At Thanda Tau, come and discover a unique combination of South African art and culture whilst relishing in a variety of dining experiences, and the opportunity to interact with our majestic wildlife. With a unique blend of luxury and the natural environment, we at Thanda Tau aim to deliver a truly holistic South African experience to a wide variety of travellers.

Guests can enjoy the peaceful ambience of the Free State grasslands, whilst enjoying a refreshing hand crafted beer, or a glass of wine under our pergolas, with a view of our majestic lions.


A culture of food

Dining options range from a selection of freshly baked breads and locally sourced produce to be enjoyed as a picnic in our beautifully landscaped gardens, or savour in South African-inspired delicacies at our Thanda Tau restaurant.

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A way of life

For our head Brewer, his beer is not merely a craft but a way of life. This he hopes to share with beer lovers and enthusiasts alike, who are able to view the brewing process from the comfort of the bar, whilst enjoying one of the carefully calculated and ‘tasted’, or rather tested creations.

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Happiness is freshly baked

With an uncanny ability to combine unique ingredients to create delicious jams and preservers, one of the founders of Thanda Tau has personally selected some of her much loved produce and daily baked breads and confectionary to be enjoyed with a picnic in the gardens.

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Water of the Cape

In the words of Andre Simon, ‘Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, and every day more civilized’. Our wines have been sourced from the best regions in the Cape to provide you with that perfect bottle of wine for every occasion.

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Appreciation for creation

We invite you to come and explore artworks from highly acclaimed Southern African artist Kobus Möller and friends who incorporate a variety of art forms and techniques in an expression of love for all things natural.

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Childhood laughter

As a family-run business, we understand the importance of treasured moments with your loved ones. Whilst relaxing in our tranquil surrounds, your little ones can experience the various joys awaiting them in the gardens of Thanda Tau.

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