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Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
+27 51 753 0666
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked here from our B & B. We sat outside and watched the trucks leave for their long journeys north or south. The staff were very efficient and friendly. A glass of white wine cost R20 and they filled it to the brim! Order...More

Thank Joy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked here from our guest house which is something not often done in South Africa, more's the pity. Loved the walk, especially afterwards to help the large meals settle. Delish food and a very friendly waitress. Lots of ice served with a nice bottle...More

Thank FionaAyerst
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat outside as it was a lovely evening, service was excellent and friendly. We had the hamburger which was OK but the chips were excellent piping hot and fluffy. I had rump beautiful cooked to my liking, the pepper sauce a bit too spicy...More

Thank Albie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So on our way to JHB looking for a good meal and it’s not what we got. Lamb Curry had no flavor and no curry either. Lamb Shank was tender but taste non existent it says red wine but no red wine used in the...More

Thank K2640URseans
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

There is little choice in town but this was one of two. Food was mostly meat but one vego option. Serves were good sized and staff friendly

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

An interestimg history as a mewspaper but now very much a karoo restaurant. Lots of choice and huge portions of dishes such as babotie with yellow rice and raisins and lamb chops, all served with sides of green beans and pumpkin fritters which are sweet...More

Thank Freda E
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Descent restaurant with good good and service. Menu for vegetarians is very limited though (only 1 item!)

Thank PeterGrobler
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We ate at Plattelander after a long tiring day. Service was friendly, mood was relaxing, food was good. Menu was varied, portions were substantial. We would be happy to eat there again. It was a relief that there were no TV's blaring out just pleasant...More

Thank Wendy011
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The restaurant served excellent food on the Sunday evening we were there. The portions are generous and very tasty and the service was friendly.

Thank Pieter K
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for a hearty plate of food after a long day of travelling. Friendly service and a decent menu selection. Looking forward to the next visit

Thank Anna M
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9 November 2016|
Response from Vernon V | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Northern Cape  >  Colesberg
  • Phone Number: +27 51 753 0666
The building was built in the 1800s, originally a church. It's located next to a supermarket and opposite a church with a tall steeple. Waiter's called Hannes.
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