Open hours today: 11:00 - 20:30
  • Monday


  • Tuesday


  • Wednesday

    11:00 - 17:00

  • Thursday

    11:00 - 17:00

  • Friday

    11:00 - 20:30

  • Saturday

    08:00 - 17:00

  • Sunday

    08:00 - 16:00

  • 19 July 2024 14:45 local time


The Rusty Feather is not just a destination; it's an experience waiting to be uncovered. Nestled on the tranquil waterfront of the Crocodile River, this hidden gem is a local favorite that has breathed new life into old bones, transforming them into a captivating blend of a bistro, bar, adventure hub, and library.

Escape to Serenity:

Leave the hustle and bustle of Joburg and Pretoria behind as you embark on a journey just 40 minutes away, yet a world apart. The Rusty Feather transports you to the heart of South Africa's breathtaking bushveld, where the views are nothing short of awe-inspiring.

Culinary Bliss:

Start your day with a mouthwatering cappuccino during your weekend breakfast run to Harties. Or better yet, linger a while and immerse yourself in the serene ambiance while relishing an artisanal-style breakfast or lunch paired with craft beer. Our menu is a testament to the art of culinary craftsmanship, promising a treat for your taste buds.

Adventure Awaits:

At The Rusty Feather, adventure is woven into the fabric of our identity. Whether you seek solace on the river, embark on a mountainous exploration, or lose yourself between the pages of a captivating book in our library, there's an adventure for everyone.

Furry Friends Are Family:

We adore all kinds of visitors, especially our four-legged friends! To ensure a harmonious experience for all, kindly bring your dog on a leash. Once they've acclimated, they're free to explore and play to their heart's content.

Hike and Refuel:

If you're an outdoor enthusiast, our Harties River Hiking Trail is calling your name. After an exhilarating mountain trail adventure, savor a well-deserved brunch, coffee, or a refreshing beer at The Rusty Feather.

Hiking Info: Harties Hiking Trail
6km easy, 8km & 10km intermediate routes.
Open weekends & public holidays.
Adults: R65 pp
Kids under 12: R35 pp
Cash discount: Adult R60, Kids R30

Literary Escapes:

For bookworms and bibliophiles, our Honesty Library is a haven of literary treasures. Lose yourself in captivating stories while sipping a steaming cup of coffee on our deck.

Movies Under The Stars:

As the sun sets, The Rusty Feather transforms into a magical outdoor cinema. Grab your blankets and your favorite snuggle partner for "Movies Under The Stars," a unique monthly event that promises an unforgettable cinematic experience.

The Rusty Feather beckons you to explore, unwind, and make lasting memories by the tranquil waters of the Crocodile River. Join us for an experience that transcends the ordinary, where every visit becomes a cherished adventure.


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