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“Excellent evening!”

Pioneers Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Pioneers is a Traditional Karoo Food Restaurant. Portions are generous. Staff and owners are very friendly, you will feel immediately welcome. Our Motto: "Come as strangers, leave as friends and return as regulars"
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent evening!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

Very enjoyable atmosphere and the food was delicious! Will definitely go back on the next trip! Menu had an interesting variety of food.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

The food was excellent! Regte boerekos! The restaurant is in an old house which gives you that Graaff Reinet museum feeling. The waitress was friendly and well trained. Prices are good and definitely worth the visit. Make sure you book for dinner.

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2 Thank Xander1975
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“An amazing place to have a very goog meal with an amazing atmosphere.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013

The food is beautiful and you can feel that it is made with passion. Friendly service with wonderful small town charm.

  • Visited December 2013
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Centurion, South Africa
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Not my cup of tea.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2013

Although this place is very popular, and was packed when we were there, I did not enjoy it. The service really was terrible, maybe due to high volumes of people, but they did not seem to have a system. The garlic snails were swimming in butter and fake garlic. Too much. The Springbok carpaccio was wrapped around a finely chopped salad, encasing it. Not bad but not classic carpaccio. The Lamb neck stew was tasty and good. Atmosphere is nothing special. Pine tables and chairs, not much effort with decor. Just go for the boerekos type things and you'll probably be safe. I would not go back.

  • Visited December 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Absolutely Lovely!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2013

Really friendly service, Yummy Food with good value for money, a good playlist & aircon!! Will definitely be back!! Beautiful building & interior!!

  • Visited December 2013
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