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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    • Coffee Shop
    Cafe Oppi Stoep

    Café Oppi Stoep is the quaint little restaurant on the corner of Swellengrebel andBerg Street.

    A place where the nostalgic aroma of coffee beans and freshly baked cake always hangs in the air. Café Oppi Stoep’s charm lies hidden in its huge oak trees, the trickle of water and of…

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    • 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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    • 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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  • Street view of Tredici
    • 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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