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Powell House Restaurant

113 Voortrek Street | Cnr Murray Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 3243
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb curry” (24 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (8 reviews)
“cassata” (3 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
African, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Value
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LOCATION
113 Voortrek Street | Cnr Murray Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 257 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although very quiet - which can mean unpopular - this restaurant surprised with its excellent Malay Curry Chicken - all meat, all flavour full, all tasting without being over powering - would return

Thank RARoberts1958
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had an awesome dinner in this restaurant! It is a nice place with an excellent service and food! We’ve eaten the warthog potjie and the antilope filet...it was just delicious! The dessert was really good too. The service was extraordinary! Thank you jacky (the...More

Thank Bergfreund330
Alan C, Owner at Powell House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful comments and for taking the time to write a review during your holiday. We very much appreciate it. We have also shown your review to Jackie and she was delighted to be mentioned. Kind regards Alan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful host with loads of charm and character. His wife in the kitchen cooks up the most lovely dishes. We had wonderfully done succulent lamb chops, and a venison shank full of flavour and done oh-so-tender. Highly recommended and make sure to secure a booking.

Thank CornetteZA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was of very good qualty and well priced. Very nice atmosphere. Walking distance from The Oude pastorie guest house.

Thank RonelSouthAfrica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful evening at Powell House, delicious exotic food and friendly attentive waitstaff. We really enjoyed the Impala shank and the springbok carpaccio. The house wine was outstanding.

Thank c4arm1ng
Alan C, Owner at Powell House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review - we appreciate the feedback. Regards Alan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very lovely evening at the Powell House Restaurant. The food was very delicious and the staff was great. We would definitely recommend the place. The next time we are around, we will go there again.

Thank Laura R
Alan C, Owner at Powell House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of your evening with us and we look forward to your next visit. Regards Alan

Reviewed 18 December 2017

Interesting looking building, friendly host. Good meal well cooked but soggy chips, needs to crisp them up somewhat.

Thank donkey6011
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Alan and his team produce wonderful fare. Not too plain, not too fancy - in fact just right. The muscles and the tiger prawns were spot on and my first Dom Pedro was abfab.

Thank richard b
Alan C, Owner at Powell House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and took the time to write a review. Glad you enjoyed the Dom Pedro .... its one of my favourites. Regards Alan

Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant by accident. The building from the outside doesnt look that great. However Inside you will find a very nice restaurant with a wonderful atmosphere. Our waitress was very friendly and we enjoyed a perfect evening with great service and very tasty...More

Thank menschki
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We were recommended to The Powell House by our Accommodation provider. It was a busy night and we had to wait quite a while - would have helped if we could have had a drink! - it came eventually, but was long gone before the...More

Thank Dawnve
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martin834
4 February 2015|
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Response from Alan C | Property representative |
Sorry we don't provide transport. There is a local taxi service which Andreas would call for you if you would like to eat with us. Regards - Alan - Powell House Restaurant
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Sue H
28 January 2015|
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Response from Alan C | Property representative |
Yes we are. Our hours are - Tuesday to Sat - open breakfast,lunch and dinner. Sundays open for dinner only. Closed on Mondays. Regards Powell House Restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Voortrek Street | Cnr Murray Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Swellendam
  • Phone Number: +27 28 514 3243
  • E-mail
Description
We make you feel at home. A quaint restaurant serving delicious food at great value.
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