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This year once again, Old Mac Daddy is throwing an Easter celebration and everyone is invited.

Set to take place on Sunday 12th April from noon onward, the Barn restaurant at Old Mac Daddy will host a sumptuous Easter feast with all those long weekend good feels guaranteed. Outside guests and day visitors welcome too, of course!

Celebration at the Barn restaurant at Old Mac DaddySo what can you expect on the day?


Well, in addition to the delicious feast, there'll be live music from talented local musician JARED as well all the regular Sunday Funday Old Mac vibes. And a glass of our finest house wine served to all guests on arrival.

The feast will be served buffet style and costs R345 pp / R172.50 for kid under 12.

Our holiday menu is:

๐Ÿ– Greek style lamb spit
๐Ÿ— Spicy smoked chicken
๐Ÿ› Savoury basmati rice
๐Ÿฅ• Roast carrots, sweet potatoes and beetroot


๐ŸŒฝ Grilled vegetables and couscous salad
๐Ÿฅ— Roast mushroom, baby tomato and herb salad
๐Ÿฅ’ Greek pasta salad
๐Ÿฅ– Pull apart bread and condiments


๐ŸŽ Sticky toffee apple pudding
๐Ÿฐ Chocolate strawberry shortcake
๐Ÿฅฎ Minced fruit pies
๐Ÿฆ Chantilly cream
๐Ÿฎ Cinnamon custard


โ„น Booking is essential so please contact the Barn for details and to reserve a spot:


๐Ÿคณ +27(0)21 844 8900
๐Ÿ–ฅ Or chat to us on our dedicated WhatsApp helpline - you can access it through our website in the top right corner


This year Old Mac Daddy's planning a sumptuous Christmas lunch buffet.


So if you're looking for somewhere fresh, fun and fabulous to celebrate the holidays, please join us in the Barn for a festive feast of note.... with some tasty vegan options to boot!

On top of the delicious feast, expect all those life-is-good Old Mac vibes, including live music thanks to talented local muso Jared Prior and of course some adventurous activities with our onsite gurus of fun, Daddy's Adventures.

The Christmas Feast costs R420pp (R210 for kids under 12)
and is served buffet style from noon, 25 December 2019:


๐Ÿพ Glass of bubbles or wine on arrival
๐Ÿน Juice for the kids

Calamari and mussels served with home made ciabatta and salad

* Roast duck with cranberry sauce
* Slow-roasted honey & pineapple glazed gammon
* Beef fillet with pepper sauce
* Oven-roasted seasonal vegetables
* Savoury rice
* Deconstructed Greek Salad

* Pumpkin tart served with cinnamon sugar
* Traditional trifle
* Crรจme brulee
* Red velvet cheesecake swirl brownies
* Chocolate and banana spring rolls

And for our vegan diners:

๐Ÿฅ“ Plant-based strips with Greek rub
๐Ÿ˜ Plant-based nuggets
๐Ÿฅ• All sides are plant based

๐Ÿจ Peanut butter blondie with coconut & banana ice cream
๐Ÿก Fruit Skewers



For further info and to reserve your table at our feast contact the Barn directly:

โ˜Ž 021 844 8900

Sure, Old Mac Daddy is a fantastic spot for a memorable weekend getaway for the whole family, as well as a great destination for a romantic couple's escape.

But besides our unique accommodation offerings, the luxury Airstream trailer park and glamping resort also doubles up as an ideal (and fun!) venue for special events, like weddings, birthdays and festive holidays. And thanks to the Barn restaurant wholesome, delicious farm-fresh fare is always available.

Last year in the Barn we celebrated Halloween with a spooktacular dinner and we had so much fun that we've decided to do it all again in 2019!

So come the 31st October and the Barn restaurant will be open for a boo-tiful 3-course set menu in celebration of all things Halloween.

The evening will feature all the ooky spooky trimmings... so come adorned in your best ghoulish gear because thereโ€™ll be a prize for the best dressed ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ

So what's on the menu for the evening? And how much does it cost?


The Halloween set menu is R295 per person and includes:
Pool at night at the Barn

The Barn restaurant at Old Mac Daddy



๐Ÿง€ Scary racconi and cheese starter
๐Ÿฒ Spider webbed bloody soup


๐Ÿ Eye ball pasta
๐Ÿฅฉ Death by steak with devil's sauce


๐Ÿฐ Black magic cake
๐Ÿฅง Mummy head pies

Welcome drinks served on arrival.

PS If you're not keen on the set menu, our pizza and regular menu (with a variety of vegan options) will still be available.

โ†“  For any more info or to book your table please contact the Barn directly  โ†“

๐Ÿ“ฑ 021 844 8900

You may have heard that on Saturday 19th October Tough Mudder is back in Elgin for a second year in a row.

Tough Mudder South Africa Tough Mudder is the world's largest obstacle course race, it's an 8km OR 16km challenge filled with mud and obstacles designed to test your teamwork and toughness.

And of course, and most importantly it's just a lot of FUN - Right here in our hood, the beautiful Elgin valley nogal!

If you haven't already registered to take part in the muddy goodness, do so now...

Because of our affiliation with Tough Mudder, we'd like to offer all friends of Old Mac Daddy the following special deal:

GET R175 off your Tough Mudder entry OR free selected merch by completing an obligation-free Life Insurance quote with Sanlam Indie!

PLUS if you buy 4 entries, you'll only pay for 3, while still enjoying R175 off per entry.

โ–บ So for a team of 4 you'll pay R825 instead of R1800!

Keen to have some real muddy fun? REGISTER HERE 

In honour of National Women's Day and as part of the Elgin Winter Festival celebrations hosted by Experience Elgin Old Mac Daddy is hosting a 3-course festive dinner
on Friday 9th August. 

Diners are invited to select from one of 3 set menus with an abundance of fine local wines available to order.

Cost for the 3-course meal is R340 per person. And outside guests are most welcome! 

Available wines are provided by our neighbours, such as those at Elgin Ridge Wines, a winery here in our beautiful Elgin valley home that produces the highest quality organic, biodynamic wines.. We're not just saying this because we have to, but if you haven't sampled their vino you're in for a serious treat. They're seriously good ๐Ÿ‘Œ

We'll also enjoy some live entertainment on the evening thanks to talented local musician, Gerhard.

So what's on the menu for the night? 

Here are the 3 set menu options:


Smoked marrow bones served with a brandy-infused garlic butter sauce and freshly baked ciabatta bread

200g Beef fillet served with rosemary-infused potatoes and red wine jus

Strawberry and blueberry pavlova tower served with vanilla ice cream


Grilled Halloumi cheese served on a bed of rocket, baby tomatoes and olives with a balsamic reduction dressing

Grilled cauliflower steaks served with a butternut puree and sun-dried tomato pesto

Home made coconut ice cream


Spicy Prawn and Chorizo tagliatelle pasta with a rich basil and tomato sauce

Parmesan crusted baked Butterfish served with roast seasonal vegetables and lemon butter sauce

Dark and decadent chocolate mousse served with vanilla ice cream and a cherry on top


And if none of the above menu options entice, our regular Barn menu will be available, with loads of kid-friendly and vegan options too..


Please note that booking is essential so if you'd like to celebrate Women's Day with us in the Barn please reserve your spot with the Barn either via email or calling them directly:

โ˜Ž 021 844 8900