We love good food and warm hospitality and serve up both, in big helpings, at Deception Valley Lodge. Traditional "Bush-food" with a twist leaves you wanting for more. Vegans will love it, plenty of delicious vegan dishes are served. Comfort food in a magical place surrounded by wildlife. Read on to discover what you can expect when you visit us.
Emily Le Roux, a Motswana from Ghanzi, came working at Deception Valley Lodge as a cook some 10 years ago. From there she worked herself up to become Chef de Cuisine. She was trained at Deception Valley Lodge by Helen Dewar, nationally acclaimed in-house trainer of Chefs in Botswana. Nowadays Emily and her staff run the whole kitchen operation, from traditional African cuisine to vegan with a twist to any other special dietary requirements.
Some Of Our Menu
Plentiful fresh venison prepared in traditional yet modern ways.
“Veldkos” (food found in the veld) such Kalahari truffles, wild mushrooms, marogo (similar to spinach) and skilpadkos (a type of succulent) appear in season and ostrich eggs could turn up at breakfast.