lunch option in Hazyview. With friendly staff and a wide range of delicious dishes, it’s the perfect stop when exploring the Lowveld. Take a seat on the wooden deck or find a table inside and marvel at the trendy, Afri-chic decor. What’s more, Kuka Cafe is located within walking distance of the Perry’s Bridge Trading Post, where you can browse curios, snacks, and locally made goods while you stretch your legs.
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If you’re looking for an authentic Lowveld experience, Potluck Boskombuis is the place to be. Located on a private farm, with wooden tables and tree stumps for seating, Potluck Boskombuis boasts stunning views of the Treur River. All the food is cooked on an open-air fire, contributing to the feeling of truly being in the bushveld. The simple menu include South African classics like boerewors, mieliepap and potjiekos as well as succulent T-bone steak and chicken kebabs.
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Oliver’s Restaurant is a fine example of wholesome country cuisine. Set on the grounds of a picturesque estate, this White River restaurant is the ideal place to unwind after a long drive or a flight into Nelspruit. In winter, opt for a spot next to the roaring fire. In summer, take your seat on the terrace and enjoy the stunning views.
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Situated in the unassuming town of Graskop at the gateway of the Panorama Route, Harrie’s Pancakes is a bucket-list stop when exploring this spectacular part of the world. The little restaurant is always bustling and the selection of sweet and savoury pancakes is something to write home about. The fillings cover a wide range of tastes from South African classics like Milk Tart and Bobotie with Chutney Vinaigrette, to interesting combos like Chicken and Mushroom with Cashew Nuts.
Looking for a base from which to explore this one-of-a-kind location? Perry’s Bridge Hollow offers comfortable and convenient Hazyview accommodation for couples, families and solo travellers. For more information on planning your next trip to the Lowveld, get in touch with our friendly reservations team today.