Eat in the Republic

It’s a Foodie thing, your options in Swellendam

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    • Traditional Fare
    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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    • 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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    • Bistro
    Karins on Main – Bonnievale

    Lovers of splendid scenery and the open road will delight in a stopover at Karins on Main in Bonnievale, a town 38 km from Swellendam.

    Unwind in a village atmosphere and soak up our hospitality over a glass of locally produced Shiraz or chilled sauvignon Blanc as you tuck into fresh,…

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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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    • 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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    • 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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