About Pioneers

Pioneers restaurant finds itself in the historic Parsonage Street in the “Gem of the Karoo” – town of Graaff Reinet. Parsonage Street boasts the most national monuments than any other street in South Africa. A dream come true for a foodie with an interest in history.

The restaurant itself is housed in a national monument that is part of the history of the town. Guests can choose to be seated in any one of the four dining rooms, on the stoep or outside in the garden.

Patrons can appreciate the beauty of the landmarks while delving into Pioneers’ a la carte menu. There is good honest food on offer with a few adventurous dishes to satisfy a more demanding palate. Signature dishes include Baby Beef Bombay, Kudu Schnitzel, Rolled Fillet with banana and ham filling covered with an aromatic curry sauce.

Pioneers has become synonymous for a good evening out- hosting Karaoke and Jazz evenings. In summer, the shaded beer garden is an oasis in the Karoo.

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Reviews for Pioneers

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Crystal Abbott
10 March 2016

The food is absolutely excellent, big portion sizes and reasonably priced. My husband had the oxtail, it just fell off the bone and had the most amazing flavour, he even described it as the best oxtail he has ever tasted. I had the fillet, which was beautiful cooked, medium as I ordered it and just beautifully seasoned. The pumpkin fritters were so good and the beans were just amazing as well. Everything was basically cooked to perfection. Our compliments to the chef.

Mamello Khuto
16 January 2014

Beautiful fresh food. Great ambience on a historic street.

Jessica Sims
07 January 2013

Dinner was awesome! The food was to die for! Best meal of the entire holiday!

Accommodation near Pioneers

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Stemar Self-catering Guest Ho...

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Obesa Lodge

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Camdeboo Cottages

7 Reviews
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Camdeboo Cottages comprises nine self-catering cottages which are all national monuments, situated in the heart of historical...
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Kingfisher Lodge

4 Reviews
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Kingfisher Lodge is situated on the banks of the Sunday's River in a peaceful and quiet area of Graaff-Reinet. The town was established in...
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Jesa Accomodation and Camping...

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Pioneers Map

Pioneers is 3.1km from the centre of Graaff-Reinet , the nearest airport 226.5km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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