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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Gallery
“The Tatham Gallery, which is located opposite the Pietermaritzburg City Hall, was built in 1903 and continues to be one of the most significant art museums in the country, because it showcases such a diverse collection of pieces. There are permanent exhibitions that include works by local and European artists. The art that comes from KwaZulu-Natal enjoys its own special space, where these nearby artists can enjoy some excellent exposure. Entrance is free, which is an added bonus.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Owner run this restauraunt is one that guests keep on returning to. Fantastic starters, pastas, steak, vegetarian options and a great all rounder. MUST BOOK!!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The Midlands Liberty Mall is a shopping mall with restaurants, shops and movies all in one. A lovely way to enjoy an outing with lots of shopping and good cusine of your choice. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our personal favourite restaurant! Highly recommended if you love Thai food. A little distance to travel, but worth the effort. They allow you to bring your own alcohol, so that's an added bonus!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This is a great little shopping centre, which has so many attractions; good restaurants, great shops, a cycle track, a gym and so much more!”
  • 3 locals recommend
City Hall
“Most beautiful building and largest face brick building in southern hemisphere”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Old "English Pub" with a vast menu from burgers, pizzas to awesome currys. Offer great specials.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Food
“Walk up the road for your coffee fix. A hip hop and happening coffee and small "on the go" eatery in Hilton. Their reviews speak for themselves. Local people love starting or stopping here after walking/running around the block. Stunning views of the Drakensburg. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Delicious coffee, quirky venue and friendly hosts. Delectable pastries and breads”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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  • 2 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“Need to pick up some groceries? Pop in to the pharmacy, bank, CNA? Plenty of stores for all your needs.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A super little spot if you are in need of a quick breakfast and great coffee. Eggs Benedict is a winner!”
  • 6 locals recommend
National Park
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you are looking for something a little different.. La Popote is a quaint little Country Bistro on the outskirts of Hilton. It's always best to make a reservation though, as this little place can buz with activity! Gorgeous meals and a cute little curio shop (Sue Tarr's Summer House) are bound to keep you busy. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Museum
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Meal Delivery
“Owner run this restauraunt is one that guests keep on returning to. Fantastic starters, pastas, steak, vegetarian options and a great all rounder. MUST BOOK!!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our personal favourite restaurant! Highly recommended if you love Thai food. A little distance to travel, but worth the effort. They allow you to bring your own alcohol, so that's an added bonus!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Old "English Pub" with a vast menu from burgers, pizzas to awesome currys. Offer great specials.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A super little spot if you are in need of a quick breakfast and great coffee. Eggs Benedict is a winner!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you are looking for something a little different.. La Popote is a quaint little Country Bistro on the outskirts of Hilton. It's always best to make a reservation though, as this little place can buz with activity! Gorgeous meals and a cute little curio shop (Sue Tarr's Summer House) are bound to keep you busy. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
Bar
“Excellent Pensioner discounts during the weekdays and top class ribs at discounted prices on Wednesday - very popular.”
  • 1 local recommends

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