Top Choice Bakery in Monk’s Cowl & Champagne Valley

Valley Bakery

Baguettes, croissants and a range of sticky treats are baked on the premises (the owners even grow and grind their wheat). A quaint wrought-iron veranda is the place for a wonderful selection of breakfasts, includin…
Deli in Underberg & Himeville

Pucketty Farm

Beatrix Potter meets Jamie Oliver: there’s more to this extraordinarily cute place than meets the eye. There’s a huge selection of great-value gourmet products, plus an art gallery and a small tea garden. Perfect fo…
Italian in Royal Natal National Park

Tower of Pizza

Yep, there really is a tower, where very good wood-fired pizza is prepared. Grab a table on the outside decking and enjoy the clean air and mountain views at this excellent place near the Drakensberg mountains. Be w…
Pub Food in Monk’s Cowl & Champagne Valley

Dragon’s Rest Pub & Restaurant

Sit outside at this delightful place and drink in the dam-side and mountain views while enjoying some fine Berg cooking and a cold drink. Inside is a log fire and a cosy bar. Service is painfully slow but the food i…
Cafe in Underberg & Himeville

Grind Cafe

One of the most popular eateries in Underberg, this big barn of a place in the Village Mall has great coffee, good cakes and a wide selection of pasta, burgers and pizzas. There’s also wi-fi.
International in Underberg & Himeville

Lemon Tree Bistro

This friendly place serves up zesty pastas, burgers, wraps and pancakes at lunchtime. In the evenings dine out on trout, kudu fillet and springbok carpaccio.
Cafe in Monk’s Cowl & Champagne Valley

Waffle Hut

After you’ve stuffed yourself with savoury and sweet waffles, get your fill of handmade rugs (some locally made, others imported) at this cafe located at KwaZulu Weavers. It's on the R600 south of Winterton.
International in Bergville


There's a vast menu here featuring pasta, steak, seafood, curries and salad, but the best bet is the wood-fired pizza. It's based at Bingelela B&B, just outside Bergville.