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Koornlands Restaurant

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192 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 3567
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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good and attentive welcome. Offered drink and menu very quickly. We were looking for something different in choice of menu. This had it all such a wide choice of meats,Kudu,Ostrich, Springboek etc. The presentation and quality was superb with lots of different flavours. Wine list good. Couldn't comment on desserts as we were so full after the main course. Pleasant... More 

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paarl
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Last year 2016 we tried to experience this restaurant,but it was fully booked. We made a reservation in januari 2017 and parked our car on the back of the restaurant.It was not very attractive,dark and not cleaned up. The front needed an upgrading(paint etc). Our starters were good,but not special.Our filets as maincourse were served on a hot tile with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A good range of African animals on the menu if you enjoy that sort of thing. Very pleasant staff. A good experience. Disabled access a little tricky.

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Worcester UK
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104 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Koornlands was the Restaurant we chose in Swellendam based on its reviews from several sources, we liked the family based team, the history, the methodology and of course the thought of excellently prepared food. We weren't disappointed, the whole experience was very well done, from our reception on arrival, through the attentive service, the advice and guidance we had from... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful restaurant in Swellendam with wonderful owners Marianne and Steve and super friendly stuff. We had a delicious dinner and a wonderful time. My favorite in the Western Cape

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to this restaurant because it offered menus that contained African game dishes. As the meat comes from managed sources it's difficult to have issues with it unless you're vegetarian or similar. The portions are sensible and beautifully presented. Value for money is, literally, a selling point. The staff will explain the dishes in detail and suggest appropriate... More 

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UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food and service at this restaurant, it was a nice touch that the chef/owner came around the tables to check that everything was satisfactory. I can definitely recommend the Malay chicken curry.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and very nice staff. We had springbok and kudu and It was amazing. And got a very good merlot. The staff was great and very helpful.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were well received by the matron. The menu was very tantalising, the pork looked good and so did the springbok. Both were really delicious and nicely served. But the real treat came in the trifle. It was so delicious and light. We had shared, but could well have another portion of it. But one needs to think about being... More 

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Wutoeschingen
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Das Essen, Salat, Málaya Curry, Dessert, Cheesebord, war sehr sehr lecker. The Food was awesome. Die Bedienungen waren sehr freundlich, herzlich, mega nett. The waitresses were friendly and lovely. Die englischen Inhaber waren ebenfalls sehr freundlich. The english owner were very kindly too. We like it 100% . GERI and Mikel, guests from Rothman Manor.

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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
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 18
Cuisine
African, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Swellendam
  • Phone Number: +27 28 514 3567
Description
Koornlands Restaurant is the longest serving restaurant in Swellendam, established in 1994. We pride ourselves as being amongst the finest. Warm, friendly and always professional. Our menu often changes due to the seasons and availability. A menu gegustation with wine pairing is available for table participation. Our venison is legend and so is our comprehensive wine cellar. Dine alfresco on the veranda or the garden. We care about vegetarian and vegan preferences.

Reservations are highly recommended, due to limited seating.
04.00 PM - 06.00 PM Drinks
06.00 PM - 10.00 PM Dinner

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