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Butterfly's Bistro

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Main Road, Hogsback 5721, South Africa
+27 45 962 1326
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Today
09:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Tue - Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu 09:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely my favourite place for lunch in Hogsback, the food is delicious, well-prepared with fresh local ingredients and healthy and the seating (under a huge oak tree) is spectacular. They have banting and gluten-free options, as well as veggies for the veggies.

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Thank jessngolly
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we got through the door as they were closing, in fact i think some of the staff had knocked off already. Never the less, they welcomed us in, poured us a cold one and served us a great meal!

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Thank Peter R
Cape Town, South Africa
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really beautiful place for relaxing outside on a summer's day. Not so sure about winter; the inside is quite small. Service famously slow but the people were very friendly and the food was good.

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Thank Biddy G
Athens, Greece
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We popped by after our hike for a cold beer but the electricity had cut off. They offered us cider with ice instead and was nice to enjoy it while lying on the grass after a whole day of walking in the forest.

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Thank Alexandra B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Brilliant food. Cute eclectic decor. Friendly staff. Service does take long, but you are warned that you will have to wait as all food is freshly made. Food is reasly good, so wort the wait

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Thank Helga M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had both lunch and breakfast here and both meals were enjoyable. They pride themselves on it giving quick service but then Hogsback is not a quick service place! We were happy to go back there and the small gift shop had some cute gifts.

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Thank SalMarg
Secunda, South Africa
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I loved, loved, loved Butterfly Bistro. It is a cosy little Bistro with a great menu. We could not stay away! The best pizza, prego rolls and pecan nut pie! Great big lawn and outside seating for kids to run around. The staff is amazing

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Thank altaa2016
East London, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Butterfly Bistro has become a firm favourite of ours! After a weekend of camping their breakfasts are just what you need to gear you up for the trip home! What I especially love is that our group (vegetarians, vegans, omnivores) are all catered for! the staff are super friendly. The food is great! ice cold local craft beers on tap... More 

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Thank Debranette
Kenya
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Not a vegetarian but loved the vegetarian breakfast. Good coffee, great atmosphere. Be ready to wait a bit for food, they do warn you about this though.

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Thank Natasha R
Bavaria, Germany
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

nice garden setting, decent vanilla shake, cosy interieur, veggie options, only service should be speeded up but thats a common African deseace

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Thank Wickie m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Hogsback 5721, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Hogsback
  • Phone Number: +27 45 962 1326

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?