$100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

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$100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by av8rgroot » Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:40 am

South Africa has some great airports!

I especially like the ones where I can fly in, hop out, stroll to the restaurant and have a drink or meal while looking out over the airport. :smt030 While there is a lot of airfield information out there, I struggle to find out which ones might be able to offer that "$ 100 Burger" (as we would call it in the U.S.).

My thinking is to just post the airfield name/location & maybe the restaurant name/type of food, the rest I can figure out. Please add to the list.

FAKN, Kruger, MP - Wimpy upstairs overlooks the ramp & runway.

Bagdad, White River - multiple restaurants incl. a very good Mexican.

FANS, Nelspruit, MP - a restaurant behind the maint. hangars
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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by RuanS » Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:50 am

FAPY, Parys, FS - Awesome burgers and great service
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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by rajarad » Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:31 pm

There were some suggestions in the general section on breakfast... Area that were suggested included Zebula, kokoriba, mongena, Brits, Secunda when they open sondela
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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by ScUbA_fLyEr » Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:44 pm

FAKR - Krugersdorp - http://www.fakr.co.za/
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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:20 pm

The Waffle hut, near winterton. Use the Glenside fire bombing strip (prior permission required). It's in Northern Natal.

If you wanna fly a bit further, come to Himeville. Very nice little restaurant in town, The Rose and Quail, walking distance, about 2km from the airstrip. If I am in town, will give a lift instead.
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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by cage » Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:36 pm

It you want some decent food make friends with a helo pilot, decent food in an inaccessible location for stuck wings.
You'll only find cr@p food near anything Resembling a runway.
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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by SaraLima » Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:35 am

Hi Guys.. if you can do distance (but its downhill all the way :wink: ) then try Morningstar in Western Cape - about 10NM N of FACT

Runway 02/20 - Tar 850/10m

Full catered licensed clubhouse (Including the $2.00 burger)

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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by markus_m2 » Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:16 pm

Awesome another field supplying mogas! Will definitely visit when in trouble area...
Is your mogas out of a permanent installation or bowser / drums?
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Unread post by antonvalks » Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:53 pm

It seems there might be a new $100 Burger Fly-in Restaurant in the Eastern Free State. =D> About halfway to Clarense, right next to the Betlehem/Clarens road there is a graded strip with restaurant called "Uyshuis." Saw three gyro copters there on Sunday.
Anyone having more info?
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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by Shallowpig » Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:50 pm

Yip - haven't been there myself (yet), but spoke to a very friendly Willie.

The graded airstrip is 1400 m long and at 5740 ft. 02/20
Co-ords given asS 28 23 43 E28 22 55

At this stage they provide breakfast till about noon.

The plan is to provide fuel, transport and accomodation later on.

I will definately visit soon.

see viewtopic.php?f=22&t=196063
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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by lodge » Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:03 am

Bethlehem is very nice,short walk for breakfast
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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by Can1 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:15 am

Mc Kenzies, Richmond, KwaZulu Natal. It must be the best kept 1000m grass runway in KZN

The Hangar Café is situated at the runway with great food and venue - Open Wednesday to Saturday.

You'll park next to the Café.
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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:58 pm

Time for another visit Craig. Restaurant was still being built when I was there last...
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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by Llamallama » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:22 pm

lodge wrote:Bethlehem is very nice,short walk for breakfast
Hi Lodge, do you mean a short walk to the shopping center near the airport, or is there something else hidden away there?
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Re: $100 Burger / Fly-in restaurants

Unread post by ScUbA_fLyEr » Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:07 am

Llamallama wrote:
lodge wrote:Bethlehem is very nice,short walk for breakfast
Hi Lodge, do you mean a short walk to the shopping center near the airport, or is there something else hidden away there?
Last time we were there (about 3 months ago) it was a short walk to the shopping centre.

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