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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%
Travellers talk about
“ostrich steak” (49 reviews)
“mash” (13 reviews)
“seafood pasta” (9 reviews)
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 26 January 2015

on recommendation we decided to go to the black swan . we were picked up by the owner from our hotel with no charge . Food was excellent with a good atmosphere and pleasant waiter service. the only downside was as the evening went on...More

Date of visit: January 2015
3  Thank global22u
Reviewed 17 January 2015

The restaurant is well located on Baron von Reede next to ArtKaroo. A nice outdoor seating area, perfect for enjoying a cocktail before dinner, IF you can get any service. We were at Black Swan twice over the holidays and disappointed both times, by the...More

Date of visit: January 2015
3  Thank Charon2014
ESwieg, Owner at The Black Swan Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2015

Dear Patron First, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. Secondly, I wish to apologize for any inconvenience the staff have caused you on your visit. I believe you will be very happy to know, that since then...More

Reviewed 16 January 2015

Great meal happy staff ,the portions are good the presentation is pretty and when my husband asked for tomatoes as a side plate they were very happy to oblige but the charge was crazy so we complaned and they were very gracious about it ,great...More

Date of visit: January 2015
4  Thank chin383
Reviewed 13 January 2015

We were a group of ten who turned up at this restaurant quite late and without a reservation. Although they appeared quite busy, they quickly managed to put together a table for us. The service was unobtrusive, but fine wine and excellent food arrived with...More

Date of visit: November 2014
5  Thank 14jaym
Reviewed 13 January 2015

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel and were not disappointed. I had the fillet steak which was very tender and a massive size together with vegetables. One of the best, if not the best, I had had. My wife had the ravioli which...More

Date of visit: January 2015
7  Thank Zinzanfamily
Reviewed 9 January 2015 via mobile

We have just had a wonderful evening meal at this restaurant. I wanted to try Ostrich and they cooked it wonderfully with a pepper coating. My partner had the Black Prawns which were perfectly cooked. Try the salmon blinis for starter too. The wine list...More

8  Thank 66julesb
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We dined here on the recommendation of the staff from Hllanga Lodge 1st night food & service was fantastic and very cheap as well. 2nd night food was fantastic but service was very slow, which was a shame, would have no problem recommending the Black...More

Date of visit: January 2015
9  Thank Iain H
Reviewed 27 December 2014

What an unexpected gem of a restaurant. We were lucky to get a table at the packed Black Swan restaurant. The service was great - and the food amazing. Absolutely delicious. Portions were generous. I would recommend this restaurant any day.

Date of visit: December 2014
5  Thank Hobbescat12
Reviewed 25 December 2014

We had a quick lunch at the black swan. Time was against us however the staff insured our food was rushed along and it came out quickly and perfect! I cannot remember the waitresses name but she was a short girl with glasses. Big smile...More

Date of visit: December 2014
5  Thank drgap2014
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Food was very good, wine reasonably priced. Not much choice though - would have liked a bit more choice, especially salad. Asked for a medium well steak, which came half raw and had to be sent back while my family enjoyed their food. But generally...More

Date of visit: December 2014
3  Thank 563debbie
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Response from Kaapin | Reviewed this property |
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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