On the picturesque grounds surrounding the Smuts House Museum Ouma Issie's Tea Garden offers a variety of daily menu items as well as a range of catering menus to tantalise all taste buds. Ouma's Tea Garden was built in 1976 in order to raise funds to maintain the Smuts House Museum. The Tea Garden was named after the remarkable wife of General Jan Christian Smuts - Isie Smuts, or Ouma, as she was known throughout the country.


Ouma's Tea Garden, set in the shady gardens of the Smuts House Museum, offers the visitor a wide selection of delicious meals and also caters for functions - Children's parties, Tea's, Weddings, Conferences – any special event.

Enjoy a drink, delicious lunch, tea and scones or one of Ouma’s favourite dishes. Special diets are also catered for.


Ouma's Pavilion, the ideal venue to celebrate that special birthday or anniversary. The tranquil setting is prefect for intimate weddings, receptions or christenings.

Mission - The preservation of the Legacies of two of our Greatest South Africans.




Travel from Centurion on the Danie Joubert Freeway (N1) via the ramp to Polokwane. Take the exit toward Botha Avenue (M18). After 1,9kms, turn right onto Botha Avenue (M18) and continue to follow the M18. After 2,2kms, turn left onto Nellmapius Drive. Take the 1st right onto Jan Smuts Avenue and follow the road onto 23rd Street. You will see a signboard for Smuts House Museum on your left just after 10th Street (on your right).


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