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Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
+27 51 753 0666
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good food and reasonably priced. Excellent service. Lamb chops, bobotie, burgers and schnitzel. Will visit again.

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here on our way to Knysna. Wonderful atmosphere. Place looks beautiful with very friendly staff. Food was delicious.

Thank Calie V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think the staff and owner are still on a (steep) learning curve. Staff is super nice and friendly but they lack experience. Food was overcooked and greasy. However, I feel they will get there.

Thank Geert Jan d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tasty good quality food. The lamb shank with pumpkin fritters is recommended. Good service too.

Thank Red947
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is ok and service is good . Lamb shank and Poetjie lacked flavor and chicken seems to have been defrosted . Portion sizes could we bigger as well for the price . 3 stars as we had a plastic tag attached to out lamb...More

Thank SA_Traveller12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked here from our B & B. We sat outside and watched the trucks leave for their long journeys north or south. The staff were very efficient and friendly. A glass of white wine cost R20 and they filled it to the brim! Order...More

Thank Joy F
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We walked here from our guest house which is something not often done in South Africa, more's the pity. Loved the walk, especially afterwards to help the large meals settle. Delish food and a very friendly waitress. Lots of ice served with a nice bottle...More

Thank FionaAyerst
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We sat outside as it was a lovely evening, service was excellent and friendly. We had the hamburger which was OK but the chips were excellent piping hot and fluffy. I had rump beautiful cooked to my liking, the pepper sauce a bit too spicy...More

Thank Albie K
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

So on our way to JHB looking for a good meal and it’s not what we got. Lamb Curry had no flavor and no curry either. Lamb Shank was tender but taste non existent it says red wine but no red wine used in the...More

1  Thank K2640URseans
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

There is little choice in town but this was one of two. Food was mostly meat but one vego option. Serves were good sized and staff friendly

Thank Phil W
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Antoinette P
3 December 2017|
Response from louispot | Property representative |
Unfortunately we will be closed 24th and 25hth
9 November 2016|
Response from Vernon V | Reviewed this property |
Sure you can. They have sufficient space.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Northern Cape  >  Colesberg
  • Phone Number: +27 51 753 0666
The building was built in the 1800s, originally a church. It's located next to a supermarket and opposite a church with a tall steeple. Waiter's called Hannes.
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