Eat in the Republic

It’s a Foodie thing, your options in Swellendam

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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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    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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    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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    Koornlands Restaurant

    Koornlands Restaurant has been operating in Swellendam for over 15 years. Chefs by nature not nurture, the owners Marianne and Stephen Altham, specialise in Cuisine Du Cap and dry-aged, 28 days matured beef.
    An unforgettable dining experience with friendly service and great South African flavours! From oak-soaked salmon…

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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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    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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