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“Excellent”
Review of Magnolia

Magnolia
Ranked #1 of 32 Restaurants in White River
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: MAGNOLIA RESTAURANT & CAFE A Breath of Fresh Air on the White River and South African Culinary Scene Situated opposite the Casterbridge Hollow Boutique Hotel, Magnolia Restaurant & Cafe is a breath of fresh air on the White River and South African culinary scene. Inspired by rural French charm, it offers a sophisticated yet relaxed taste of the best the region has to offer. Unique in the diversity its multi-dimensional interior provides, it is simultaneously a romantic, intimate experience with inspirational views over the surrounding landscape; a relaxed outdoor venue set in gorgeously manicured gardens, or an upmarket business venue – perfect for large parties or small, informal get-togethers, vibrant cocktail parties, family gatherings or special occasions. The split-level interior and upstairs veranda create an interior with indoor-outdoor flow, a welcome breeze on hot summer’s days and delightful visual interest. The main restaurant is situated upstairs with a mezzanine level, which, with fantastic natural light, makes it ideally suited to private functions. Magnolia’s indulgent menu, created by leading chefs, is inspired by the use of fresh local ingredients – so whatever is in season makes it onto the menu. Meals are accompanied by a superb selection of South African wines, and rounded off with the most decadent desserts. The unique decor is a treat in itself... rustic, yet elegant – with a European twist. The quirky unexpected accents (most of which were made locally) and attention to detail create a pleasing and layered scene to be peeled away and explored bit by bit.
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Food and service absolutely outstanding. Have been here 2 nights in a row, maybe we will make it a third.

Thank Travelhappy1971
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

What a lovely surprise in such a remote area of the country. One of the best services, friendly and attentive. Thanks Phillip, was lovely chatting to you and you took great care of us! The food choices catered for such a variety that decision time had to be delayed in order to have more of the wonderful selection of wines. Had a full 3-course meal and all were some of the best meals we ever had. Steak was prepared to perfection with detail to presentation and we were wondering when head chef Thabo will get his Michelin Star. You just have to love Thabo's sauces. Look forward to our next dinner.

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Thank Velma S
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

My wife and I got married at Caster Bridge and the reception was held at Magnolia Restaurant. The owners, Jamie and Kelly, did everything they could to make it the best day of our lives. Every little detail was attended to and they had a solution to every problem. They were very approachable and we could have our day the way we wanted it. The catering was done professionally by them, the menu was unique and every morsel was divine. The owners' passion for food was evident, from pre-snacks to desert, and compliments were plenty. Thank you*

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Thank Ernes S
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

The ultra nice staff! The very nice food! And the good price, all together make a fabulous meal!
Cosmopolitan space, due the decoration, simple but very nice!

Thank majoaoramos
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

This place was recommended to us when visiting white river. Not so easy to find as it is located in a stopping mall. Nice place with good food and a friendly service. Menu offers a variety of choises, meat, fish but also pizza. Nice selection of starters and dessert. For us no second change to eat heer as we will continue our travel. Had we stayed any longer we would certainly have visited the place more often.

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Thank B S
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