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De Companjie

) #8 of 27 Restaurants in Swellendam ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ African, International,
5 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 83 446 1123
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (20 reviews)
“nice diner” (2 reviews)
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African, International, Grill, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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5 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great meal in lovely surroundings. Staff and service excellent. Good variety on the menu. Good value for money.

Thank Grant S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Disappointing - was recommended this restaurant, but despite the claims in its leaflet and website found it closed on the Monday we visited so cannot comment further

Thank Chuffer81A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Looking for a restaurant people proposed De Companjie. We arrived there and the employers were very friendly. The hamburger looks very poor, a small bun and 5 pieces of patato. The desert, applecrumble was not coocked well the apple was still very hard. The prices...More

Thank Tedhoek
Reviewed 30 April 2017

In comparison to other nice restaurant the quality for the prices was really poor. Warmed up steaks, boring entrees, the "best" was the nice view right into the loo - enjoy! We will never go there again!

Thank Sabine S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

De Companje is must visit- the food, accommodation, hospitality and over-all experience is a must visit. Marie-Louise's flair is everywhere.

Thank CecileSteenberg
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We found this restaurant absolutely lovely. The food was really lovely, well cooked and presented, good menu and choice of wines. Very good value. It is small, quiet and very friendly. Freddie, our waiter, could not have been more attentive and helpful and helped us...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Stayed one night in Swellendam and chose to eat at this little restaurant which proved be definitely the right choice even though it was the evening in which we experienced the only serious rain of our 16 days in SA. Gorgeous food, tried the Kudu...More

Thank Caggyot
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were most delighted with the excellent food as well as the setting of this restaurant. Sitting outside on the terrace we enjoyed an unobstructed view of the surrounding mountains.

Thank jancan
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Very good kitchen. I eated a good beef. Nice service too. The restaurant is attractively. For a nice diner a place to be

Thank Ruud P
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This appears to be one of the best restaurants in Swellendam & very popular. The staff were very helpful & efficient. The food was of very good quality & prepared & presented well.

Thank IN530
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 18
African, International, Grill, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Swellendam
  • Phone Number: +27 83 446 1123
  • E-mail
Situated in the picturesque town of Swellendam, a national heritage building dating back to 1834 is the venue of our ownermanaged cafe-styled restaurant producing fine local cuisine. Locally produced quality ingredients are used along our free range beef and venison from our Kalahari farm that is our flagship. Enjoy homemade cocktails, local boutique wines and finely prepared meals on our stoep this summer whilst soaking up the best of country life. Enjoy a fine glass of bubbly or cocktail with a cheese platter in our Secret Courtyard Hibiscus Bar.
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