If Miss Helen was here today she would certainly approve! Her fondness for beer is almost as legendary as her Owl House, which is just over the river from The Sneeuberg Brewery & Two Goats Deli. Owner André Cilliers sells handcrafted goat and cow’s milk cheeses, home-brewed beer, venison salami and freshly baked bread under the shade of enormous pepper trees.Here you can grab picnic baskets filled with your choice of foods to be enjoyed at your own leisure somewhere in the picturesque village. The deli stocks goat and cow’s milk cheeses, venison salami, preserves and other deli products. Try Andre's hand roasted coffees too!In this idyllic setting André serves cheese lunches that comprise a range of cheeses, salamis, breads, salads and preserves. In winter wholesome stews, curries and soups are on offer in addition to the cheese lunches. Vegetarian meals are also provided.Saanen goats are milked twice a day to produce organic chèvre and foudjou, feta, caprino, Gouda and cheddar. The goats are milked at 8am and 4.30 pm daily and guests are welcome to visit during milking - children are most welcome!Need to know? The Two Goats Deli is fully licensed and stocks a selection of wines, beer and other beverages. Open daily from 10am with booking for lunches preferred but not essential. Open in the evening as a pub only. Getting there is easy - from the Owl House cross over the dry Gats River following the road as it winds past the Old Mill till you see their sign.
Has all that exploring in the fresh Karoo air has given you a rumbling tummy? Head to Tower Café at the Bethesda Arts Centre. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week, the menu has home-cooked nosh to suit all palates. Karoo lamb, chicken curry or cottage pie are typical local fare, while lighter meals of soups, salads, and toasted sandwiches are also on offer. Vegetarians are thoughtfully catered for with an inspiring selection of dishes such as moussaka, tortilla, Thai butternut soup and vegetable curries. Yum!
Restaurants near Nieu Bethesda
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Graaff-Reinet Country restaurant
Graaff-Reinet(41.9 km from Nieu Bethesda)
Agave boasts an interior that is country-style and chic at the same time. Wholesome, traditional meals are served here, all tastefully presented - almost too good to eat. The fusion between French cuisine and South African is a match made in heaven. Try the traditional 'roosterkoek' for a real local treat. The restaurant is well priced and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from Mondays to Saturdays.
Middelburg (Eastern Cape) South African restaurant
Middelburg (Eastern Cape)(75.7 km from Nieu Bethesda)
This family restaurant caters fun and fabulous cuisine with an ambiance second to none.
Dine in tropical surrounds sampling delicious sliced biltong served with cheese, gherkins potato skins and dip for starters.
For mains, entice the palate with Amazons Chicken Cordon - a 300gr chicken fillet filled with cheese and peppadews, wrapped in bacon and covered with a peppadew sauce.
For red meat lovers bag yourself a Carpet Bagger - a 200g rump stuffed with cheese, smoked mussels and prawns topped with bacon and smoked mussel sauce.
Conclude the Amazon experience with a desert waffle drenched in maple syrup and refreshing ice- cream.
Transport the palate through tropical paradise at Amazons Restaurant in Middelburg.
Hanover Pub Meals restaurant
Hanover(90.8 km from Nieu Bethesda)
Serving delicious pub grub and pizzas that are sure to hit the spot, A Touch Of Karoo Madness exudes a cheerfully light ambience in an Old World setting. The restaurant is family friendly and at the prices, you can take a big one. A comfy setting, warm Karoo hospitality and food that is moreish and hearty all contribute to this eating experience that simply must be tried.