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Schoon de Companje - CLOSED

7 Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“bread” (78 reviews)
“croque madame” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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7 Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 298 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our coffee break here with lovely pastries. However the star of the show is watching the bakers at work!

Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We have been regulars of this exquisite Stellenbosch bakery for over 4 years now and have breakfast there every Sunday - Unfortunatly since the take over, it has lost it's soul and one can feel the very "corporate" vibe - Worst of all, the out...More

Thank CELINASouthAfrica
BoschendalFarmEstate, Manager at Schoon de Companje, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

We are so sorry that you feel this way. It is always worrying when your favorite cafe is taken over but we are confident that you will feel differently once you get to know the farm team as well as you knew the old one...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

We have been visiting this very original restaurant and bakery for many years now. (since its very first day of trading) The positives far outnumber the negatives as the food, the baked produce, the wine and the interior is simply unique and original. It was...More

1  Thank Leonard A
BoschendalFarmEstate, Manager at Schoon de Companje, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. As a new member of the team, Simphiwe was delighted to get such a positive review. Rest assured that our aim is to carry on the Schoon tradition of personal service and wonderful, locally farmed food. Our...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

What a wonderful place, had the Eggs Benedict.We had good service and the coffee is just delicious. The smell of the fresh bread and roasted coffee is enough to go back again.

1  Thank danieltravel2017
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Cappuccinos and wine on a Saturday afternoon. After a spot of shopping we popped into Schoon for a quick drink before heading of to an appointment. Atmosphere is always delightful and friendly, coffee quality is outstanding and wine was crisp and good.

Thank Coincut
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I enjoyed a great Eggs Benedict for breakfast - the best I can remember having. Food presentation was good, ambience great but service a little slow

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 1 June 2017

If I go to Stellenbosch, this is one of the first places we go to. I love the coffee, the breakfasts, the pastries and cakes. I just find it a tad bit dark to navigate my way around inside if I go and choose a...More

Thank Maria V
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Group of 8 for brunch. Great setting & interior decor. I had their 3 cheese burger & much touted thrice cooked fries. Ordered a medium burger. It was well done & fries were cold. Other dishes such as Croque madam & grilled cheese chorizo were...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Our 3rd visit and nothing has changed......order was mixed up. Koffee cold. Waitress not very helpfull

Thank Michellé O
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Really good burger, and nacho chip bowls made with the local Santa Annas organic corn chips. Pair it with the CBC Crystal Weiss and you have a winning meal! The menu is not very diverse but you will find something to curb the hunger and...More

Thank roeliens129
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 20
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa (Formerly De Oude Bank Bakkerij)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
Schoon de Companje is the collaboration of artists all under one roof all in one family. Fritz Schoon started the small, yet unique and unpretentious De Oude Bakkerij in 2010. De Oude Bakkerij received some sisters and brothers under the Schoon roof, namely; Nice To Meat You (Boutique Butchery), fannyChanel (Artisan Ice Cream), Het Wijnwinkeltjie (Boutique small scale wine shop), De Brasserij (local craft beer and local live music evenings), Het Roosterij (on site coffee roasting from various continents) we of course boast in a fresh fruits and veg section including surrounding cheeses such as Dalewood and Le Petit France. This is just the birth of something greater to come...
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