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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 25 June 2021 via mobile

We’ve eaten dinner here twice and will definitely go again when we sleep over in Colesberg in route to Joburg from George. Fresh hake dinner, lamp shanks and Bobotjie are all excellent and home made. Chicken liver starter also very good.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 June 2021

Excellent local food. Lamb, beef, pork - we had a variety and all were excellent quality and tasty. The restaurant is also frequented by locals. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 24 May 2021

Our host at the Fancy Cactus recommended two eateries in Colesberg for our dinner. The first one was empty - not a good sign but the Platteland was almost full and it was early in the evening. Having chosen a table outside under a shaded...roof and our robust red wine ordered we looked at the extensive menu. Being in the Karoo lamb was a natural choice. I noticed something I had never seen on any menu and that was Roasted Lambs Tails! I hadn't eaten these since I was a kid on our farm. So without hesitation that was my starter much to the horror of my wife and granddaughter. They were delicious, tender and tasty. For mains my wife ordered the Lamb Chops and the 14 year old a burger while I went for the Lamb Shank. All were a resounding success.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 6 May 2021 via mobile

We just popped in for overnight dinner. Service was great. Food was nice as well. Our friends had Burger and said it was excellent. My mom had the Fillet which she enjoyed a-lot. We both agreed that the green beans was too peppery, but could...be a personal preference as I am not sure how it should be. For me the pumpkin fritters was too doughy, would have liked more pumpkin, but my mom said she enjoyed them. I had the bebotie which was excellent as well, although the rice was very very dry. Overall good experience and will return.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 2 May 2021

Very limited menu specifically for people who do not eat red meat. Made the mistake of ordering Dom Pedros which took 30 minutes to arrive at our table. We appreciated the service of our waitress but the experience is one never to be repeated.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 16 January 2021 via mobile

As good as it can be in colesberg. The pets were kept on the outside area only that pleased me. And the food was good

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 13 January 2021

A real gem. Clearly a family run establishment. Fantastic and friendly service from everyone. We had the lamb shank and lamb chops - equal to the best we have had. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 3 January 2021 via mobile

Well worth a visit - we had lamb chops, chicken schnitzel, beef burger and creme brûlée. Absolutely delicious food and the vegetables served with the food were so yummy. Service was excellent. Definitely recommend going.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 29 December 2020 via mobile

Nice outdoor seating area. Service was fast and friendly. Traditional South African meals. We had babotie, lamb shank and lamb chops which can all be recommended. It's worth the slight turn off from N1.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 27 December 2020 via mobile

Friendly service and a wonderful breakfast with good coffee. What more do you need in the morning? They are open at 7:30am in the morning.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Christa G
31 March 2018|
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Response from AlanaR371 | Reviewed this property |
They have an outside area, in sure it would be fine. The inside area I doubt it. It was an amazing place, highly recommend it!!!
27 December 2017|
Response from louispot | Property representative |
Hi there unfortunately we dont do bookings this time of the year, you are more than welcome to have dinner with us ,as we have amble seating available.Regards Die Plattelander
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Die Plattelander is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5