When visiting Dullstroom for the day or spending your well deserved break staying in Dunkeld Country & Equestrian Estate, the Dunkeld restaurants are not to be missed! Our restaurants, 1883 and Sporting Horse, each have their own iconic dishes, unique styles, ambiance and celebrate the picturesque landscape of Dullstroom.

No trip to Dullstroom can be considered complete without a visit to one of our restaurants with crackling fires warming up the restaurants in winter, the rich aroma of gourmet dishes and the unmistakable joy that only exists where good food meets good people.

Our restaurants’ delicious dishes are prepared with fresh local produce and the chefs of both The Sporting Horse and 1883, have done exceptional jobs in bringing the charm of Dullstroom to life in a distinct, and more importantly, delicious manner.


Named for the year of Dullstroom’s founding, 1883 is a fine food establishment where hunger meets heart and where the charm of Dullstroom is represented in every dish.

1883 is the set upon the original foundations of the Dunkeld Estate farmhouse. 1883 uses fresh local produce and wholesome ingredients for all the menu items.

The trout for which the area is so well-known for, features in some of the dishes and comes highly recommended. Pair this with a bottle from the extensive wine selection for a memorable dining experience in this beautiful country setting.

Take a bit of the magic home with you and visit the deli section where freshly baked rusks, biscuits, breads and locally produced confectioneries and jams.

The Sporting Horse

The Sporting Horse offers breath-taking views of the countryside as well as a laid-back dining experience in a beautifully decorated setting.

Comfortable wingback chairs, fireplaces and a wholesome menu provide guests with a comfortable dining experience – perfect for cold Dullstroom mornings and evenings.

The fireplace will heat up the restaurant on cold Dullstroom days whilst the menu will warm up your insides with a great selection of food and wine. Try the generous omelettes and home baked bread for breakfast or a delicious pizza with trout and crème fraîche for lunch.

Jazz Bar

Come and enjoy refreshing beverages and great entertainment at our Jazz Bar, a contemporary bar that is open to all Dunkeld guests.