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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    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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    • 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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    • Bistro
    De Molen Pub & Bistro

    Rheenendal Water Mill – on the R60, just 4.8km outside the town of Swellendam, you will find this historical site. It was planned in 1864 by Frederic Jacobus van Eeden. Water rights were granted and building commenced in 1870. Parts for the mill were brought from Europe and the…

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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
    Jan Harmsgat Country House – On R60 road to Ashton

    Join Jan Harmsgat for breakfast, lunch or dinner in magical atmosphere – from handmade pasta, fresh garden greens, aged beef fillet to delectable desserts.

    Dinner is a 4 course set menu @ R270 pp and our lunch and breakfast average R65.

    Guest can enjoy selecting wine from the cellar as well…

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