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52 Somerset Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
+27 87 550 1363
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (53 reviews)
“cakes” (42 reviews)
“lamb shank” (43 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
52 Somerset Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 630 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Owner/chef has put a whole lot of hard work and effort here. The restaurant is situated in a lovely old building with beautiful high ceilings and has a spacious feel. The food was really lovely, and there were loads of baked goods on offer....More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful coffee shop and restaurant with a fabulous outdoor courtyard. Service was impeccable and the management welcoming. The menu had good options for vegetarians and the cakes were divine. We loved it so much we returned the next morning.

Thank Nicki W
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I have heard of Polka from friends of mine and being in Graaff Reinet for 2 days, I visited this quaint coffee shop with my daughter and 2 friends. What a delightful experience. The thin crust pizzas are lovely, but the show stopper was the...More

Thank dorette441
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Stopped at Polka to break the long drive again. Becoming Home from Home. Always have an excellent meal there. Good service and good value.

Thank David S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

An amazing restaurant, lovely decoration and delicious food. Make sure you come hungry, because you do not want to miss out on the wide variety of marvelous desserts!

Thank Janna P
Reviewed 10 August 2017

So how do you know where to stop for your one-chance-only daily coffee break, when you're traveling between Gauteng and George? Just this morning we were driving into Graaf-Reinet at about 11h10. From about 10h30 the need for our morning coffee break was starting to...More

Thank Carbonblack
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We enjoyed a meal with family and friends two years ago. The menu had sufficient variety for all tastes and we had a great evening. Recently, we visited again and it was just as we remembered! Great cuisine and scrumptious pastries.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We certainly did not expect to find such a wonderful restaurant. The food is absolutely amazing, the place very welcoming and the staff is super friendly, especially Blanche. We are here in Graaff Reinet for 3 nights and ate here.... 3 times in a row....More

Thank Judith W
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We popped in here for coffee which we thoroughly enjoyed. It was unfortunate that we were not hungry at the time as the menu was interesting and the plates of food being brought out looked delicious. We were planning to return for dinner but unfortunately...More

Thank mags592014
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

A trip to Graaff Reinet will not be same without dinner at Polka. Lamb Shank a winner. Prizes are fair and also have Pizza available. Loved it.

Thank Andries V
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Arnold B
10 July 2017|
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Response from woo a | Reviewed this property |
Not too sure. However, the wine is not expensive so I am sure you will manage to find something nice. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Somerset Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Graaff-Reinet
  • Phone Number: +27 87 550 1363
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