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“A gem in the bush”

The Lighthouse Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge
Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Sodwana
Certificate of Excellence
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Description: The owners Jenny and Tarryn Smart are dedicated to service and quality. We are on the main road to Sodwana bay beach, surrounded by beautiful coastal dune forests. Our pizza basis are thin made fresh daily as well as our homemade pastas. We also do, tender steaks, burgers, salads and delectable desserts. Come enjoy our cocktails or a espresso if you like.
Reviewed 8 July 2014

I have been comming to Sodwana for the last 18+ years and looking for a new place to eat stumbled upon the Lighthouse. The menu is varied but Pizza seems to be their speciality and with a great thin crust. The staff and management were very friendly and went that extra mile to ensure we had a good dining experience. The menu is well priced and there are also a number of smoothies you can order which is a nice treat in the heat not to mention a decent wine list.

The ambiance of the restaurant is warm and inviting, it feels like you are sitting in the middle of the bush, wait; you are!

I had the Rump Steak on my first visit with an exquisite sauce and then pizza on my second visit and will definitely fit in two more visits before I leave.

They have become so popular that one needs to book to ensure you get a table in the evenings, that is saying something about this exciting venue. With not much of a selection in Sodwana, this is a pure gem and definitely a restuarant to be visited.

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Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

What a surprice to find such a nice place out of the way. Very friendly service and excellent food. The steaks are very delicious.

Thank Joachim M
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

When going to Sodwana we normally opt for self catering as there were limited options for eating out. But now that we have discovered the Lighthouse that will change! The food is imaginative and VERY tasty, the service friendly and efficient and the variety of items on the menu really good. We kept wondering about the logistics of getting interesting ingredients (for example Camembert for one of the speciality pizzas) to such a relatively remote location. Even our children were delighted with the kids options.

The setting is beautiful. We sat outside among strings of fairy lights and gorgeous green trees.

It is good value for money too, not pricey at all considering the quality of the food.

We will definitely be back each time we go to the area.

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Thank MelChrisJacobs
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

Not a lot of options in Sodwana if you are not self-catering. We went to the Lighthouse pretty much for all our meals. We had fish and chips, steak and a range of their pizzas. Food was of good price and quality. The chicken in a chili sauce was the best. The owner is very friendly and helpful. One night we arrived after their kitchen was closed and he managed to offer us a bowl of chips - we were so grateful otherwise we would not have anything to eat at all. The cocktails seem to be very popular but we didn't try them. We were glad to have found the Lighthouse!

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Thank Ludalua
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile
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