Meadow Green Restaurant
Meadow Green Restaurant at African Pride Irene Country Lodge
Within a beautiful country setting, offering scenic sunsets over the local lake which is abundant with bird life, the Meadow Green Restaurant situated in African Pride’s Irene Country Lodge, is a superb dining experience like no other.
Well known amongst both local and international diners, this superb dining restaurant reopened on 8 September 2015 after a refurbishment boasting 120 seats, an enclosed veranda and a walk-in glass wine fridge which contains some exciting ‘Vins de garage wines’ amongst its extensive selection. The addition of a central console within the dining area will streamline enticing menus which includes a variety of individually portioned starters and desserts. Although breakfast and lunch are also served, it’s the Meadow Green Restaurant’s scrumptious buffet dinners and famous Sunday lunches that draw diners to it.
Popular live cooking stations and carvery offerings and the restaurant’s themed dining experience evenings are recommended for family and friends. Saturdays “Saturday Night Live” will satisfy seafood lovers with a veritable 5 course plated seafood or plated meat option.
Their Sunday Carvery will ensure you have a wonderful ending to your weekend with an extensive spread and entertainment for the kids. Our menu offering includes traditional carvery favourites such as roast lamb, BBQ brisket, Yorkshire pudding and red wine braised oxtail, not to mention our full range of salads, starters and decadent desserts! The addition of soft and elegant piano accompaniment as live entertainment on selected weekends dining promotions completes your superb dining experience.
Our Must Try Meals!
Sunday lunch is a highlight for the whole family. Our menu offering includes traditional carvery favourites such as BBQ brisket, Yorkshire pudding and red wine braised oxtail, not to mention our full range of salads, starters and decadent desserts!
All African Pride hotels are famous for the best breakfasts in South Africa. From our home roasted plunger coffee service, or a pot of international tea served to your table on arrival, to a savoured glass of bubbly and smoked salmon. Then to follow is the delectable international cheese and word class cold meats of pastrami , Italian salami , not to mention our breakfast waffles and warm baked fresh croissants and Danish offered .The best way to start your day is at meadow green restaurant, offering superior service and the best breakfast in the entire hotel portfolio
Saturday Night Live
Our Saturday Night Menu allows for guests to be served from the central cooking station. Our resident pianist performs her sultry "Norah Jones and company" while our diligent staff cater for your every need. The entire buffet is a Chef's theatre where you can see the foods being freshly cooked, plated and then, while you relax and enjoy our spectacular range of wines on offer by the glass from our vinoteque walk in cellar. The menu offers an option of either a 5 course plated seafood or plated meat option. (BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL)
Group Capacity : 100+ People Cost Per Head : R250+
- Cuisine : Breakfast, Buffet, Fine Dining, Health, Light Meals
- Ambience : Business, Family, Fireplace, Formal, Quiet, Relaxed, Romantic, Upmarket
- Entertainment : Live music, Internet or WiFi
- Dress : Smart/Casual
Place of Interest
Credit Cards Accepted
Please note that Nellmapius Drive experiences heavy traffic volumes from mid-morning
Take the R21 from OR TAMBO Airport towards Pretoria.
Take the M31 Off-ramp onto Nellmapius Drive, Irene.
At the stop street, turn left onto Nellmapius Drive.
Carry on with Nellmapius Drive, under a bridge to a 4-way Stop.
Go over the Stop and carry on towards a traffic circle, Irene Dairy Farm will be on
your left-hand side.
Carry on straight you will reach the third traffic circle; African Pride Irene Country
Lodge is on your right-hand side.
DIRECTIONS FROM JOHANNESBURG:
Take the Ben Schoeman Highway (N1) from Johannesburg towards Pretoria.
Take the Polokwane/Pietersburg Highway split.
Take the first Off-ramp, John Vorster Drive.
At the end of the Off-ramp, turn right.
Carry on with John Vorster Drive over 4 traffic lights towards Irene.
At the 5th traffic light, turn left. There will be a golf course on the left-hand side.
African Pride Irene Country Lodge is situated approximately 900m on the left hand
Monday – Friday 06h30 to 09h30
Saturday – Sunday 06h30 to 09h30 (Last seating at 08h30)
Monday – Friday 12h30 to 15h00
Saturday at Lakeside (not in the restaurant)
Sunday Lunch Live Action Station from 13h00 to 15h00
Specials at this Restaurant
Ends 24 December 2017
“Christmas is the time for giving and sharing, but more importantly it is the time to show our love and appreciation for one another” Anonymous.
Dinner in the Meadow Green Restaurant is themed “A Taste of Christmas Day” offering some of the traditional Christmas fare. Dinner commences at 19h00 until 22h00.
On Christmas Eve at 21h00 all our diners are welcome to gather next to the lake to release Chinese lanterns. During celebrations, lanterns are considered to bring joy, happiness, prosperity and good luck for those people who release them. We also have carols by candlelight's prepared for all of our valued guests.
Click on the below link to view our menu offering:
Festive season greeting to you all!
Ends 31 December 2017
On Old Year’s Eve we reminisce on the year that has passed and welcome 2018! On this day, we celebrate love, joy, hope, forgiveness, second chances and most importantly we celebrate the start of a new year!
All our dinner guests are invited to gather next to the lake to release Chinese lanterns from 21h00. During celebrations, lanterns are considered to bring joy, happiness, prosperity and good luck for those people who release them.
Make your wishes for 2018 and set them free into the night sky.
For more information about the Old Year's Eve menu, please follow this link below:
Ends 25 December 2017
After opening all your Christmas presents, gather your family and head to African Pride Irene Country Lodge for a special Christmas Day Lunch in celebration of the festivities, where the highlight of the day will be their skydiving Santa Claus and his elves! Guests will enjoy a wonderful Christmas-themed menu, while the children will be delighted with activities such as jumping castles, slides and face painters.
Plus, we will have three separate venues whereby you can enjoy you Christmas Day Lunch with us.
Ends 15 December 2017
Celebrate your Year-End Office Party in style at the Meadow Green Restaurant, during the month of November and December. The Meadow Green Restaurant will be opened for lunch from 12h00 to 13h30, on the FOUR BIG FRIDAYS - 24 Nov., 1 Dec., 8 Dec. and 15 Dec. To accommodate as many people as we can, we will have a second seating, which will be from 14h00 to 16h00 - on the same days. The menu for the event will be a South African Braai menu, which includes a welcome drink on arrival at R295.00 per person. Book today, to experience a Yea-End Office Party like no other. Bookings are essential.
Ends 24 February 2018
Our Saturday Night Menu allows for guests to be served from the central cooking station. Our resident pianist performs her sultry "Norah Jones and company" while our diligent staff cater for your every need. The entire buffet is a Chef's theatre where you can see the foods being freshly cooked, plated and then, while you relax and enjoy our spectacular range of wines on offer by the glass from our vinoteque walk in cellar. The menu offers an option of either a 5 course plated seafood or plated meat option.
Ends 30 April 2018
Ends 30 April 2018