Dining

Tuck into a mouthwatering impala casserole or a delicious vegetarian dish. Mabula Game Lodge serves up a staggering array of appetizing dishes to tempt your vegetarian or carnivorous palate.

An unbelievable display of salads, bread, roasts, fish and cold meats, not to mention traditional South African desserts will have you lingering at the buffet far longer. You’ll never walk away hungry at Mabula Game Lodge!

Enjoy a light lunch amidst the call of Grey Loeries on the terrace, retire to the lodge’s main Restaurant or savour a scrumptious dinner under the stars in Mabula Game Lodge’s traditional Boma dining venue accompanied by the rhythmic beat of traditional African dancers.

For special occasions, there’s nothing more magical than dining under the stars at one of Mabula’s legendary bush dinners; the flickering lights, the sounds of the African wilderness, traditional South African cuisine with great company creating an unique dining experience.

Choose one of the special dining venues to make your event exceptional in every way. From traditional African wilderness-themed evening dinners under a 100-year-old Wild Fig tree to weddings at the open-air Shaya Moya offering astounding views over the plain. Small or large, sophisticated or eccentric, Mabula Game Lodge will create a fuss-free African bush event to exceed your expectations.

VIEW THE MABULA GAME LODGE GALLERY

Offering buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or a set menu during low season, Mabula Game Lodge’s main restaurant, the Restaurant seats 150 guests.

Open daily for:
Breakfast: 07h00 to 10h00
Lunch: 12h30 to 14h00
Terrace menu: 10h00 to 19h00
Dinner: 19h00 to 21h30

Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner al fresco in tranquil surroundings with nothing but the sounds of Grey Loeries and the serene sound of trickling water to keep you company.

Breakfast: 07h00 to 10h00
Lunch: 12h30 to 14h00
Terrace menu: 10h00 to 19h00
Dinner: 19h00 to 21h30

Dine under the stars in Mabula Game Lodge’s Boma, (weather permitting) usually every second or third night. The Boma offers seating for up to 180 guests for gala dinners and theme evenings. Enjoy traditional Tswana dancing and a dazzling starry sky while you tuck into delectable South African cuisine.

Dinner: 19h00 to 21h30

Relax at Mabula Lodge Pool and enjoy a light lunch on your lounger while soaking up the sun. Mabula’s fully equipped Pool Cocktail Bar seats up to 60 people and is also available for finger lunches, cocktail receptions and cheese and wine evenings.

Open: 10h00 to 18h00

It’s bushveld dining at its best. Set deep within the Mabula bush is the spectacular Fig Tree dinner venue; a 100-year-old Wild Fig tree adorned with flickering lanterns providing a magnificent backdrop for your special dinner. Fig Tree is available for gala dinners and theme evenings during which you can enjoy Mabula’s traditional dancers and marimba band or even brave a fire walk over red-hot coals.

The venue seats 180 guests and entertainment can be arranged until 22h00 by special request. Fig Tree is an electricity-free venue.

Dinner: 19h00 to 21h00

There are few venues that offer the tranquillity and romance of Mabula’s Shaya Moya, situated in the middle of a grassy plain against a lovely Wild Fig Tree. Dubbed Shaya Moya for the cool, refreshing breeze guests will enjoy here, this open-air venue is ideal for champagne breakfasts and weddings, seating over 180 guests.

Shaya Moya is an electricity-free venue.

Breakfast: 08h00 to 10h00
Lunch: 12h30 to 14h00

Seating for over 180 guests

Ideal for smaller groups, Mvubu Deck overlooks a watering hole and is available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as gala dinners, theme evenings and weddings. Seating up to 60 guests and within walking distance from the main lodge, Mvubu offers buffet meals as well as on-site entertainment until 23h00.

Breakfast: 08h00 to 10h00
Lunch: 12h30 to 14h00
Dinner: 19h00 to 21h00