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Da Loose Mongoose

££ - £££, , Pizza
Cnr Vergenoeg Road/ Plaston Road, White River 1240, South Africa
+27 83 594 1006
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“lamb curry” (6 reviews)
“liver” (2 reviews)
Closed
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Pub, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cnr Vergenoeg Road/ Plaston Road, White River 1240, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite a lot of negative comments about the lack of service we had to try this place and went on Good Friday. The restaurant was not overcrowded and maybe that is why there was no trace at all of bad service. Actually the service was...More

Thank Hans5307
Tracey G, Owner at Da Loose Mongoose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Hans Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant and we are so pleased that you had a lovely visit and meal. We take pride in what we are doing and positive comments are very encouraging. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Family venue pleasant atmosphere laid back service don’t be in a hurry to get your food . Band playing a good distraction

Thank AAA6911
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We had an awesome lunch here recently - service was great, nice quiet setting with delicious food - definitely will be back !

Thank Heather D
Tracey G, Owner at Da Loose Mongoose, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you so much Heather for taking the time to review our restaurant and so pleased you enjoyed it so much. Looking forward to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Waited at the table for 30 minutes and not one waiter came to our table. I the time we were waiting 2 other tables left due to the slow service and one table complained that they have been waiting for their food for 2 hours.More

1  Thank Stefstoep
Tracey G, Owner at Da Loose Mongoose, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Dear Stefstoep I apologise sincerely for the unacceptable situation at our restaurant on Sunday. Unfortunately no matter what the reasons are , they wildo not make it acceptable. We are taking the whole situation into careful consideration to work out what we can do to...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Felt terribly sorry for the very few waitrons serving a full capacity restaurant yesterday. Kitchen could not have prepped in advance. We arrived at 12.15 and finally got our meal at 15.35 !!!! Our kids were beside themselves. Meal was pleasant but 3 hours worth?...More

Thank Sandra S
Tracey G, Owner at Da Loose Mongoose, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi Sandra, Please accept my sincere apologies for your terribly long wait and unsatisfactory meal at our restaurant. Sunday was unfortunately one of those days when everything went wrong from being short staffed, to large tables all arriving at the same time and then all...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

In a cool garden we enjoyed three dishes from the menu of the new owner. The Caprese salad (Banting Friendly) was particularly tasty with a generous portion sufficient for Sunday lunch. Service was attentive and unobtrusive, even though our waiter was new on the job....More

Thank Patbrink279
Tracey G, Owner at Da Loose Mongoose, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Good day Patbrink279 Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at Da Loose Mongoose. We are ecstatic that you enjoyed your lunch and that the service was to your liking. As a family restaurant we strive to create an...More

Reviewed 20 January 2018

Easy access and parking. Seating options in the garden, on the verandah or indoors. Great food and warm service.

Thank Jan E
Tracey G, Owner at Da Loose Mongoose, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Good day Jan E Thank you so much for your review. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 10 January 2018

Wonderful ambiance, loads of space and activities for kids, often have live music, and the food is scrumptious, you can't go wrong spending a lazy afternoon or long evening at this venue. Excellent for groupds and

Thank Ingwe1957
Tracey G, Owner at Da Loose Mongoose, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi Ingwe Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant and we are so glad you enjoyed our venue and food so much! We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 January 2018

This hotel was suggested by our land lady for our dinner and of course we all liked it. the setting was ideal, under the trees lighted with a paraffin lamp! Food was excellent. The lamb curry and savory rice, tomato and basil soup or the...More

Thank njan45
Tracey G, Owner at Da Loose Mongoose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Hi there! We are so pleased you enjoyed our restaurant so much and took the time to review us. I do hope you will visit us again next time you are in the Lowveld.

Reviewed 29 December 2017

DA LOOSE MONGOOSE – WHITE RIVER The ‘’Get It’’ magazine was available at various social and sporting desks promoting the area. The Loose Mongoose promoted itself under new management – the past year – and so all teething problems by now should be sorted. Our...More

Thank Sadie v
Tracey G, Owner at Da Loose Mongoose, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Good day Sadie, I am so sorry to hear that your meal was unsatisfactory. It is indeed one of our most popular dishes and I will definitely follow up on your comments to get to the bottom of this. Our A La Carte menu is...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Vergenoeg Road/ Plaston Road, White River 1240, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  White River
  • Phone Number: +27 83 594 1006
  • E-mail
Description
Relaxed family country style restaurant with a wide variety of menu items for everyone to enjoy. Wonderful outside seating under the Acacia trees and large children's play area. There is a cosy pub with large TV that is a favorite with the locals and stylish indoor area with an open fireplace for those cold and rainy days.
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