We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Bagdad Centre | White River, White River 1240, South Africa
+27 72 994 3248
Website
Today
12:00 - 21:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 56: English reviews
White River, South Africa
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

No more Mahois. new owner new name. But very good food and service. We had a special under R100 and was great.

Helpful?
Thank aldes2016
White River, South Africa
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

A lovely intimate small resturant. Has amazing food and excellent management. Excellent wine selection. Situated at Bagdad Centre that compliments the ambience.

Helpful?
Thank Hlobz
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

A very laid back vibe with amazing food. Staff very friendly and attentive. The music matches the ambience and this is VERY important to me. The wine is great too :P This was a Sunday Lunch so I am not sure about the vibe in the evenings.

Helpful?
Thank Lyme3
Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique
Level Contributor
53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

Excellent quality ingredients, seasoned perfectly and cooked with heart. At Mahoi's your steak is cooked exactly to your specifications, and not smothered in the sauces and frills so many restaurants prefer, in an attempt to showcase the chef's knowledge of as many techniques as possible. Here it is cooked to highlight the beauty and quality of the meat, and all... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank CJLetsGo
White River, South Africa
Level Contributor
19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

After a last visit, a year ago, we went back to Mahoi's for a family dinner. They expected a quite night it seems as no tables were reserved...but within a hour the whole warm inside were filled up. As we were the first guests our staters came out promptly ...but then all service slowed down with the sudden influx of... More 

Helpful?
Thank L v
Johannesburg
Level Contributor
36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

This was my second visit to Mahoi's. After two experiences I feel it's not worth the effort or the price tag. The accompaniments to the food are very limited and sometimes non-existent. Portions are on the small side. On the last visit I ordered the pork belly which is supposed to be served crispy. Instead it had a layer of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lindivr
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

Excellent service & food, a welcome addition to the Lowveld restaurant scene. Best escargot for 300kms, good limited wine list.

Helpful?
Thank Amanda S
South Africa
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

Drove 40 kilometers last night from Sabi river sun and had a amazing meal this restaurant is truly a gem The restaurant is situated in white river near the caster bridge shopping center. Trip advisors directions were wrong!!

Helpful?
2 Thank Gavinmc10
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

I love this place, the relaxed vibes, the great food. Exquisite food bursting with flavour. I wasn't staying nearby on this trip but took the 40 min drive out to White River because the food is just that good.

Helpful?
1 Thank L0rissa
Hazyview, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Level Contributor
29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

Cozy, Intimate and the food was amazing! They are very different and that is what makes this little place special

Helpful?
Thank Skye D

Travellers who viewed Mahoi's also viewed

White River, Mpumalanga
White River, Mpumalanga
 
White River, Mpumalanga
 

Been to Mahoi's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bagdad Centre | White River, White River 1240, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  White River
  • Phone Number: +27 72 994 3248

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Mahoi's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?