Swellendam Restaurants

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African Shades in Swellendam

African Shades

Swellendam Light Meals restaurant in Swellendam

Enjoy great food and company in the outside dining area surrounded by beautiful gardens or in front of a roaring fireplace in Winter. African Shades combines unfussy, uncomplicated cuisine with a touch of elegance and relaxed style. Omelettes, delectable pastas, typically South African cinnamon sugar pancakes, home-made wraps and trammezini sarmies are but a few of the filling comforting meals diners can enjoy. A well-stocked bar rounds off a great dining experience.

La Sosta's Trattoria in Swellendam

La Sosta's Trattoria

Swellendam Fusion restaurant in Swellendam

La Sosta's delightful menu features a selection of typical Italian dishes, such as pasta - ravioli, gnocchi, lasagne, all of which are home-made - but it also incorporates a fusion of new tastes, thanks to the selection of local game, such as kudu, springbok, ostrich. Cristiana and Gianni Minori offer great service and one more reason to spend a night in Swellendam. A few cosy tables are attentively attended to. Each day Cristiana and her staff experiment and create new recipes, paying particular attention to the seasoning and territoriality of the ingredients. In the cooler evenings the fireplace ensures a glowing light and warmth that make the atmosphere truly special, while summer dinners in the garden, appreciating the pleasures of the table and tasting good wine, make an unforgettable experience.

Mattsen's Restaurant in Swellendam

Mattsen's Restaurant

Swellendam South African restaurant in Swellendam

Casual, relaxed dining is the order of the day at Mattsen’s.A venue for all weather, diners may spend their time on the deck, shaded by grand oak trees in summer, or inside by the large fire in winter.A vast menu offers wonderfully fresh food, including the superbly-done steaks that Mattsen’s is known for.A large wine list presents diners with a good choice from local wine farms.Experience the renowned South African hospitality and give Mattsen’s some time.

Old Gaol on Church Square in Swellendam

Old Gaol on Church Square

Swellendam South African restaurant in Swellendam

Old Goal on Church Square started as an empowerment venture and has grown to the popular, high quality establishment it is today. Traditional South African meals are served that could put your grandmother to shame. The delicious food is only complemented by the professional and friendly service. They are open every day from 8 am to 5 pm.

Powell House Restaurant in Swellendam

Powell House Restaurant

Swellendam South African restaurant in Swellendam

A cosy restaurant serving delicious country fare with accent on local-traditional dishes. The menu features traditional dishes, a trio of venison which gives the guest the opportunity to try three different venisons, fresh line fish arrives daily and the three-course set dinner menu changes weekly. Explore their extensive wine list, which has been carefully selected from wines of the region. Open for breakfast and lunch between 09h00 and 14h30 and re-opens for dinner at 18h00, from Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sundays. A cosy restaurant serving delicious country fare with accent on local-traditional dishes.

Sabine's Drostdy Restaurant in Swellendam

Sabine's Drostdy Restaurant

Swellendam Country restaurant in Swellendam

Cape Culture meets Belgian Flair... Experience food prepared with personal care and a passion for excellence! Your chef and hostess, Sabine, is Belgian and will personally ensure bourgondisch portions. Enjoy your meal and the superb service in an inviting ambience of the classic Cape-Dutch homestead, Zanddrift. The restaurant is open on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from 09h00 until the last guest leaves; it is open om Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 09h00 to 18h00; and Thursday the restaurant is closed. Sabine has opened and owned two busy restaurants in Swellendam which are still running successfully, and then opened Sabine’s Drostdy Restaurant on the 1 August 2010. As a Swellendam resident for 22 years already, Sabine’s two great passions are food and Swellendam. She fulfills both these passions in the her capacity as the owner of Sabine’s, which offers both the Swellendam market as well as all its visitors a dining experience to indulge in and a tourism product for Swellendam to be proud of. The menu offers tantalizing meals which could be served either outside while enjoying the most fantastic views, or, weather depending, in the homely atmosphere inside with a beckoning fire in the open fireplace. Fresh country air, flair and the finest food are what it's all about. The extensive wine list boasts a variety of wines from the area.

The Old Mill Restaurant in Swellendam

The Old Mill Restaurant

Swellendam Belgian restaurant in Swellendam

This stunning Cape Dutch Restaurant offers hearty breakfasts, superb ‘plattelanse’ lunches and must-try Mediterranean dinners. Enjoy the cool terrace when the weather permits, or sit inside and behold the quaint architecture and design of the interior. Only meat of the finest quality is used and carefully matured for 21 days. Each option and cut has a unique sauce to perfectly complement the taste. With the finest wines to add the finishing touch, a dining experience to remember awaits you at The Old Mill Restaurant.

Restaurants near Swellendam

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Em'S in Barrydale

Em'S

Barrydale South African restaurant in Barrydale(34.2 km from Swellendam)

Enjoy the heavenly aroma of freshly baked cakes and pies before wetting the appetite with a delicious range of cakes, tarts, pies, local homemade preserves and jams. Stock up on imported German products such as Pumpernickel bread and Bismark Herrings in tomato sauce and a selection of cold meats or decadent local cheeses such as goat's cheese with grappa, nuts and chocolate or olives and dried apricots. Visit Em's in the picturesque village of Barrydale, located just off the famous scenic Route 62.

Clarke of The Karoo in Barrydale

Clarke of The Karoo

Barrydale South African restaurant in Barrydale(34.2 km from Swellendam)

Set in the poster town of Barrydale guided by a landmark wind pump, Clarke of The Karoo seduces the palate with traditional Karoo cuisine infused with Mediterranean twists. Dishes spill off the menu boasting delights such as Karoo oysters, Cape Malay bobotie, legendary Karoo Lamb curry served with papadoms and a vast array of sambals, Whitebait and roasted vegetable bruchetta served with balsamic reduction. Speciality sandwiches and homemade burgers available on the menu with pan-seared Yellowfin Tuna a specialty request when available. Enjoy fresh organic salads, traditional dishes, and a warm inviting ambiance. Winter invites log fires and homemade soups at this favourite stopover on Route 62.

Goedverwacht Platters and Picnics in Bonnievale

Goedverwacht Platters and Picnics

Bonnievale Mediterranean restaurant in Bonnievale(40.4 km from Swellendam)

Cradled in the heart of Breede River Valley, perched along the shores of the Breede River, Goedverwacht Platters and Picnics awaken the senses with breathtaking scenery, picnic platters and homegrown wine. Dine on a choice of scrumptious Mediterranean or quiche platters, with option of self-catered picnic and platter picnics available. Goedverwacht invites a day of relaxation in stunning surrounds overlooking the beautiful vineyards and breathtaking scenery for an unforgettable day in the wine lands. Booking in advance is essential.

 

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