Eat in the Republic

It’s a Foodie thing, your options in Swellendam

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    • Traditional Fare
    The Conservatory Restaurant at Schoone Oordt Country House

    Schoone Oordt Country House: 

    Our fledgling Conservatory Restaurant plays host to intimate delicious dinners either in our gorgeous conservatory or more privately, in the manor house’s cosy dining room. Here guests can enjoy a carefully prepared, by Chef Wander himself, sophisticated South African menu with wines paired with every course….

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    • Bistro
    Karins on Main – Bonnievale

    Lovers of splendid scenery and the open road will delight in a stopover at Karins on Main in Bonnievale, a town 38 km from Swellendam.

    Unwind in a village atmosphere and soak up our hospitality over a glass of locally produced Shiraz or chilled sauvignon Blanc as you tuck into fresh,…

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    • Traditional Fare
    Powell House Restaurant

    Style:  South African

    Powell House Restaurant is owned and run by Alan and Cheryl Caw.  Alan is Scottish and takes care of the front of house.  Cheryl is South African and works her magic in the kitchen.  They draw on years of restaurant experience and have a very hands-on approach. read more »

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    • Traditional Fare
    Tredici

    Tredici is the Italian way of saying Baker’s Dozen – a belief dating back to the 13th century.  Way back then bakers would illustrate their honesty by always offering their customers more than the law required.  Instead of 12 loaves in a dozen, customers would receive 13, and when…

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    • Traditional Fare
    Koornlands Restaurant

    Koornlands Restaurant has been operating in Swellendam for over 15 years. Chefs by nature not nurture, the owners Marianne and Stephen Altham, specialise in Cuisine Du Cap and dry-aged, 28 days matured beef.
    An unforgettable dining experience with friendly service and great South African flavours! From oak-soaked salmon…

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    • 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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