German in Rustenburg

Brauhaus am Damm

On a sunny afternoon join Rustenburg locals and Gauteng weekenders at this cavernous restaurant with a large deck overlooking the Olifants Nek Dam. German food like sausage platters and eisbein (pork knuckle) come a…
Seafood in Rustenburg

Cape Town Fish Market

The dark interior and blue neon lighting of the Waterfall Mall’s most stylish restaurant are probably meant to hint at oceanic depths, but what they conjure up is more like a nightclub feel. Still, it’s a spacious p…
Cafe in Pilanesberg National Park

Zebra Crossing

A cafe with a large terrace that provides good views of a waterhole popular with wildebeest and giraffes. It serves pizza, burgers, wraps and salads, plus some kids’ meals.
Steak in Rustenburg


The menu at this local favourite is hearty even by South African standards. There are combos, baskets, platters, sauces, sides and specials galore, including the double-decker chicken breast. Steaks come in a range …
Steak in Rustenburg

Steakout Grill

This busy eatery has a small seafood menu, but it’s the sizeable meat dishes that are the reason it gets crowded most evenings. Try the hunter’s steak (with chicken livers in piri-piri sauce) or treat yourself to th…
Cafe in Mahikeng

Purple Peppa Cafe

Formerly called Lewoni’s, this modest cafe is tucked inside a small suburban complex surrounded by curio shops and nail salons. It has a tiny courtyard and is a cool retreat from Mahikeng’s hectic streets. The simpl…
Pub Food in Magaliesberg Range

Upper Deck

The large beer garden of this pub-style restaurant is a good place in which to take a break from Welwitschia curio browsing. Grilled meats and burgers dominate the menu, which also offers some salads and a couple of…
Fast Food in Mahikeng

Crossing Mall

The main shopping mall in town has a handful of chain restaurants – Nando's or Ocean Basket are the best options. A supermarket and liquor store are here, too.
Supermarket in Pilanesberg National Park

Pilanesberg Centre

In the centre of the park, this place has a gift shop and a store with a reasonable range of basic supplies.