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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 good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb curry” (26 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (8 reviews)
“malva pudding” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
113 Voortrek Street | Cnr Murray Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 296 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful food - cooked exactly as we requested and served with a smile... the owner and his wife cannot do enough to ensure you leave completely satisfied ... and they do not charge ridiculous prices either.. We loved it... was it the best meal we...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went there twice - it was that good! The meals were prepared to perfection, but not "overdone" in this new-fashioned decorative ways that are so common today. Meat was tender and delicious, vegetables were crisp and perfect, too. The chef recommends excellent wines to...More

Thank Curiosity777697
Alan C, Owner at Powell House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Curiosity 777697 thank you for your super review. It is always lovely to get feedback from our guests and we hpe you will return one day. Regards Alan

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying for one night in De Oude Pastorie in Swellendam. The owner of this great guest house gave us a tip for dinner: Powell House Restaurant. This is on walking distance from the guest house and you won't be disappointed. The food was...More

Thank esther e
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is spectacular and the food is even better. I can see why they are one of the best places to stop for a meal. The Durban curry is truly impressive.

Thank 777dirkc
Alan C, Owner at Powell House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dirk C Thank you for a wonderful review. My wife is a Durban girl so was delighted to get your comment for her curry. We hope you will visit again soon. Regards Alan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there 3 weeks again with my mother. I had the chicken curry which was very well prepared. I liked the plate decoration and enjoyed my meal. My mother had a white sauce pasta. We also had the house wine and malva pudding. It...More

Thank SujayS130
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In terms of food and service this is the top place! Just top notch dishes: everything from starters (game carpaccio, mussels) to mains (salmon trout with magic lemon sauce). And the service!!! So warm attitude, so attentive. The owner got it that we have to...More

Thank cricetus
Alan C, Owner at Powell House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow what a fabulous review. Feedback like this mKes the hRd work worthwhile. Thank yoy Cricetus and Elena.

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Excellent service & delicious food in this calm attractive building in Swellendam. Traditional SA dishes feature (Warthog Potjie, Babotie, Malva Pudding). Highly recommended.

Thank oupa
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The stuff was not only very kind but also highly attentive. The food (starters, main dishes and desserts) was just delicious and so was the wine - it perfectly matched with the food. Great quality at a fair price!

Thank Nico_m_1988
Alan C, Owner at Powell House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you for the lovely 5 star review. We love getting feedback and sharing it with our staff. Regards Alan

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We were treated to an amazing dinner, service was fantastic, the food was delicious and perfect ambience. Thank you!!!

Thank creamer15
Alan C, Owner at Powell House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you so much for your 5 star review. We appreciate getting feedback and the staff are also advised of all reviews. we hope you will return one day soon. Regards Alan

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We have been directly greeted by the lovely owner and had a short chat with him. We had the ostrich bobotie and the rump steak, both of which were really delicious. We finished of our dinner with the offered cheese platter which was served with...More

Thank 123_Tia
Alan C, Owner at Powell House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Wow what a lovely review. Thank you very much. We strive to make all our guests as happy as you were and hope we can welcome you back one day. Regards Alan

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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
Breakfast, Dinner, 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
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
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
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Description
We make you feel at home. A quaint restaurant serving delicious food at great value.
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