We share our most delicious cocktails, much-loved recipes and favourite foodie destinations, as well as take you behind the scenes of our exquisite dining venues

River Boma Bushmans Kloof
A River Boma dining experience

The River Boma dining experience at Bushmans Kloof is part of the exceptional range of private dining options available on the reserve.


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Sustainable South African Cuisine

Talented Executive Chef, Charles Hayward and his team are committed to creating dishes that are big on flavour, using sustainably sourced ingredients.


South African Wine2
An essential guide to South African Wine

A wine capital of the world, we take a closer look at what makes South African wine so special.


A Cederberg Wine Tour
A Cederberg Wine Tour

Located at the foot of the Cederberg Mountains, most people come to Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Wellness Retreat to experience the wonderful isolation of an expansive wilderness. The views here are, of course, remarkable – punctuated with rough and rocky outcrops and ancient sandstone formations – but there is another reason to stop by.

22nd December 2014

Recipe: Boerewors is king on National Braai Day

There’s nothing like the delicious smell of real home-made boerewors (sausage) sizzling on an open flame to remind us that we’re all South African. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Retreat’s talented chef Floris Smith’s traditional boerewors recipe will earn you plenty of kudos around the fire on ‘National Braai Day’. His take on one of

19th September 2014

Rooibos Milk Tart Recipe
Rooibos Milk Tart Recipe

Executive Chef at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, Floris Smith adds a twist to the South African dessert with this traditional rooibos milk tart recipe (melktert). Ingredients – Pastry: 500g cake flour 7.5ml cream of tartare 500g butter 200ml ice water Pinch of salt Ingredients – Milk Tart Filling: 500ml milk 1 cinnamon finger,

18th July 2014

Rooibos – The Wonder Plant
Rooibos – The Wonder Plant

Rooibos is as much a part of the Bushmans Kloof experience as the warm, caring service and hospitality. They serve jugs of delicious Iced Rooibos Tea on arrival as a signature welcome drink, while and steaming pots of Rooibos tea are very popular at their legendary High Tea. The History The indigenous Rooibos plant (Aspalathus

27th March 2014

Face Mask
Yoghurt, honey and oats: homemade face mask

A homemade face mask is the perfect pick-me-up to try at home.

19th September 2013

Recipe: How to make the perfect braai bread (roosterbrood)
Recipe: How to make the perfect braai bread (roosterbrood)

A Sunday afternoon braai (barbeque) is a long standing South African tradition and is so much more than just a meal. It is a past time that has been passed down from generation to generation where family recipes become braai time favourites. There is nothing quite like breaking open a freshly baked roosterbrood and inhaling

12th August 2013

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