Dining at Shepherd’s Tree

Immerses guests in the rich traditions and flavors of Africa


Enter a realm of refined elegance and gastronomic brilliance at the Shepherd’s Tree Restaurant. Immerse yourself in a contemporary yet inviting atmosphere as you embark on a culinary journey inspired by the rich and diverse flavours of Africa and beyond. Our talented chefs masterfully create each dish, utilising only the finest locally sourced ingredients, resulting in a symphony of tantalising tastes and exquisite textures.

Indulge in an array of delectable plated dishes, each artfully crafted to showcase the authentic essence of African and international cuisine. From starters to desserts, every bite is a celebration of culinary artistry and passion.


Dining in the Boma at Shepherd’s Tree is a truly enchanting experience that immerses guests in the rich traditions and flavors of Africa. Nestled amidst the untamed beauty of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, this unique outdoor dining venue captivates visitors with its rustic charm and warm ambiance. As dusk descends, the Boma comes alive with the flickering glow of lanterns, creating an intimate and magical atmosphere.

Guests gather around a crackling bonfire, where they are treated to a delectable feast of authentic African cuisine. From succulent grilled meats to flavorful stews and traditional side dishes, every dish is thoughtfully crafted to showcase the diverse tastes and ingredients of the region. The rhythmic beats of African drums and captivating melodies of live performers further enhance the enchanting ambiance, making dining in the Boma at Shepherd’s Tree an unforgettable culinary journey that celebrates the spirit of Africa.

Bush Dinner

Bush dinners at Shepherd’s Tree offer a truly unforgettable dining experience amidst the untamed wilderness of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. As the sun sets and paints the sky with vibrant hues, guests are whisked away to a secluded outdoor setting, where tables adorned with elegant linens and flickering candlelight await. Surrounded by the sounds of nature and under the vast canopy of stars, diners are treated to a sumptuous feast prepared by talented chefs. The menu showcases the finest local ingredients, expertly crafted into exquisite dishes that tantalize the taste buds.

From grilled specialties to flavorful vegetarian options, every culinary creation is a testament to the richness and diversity of African cuisine. With the soft glow of lanterns and the gentle crackling of the fire, bush dinners at Shepherd’s Tree create a magical atmosphere, where the beauty of nature and the joy of food come together in perfect harmony.

Private Dinner under the stars

The star-studded African sky provides the most memorable dining experiences in the bush, where guests can dine in style and seclusion in the heart of the African Bush.

Gin or Wine Stop

A bush surprise are simply the best. Enjoy a gin or wine stop somewhere in the bush whilst on your game drive, always such a special treat.

Wine Cellar

Our wine cellar provides an intimate and private space with an incredible view!

Bar/Pool area

A spacious entertainment deck with an outdoor cocktail bar overlooking a spectacular rim-flow swimming pool.