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Field & Fork

26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 3430
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (14 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
“creme brulee” (12 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were in Swellendam for 1 night during public holiday and some of the restaurants were closed. Our host suggested to try this place and so we did. It did not disappoint us at all. The food selections are not much as they only offered...More

1  Thank paulines971
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Staying for one night in Swellendam this restaurant was recommended from our receptionist. It turned out to be a wonderful dinner in a nice setting, friendly personal and excellent cuisine. Could not be better!

1  Thank Sven V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Swellendam around 8 pm on our self drive South Africa vacation. We checked into our hotel and drove around town looking for the Field and Fork restaurant mentioned in our travel book. The restaurant is wonderful in 250 year old buildings and...More

2  Thank aekrfk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were happy with the atmosphere and the food was delicious. It is more pricey and the wine very expensive but the hosts atmosphere and food quality all worth it!

Thank HeleneKoornhof
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in for dinner during low season and greeted by friendly and attentive staff. Really quaint setting - feels like you are eating with others in someone’s house - like a supper club. There is even a friendly cat wandering around. The French style...More

Thank Becca L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small restaurant with a good choice of menu with a good wine and beer selection . We had 2 courses and the meal was excellent, The fillet of beef was the best we had tasted for a long time. Friendly staff and great service....More

1  Thank Rosebud388
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being an old stone building that has been restored rather than renovated, dining in one of the small front rooms was akin to being in someone's home, despite 3 other tables of diners. A small compact menu still offered plenty. Great and friendly service throughout....More

2  Thank Emanpee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for the 3 course option it was all excellent & presented beautifully. It has a quant feel to it and we were impressed with our taxi dropping us off & collecting us when we were ready, obviously the resturant had made contact for...More

2  Thank Brian230947
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We had a wonderful meal. The service was fantastic I will be back. The Chef knew how to prepare a steak so tender and mouth watering.

3  Thank John B
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Great dining here. We took the proposed menu which appeared an excellent choice: kudu carpaccio, lamb, chocolate cake with a 21-years old brandy and a very strong ethiopian espresso. Excellent wine too. To be recommended.

2  Thank Jan P
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19 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from FDRSwellendam | Property representative |
Yes Currently fillet of Black Angus beef on the menu
5 December 2016|
Response from FDRSwellendam | Property representative |
Hi Unfortunately no. Closed 24-26 Dec
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 15
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Swellendam
  • Phone Number: +27 28 514 3430
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Field & Fork derives its name from the culinary vision of bringing locally sourced quality produce from the field to your table. Chef and owner Francois du Rand, serves these ingredients with a great passion for food and a dash of French flair. Field & Fork is located in Swellendam's heritage area and forms part of the Drostdy Museum. Steeped in history and oozing character, this restaurant brings you modern style bistro food with panache.The menu is small and changes often but caters for all palates.Our wines as our food, are only sourced locally from award winning wineries. Welcome to the Field & Fork. Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays from 6pm for dinner service.
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