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The Black Swan Restaurant & Wine Bar

109 Baron Van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 81 529 0789
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
African, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
109 Baron Van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy to park and good location. Large menu catering for all tastes. Good local dishes well cooked and nicely presented. Very polite and attentive staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Taistel
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to this restaurant with guide who recommended it, and we weren't disappointed. It's not a high end restaurant, so that shouldn't be the expectation. But the menu was very nice with lots of choices and the wine list was decent. I had a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank McIntyres
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on the recommendation of our local hosts and were not disappointed. We both had Ostrich fillets which were delicious

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tonka65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at De Opstal who had a wedding on the evening we arrived, so the restaurant was closed . Fortunately we knew this in advance. The hotel organised for us to go to the Black Swan. It was a bit of a rush...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank diarmuid1892
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came specially to this restaurant as their website recommended the specialty pizzas. However, having ordered drinks and then asked about pizzas, we were informed that they stopped serving pizzas over 2 years ago! I was so disappointed as I was really looking forward to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ntanna17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good meal at the Black Swan having been booked in by De Opstal and provided with a courtesy bus which also does similar for other out of town lodges. The restaurant was busy with a lot of reservations as well as walk...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Confusion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to us by De Opstal Lodge. They supplied a free taxi to and from the restaurant which was outstanding. Service was very slow and the food wasn’t great. Quite a few things on the menu were not available including all but one of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sfergus1979
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The staff were very helpful. Portions are more than generous. Waitress even suggested I reconsider the lambs neck if not very hungry as they serve the whole actual neck. I thought that was very thoughtful of her as I hate to waste food. Starters (cheese...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Isabel M
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Ok food, large portions, cheap, but nothing really interesting on the menu. Ambience of a food hall. If you only have a couple of nights in Oudtshoorn, go for Bello Cibo instead.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JeJeWe
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant along the main road, no private parking. Limited menu for main dish, but no worries: what they serve is of extremely good quality and large portions. Leaves no more space for dessert ... The choice for wine by the glass is too narrow:...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Geert_De_Belie
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Response from Kaapin | Reviewed this property |
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Response from carelbotha | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Operating hours are on their website. Dress code is smart casual i would think and yes its gay friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Baron Van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Oudtshoorn
  • Phone Number: +27 81 529 0789
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