Nightlife spots in Mpumalanga
1Stables Club, Nelspruit
Known fondly by locals as 'St Ables', this popular dancing spot is based on a Wild West theme, featuring a vast dance floor, live DJs and upbeat entertainment.
2Blue Moon, Nelspruit
Blue Moon is a multi-purpose functions venue that hosts live music concerts and assorted parties. Think multiple stages, decks, bars, amphitheatres, trees and creative lighting
3Jock & Java, Nelspruit
Funky and cool, this bistro-style bar features a series of bars and chill rooms and pumps with fun lovin’ people and good vibes.
4Explorers Bar at Emnotweni Casino, Nelspruit
Tata ma chance as they say in Mpumalanga. Explorers Bar is the hang-out spot for jet-setters, foreigners and those in search of instant fortune!
5The Old Rock Sports Café, Barberton
A bar and grill with occasional live entertainment and a huge sports screen, the Old Rock is fun and family-friendly, with an outside bush bar and beer garden.
6Barnyard Theatre, White River
Famed for its vaudeville variety of live stage productions, stand-up comedy and side-splitting satire, this farm-style theatre is an inspiring entertainment hotspot.
7The Graskop Hotel Bar
This funky retro hotel is famed for its bar that features an enormous road sign, interesting foreign travellers and good cheer all round.
8Duck & Trout, Dullstroom
A pub, a pizzeria and a general meeting, eating and greeting spot, this is one of Dullstroom’s least pretentious hang-outs, often frequented by passing bikers.
9Smoky Train Diner, Sabie
A diner (inside a real train carriage), a pub filled with railway memorabilia and an outside deck overlooking koi ponds, this restaurant/bar is eclectic and entertaining.
10The Royal Hotel bar, Pilgrim’s Rest:
Decorated in the style and feel of the early gold rush days, this is one of South Africa’s most famous – or infamous – bars.