Welcome to Kuzuri Restaurant and Venue


It’s hard to believe you are in the centre of the hustle and bustle of Mbombela when dining at Kuzuri Restaurant. With its tranquil setting and private garden guests are offered an extraordinary local experience where they can enjoy our warm hospitality surrounded by the indigenous garden.


Kuzuri Restaurant transforms into exclusive private space for special functions.From a secluded corner during the day to a beautiful setting under the African stars at night. Perfect for corporate, weddings, specialised events.


Our menu uses locally sourced, fresh ingredients for an inspiring variety of flavours and styles. We have a large selection of sure time favourites which keeps our local trade coming back for more.

Our Menu

Toasted Sandwiches : Choice of fillings R45 - 58

Cheese and tomato                                 R45
Ham, cheese and tomato                      R56
Chicken mayonnaise                             R56
Mushroom and ementale                     R58

The Whole Nine Yards R81

Two eggs, three smoked bacon strips, pork sausage, grilled tomato, baby spinach, mushrooms and two hash browns. Served with warm toast on the side.

Kuzuri Light R45

Two eggs, three smoked bacon strips, grilled tomato and two hash browns. Served with warm toast on the side.

Savoury Mince on Toast R72

Kuzuri’s legendary savoury mince served on crisp ciabatta and finished off with two farm fresh fried eggs.

Breakfast Quesadilla’s R78

Bacon, onion, red pepper, eggs and mild cheddar cheese all loaded between two tortillas and lightly toasted on the griddle.
Served with sour cream, salsa and guacamole.

Poached Eggs R68 - 72

A toasted English muffin layered with one of the below fillings, two poached eggs and drizzled with hollandaise sauce.
– Spinach and roasted red pepper salsa.                                     R72
– Local smoked salmon, trout, capers and dill creme fresh.      R78

French Toast R65

Perfectly golden french toast dusted in cinnamon sugar served with golden syrup and a dollop of vanilla infused cream.

Beef and Apricot Burger R89

150g ground beef, cumin and apricot pattie.  Kuzuri makes all of its burger patties in house. Placed on an open burger bun garnished with lettuce, tomato and battered onion rings. Served with chips.

Chicken Burger R85

Chicken fillet and a smoked honey and mustard mayo. Kuzuri makes all of its burger patties in house. Placed on an open burger bun garnished with lettuce, tomato and battered onion rings. Served with chips.

Butternut Ravioli R75

Spinach and feta ravioli cooked to perfection and smothered ina velvety butternut and sage sauce. Served with a side salad.

Parma Ham and Asparagus Tagliatelle R88

Tagliatelle, ham and aldente asparagus spears in a rich white wine and cream based sauce.

Basil and Parmesan Tagliatelle R78

Tagliatelle tossed lightly in our homemade basil pesto and parmesan shavings. Garnished with toasted pinenuts and
peppery rocket leaves.

Black Mushroom Fillet – Seasonal (Vegetarian) R72

Baked in the oven with garlic and herb butter served with your choice of side salad or vegetables.

Stuffed Baby Butternut (Vegetarian) R68

Whole baby butternut stuffed with feta, red onions, garlic, parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme served with your choice of side salad or vegetables.

Coconut Kingklip R190

Pan fried Kingklip cooked in coconut milk, ginger and coriander with a hint of chilli. Served with basmati rice and stir fried vegetables.

Chicken Salad R88

Grilled chicken strips with papaya, avocado, cherry tomatoes, cucumber and croutons on a bed of salad greens. Served with a creamy lime, honey and poppy seed dressing.

Butternut and Goats Cheese Salad R80

Roasted butternut dusted in dukkha, locally made goats cheese and couscous all tossed together with popped pumpkin seeds, fresh herbs and salad greens.

Beetroot, Orange and Feta Salad with Walnuts R86

Roasted beetroot, red onion, orange, feta and toasted walnuts on a bed of fresh spinach leaves. Dressed with a honey
sweetened balsamic and dijon mustard dressing.

Asian Beef Salad R95

Juicy sirloin strips, cherry tomatoes and cucumber with all the classic ingredients. Chilli, garlic, cilantro, limes and lemon grass on a bed of crisp oriental lettuce, garnished with sweet red onion and a chilli flower.

Beef Salad R95

Juicy sirloin strips, cherry tomatoes and cucumber with all the classic ingredients. Chili, garlic, cilantro, limes and lemon grass on a bed of crisp oriental lettuce, garnished with sweet red onion and a chili flower.

Chicken Livers R60

Pan fried chicken livers in a spicy cream and tomato based sauce with warm ciabatta slices. So good they have earned
their spot on our menu for the third time running!

Crumbed Halloumi R70

Lightly crumbed and served with avocado, rocket and home-made chilli and garlic dipping sauce.

Vegetable Tower R66

A tower of seasonal vegetables served with spiced cream cheese, basil pesto and dusted with parmesan and biltong shavings.

Toasted Baby Camembert R79

125g camembert roasted in the oven until it’s soft and gooey on the inside. Accompanied with a spicy warm fruit compote, peppery nasturtium leaves and ancient grain crackers.

Poached Pear and Gorgonzola R76

Pear, blue cheese and toasted nuts is a combination made in heaven! Our red wine and cinnamon poached pears work beautifully served with watercress and baby spinach leaves and our creamy blue cheese dressing.

Chicken Spring rolls R65

Spring rolls served with home made sweet pepper relish

Halloumi Wrap R82

Lightly crumbed halloumi, avocado and julienned vegetables with a homemade chilli and garlic syrup. Served with chips and side salad.

Chicken Wrap R82

Lightly Crumbed chicken strips with apple, pear, toasted walnuts in a zesty lime home-made mayo and shredded red
cabbage. Served with chips and side salad.

Beef Wrap R85

Tender beef strips, water crest, mascarpone and homemade cherry tomato and thyme chutney. Served with chips and side salad.


Sandra Simpson - Owner

Sandra studied at Silwood Kitchen in Cape Town in 2001 and has been around the world working in the hospitality industry and as a private chef where she has gained invaluable experience. Sandra became the new owner of Kuzuri in June 2016 and putting her personal stamp on the well-known brand has brought Kuzuri forward into a charismatic, innovative and dynamic experience for its patrons.


Rob Nzima - General Manager,

Rob has been on the Kuzuri management team since 2009 and worked his way up to general manager. He started his journey in the hospitality industry in 1996 and has extensive knowledge and experience in food and beverage management. His impeccable presentation and professional demeanour is well known in the Lowveld.

The heart and soul in the Kitchen

Happy Ndimande, Mavis Thomo, Nelisiwe Ubisi and Mane Miguel

The force behind all our hearty food. Happy, Nelly and Mane are old hands in the Kitchen and their passion and love for what they do is evident in their care in handling their ingredients and preparation of each dish to the order and maintenance of the Kitchen. The team has many years of experience working with different styles of cooking and are a steady influence on the new members of the team.


The Team

Our welcoming and relaxing atmosphere is largely due to our impeccable front of house staff. Their friendly and welcoming demeanour, coupled with their expert training on our menu and hospitality service lends them to hosting all our customers with our Kuzuri professionalism. Vickey, Hawick, Moses, Vusi and Obama run a tight ship on service throughout Kuzuri.