Bothongo Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve: An Exquisite Dining Experience

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Dining at Bothongo Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve is more than just a meal; it's an immersive journey through South Africa's rich culinary landscape. With a diverse array of restaurants set amidst the reserve's breathtaking scenery, every dining experience becomes a memorable adventure.

At the Neck & Deck restaurant, guests are welcomed to indulge in hearty meals prepared with care and creativity. Here, amidst panoramic views of the reserve's sprawling landscapes, diners can delight in a fusion of local and international flavours. From succulent steaks to vibrant salads bursting with freshness, each dish is crafted from the finest seasonal ingredients, ensuring a culinary experience that tantalises the taste buds and satisfies the soul.

For those seeking a more casual dining atmosphere, the Thatch Café offers a child-friendly setting where guests can unwind and recharge. Nestled amidst the beauty of the reserve, the café invites diners to savour a range of snacks and beverages, from breakfast to burgers to hearty steaks, as well as an enticing kiddies menu. It's the perfect spot to relax after a day of exploration, sharing stories and laughter with loved ones as the sun sets over the horizon.

For a taste of tradition and authenticity, the Boma Restaurant beckons diners with its rustic charm and warm hospitality. The restaurant offers a culinary journey into the heart of South African cuisine. Here, guests can savour the bold and robust flavours of local dishes, from delicious pizzas to flame-grilled meats, all prepared with passion and reverence for tradition. It's an opportunity to immerse oneself in the culture and heritage of the region, where every bite tells a story of nature’s beauty.

What sets dining at Bothongo Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve apart is not just the exceptional cuisine but also the unwavering commitment to providing an unforgettable experience. Each restaurant is dedicated to delivering impeccable service and culinary delights that cater to every palate. Whether it's a romantic outing for two at the Neck & Deck, a leisurely lunch at the Thatch Café, or a festive feast at the Boma Restaurant, guests can expect nothing but the best in hospitality.

As the sun sets on another day at the reserve, dining becomes more than just a meal—it's a celebration of nature's bounty and the vibrant tapestry of South African culture. From the first bite to the last, every dish is infused with passion and creativity, reflecting the diverse and dynamic flavours of the region. With its unique settings, delicious cuisine, and unparalleled service, dining at Bothongo Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve is truly an experience to savour.

Bothongo Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve’s dining experience transcends mere sustenance; it becomes a celebration of South Africa's culinary heritage amidst the stunning backdrop of the reserve’s natural beauty. Whether savouring a gourmet meal at the Neck & Deck, unwinding with snacks at the Thatch Café, or immersing in traditional flavours at the Boma Restaurant, guests embark on a gastronomic journey that lingers in the memory long after the last bite is savoured.



A La Carte, Breakfast Plated, Coffee Shop.

Boma Menu

Thatch Menu


Monday: Closed

Tuesday - Friday: 08:00-17:00

Saturdays: 08:00-18:00

Sunday: 08:00-17:00

Public Holidays: 08:00-18:00



520 Kromdraai Road, Kromdraai, Krugersdorp, 1739.




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