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Tusk Bar and Lounge

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££ - £££
Gastropub, Bar
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The Palace of the Lost City | Sun City Resort, Sun City 0316, South Africa
+27 14 557 3180
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very poor service when we popped in for a drink. Would avoid if possible - a waste of time and money!

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Thank OHalvo
Oxford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a peaceful cocktail bar that you can relax in after a hard day luxury sunbathing. Great range of drinks and coffee served by delightful professional people.

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Thank bill j
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Loved, loved this bar. Came here for 2 nights in a row. Sat outside - beautiful evening. I could not fault it. Fantastic service from Lorraine on Friday night and then Lerato on Saturday night. We ended up not moving from here and eating dinner here. Delish Caesar salad and Cobb Salad. Peaceful, relaxing evening.

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1 Thank Debbiewi
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The Tusk bar and Lounge is our favourite drinks and dinning place at the Palace! If you go late afternoon, the birds put up a magnificent show flying around! Stunning place for sunset cocktails or pre-dinner drinks! We came for sunset cocktails but enjoyed it so much that we had dinner there! The dinner menu is really delicious, especially the... More 

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1 Thank annieplett
Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

As per my other reviews on Sun City, the Tusk bar was our favourite restaurant/bar in all of Sun City (out of the 6-7 that we had tried). The bar is nestled away to the side just off the main Crystal Court (up on the reception level), and is cosy yet stylish. It looks out onto the gardens and also... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

When I recently visited Sun City I decided to go and have dinner at the Tusk Bar and Lounge. The service from Lorraine was exceptional. I recommend this place to anybody who just wants a quick snack and a drink. Definitely the best part of my holiday. The singing was also fabulous!! I thoroughly enjoyed it and it's on the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Phantasia, our very capable and attentive waitron, recommended cocktails and also brought out the drinks and snacks efficiently. The setting is lovely, looking over the water and on to the pool. Relaxing and well stocked. Excellent venue.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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137 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Chicken Mayo was good also the milkshakes, they serve till 12 at night, loved the flaming torches' burning gave great atmosphere at night.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We ended up at Tusk bar more than a few times as the atmosphere was relaxed, the food really tasty and the staff lovely. Go early for an outside table.

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Thank Katherine B
Heidelberg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We were 25 people for drinks. we sat outside and it got a bit crowded. We had asked if we could book an area which was declined. So as everyone arrived, we kept on pulling tables and chairs together. We did feel bad for the other patrons in the patio as we were starting to be loud and getting on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Gastropub, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Palace of the Lost City | Sun City Resort, Sun City 0316, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  North-West Province  >  Sun City
  • Phone Number: +27 14 557 3180
Description
The decor of the Tusk Bar Lounge at The Palace of the Lost City has a colonial feel, dominated by a trio of 5.6 metre arches, each consisting of 2 huge elephant tusks. This classy cocktail bar is open from 07h00 to 00h00 and boasts an extensive list of cocktails which guests can enjoy while the house pianist serenades them. Guests can also enjoy light snacks from 12h30 until 21h00.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?