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Restaurant and Event Venue

Hidden amongst the green rolling hills and savannah-like grasslands of the 275-hectare Modderfontein Reserve, lies Val Bonne Country Estate — a captivating restaurant and event venue that offers unbelievable views, superior food options and efficient event management — just a short drive from Sandton! 

Weddings, conferences, outdoor sports events, private parties and festivals can all be accommodated at our unique and diverse venue.

Dobbs Cottage offers a country-café vibe and boasts a wrap around veranda.  The restaurant overlooks Grebe dam and is surrounded by beautiful green lawns, perfect for the kids to play while you enjoy a relaxed meal.  The restaurant is open to the public during normal trading hours, buffet breakfast is served on Saturday and Sunday. 

Beretun Hall can be booked for conferences and private functions. 

The Grange is a rustic structure made of steel and wood — perfect for informal hosting options with lots of space. It is also a blank canvas that can be dressed to the nines, if that’s what you’re after. 

Trading Hours:

Tuesday - Friday          


08:00 – 17:00 (Kitchen closes at 16:00)

Saturday, Sunday & Public holiday’s   07:00 – 17.00 (Kitchen closes at 16.00)


T:  087 288 1904 – 087 288 1905
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For more details about the trails catering for mountain bikers and trail runners visit the Central Park Trails website.



For more details about Parkrun visit the Parkrun website.


Guided Walks

More information is available on the Modderfontein Conservation Society website.

Reserve Activities

The vision for the Modderfontein Reserve is to create, within an urban setting, a natural open space which is socially...Read more