About The Phatt Chef Diner and B&B
The Phatt Chef Road Side Diner and B&B is an owner run destination situated on top of Oliviershoek Pass on the R74. Accommodation is offered in comfortable bed and breakfast rooms, all with incredible views over the Drakensberg range of mountains.
The Phatt Chef Road Side Diner and B&B has seven en suite rooms all with tea and coffee facilities. The rooms are made up of six twin / double rooms and one family room that sleeps four (has a king and 2 single beds, 3 twin bedded rooms and 3 double bedded rooms). There is also a private guest lounge and fireplace. Tea / Coffee facilities in all rooms. Heating and hot water bottles in all rooms.
The rooms are housed in a beautiful 90 year old stone farm house and are within close proximity to the restaurant, The Phatt Chef, with pub and fireplace, dining room and fireplace, and beautiful wide veranda around the house.
The Phatt Chef is an a la carte restaurant where breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served daily.
We specialise in well matured steaks as well as a range of dishes that keep the most diners more than satisfied. There is also a cosy pub with fire place.
The restaurant has been recognized as one of South Africa's top 100 restaurants by the Restaurant Association of South Africa as well as having been chosen for five years in a row by Eat Out as one of the preferred dining destinations of South Africa.
There are acres of unspoilt mountain wilderness to hike or mountain bike in, as well as world class Yellowfish on fly in the adjoining Sterkfontein Dam. We are 40 minutes drive from the Royal Natal National Park.
From here you have direct access to The Sterkfontein Dam for fishing and boating, hiking and walking, mountain bike trails, magnificent views of the Northern Drakensberg Amphitheatre and The Sterkfontein Dam.
We are surrounded by history: the Great Trek came through our front garden in 1837 and the Boers used our back garden to sneak in and out of Natal during the Anglo Boer War in 1901.
The San or Bushmen folk hunted and camped out on our stream!