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 Post subject: Satara alternative food arrangements
Unread postPosted: Thu Jan 30, 2014 9:51 am 
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Now that Satara restaurant is closed, has anyone visited the camp and can they advise if any alternative catering options are on offer, as hinted at by Joep Stevens?

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 Post subject: Re: Satara alternative food arrangements
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aboon, I was there yesterday and the shop got the normal shop food and sandwiches you can buy.

I wanted some take away coffee, and they directed me to the Day visitors area, near the gate, where I got my coffee They also make some other basic take aways there, boerwors roll etc.

Hope it helps a bit. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Satara alternative food arrangements
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Thanks for this Info.
I'm glad that they are doing something. Will try it in 2 weeks from now.

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 Post subject: Re: Satara alternative food arrangements
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aboon, they do serve Boerwors rolls (Bread rolls with Sausage) and also Sausage with Pap /Sheba and the also Coffee at the Day visitors area. I see that the area is quite active.

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 Post subject: Re: Satara alternative food arrangements
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Thanks for the info Kaapsedraai. 8)

Will try it out in less than 2 weeks.


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 Post subject: Satara Restaurant
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Popped in to Satara yesterday 15 March and checked out the restaurant under the new franchise. The sign on the glass door says the new operation opened on the 11th March. Compass have pulled out their infrastructure, fridges, cookers, furnishings etc..it's quite a change. None of the old slow service. None of the expensive questionable food quality !!

In fact it quite a sight now!!

There is nothing...no Wimpy, No Mugg & Bean....nothing at all except a tiny stack of old rubble brushed into a corner. No sign of new fittings being installed, or new advertising or ANY involvement of ANY new future franchise.

For those that ARE desperate for a snack, there is however a mock-up operation in the day visitors area, on the sand under a large awning, with what looks like the stripped out cookers. I can't see the Dept of Heath inspectorate approving that though. Nor the Dept of Labour safety inspectors approving the exposed plug-points with all that recent rain.

Anybody know what's going on? (Asking for facts here, not propaganda)

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 Post subject: Re: Satara Restaurant
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Riverrat wrote:
Anybody know what's going on? (Asking for facts here, not propaganda)

Please see Lesego's post here, Riverrat :

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*Satara:
Planned opening date: Between 14 and 21 April 2014.
It should be noted that a ‘Bush Kitchen / Boskombuis” which will offer a limited menu and limited seating capacity will be operational in the Day Visitors area during refurbishment.

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 Post subject: Re: Satara Restaurant
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None of the old slow service. None of the expensive questionable food quality !!

In fact it quite a sight now!!


I think my only ever complaints on this Forum have been about the Satara restaurant - the quality and the terrible (TERRIBLE) service, so this is very good news indeed. :D :dance: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Satara Restaurant
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Hi All,

I was in Satara on the weekend. I have made use of the coffee shop in the day visitor's area and all I can say is wow!! I can't remember the last time that I was pleasantly surprise as I was on Thursday morning. Brilliant helpfull friendly service. Excellent food! You have to try the PAP Omelette

I can't comment on the safety aspects as I do not know the laws regarding this but I did feel very safe with my 1 year old son running around.

I was able to confirm with the staff though that Mugg and Bean will start renovating soon.

Well Done Satara!!!!

P.S. the shop is a different matter. Not once was I in the shop without them having a shortage of change and having to wait for them to get some. Might be due to the coin companies but it really was a pain and several people walked and just left their purchases at the counter.


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 Post subject: Re: Satara Restaurant
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Good to hear vanderw :dance:

By the way, Satara is getting a wimpy not a mug&bean, unless something has changed that we don't know of :hmz:

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 Post subject: Re: Satara Restaurant
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Hi Carol,

The staff said Mugg and Bean. So not sure what changed.

But anyhooo, anything is better then the previous "regime".

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 Post subject: Re: Satara Restaurant
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Chris, that sounds very hopeful. 8) Thanks for the feedback. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Satara Restaurant
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You are so right about that shop


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