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Sophie's Bistro Mataffin

Samora Machel Dr | Shop 2, Halls Gateway to the Lowveld, N4, Nelspruit 1208, South Africa
+27 78 460 3049
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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International, Grill, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Samora Machel Dr | Shop 2, Halls Gateway to the Lowveld, N4, Nelspruit 1208, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place, surrounded by nature yet still part of society. The menu is fresh and full of interesting looking dishes! A must stop for a little something different.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank augie_oosie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best time where had with friends for birthday. Elize’s tasty treats and attention to detail where fantastic. She went out of her way to make everything perfect for a perfect time with friends and birthday celebration. Thank you Sophie’s. Hihgly recommended for any function.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cneltheballetstudio
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Pulled over here whilst traveling SA because it looked lovely from the outside and was busy, which usually means it’s good. The food was absolutely horrific with no nutritional value. It was inedible, but we cracked on because we were hungry. The food had clearly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Glennnorton101
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Sophie's proven that they are the best restaurant when you are looking for good food but do not want to leave hungry. It is the pefect place for a Sunday lunch!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JaapV534
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Visited Sophie’s Bistro for the second time and for the second time were were extremely impressed and satisfied with the food, the service and with everything! Well worth visiting!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HubertK346
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Has been to Sophies twice and the food has been great both times and that included all the orders for the family. Both times the food took a bit long to prepare and one should not be in a hurry to get anywhere soon.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Edward1103
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The restaurant has this homely welcoming vibe. The food is generously portioned and has a homecooked taste - very heart warming experience. A truly fantastic experience and excellent value for money. I have visited this restaurant three times this year and everytime I’m impressed.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

One of the best eateries in Nelspruit.The steaks are generous, tasty and cooked to perfection. The prices are most reasonable and the service attentive

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank hendrix2015
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The cosy, informal appearance of the restaurant with its eclectic décor attracts. We ate there on a Sunday afternoon and there were two family groups and several mature couples. Service was prompt and friendly. The tradition fish and chips was delicious with ample portions and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Anna B
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Good times and food at Sophie’s on Father’s Day. Try their Grownup Milkshake. Delicious chicken stack, Huge Burger and always a winner Calamari and Prawns. Thank you Sophie’s

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank cneltheballetstudio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$2 - US$3
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Samora Machel Dr | Shop 2, Halls Gateway to the Lowveld, N4, Nelspruit 1208, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Nelspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 78 460 3049
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Easy going, comfortable and welcoming. Traditional slow cooking. Delicious seafood platters, succulent beef steaks and juicy burgers. Our menu strongly influenced by our 25 year stay in Mozambique. Locally sourced produce, as fresh as possible. Friendly family bistro, homely atmosphere. Owner run. Safe parking, just off the N4 on the R104, at the entrance of Nelspruit.
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