Christmas Day Lunch at Fordoun

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In November last year, we decided as a family that it would be a fabulous idea to ditch the recipe books, hours of slaving away in the kitchen and the endless holiday cleaning up by going out for Christmas lunch. After many years of hosting wonderful Christmas lunches we felt it...

The Midlands Kitchen – foodie destination

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The Midlands Kitchen is the definitely the best new foodie destination on the Midlands Meander. If you are a local and haven’t tasted their dishes yet, you are seriously behind! Situated right off the freeway in Nottingham Road, exit 132, it’s the ideal spot for a...

Tumble Downs – the perfect country lunch

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One may ask what makes for the perfect country lunch?….Some may say a beautiful setting is a must, others may say warm country hospitality is important while the men might insist its all about the grub. Tumble Downs is one of my perfect country lunch spots as it ticks all...

The Greenery Juice Cafe

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The Greenery Juice Cafe is a delicious new smoothie and juice bar located at the Piggly Wiggly Center in Lion’s River. They have a beautiful, fresh menu with delightful, healthy combinations that will leave you feeling refreshed and energized for the day.   We visited...

The Eaves Fine Dining Restaurant

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Granny Mouse Country House is one of the iconic spots on the Midlands Meander which has been around for over 30 years, steeped in heritage and old world charm. As you drive into the parking area at Granny Mouse you can feel the warm atmosphere and country style hospitality that...

Fordoun’s Skye Bistro – fine dining elegance

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Fordoun Hotel and Spa is a beautiful 5 star establishment situated on the Mount West road near Nottingham Road. They offer 5 star luxury accommodation, a refreshing and sophisticated spa with top class facilities and an elegant fine dining restaurant that is open for breakfast,...

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse – fine dining food adventure

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Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is an absolutely stunning guesthouse and award-winning restaurant situated in the quiet, picture-perfect Kamberg Valley just 35kms from Giant’s View Estate. This is fine dining decadence at its best, 7 courses with each course offering a taste...

The Farmer’s Daughter – creative fresh decadence

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The Farmer’s Daughter is a stunning restaurant situated at the stylish venue, Yard 41, in the the little town of Howick. They have created quite the following with their creative menu, gushing with unique combinations, decadent cakes and freshly brewed coffees that will excite...

The Nottingham Road Brewing Company

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Located at the beautiful Rawdon’s Estate is the finest craft brewery, Nottingham Road Brewing Company. For any beer fundi this is a must visit with dedicated craftmanship that permeates the whole micro brewery. They have been delighting locals and visitors with their crafted beer...

Terbodore Coffee Roasters: artisan coffee at its best

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Terbodore is an absolute gem of a restaurant tucked away on the Curry’s Post road near Howick.This is a must stop on the Midlands Meander, not only for their fantastic coffee, but exceptional food, beautiful gardens and of course their Great Danes. After taking a lazy drive...
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