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Drostdy Restaurant

Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 3825
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (18 reviews)
“bobotie” (21 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
French, African, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 177 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Completely overrated. To be honest, I left hungry after our 3 courses...which is probably the worst, after having a meal in a restaurant. Never again.

Thank endaxi0815
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good restaurant. Good food. Great music . Friendly staff. Order their specialties and you cant go wrong.

Thank Michel H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Full marks to the chef, absolutely lovely food, so tasty, every mouthful full of flavour, just wish we had room for the lovely sounding desert, front house staff were very polite, friendly, such good value for money.

Thank Debbie J
Drostdyview, Owner at Drostdy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Debbie Thank you so much for your lovely review, we appreciate your feedback! Hope to welcome you soon again at Drostdy Restaurant to have that dessert... Best regards, David and Annelie

Reviewed 6 days ago

We sat at a table outside and enjoyed the beautiful scenery. The dish Trio of game was delicious. It was good service too. We would recommend Drostdy Restaurant.

Thank carol1ne11
Drostdyview, Owner at Drostdy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Carol Thank you for your great, to the point comments ! We do love the short and sweet reviews... We wish you a fun time in SA! Best regards, Annelie and David Godin

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having booked for two people, it took an hour and 5 mins to get one starter, (Thai style calamari) (it took ages to even get the waitress to take the order in the first place)and then another 25 mins to get the main course (2...More

1  Thank Mark L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a table outside on a warm evening which was lovely to watch the sun come down. The staff were so friendly and very efficient. We spoilt ourselves with 3 courses each and were not disappointed. The food was beautifully presented and very delicious....More

Thank Tracie0909
Drostdyview, Owner at Drostdy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Tracie Thank you so much for your lovely review!We appreciate your feedback and taking the time to rate us. We wish you a great time in SA and all the best! Sunny regards, Annelie and David Godin

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best French onion soup in SA. Trio of game was exceptional. We ate outside while the sun was setting behind the trees - beautiful.

Thank JonnyWolf
Drostdyview, Owner at Drostdy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jonny Thank you for the great review, love it short and sweet! Hope you had the time of your life in Swellendam, and we hope to see you soon again! Friendly regards, Annelie and David Godin

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flavourful Friendly all round great restaurant Annelie and Her team is the best Thank you We return.

Thank Conrad E
Drostdyview, Owner at Drostdy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Conrad Thank you for your awesome, short and sweet review!! Come and visit us soon again..Lekker to have you at Drostdy Restaurant. Friendly regards Annelie and David

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lets not play around this is a 5 out of 5 restaurant with food, atmosphere, service just exceptional.

Thank MariusRoux
Drostdyview, Owner at Drostdy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Marius We just love your review! Thank you so much, it was so nice chatting to you and your lovely family. Have a wonderful and blessed 2018! Annelie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for an outstanding place to have dinner, then this is your go to option. The restaurant is situated in a very old and authentic building in Swellendam. You can sit inside and outside, both is very nice. The food is simply...More

Thank WeLoveHolidays2013
Drostdyview, Owner at Drostdy Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you sooo much for your lovely review and taking time from your holidays to write us a review! We are happy to hear you have enjoyed it and welcome you back on your next visit. Have a wonderful festive time in SA and all...More

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Cindyvan7791
19 February 2015|
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Response from drostdy62 | Property representative |
Dear Cindy, yes we have vegetarian options, vegetable lasagne, vegetarian pasta. Different vegetables as well. Kind regards
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atomcrusher
4 January 2015|
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Response from drostdy62 | Property representative |
Dear Sir We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for bringing this under our attention. We will certainly make sure to respond in future on all comments made by our customers. Kind regards Drostdy Restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa (Formerly Sabine's Drostdy Restaurant)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Swellendam
  • Phone Number: +27 28 514 3825
  • E-mail
Description
Drostdy Restaurant has the best mountain views in town, overlooking an indigenous garden with a lovely outside seating area, (weather permitting). Our aim is to offer and deliver freshly produced meals, a relaxing experience matched with efficient and attentive service, all set in the beautiful surroundings of this 1757 heritage building. We believe in; and offering value for money and a variety of choice, both traditional and contemporary dishes on our menu. We welcome our guests to sit back and enjoy a lovely dining experience. PS We have a well priced, varied wine list and do not allow to bring your own beverages, please.
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