Eat in the Republic

It’s a Foodie thing, your options in Swellendam

  • Street view of Tredici
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    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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  • Roosje Van de Kaap Restaurant jpg
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    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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    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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    The Conservatory Restaurant at Schoone Oordt Country House

    Intimate, delicious dinners are served in The Conservatory at Schoone Oordt, where guests can enjoy a carefully prepared, sophisticated small South African menu with wines sourced from the celebrated verdant regions surrounding Swellendam.  Talented Chef Wander Bester is well on his way to building The Conservatory Restaurant into one…

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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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    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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