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Swellendam restaurants

Where to eat in Swellendam

There are numerous restaurants in Swellendam of varying character and quality.

The ones which follow are those to which we regularly send our guests. We closely monitor the performance of these restaurants and canvass the opinions of our guests after each visit.

We regularly eat at all the restaurants we list on our website. However, there are many restaurants at which we have not eaten and, therefore, which are not listed, so discerning surfers should not see our list as comprehensive or fully representative of what is available.

It is merely a selection of establishments of which we have some knowledge, and the list will change and grow as we are able to widen our gastronomic experience.

We take no responsibility for the experience you may have when visiting the restaurants listed, but we hope that you will enjoy them as much as we do.

Drostdy Restaurant
has a unique historical past, having been built in 1757. David and Annelies serve beautifully prepared food in an authentic setting.
028 514 3825. Swellengrebel Street

Lilly’s Restaurant
Situated at Milestone House on Voortrek street, with a good menu including sushi, kids menu and separate lunch menu.  Live music at lunch time on Sundays

Field and Fork
restaurant in the museum complex on Swellengrebel Street serves fabulous dinners with a French flair.
Telephone: 028 514 3430

De Companjie
MariLouise and her team use meat from their farm in the Northern Cape to make fabulous dishes in this intimate restaurant which is full of atmosphere.
Telephone: 083 446 1123. mydecompanjie@gmail.com

De Vagabond
is a South African Restaurant that specialises in traditional South African delicacies
Telephone: 028 514 2221. Voortrek Street 132

Powell House Restaurant
Alan makes you feel relaxed in the restaurant while Cheryl is creating her magic in the kitchen.
Telephone: 028 514 3243. 113 Voortrek Street

Koornlands Restaurant
Marianne and Steve prepare wonderful local dishes for you in this cosy, stylish restaurant, full of atmosphere and good cheer. Sit outside in summer or next to the roaring fire in winter or visit the bar for a cocktail.
Telephone: 028 514 3567, Voortrek Street koornlands@swellendam.com

The Old Gaol Restaurant
Lunches with a magnificent view of the Moederkerk.
Telephone: 028 514 3847, Voortrek Street

La Sosta
Chris, Nina and Salvatore have created a very fine Italian restaurant which won the award as the best Italian Restaurant in South Africa
Telephone: 028 514 1470, 145 Voortrek Street info@lasostaswellendam.com

La Belle Alliance
Nestling on the banks of the koornlands river, a beautiful place for a light lunch.

Woodpecker Restaurant and Pizza deli
Large choice of salads, sandwiches, pasta, pizzas, schnitzels, Burgers to suit all tastes.
Telephone: 028 514 2924, 270 Voortrek Street