Sedgefield Contemporary restaurant
ChefAlma@Groenvlei Restaurant is situated in beautiful Lake Pleasant Resort just outside Sedgefield in the heart of the Garden Route, South Africa.
The restaurant serves laid-back rustic food with a clean modern twist, and beautifully presented with care. The menu changes periodically and will always include local seasonal produce, own homegrown herbs, vegetables and sprouts. Try some of the decadent desserts and cakes.
The resort is in a natural bird sanctuary on the shores of tranquil Groenvlei, the only freshwater lake on the Garden Route. The lake beachfront, with its sandy beach and lawns, is particularly safe for young children. On the eastern boundary of the resort is the 2000 hectare Goukamma Nature Reserve.
Currently we are serving breakfast from 8:00 to 12:00, lunch from 12:00 to 17:00, and dinner from 17:00 to 21:00. We are closed on Sunday evenings and Mondays.
Restaurants near Sedgefield
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Knysna Bistro restaurant
Knysna (3.4 km from Sedgefield)
Boasting versatile cuisine influenced by European / Swiss dishes, Fat Susi’s Bistro offers something new to visitors looking for authentic Bistro food.
With ever- changing specials and reasonable prices, this long-standing bistro has become a hot spot with locals and tourists alike.
Discover home roasted coffee, delectable cakes and mouth-watering selections of freshly made food imported and local at Fat Susi’s Bistro on Main Street.
Wilderness Organic restaurant
Wilderness (15.4 km from Sedgefield)
Immerse the senses with natural surrounds and food seasoned with the seasons for country dining mixed with modern sensibility.
Embracing a self-sustained, locally sourced approach to food captured by simplicity – Zucchini’s Restaurant menu springs to life with flavourful dishes and taste experiences that will entice the natural foodie.
Fresh, vibrant food straight from the surrounds of Timberlake organic garden graces the menu with lighter meals of fresh organic spinach and smoked salmon salad, layered sandwich style (seasonal) dressed with spinach, cucumber, zucchini, fennel, rocket, raw nuts and smoked salmon, drizzled with olive oil and fresh lemon juice and pieces of orange, to mention a few.
For delicious sarnies, choose from traditional springbok burger on a bagel with lettuce, balsamic onions & tomatoes or for The Hungry - slow cooked shanks with butter mash and veggies.
Zucchinis Restaurant is the ideal place to linger the day away immersed in natural beauty and delicious food located at Timberlake Organic Village in Wilderness.
Rheenendal Country restaurant
Rheenendal (17.1 km from Sedgefield)
The Red Barn offers scrumptious cuisine prepared using fresh produce sourced from nearby farms. Meals mimic true country-style dining and an affordable wine list is available. The idyllic setting is complemented by delicacies such as free-range chicken and eggs, traditional cured bacon, breads baked on the premises and freshly brewed coffee.
Knysna African restaurant
Knysna (18.2 km from Sedgefield)
Indulge your fantasies and your senses at this sparkling Moroccan-style dining and leisure space. It’s always playtime in this exotic North African baroque eatery.
The décor and cuisine is fun and fanciful from the mosaic chameleon to Gaudi-style lizard lazing off the pool, and colourful cocktails to tagines, dates and Turkish delight...from candelabra to mellow hubbly bubbly pipes.
Need to know? Cuisine style is North African/Moroccan, 6 courses are served feasting style. Cost: Dinner is R300.00 pp excl. drinks and gratuity. Open for dinner Monday to Saturday from November to April.
Belvedere Portuguese restaurant
Belvedere (19.1 km from Sedgefield)
Warmed in shades or burned orange, golden yellow and striking floral drapes this cool restaurant tempts the palate with exotic selections of Portuguese dishes and traditional fare.
Seduce the senses with a starter of Caldo Verde - a traditional soup with potatoes, kale and sliced Chorico, perfect for cold winter evenings or the Prego Frenchado - cubes of pan-fried steak served with a wine sauce mopped up with delicious bread to soak up the heavenly homemade sauce. For main course, the Bacalhau Assado - grilled salted codfish - prepared in true Portuguese fashion and served with baby potatoes, strips of green pepper and a vinaigrette sauce will explode the palate.
Now into its ninth successful year, O’Pescador Restaurant knows what it takes to keep the belly satisfied – excellent food, great service and mouth-watering flavours!
Belvedere Pub Meals restaurant
Belvedere (19.2 km from Sedgefield)
Crabs Creek Restaurant and Pub is a place so special, even the tide visits them twice a day. Well, that’s what the sign says and during season you will be hard pressed to find a table.
Right on the water’s edge, the gorgeous views of Knysna Lagoon don’t get better. Offering fresh seafood, standard pub grub and bistro meals, draught on tap and live music, Crabs Creek is the place to visit for a guaranteed good time.
Open for lunch and dinner daily, 11am until late.
Knysna Bistro restaurant
Knysna (19.9 km from Sedgefield)
In beautiful country surrounds, set amongst oak trees on the shores of Knysna’s famous lagoon is Caroline’s Bistro.
Sustainable, locally-sourced food is used as much as possible, as are local suppliers, keeping the offerings fresh and flavourful.
The menus are seasonal and therefore change regularly so the choices are kept as fresh as the ingredients that create them!
Belvedere Pub Meals restaurant
Belvedere (19.9 km from Sedgefield)
Favoured as one of Knysna’s favourite hot spots serving good pub meals with a glass of locally brewed beer or wine, The Bell retains its rustic charm with wrought iron roof, iron block floor and whitewashed walls. Serving a choice of grills, pies, burgers and salads, patrons can relax and linger the day away mulling over the locally brewed beers and wine housed by the small stone-lined wine cellar.
Knysna Hollow International restaurant
Knysna Hollow (21.9 km from Sedgefield)
Set on a secluded old country estate, Pecan Tree Grill emits a timeless ambience cradled by ancient oak and pecan trees.
Silhouetted against a shimmering lagoon in a gracious old manor built in the bygone era, diners can expect an unforgettable dining experience graced by genuine hospitality in a relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere.
Discover fine food seduced by flavours and influences from around the globe that will stimulate the senses with an infusion of African specialities such as Karoo Lamb and Venison followed by decadent deserts and extensive wine lists that feature excellent Cape wines.
Refine the senses in a relaxed secluded setting for an unforgettable journey of true unpretentious dining.
Wilderness South African restaurant
Wilderness (21.9 km from Sedgefield)
Noted as the best views on the Garden Route boasting unsurpassed views, Sails Restaurant indulges the palate with crisp salads, fresh fish and seafood caught straight from the breaking shores including prime beef and seasonal produce.
This light and airy restaurant exudes space, golden sandy beaches and intoxicating sunsets inside or from the wooden terraced deck. Ambience is further enhanced by floor to ceiling windows, low ambient lighting and sleek minimalist décor.
For starters, try tender calamari grilled or deep-fried or toasted camembert dressed with gorgonzola, walnuts and fig preserve. Refresh the palate with crispy salads perfect for lazy summer days or 100% homemade gourmet beef burgers or sandwiches.
From mouth-watering spare ribs, crispy eisbein and flame grilled chicken to vegetarian dishes and special Little Sailors menu, diners can indulge and relax enjoying good food and decadent desserts making Sails restaurant a must see destination when in the garden route.
Knysna Contemporary restaurant
Knysna (22.1 km from Sedgefield)
Set on beautiful gardens and private acre estate, St James Restaurant promises lingering lunches on balmy summer days and cosy winters huddled in front of crackling log fires.
Boasting a superb dining room, generously stocked wine cellar and mouthfuls of delicious country style breakfasts, light lunches, teas and snacks, dining at St James delights the palate with contemporary fusion.
With spectacular panoramic views of Knysna lagoon and options of dining on various patios and terraces, St James is the perfect meeting place for a warm friendly experience touched by contemporary elegance.
Knysna (23.1 km from Sedgefield)
Iridescent with red walls and fairy lights, The Firefly Eating House and Chai Bar is housed in a charming original 1906 Knysna tin mining house on the Knysna lagoon with a view of the famous Knysna Heads.
The 'Eating House' explores the complexity of spice, and the 'Chai Bar' explores the subtleties of tea.Their irresistible spicy food draws inspiration from around the globe. Firefly's top dish is the Cape Malay bobotie spring rolls with a mint chutni; and the spice tea latte wins as top tea.
Try a Firestarter like the orange and ostrich spring roll with a Juniper berry dip followed by smoked berbere beef with quail egg, served with apricot and mint couscous. Berbere, a key ingredient in North African cuisine, is a spice mixture which usually includes chillies, ginger, cloves, coriander and allspice.
Of course dinner at Firefly wouldn't be complete without sugar and spice. Highly recommended is the saffron and cardamom basmati rice cream.
Brenton on Sea South African restaurant
Brenton on Sea (23.1 km from Sedgefield)
Chef’s @ Nauticus Place Restaurant, Brenton-on-Sea, Knysna, was bought over on the 15th November 2009. The Restaurant has been going from strength to strength.
We at Chef’s @ Nauticus Place Restaurant pride ourselves on serving excellent food and drink. The beautiful, unique surroundings of Brenton-on-Sea guarantees a great time for everyone, young and old.
We are open throughout the year for tour groups. Set menus can be arranged ahead of time according to the budget of the client / company. We cater groups, kid’s parties, weddings, team building, birthdays, anniversaries and anything else you could think of.
Knysna International restaurant
Knysna (23.7 km from Sedgefield)
With stretching views spilling over onto the most beautiful lagoon and golf course and a dining experience that will delight the most discerning palate, The Orchid Room boasts the freshest, very finest local and imported ingredients on their Ala Carte menu.
Enjoy a satisfying Sunday buffet lunch or authentic sushi from skilfully crafted Japanese Sushi Chefs around the wrap around counter display. Compliment your meal with distinctive selections of award winning wines, chosen and suited to heighten each meal.
The Orchid Room oozes opulent sophistication for a distinctive dining experience that will please the most discerning patrons.
Knysna (23.9 km from Sedgefield)
Finally musicians and bands have a home on the Garden Route! The Swing Café is the brain child of Derek, Marc and Wendy Oldfield. Derek and Wendy were both active musicians in the 80's. Derek moved on to become a succesful investment broker. Wendy carried on making albums and performing. In early 2009 Wendy, Derek and Marc (who are cousins) shared their dreams of opening a music venue and restaurant together. With Marc’s experience in the international hospitality industry and Derek's move to the Garden Route, the idea became a reality.Derek called Wendy a few weeks later and said "I'm in, are you?" She was and so they went venue hunting and found the most perfect location and building and ... well the rest is becoming history.Finally musicians and bands have a home on the Garden Route. Already artists such as Arno Carstens and Dan Patlansky have packed the house.
Knysna Quays Contemporary restaurant
Knysna Quays (24.7 km from Sedgefield)
Renowned for the freshest seafood presented in contemporary dishes, this favourite amongst locals and tourists alike is a must-try!A lively but laid-back spot, Cruise Cafe boasts spectacular views of the Knysna Lagoon from the deck or through impressive large glass doors when the weather is less inviting.The decor is elegant with blond wood, earthy tones, alcoves and nautical photos. It’s the perfect setting to relax and enjoy whatever you fancy, be it a speciality coffee, a hearty lunch or a sundowner.
Knysna South African restaurant
Knysna (24.7 km from Sedgefield)
The Olive Tree Restaurant is an ideal place for wholesome lunches and the best night-time eating place. Open on Monday nights but closed on Saturday nights during winter months.
This is a health-conscious eatery with homemade South African dishes and interesting options like babotie spring rolls. Vegetarian options are available. Desserts are a 'treat' at The Olive Tree Restaurant.
Breakfast: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday;
Lunch: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday;
Dinner: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday (in season).
Knysna Quays Seafood restaurant
Knysna Quays (24.9 km from Sedgefield)
Casual and laidback, Knysna's bustling food emporium claims that it's "not exactly a restaurant, not exactly a bar, definitely not a deli... well, not exactly a deli... it’s an eating place, a drinking place and definitely a meeting place". Well, it's a good place to be if you enjoy fresh seafood and fancy a bit of shopping. 34 South is also "a gift shop, a clothing emporium, a food store, a fish monger and a bakery, too. And the finest wine shop this side of the grape curtain!"
Start with a platter of freshly shucked wild coastal oysters still tasting of salt and sea. Tuck into calamari (tubes, heads and steaks) and mussels (in and out the shell) done in many ways - in vinaigrette, masala, with peri-peri or with wine and garlic. The herring comes six ways, the fish pates four and the mezze too many ways to mention.
Traditional Greek, Spanish and Portuguese themes run through an eclectic menu that highlights Mediterranean flavours - with chicken, ostrich and vegetarian options for diners averse to seafood. With tastebuds still tingling from oysters and bubbly, the mains are sure to tantalise.
Signature dishes tempt with fresh linefish brought in through the Knysna heads, east-coast sole, linefish espetada, Portuguese sardines, jambalaya and seafood paella.
Knysna Quays Seafood restaurant
Knysna Quays (25 km from Sedgefield)
Ocean Basket is a popular South African restaurant offering hearty, fresh seafood at affordable prices. The extensive menu caters for all tastes, and even for the little ones. All main meals come with either stir fry, rice, chips or salad.
The fun, vibrant kids’ meals like ‘Mermaids Calamari Rings’ and ‘Captain Hook’s Prawns’ will make sure your brood is satisfied and healthy. There are also great seafood platters on offer and mouth-watering sushi, maki, sashimi and fashion sandwiches.
Knysna Quays Light Meals restaurant
Knysna Quays (25 km from Sedgefield)
Dine on the high seas with Heads Explorer, Knysna.Weather permitting, this beautiful catamaran to venture through Heads and beyond to the Indian Ocean. Enjoy views of the lagoon and spot dolphins, seals, birds and if you’re lucky enough to be in season, whales.Passengers have the option of a daily cruise or a sunset trip complete with sundowner, anti-pasti platter and wine. For that added bit of decadence, oysters are available on request.Experience the stunning Knysna Lagoon in luxury aboard the Heads Explorer.