Restaurants in Greyton / Genadendal
Greyton and Genadendal are surrounded by the Riviersonderend Mountains and offer spectacular landscapes for the adventurous. Approximately a 2-hour drive from Cape Town, this historic hamlet has fast earned the reputation of being one of the Overberg’s perfect weekend getaway spots for hiking, picnicking and exploring the countryside.
Greyton and Genadendal boast gravel roads lined by lei water, ancient oaks, majestic gardens and painstakingly restored Victorian buildings. However, most importantly, the area features a wide range of restaurants to impress almost any foodie! You can enjoy a selection of fine dining, side-by-side with restaurants that cater for the whole family.
From Italian and Mediterranean flavours to steak houses and restaurants specialising in South African cuisine, there’s truly something to tempt everyone’s tastebuds in Greyton and Genadendal.
That is the real charm of this region, almost any type of cuisine is within walking distance from each other. You will find wood-fired pizza ovens and spots to brunch in outside garden areas, as well as good old-fashioned pubs serving the best of traditional local cuisine. And of course, wherever you do find yourself, there is always the opportunity to pair your food with delicious local wines, craft beer and freshly pressed juices.
If you are travelling with children, there are a few restaurants in Greyton and Genadendal that make a point of being a paradise for kids and by extension, heaven for parents. Serving culinary delights for breakfast, brunch and teatime, these restaurants offer great coffee and warm, enthusiastic service. Many of the restaurants make a point of capturing the spirit of Greyton and Genadendal by supporting locally grown produce in their menus. This means that you will be eating the very best in farm-fresh fruits, vegetables and meat.
If you’re on the hunt for restaurants that serve traditional South African grub in Greyton and Genadendal, then definitely seek out pubs and grills. You will be able to discover dishes like bobotie, tomato and bean bredie, fresh salads, roti and curries as well as home-made puddings and cakes. Enjoy wonderful local spins on dishes like steak, ribs, chicken, curry, calamari and pasta as well as line-fish of the day, driven in from nearby coastal towns. Something most cafes and restaurants have in common in this amazing part of the world is their passion, friendliness and freshness!
Where ever you dine in Greyton and Genadendal you will have a wide range of South African wines available to complement your food. Being wine-country, these are more than reasonably priced and cater for all tastes. If you like to move around and experience as many establishments as possible, you can browse several restaurants, pubs and even shops or art galleries all within walking distance from each other.