Our 20-seater dining room with its cosy and welcoming ambience is the ideal venue for intimate dining and informal camaraderie.
The verandah is also used for alfresco dining & pre-dinner cocktails under a starry expanse.

Umzimvubu Retreat is listed in various overseas travel guides as being one of the best restaurants in South Africa. We are proud of this achievement and we look forward to live up to this acclaimed status.

A selection of wines are available to compliment your meal.Culinary delights for the discerning palate are prepared by our local chef and ample portions are provided without compromising on quality. Delectable gourmet meals are served with homebaked bread and complimentary vegetables innovatively prepared from seasonal ingredients and local fresh produce.

Speciality dishes on offer are Saltimbocca A La Romana, Picatta Milanese, Ayam Pangang Berlade and delectable “choc mousse..”

Resident guests are treated to lavish breakfasts every morning. Sunday-night buffet and breakfast are available to public only by prior arrangement.

MoonShadow Restaurant guarantees fine A la Carte dining – a comprehensive menu offers contemporary cuisine in the predominantly French tradition, Thai-inspired dishes, a stylish fusion of Eurasian fare as well as wholesome traditional homemade meals. 

All meals are prepared freshly on site. 

The restaurant is open from Monday thru to Sundays.

Breakfast is served between 07h30 – 10h00

Lunch is served between 12h00 – 14h00

Dinner is served between 18h30 – 20h30 (last orders taken 20h30)


We are fully licenced and have a good selection of wines available. 
Pre-dinner drinks (cocktails and sundowners) are served on the veranda overlooking the sub-tropical garden.