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Top Choice International in Mbabane

Ramblas Restaurant

Mbabane’s top choice for good cuisine and a buzzing ambience, a stone's throw from the golf course. It’s well worth the trip for an eclectic menu including great salads, meat dishes, burgers and appetising desserts.…
Top Choice Fusion in Ezulwini Valley

Lihawu Restaurant

Within the swish Royal Villas resort nestles Swaziland’s most elegant restaurant, with a tastefully decorated dining room and an outdoor eating area that overlooks a swimming pool. The menu is Afro-fusion, with meat…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Malkerns Valley

Swazi Candles

A mandatory stop for the souvenir hunter, Swazi Candles is one of the most famous handicrafts outlets in Southern Africa. Here you can wax lyrical about these creative pigment-coloured candles – in every African-ani…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Ngwenya

Ngwenya Glass

One of Swaziland's major tourist attractions, this superb glass-blowing factory and boutique showcases a fantastic selection of animal figurines, vases, decorative art glass and tableware made from recycled glass. O…
Top Choice Cafe in Malkerns Valley

Sambane Coffee Shoppe

If you need to re-energise after a bout of shopping in the adjoining handicrafts outlets, there's no better place than this delightful café. It has a fine selection of pastries, sandwiches, burgers and salads – all …
Fusion in Mbabane


Delicious food, a serene setting and cracking views – if you’re after an authentic Swazi experience, eDladleni's hard to beat. Here you can tuck into specialities that are hard to find elsewhere, and it’s got excell…
Museum in Lobamba

National Museum

This museum has some interesting displays of Swazi culture, as well as a traditional beehive village and cattle enclosure and several of King Sobhuza I’s 1940s cars.
Nature Reserve in Ezulwini Valley

Mantenga Cultural Village & Nature Reserve

The entrance fee to this tranquil, thickly forested reserve covers a guided tour of the reserve’s Swazi Cultural Village, a ‘living’ cultural village with authentic beehive huts and cultural displays, plus a sibhaca…
German in Ezulwini Valley


Grilled eisbein (pig knuckle) and escargots bourguignons (Burgundy snails) in Swaziland? Yes, it's possible. German and French cuisine are the incongruous highlights at this long-standing and dated, but smart, place…
Arts & Crafts in Ezulwini Valley

Mantenga Craft Centre

This colourful, compact craft centre has several shops featuring everything from weaving and tapestries to candles, woodcarvings and T-shirts.