Eat in the Republic

It’s a Foodie thing, your options in Swellendam

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    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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    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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    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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    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

    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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