karoo farm stay accommodation middelburg

karoo farm stay accommodation middelburg


At Hillston, we are passionate about food. Almost every memorable occasion involves food, and we spend hours planning and preparing the perfect menu. For us, every meal we serve is an opportunity to show you just how superb food in the Karoo can be!

Be it a five course dinner, canapes and cocktails, karoo spit-braai, spectacular buffet or high tea, we can cater for it. We cater for guests spending the night at Hillston Farm, Weddings, birthday parties, corporate events, tour groups or any excuse to celebrate! - We have a package to suit your occasion. We even provide cooking classes. Contact us for quotes and menus.

We cater for vegetarians or any special dietary requirements; just let us know when you book your meal.

Guest House Meals

We provide meals on request, for our guests staying in the cottage or country house:

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Light Lunch / Supper
  • Picnic Basket Meal
  • Dinner (3 Course)

Cooking Classes

Love food... love eating... love cooking...
Wishing for some inspiration or skills in the kitchen...?

Our onsite Cordon Bleu chef offers hands-on cooking classes or demonstrations in the farmhouse kitchen.

Choose from our list of themes below or contact Hillston Farm to put together a tailor-made class for you:

  • Karoo Cooking: Karoo Lamb and Venison Pie
  • Italian Cooking: Pasta making and fantastic sauces to go with it
  • Moroccan Cooking: Karoo lamb with a twist
  • Indian Cooking: How to work with spices
  • French Cooking: Ever wondered how to cook rabbit?

Specialty Cooking Classes

  • Cake Decorating: Fresh cakes decorated with chocolate and fresh fruit
  • More Cake Decorating: Sugar paste flowers and piping for traditional cakes


  • Hillston Farm caters for Weddings and Special Events of up to 120 people. We specialize in personalized menus and attention to detail. Our celebration cakes are designed to suite your unique theme or taste and baked fresh in the farm kitchen.
  • Hillston is an ideal halfway meeting place for people from all over South Africa - the ideal location for a wedding, family reunion or other special occasion.
  • Our event coordinator will take all the stress of planning from you. We aim to exceed your expectations.

Contact us for menus and quotes.

  • Couscous
  • Cupcakes
  • Greek Snacks
  • Ladybird Cake
  • Madeleines
  • Picnic Snacks
  • Roast Vegetables
  • Tea Snacks

Bus Tour Group

  • Hillston Farm offers tour group lunches on request. The farm is an ideal stop-over for groups travelling through the Great Karoo (Eastern Cape). Guests experience authentic South African Hospitality. Meals are enjoyed outside in the garden or in the dining room indoors.
  • Hillston Farm also offers a guided tour of the Anglo Boer War barracks and blockhouse on the farm, currently being used as the shearing shed and braai lapa.
  • There are also bushmen etchings and various fossils found on the farm, dating back a significant number of years.
Contact Riana or Adrienne Southey for a menu and quote at:
Tel / Fax: 049 8421627
Cell: 082 322 4403
E-Mail: info@hillstonfarm.co.za
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karoo farm stay accommodation middelburg