Restaurants in Swellendam

The Overberg is a feast for the senses and if you intend on travelling this world-famous route, you’re in for a real treat. For starters, you’ll see scenery that’s truly remarkable. From breath-taking mountain ranges with peaks that brush the clouds to awe-inspiring seascapes - often complete with passing whales or dolphins - everywhere you look is sublime. In addition to the gorgeous surroundings, this part of South Africa is home to a charming scattering of small towns, each with its own flavour. Whether you’re looking for the best places to eat in Swellendam or a special book store in Montagu, you’ll discover more than you expect when you start exploring the area.

One of the most surprising destinations along this route is the picturesque town of Swellendam. Although it is renowned for its rich heritage, boasting buildings that date back to 1746, these historic monuments are only a part of the area’s allure. The thriving art community also contributes to the town in various ways. Pottery studios, farm stalls, art galleries and festivals are commonplace here and the culinary arts are not forgotten. In fact, when you’re wondering where eat in Swellendam, you’ll soon discover a smorgasbord of options. The local flavour is as diverse as the scenery and regardless of your tastes, you’re bound to find the right spots. 

If you like the feel of a quirky restaurant that experiments with new flavour combinations, then some of the best places to eat in Swellendam will suit your palate. Most of these are owner-run, meaning that you can expect a high level of service and attention – often from the chef him or herself! On the other hand, if you’re in the mood for some hearty, traditional fare, you’ll find your fill at a number of well-established eateries in this charming little town. 

Taking a walk around the settlement gives you the unique opportunity to stumble onto a cosy bistro or vibrant café. These little spots dot the streets in the bustling heart of Swellendam and are welcoming places for visitors to rest their feet between guided tours and general meandering. They’re also great places to absorb the atmosphere. In addition to a delicious meal or a fantastic cup of coffee, you’ll get a chance to survey the surroundings and the passers-by.

Part of any journey involves sampling the local food and when you’re visiting Swellendam, you’ll find yourself creating opportunities to eat out at the local restaurants.

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Full Stop Cafe is a Restaurant & Pub situated in the heart of Swellendam. Serving Pizzas, Light Meals.

Family Restaurant serving Local Cuisine and Traditional South African Dishes, including; Bobotie, Game Pie, Kudu Fillet, Springbok Shank, Malva Pudding.

Quaint little restaurant/take away with a good selection of great food.

Conveniently located near the post office , library and municipality . We offer freshly prepared light meals and breakfast ,Fantastic coffee and freshly baked c...

Wimpy is a leading South African quick service restaurant with a wide range of burgers, breakfast and coffee. There's a Wimpy moment in everyday!

La Belle Alliance, a family run restaurant since 1998, is situated on the main road between the Drostdy Museum and the Dutch Reformed Church, on the bank of the...

Owner driven, we welcome you in our warm and relaxing atmosphere.

Field & Fork the Fine Dining Restaurant in Swellendam derives its name from the culinary vision of bringing locally sourced quality produce from the field to y...

The Old Mill Restaurant is a welcoming restaurant, with both indoor and outdoor dining on the Western Cape’s garden route.

As you enter the restaurant you are transported to an old world. The low reed ceiling, thick plastered walls and candlelit atmosphere all physically transport y...

Koornlands Restaurant is located in the historic Overberg town of Swellendam, roughly two hours’ drive from Cape Town. A range of excellent accommodation is a...

Excellent choice of South African cuisine and amazingly efficient service.

Tredici is the Italian way of saying Baker’s Dozen – a belief dating back to the 13th century. Way back then bakers would illustrate their honesty by always...

Our country kitchen restaurant offers delicious breakfasts for guests, carefully sourced and lovingly prepared using local produce, including home baked breads,...

We pride ourselves on our good and friendly service.

Come and enjoy our meals and good company.

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A place where the nostalgic aroma of coffee beans and freshly baked cake always hangs in the air. Café Oppi Stoep’s charm lies hidden in its huge oak trees, ...

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Full Stop Cafe is a Restaurant & Pub situated in the heart of Swellendam. Serving Pizzas, Light Meals.

Family Restaurant serving Local Cuisine and Traditional South African Dishes, including; Bobotie, Game Pie, Kudu Fillet, Springbok Shank, Malva Pudding.

Quaint little restaurant/take away with a good selection of great food.

Conveniently located near the post office , library and municipality . We offer freshly prepared light meals and breakfast ,Fantastic coffee and freshly baked c...

Wimpy is a leading South African quick service restaurant with a wide range of burgers, breakfast and coffee. There's a Wimpy moment in everyday!

La Belle Alliance, a family run restaurant since 1998, is situated on the main road between the Drostdy Museum and the Dutch Reformed Church, on the bank of the...

Owner driven, we welcome you in our warm and relaxing atmosphere.

Field & Fork the Fine Dining Restaurant in Swellendam derives its name from the culinary vision of bringing locally sourced quality produce from the field to y...

The Old Mill Restaurant is a welcoming restaurant, with both indoor and outdoor dining on the Western Cape’s garden route.

As you enter the restaurant you are transported to an old world. The low reed ceiling, thick plastered walls and candlelit atmosphere all physically transport y...

Koornlands Restaurant is located in the historic Overberg town of Swellendam, roughly two hours’ drive from Cape Town. A range of excellent accommodation is a...

Excellent choice of South African cuisine and amazingly efficient service.

Tredici is the Italian way of saying Baker’s Dozen – a belief dating back to the 13th century. Way back then bakers would illustrate their honesty by always...

Our country kitchen restaurant offers delicious breakfasts for guests, carefully sourced and lovingly prepared using local produce, including home baked breads,...

We pride ourselves on our good and friendly service.

Come and enjoy our meals and good company.