Magaliesburg: a foodie’s friend

Magaliesburg is known for its picturesque scenery, boasting the astonishing Magaliesberg Mountain range which spans for over 120km, sheltering a wealth of wildlife and birds. The gorgeous region has a presiding silence which promises a peaceful getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. As soon as you arrive, you will feel time slow down and your cares start to melt away as you breathe in the fresh air and relish the remarkable landscape around you.

Many artists and photographers come to the area seeking inspiration, while others come to revel in nature or to challenge themselves to the somewhat daunting task of summiting the towering peaks. One aspect that is often forgotten and unappreciated is the food – wholesome, seasonal and hearty cuisine is the order of the day. It is said that the residents of Magaliesburg are wonderful, salt of the earth people and their honest, simple fare certainly reflects their generosity and love for their home and for food.

Restaurants in Magaliesburg vary from upmarket wonders to quirky gems, each with their own character and charm. If you are a foodie in search of delicious dishes and an appealing ambience, here are some of our top restaurants in Magaliesburg for you to try:

  • Azima Restaurant: this fine dining delight has lovely, contemporary surrounds and offers an enticing, modern African-themed menu. Revel in the warm, welcoming atmosphere and enjoy a succulent array of dishes, including line fish fillet or stuffed chicken breast. The tender beef fillet is kept succulent and flavourful as it is wrapped in bacon, while dessert fiends will love the honey and nut baklava.
  • Black Horse Brewery and Restaurant: the successful microbrewery is a gorgeous setting for a memorable lunch, with four unique beers on tap and a small a la carte and pizza menu.  Located in the country, the majestic manor exudes old-world charm and is known for its scrumptious cuisines, including cream of oyster mushroom soup, smoked salmon carpaccio and a crisp, fresh village salad in summer. If you’re hungry and looking to try some authentic African flavours, opt for the kudu loin or chicken, leek and macadamia nut pie. The pizzas are perfectly crispy with an array of enticing toppings to choose from.
  • The Copperfield Grill: known for its tranquil ambience and exquisite gardens, this lovely restaurant is set amidst mountainous acres, offering a vast array of mouth-watering menu options, including beef fillet carpaccio, trout stuffed with ricotta and New Zealand green mussels. For your main, you will have the tough task of choosing from a succulent rack of lamb, Cape Malay vegetable curry or line fish with a tomato and thyme vinaigrette.


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