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Our restaurants offer guests a dining experience like never before. Our African-fusion inspired food will fill your stomach but the overall dining experience will leave you with a full heart.

The Brand

The Tindlovu start-up took place in the Kruger National Park, with our first restaurant based at the Mopani Camp. One restaurant already felt like an absolute success and little did we know that so many more restaurants would follow.

Our current Kruger Park restaurant portfolio includes Letaba, Olifants, Berg en Dal, and Afsaal Picnic Spot.

We have also expanded beyond the borders of the Park with the opening of our restaurants in Camps Bay on the sought-after Cape Town Atlantic Seaboard and on a beautiful Wine Estate in the Cape Winelands.

Tindlovu’s core values are quality, service and experience. We strive to offer our guests the best quality in everything that we put forward. We believe that service is ultimately what makes or breaks even the most attractive concept, which is why we endeavor to offer a truly unforgettable experience at each and every point of contact. Our goal is for our customers to leave with Tindlovu imprinted on their hearts forever.


Our concept is a strong focus in bringing a unique South African experience to the table. Over the years we have realised a particular interest and excitement from international guests seeking an authentic local offering, as well as a loyal local client base seeking a bit of nostalgia. Because of this, our expansion outside of the Kruger National Park has created a stir amongst landlords of sought-after tourist destinations.

It is only fitting that we proudly employ individuals from surrounding areas in an effort to improve local economy, offer community and youth upliftment and of course deliver the warm hospitality that South Africans are renowned for.


Tindlovu Corporate Services proudly offers comprehensive initial and on-going support in terms of financial, human capital, procurement, marketing and operational management.

Our Franchisees are empowered and provided the necessary tools for success, with our dedicated Head Office Team available for consultation and continuously striving for progression and growth in an ever-changing industry.

Are You Our Next Franchisee?

Tindlovu looks to engage with passionate, like-minded individuals in order to build long-lasting partnerships.

While we do not base such partnerships on specific criteria, we do recognize the value in working with owner-operators, assisting them with turning a dream into reality.

Our steadfast business model, comprehensive management packages and on-going support is also a definite advantage when setting up a restaurant of your own, with the intention of it running independently and without an extensive time investment.

We believe that a franchise, although beneficial from a standardized point of view, should also in the smallest sense show off a bit of character. This is why we are excited about consulting directly with potential franchisees and tailor-making a package that works for you.


When It All Began


Jo-Anne White

Year Established


1st Franchise Opened

Brand Network


Jo-Anne White

Head Office

White River, Mpumalanga

No. of Outlets


Available Opportunities

Please contact Tindlovu Restaurant Group directly

FASA Membership

Investment (Excl. VAT)

Average set-up cost

R 2,5 Million

Initial franchise fee

R 350 000

Initial Working Capital

R 950 000

Minimum owners contribution

Franchise Terms

Management services fee


Marketing fee


Initial agreement term

5 years

Renewal term

5 years
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