Eat in the Republic

It’s a Foodie thing, your options in Swellendam

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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
    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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    • Traditional Fare
    Restaurant La Belle Alliance

    La Belle Alliance, a family run restaurant since 1998, is situated on the main road between the Drostdy Museum and the Dutch Reformed Church, on the bank of the Koornlands River.

    The historical building was formerly a Masonic lodge with some symbols still visible on the premises today.

    The garden terrace,…

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    Woodpecker Pizzadeli

    Welcome to our family run restaurant which was built in 2004.
    In keeping with the heritage of the original building (Woodpecker Cottage) circa 1835, the restaurant’s architecture (Cape Dutch style)
    was carefully planned to aesthetically blend with the historical surroundings.

    Since opening our doors in December 2004,we have become a well known…

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    • International
    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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    • Traditional Fare
    Roosje Van de Kaap

    At the top of Swellendam main road the jewel of the town’s historic buildings can be seen: The Drostdy Museum. Behind this complex our historic Guesthouse-Restaurant ‘Roosje van de Kaap’, with 12 well priced rooms, is located. The view on the Langeberg…

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