Eat in the Republic

It’s a Foodie thing, your options in Swellendam

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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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    Old Mill Guesthouse & Restaurant

    Splendid and beautiful guesthouse with a full restaurant to please customers and situated in a green and lush surrounding.Staff and owner are well known for their friendly hospitality.

    Welcome to historical Swellendam, where scenic route winds through rural farmlands, lays old mill, a unique national monument. Owner, Nikki and staff…

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    • 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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    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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    • 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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    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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