Eat in the Republic

It’s a Foodie thing, your options in Swellendam

  • Old-Gaol-outside
    • Traditional Fare
    Old Gaol on Church Square

    Centrally located opposite one of Swellendam’s most viewed monuments, the beautiful Dutch Reformed Church on Swellendam’s bustling main street. Dine in dappled shade out on the wooden deck, built amongst the trees, with a glorious view of the famous church and the Langeberg mountains. You can also…

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  • field-fork
    • Traditional Fare
    Field & Fork Restaurant

    Field & Fork derives its name from the culinary vision of bringing locally sourced quality produce from the field to your table. Chef and owner Francois du Rand, serves these ingredients with a great passion for food and a dash of French flair.

    Field & Fork…

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  • Drostdy Restaurant jpg
    • Traditional Fare
    Drostdy Restaurant

    Open 6 days a week from 11h00 to close(closed Thursdays).
    From amazing Cheese & Meat platters, tapas and a glass of bubbly, to great lunches that will suit everyone’s hungry appetite, to scrumptious dinners and good wine. You will leave knowing you will return. Hosted in the historic Zanddrift building…

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  • Lasostarestaurant
    La Sosta Restaurant

    La Sosta Restaurant is a journey; to browse the aromas and flavours of Italian cuisine re-interpreted according to the chef’s creativity and valued in its best expression; to carve out a special moment, in an elegant but intimate ambience, where the care for ingredients merges with culinary…

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  • Moonshadow Gift and Coffee Shop jpeg
    • Coffee Shop
    Moonshadow Gift and Coffee Shop

    Moonshadow is an unconventional gift and décor boutique, located fashionably apart from the town centre and a short stroll above our main road. This shop cum coffee garden is uniquely colourful, funky and yet tranquil. Established in Cape Town in 2000 and featured in magazines and TV programmes, it…

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  • Roosterkoek and coffee jpg
    • Bistro
    Oude Post Bistro

    The name is derived from the VOC days that ran a trading post next to the BUFFELJAGSRIVER from 1730-1790. Oxes and cattle were traded at that time . A corporal and 2 assistants were in charge . There is today a a monument just outside Suurbraak showing the original…

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