Find Restaurants & Cafés in the Garden Route

Garden Route Restaurants & Cafés

34 South

Where? Shop 19, The Waterfront Knysna Quays, Waterfront Drive, Knysna, Garden Route
34 South, Garden Route
Describing themselves as indefinable, not a deli, plain restaurant or just a bar, we like to think of 34 South as an ‘experience’. I can tell you personally that I never go through Knysna without stopping by. 34 South has got it ...

34 Tapas & Oysters

Where? 34 Tapas & Oysters, Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna, Garden Route, Western Cape
34 Tapas & Oysters, Garden Route
The origin of tapas is fabled to have been in ancient Spain, when King Alfonso X firmly believed that drinking wine accompanied by small dishes of food cured his illness. So convinced was he that he ordered that all taverns in ...

Admiral's Buffet Restaurant

Where? Garden Route Casino, Spekboom Road, Mossel Bay, Garden Route
Admiral's Buffet Restaurant, Garden Route
Overlooking a golf estate, Admirals is a buffet style restaurant, serving a carvery your mother-in-law would envy! Harkening back to a time when oxtail stews and roast beef was the order of the day, patrons can expect all their ...

African Bean Cafe

Where? 29 Main Street, Knysna, Garden Route
African Bean Cafe, Garden Route
The warm welcome of the Garden Route is best enjoyed in the African Bean Coffee Shop in Knysna. Conveniently perched along the main road; amongst shops, malls and outdoor African markets; this is a favourite amongst locals and ...

Bahia Dos Vaqueiros

Where? Beach Boulevard, Mossel Bay, Garden Route
Bahia Dos Vaqueiros, Garden Route
Bahia Dos Vaqueiros is a fabulous restaurant situated in the Diaz Strand Hotel with spectacular sea views. The food is sensational and some of the exquisite dishes on the menu include the smoke ostrich, salmon and crocodile ...

Baruch's Coffee

Where? Gericke Street, Voorbaai, Mossel Bay, Garden Route
Baruch's Coffee, Garden Route
Perched long the Garden Route, Mossel Bay marks the halfway point between Port Elizabeth (Nelson Mandela Bay) and Cape Town. It is a popular stop-over, as well as a fantastic Western Cape destination in its own right. Baruch’s ...

Beach Tree Restaurant

Where? Louis Fourie Road, Mossel Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape
Beach Tree Restaurant, Garden Route
Beach Tree Restaurant stands out as a beautiful venue due, in part, to its interesting architecture, creating the impression that it is a tree house suspended above water. The ‘tree bar’ made from wood, gives the restaurant a ...

Benguela Brasserie

Where? 3 Lakeside Drive, Swartvlei, Sedgefield, 6573, Garden Route
Benguela Brasserie, Garden Route
The recently renovated Benguela Brasserie is a destination restaurant. It is situated in the bosom of the Wilderness National Reserve near Sedgefield. The Swartvlei Lagoon which is a wetland of international importance is at the ...

Big Blu Tapas Bar

Where? Point Road, Mossel Bay, Garden Route.
Big Blu Tapas Bar, Garden Route
The only tapas restaurant in Mossel Bay, with one of the most breathtaking views along the Garden Route, Big Blu represents everything you’ve been looking for in a favourite holiday joint. Eating tapas is all about socializing ...

Blue Olive

Where? Corner of George Road and Leilas Lane, Wilderness, Garden Route.
Blue Olive, Garden Route
In its setting amongst beautiful, old Milkwood trees, with an expansive wooden deck, the Blue Olive offers patrons delicious and unpretentious food and atmosphere. The breakfast menu groans with decadent offerings, perfect for ...

Bongos Pizza Lounge

Where? 1 George Road, Wilderness, 6560, Garden Route, South Africa.
Bongos Pizza Lounge, Garden Route
The Bongo’s Pizza Lounge in Wilderness is the ideal spot to fill up and be refreshed while on road trips along the Garden Route and through the Western Cape. It is relaxed and welcoming, ideal for groups of friends or families to ...

Boogies @ The River Club

Where? Sun Valley Drive, Costa Sarda, Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa
Boogies @ The River Club, Garden Route
We regret, this restaurant has closed. Boogies Restaurant, at The Knysna River Club, is a comfortable, casual venue that is charming in a historical, cosy way. Located within an original 1840 manor house, Boogies is known ...

Bramon Restaurant

Where? Bramon Wine Estate, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Bramon Restaurant, Garden Route
Bramon Estate is a wine estate that boasts breathtaking views of the Tsitsikamma Mountains and The Elephant Sanctuary, as well as delicious food and unforgettable wines. Start with their decadent Mezze, ranging from hummus, feta, ...

Cafe Gannet Seafood Restaurant

Where? Market Street, Mossel Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape
Cafe Gannet Seafood Restaurant, Garden Route
Cafe Gannet is a sophisticated seafood restaurant based in an enviable position overlooking the Indian ocean, in Mossel Bay. Enjoying its status as one of Mossel Bay’s most prestigious seafood restaurants, Cafe Gannet spares no ...

Cafe Havana

Where? 38 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape
Cafe Havana, Garden Route
Cafe Havana celebrates Cuban style with a bustling party atmosphere, bright and colourful decor, traditional Cuban dishes, a cigar lounge and cocktail deck. Based off the main road, the Cafe feeds off the energy of the hustle and ...

Cafe Z

Where? Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa Lagoonview Drive, Eastern Head, Knysna, Garden Route
Cafe Z, Garden Route
Café Z, or Zachary’s, is a laid-back restaurant that is passionate about using only the freshest ingredients. In fact, it was one of the first restaurants to introduce the concept of taking ingredients straight from the farm to ...

Caffé Mario

Where? Shop 7, The Quays Waterfront Drive, Knysna, Garden Route
Caffé Mario, Garden Route
Caffé Mario is Knysna’s answer to traditional Italian cuisine in the heart of the Garden Route. Its prime positioning on the waterfront makes it even more special. Meals range from generous breakfasts, hearty lunches and ...

Caloroso Café

Where? 103 Meade Street, George, Garden Route, Western Cape
Caloroso Café, Garden Route
Caloroso Café is an espresso bar that is all about world-class coffee, produced only by the country’s premier coffee roasters. This is a trendy place to meet in the vibrant little holiday town of George, along the Garden Route. ...

Caroline's Bistro

Where? Belvedere Manor Hotel, 169 Duthie Drive (off the Brenton Road, Knysna), Garden Route
Caroline's Bistro, Garden Route
Caroline’s Bistro is at home at the Belvedere Manor Hotel in the coastal town of Knysna. This is a popular destination along the Garden Route that welcomes hundreds of thousands of South African and international visitors every ...

Chatters

Where? Corner of Gordon and Grey Street, Knysna, Garden Route
Chatters, Garden Route
Chatters is Knysna’s famous pizza joint, known for its made-to-order pizzas straight from the authentic pizza oven. Because Knysna is such a popular destination, perched along the magnificent Garden Route in the Western Cape, ...

ChefAlma @ Groenvlei

Where? Lake Pleasant, Groenvlei, Sedgefield
ChefAlma @ Groenvlei, Garden Route
This extraordinary restaurant offers lovely South African cuisine with a few international twists here and there, making a fabulously tasty combination. Breakfasts are a must try here as are the wraps with mouth watering ...

Chutzpah

Where? Phantom Pass, Phantom Forest, Knysna, Garden Route
Chutzpah, Garden Route
Nestled within the beautiful Phantom Forest of Knysna, along the Western Cape portion of the Garden Route, is the ethnic hub of the Chutzpah Restaurant. The Garden Route is the famous link between the Eastern Cape and the Western ...

Cocktails at Lookout Deck

Where? Lookout Restaurant, Lookout Beach, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Cocktails at Lookout Deck, Garden Route
If you’re in Plett then the one thing you need to do is head off to The Lookout Restaurant & Deck for a cocktail or two. This is an iconic restaurant and popular hangout spot with its superb view over Lookout Beach. During ...

Cornuti

Where? George Rex Drive, The Heads, Knysna, Garden Route
Cornuti, Garden Route
We regret, this restaurant has closed. With its exceptionally beautiful location on the edge of the ocean, and pared down, cool, décor, Cornuti is a pizza joint with a difference. It’s swish hip décor and dramatic views serve ...

Cornuti Al Mare Restaurant and Bar

Where? 1 Perestrella Street, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Cornuti Al Mare Restaurant and Bar, Garden Route
Since its inception in 1994, Cornuti al Mare has surprised and delighted patrons with true Italian cuisine, from melt-in-your-mouth seafood dishes, to sophisticated pizza toppings. Based in the heart of Plettenberg Bay, Cornutti ...

Crabs Creek Tavern

Where? Waterside, Brenton Road, Knysna, Garden Route
Crabs Creek Tavern, Garden Route
We regret we no longer recommend this establishment. Crab’s Creek is a relaxed lagoon-side restaurant that is great for families. It showcases Knysna by boasting exquisite views of this coastal town and its countryside. The ...

Cruise Cafe

Where? Remembrance Avenue, The Featherbed Company, Knysna, Garden Route
Cruise Cafe, Garden Route
Cruise Café is a modern bistro that combines a cool vibrancy with an elegantly chic look and feel, always making patrons feel relaxed and at home. It is situated in the holiday hotspot of Knysna, which occupies an important spot ...

Cucina

Where? Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa, 406 Herold's Bay Road, George, 6528, Garden Route, South Africa
Cucina, Garden Route
Sample international cuisine at the chic Cucina Restaurant. This restaurant is the main eatery of the Oubaai Hotel in the Garden Route town of Herolds Bay, and treats hotel guests and other diners to fabulous meals and a warm ...

Daniela's

Where? 87 Bayswater Drive, Leisure Isle Lodge, Knysna, Garden Route
Daniela's, Garden Route
Situated at the elegant Leisure Isle Lodge, Daniela’s promises fine dining within relaxed surrounds. However, despite this unquestionable sense of style, the atmosphere at Daniela’s is relaxed and hospitable. The white-on-white ...

De Vette Mossel

Where? Souwesia Beach, Great Brak River, Garden Route, Western Cape
De Vette Mossel, Garden Route
The De Vette Mossel is a seafood feasting experience - on the beach, sipping on wine, gazing over the sea... Take off your shoes and walk along the sand to find De Vette Mossel Beach Seafood Restaurant, which is located on an ...

De Wingerdt Restaurant

Where? De Doornkraal Historic Country House Boutique Hotel, 8 Long Street, Riversdale, Garden Route
De Wingerdt Restaurant, Garden Route
De Wingerdt Restaurant can be found in the idyllic vineyard setting of the De Doornkraal Wine Estate, which stretches to the Vette River bordering the town of Riversdale. Steeped in history, De Doornkraal is surrounded by ...

Delfinos Restaurant

Where? Point Road, The Point, Mossel Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape
Delfinos Restaurant, Garden Route
Delfino’s is serious about coffee. If you’re an appreciator of fine coffee, then Delfinos will satisfy your quest for the perfect cappuccino, espresso, ristresso, lungo of latte, all housed within their breathtaking setting on ...

Die Gieter Deli

Where? 5 Phantom Pass Road, Knysna, Garden Route
Die Gieter Deli, Garden Route
Die Gieter is a South African deli situated in the heart of the Garden Route, on the Phantom Pass Road in Knysna. The locally sourced ingredients are of utmost importance to the chef, who demands only the best, most flavoursome ...

Die Ou Tronk

Where? Die Ou Tronk / The Old Jail, Murant Street, Riversdale, Garden Route / Western Cape
Die Ou Tronk, Garden Route
This is one very good reason to head off the N2 into Riversdale, particularly on a Saturday morning when Die Ou Tronk hosts a weekly farmers' market. From outside the building looks every bit the jail, albeit an historical one ...

Dine at Emily's Restaurant

Where? Rietvlei Road, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route.
Dine at Emily's Restaurant, Garden Route
Emily Moon is one of those one-in-a-million restaurants, booked by international guests long before arrival, yet surprisingly without a hint of pretention. Prepare to be blown away by the magical setting, eccentric décor made up ...

Dine At Montecello

Where? Off N2, Main Rd, Sedgefield, 6573, Garden Route
Dine At Montecello, Garden Route
If you are looking for authentic Italian food and possible the best food you will ever have, then do pop into Montecello. The decor may seem a bit old fashioned looking but don’t be fooled, it has a lovely cosy and friendly ...

Dine at Sand at The Plettenberg

Where? Look Out Rocks, 40 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay
Dine at Sand at The Plettenberg, Garden Route
Looking for somewhere to indulge a little bit over a meal? Then why not book yourself a meal at Sand at the five star graded The Plettenberg. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the menu offers ...

Dine in Style at Palms Wilderness

Where? We regret, Palms Wilderness has closed.
Dine in Style at Palms Wilderness, Garden Route
We regret, Palms Wilderness has closed. Palms has been one of the best restaurants in Wilderness for several years. Not only do the owners and staff of the Palms Wilderness pride themselves in their level of service and ...

Doubleshot Coffee Bar

Where? Upper Level, The Square Lifestyle Centre, Main Road, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Doubleshot Coffee Bar, Garden Route
If you need to get your daily caffeine fix or can’t begin your day without your flat white, cuppa joe or double tall skinny cappuccino then this is the place for you. Doubleshot Coffee Bar is the place for all things coffee in ...

Eastern Head Café

Where? 25 George Rex Drive, Eastern Head, Knysna, Garden Route
Eastern Head Café, Garden Route
Situated on the rocks of the famous Eastern Head in Knysna, Eastern Head Café offers one of the most exquisite views in Knysna, along with an unfussy café menu – exactly what you’re looking for when you are on holiday in the ...

Filo’s Pub & Restaurant

Where? Off N2, Main Road, Sedgefield
Filo’s Pub & Restaurant, Garden Route
Filo’s is the local pub in Sedgefield, situated on the N2 in the heart of Sedgefield., It has a lovely wooden deck above the bar where you can sit back relax and enjoy one of their sumptuous cocktails out in the open. The food ...

Firefly Eating House

Where? 152a Old Cape Road, Knysna, Garden Route, Western Cape
Firefly Eating House, Garden Route
The contemporary Firefly Eating House is a trendy ‘place to be’ in the popular holiday town of Knysna along the Garden Route. It is located within a refurbished old home, which is funky and eclectic in its décor and ambience. ...

Flava Café

Where? 1 George Road, Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Flava Café, Garden Route
Flava Café is a trendy hub that is focussed on good food, reasonable prices and outstanding service. As the winner of the Best Cafe Style Dining Category at the CXPRESS Garden Route Culinary Awards 2012, this café is a favourite ...

Forest Boma

Where? Phantom Pass, Phantom Forest, Knysna, Garden Route, Western Cape
Forest Boma, Garden Route
As its name implies, the Forest Boma is a restful, inviting eatery in the Phantom Forest of Knysna. This part of the Garden Route is exquisitely beautiful, known for its lush green vegetation and dense forests. The cool, quiet ...

Ghillies Grill @ Peroni Café

Where? Corner of Main and Marine Drive, Plettenberg Bay, 6600, Garden Route
Ghillies Grill @ Peroni Café, Garden Route
Ghillies Grill is one of Plett’s most beloved restaurant, with everything you could want in a chilled dining spot: beautiful views over the ocean, people-watching on the main street, a large deck for al fresco dining and ...

Grand Café Plett

Where? 27 Main Road, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Grand Café Plett, Garden Route
The elegant Grand Cafe is one of the most sophisticated restaurants and bars in Plettenberg Bay, with a deck overlooking the Keurbooms lagoon, and the mountains and ocean beyond it. A small menu speaks of its boutique status, ...

Harry B’s

Where? 2 Main Street, Knysna, Garden Route
Harry B’s, Garden Route
Based in an old Victorian house dating back to 1862, Harry B’s was originally built for the Thesen family, boasting fittings and finishes that will transport you instantly to another time. An up-market establishment, Harry ...

Henry White's at Fancourt

Where? Fancourt, George, Garden Route, South Africa
Henry White's at Fancourt, Garden Route
Henry White’s is a classically elegant Garden Route restaurant situated at the world-renowned Fancourt Golf Estate in George. Perched along the Garden Route, Henry White’s is famous for its complete commitment to excellence, ...

Het Vijfde Seisoen

Where? 3 Maitland Street, Blanco, George, (Off Montagu Road), Garden Route.
Het Vijfde Seisoen, Garden Route
Het Vijfde Seisoen is a fine-dining restaurant with Belgian twist, situated in Blanco, George. Beautiful views, expansive gardens and terrace dining add to the sumptuous atmosphere at this upmarket establishment. Overwhelm ...

Hoekwil Country Cafe

Where? Corner of Church and Duiwe Rivier Roads, Hoekwil, 6538, Garden Route, Western Cape
Hoekwil Country Cafe, Garden Route
A delightful little coffee shop tucked away on the top of the hill called Hoekwil, near Wilderness, Hoekwil Country Cafe is a locally hidden gem which most people never find or find by chance. It's only a 5 Minute drive from ...

House of Flavour

Where? Multicentre, 104 Meade Street, George, Garden Route, Western Cape
House of Flavour, Garden Route
The House of Flavour is a favourite retreat in the heart of George. As one of the main Western Cape towns along the Garden Route, George is popular amongst tourists, and has a large population of locals, all of whom are invited ...

Ile de pain

Where? Thesen's Island Street, Knysna Waterfront, Knysna, Garden Route.
Ile de pain, Garden Route
At île de pain Bakery and Café, bread is a religion. Bread is worshipped. Bread is the reason why this passionate crew wakes up in the morning and toil over hot ovens all day. Their dedication to slow, uncomplicated-yet-beautiful ...

Island Cafe and Tapas Bar

Where? Sawtooth Lane, Thesen Island, Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa
Island Cafe and Tapas Bar, Garden Route
The Island Café and Tapas Bar are contemporary venues at the Turbine Boutique Hotel on Thesen Island in Knysna. The industrial, modern ambience of this unique venue is juxtaposed by quirky furnishings and unusual art, which warms ...

Jazzbury’s Restaurant

Where? 11 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay, 6500
, Garden Route.
Jazzbury’s Restaurant, Garden Route
Boasting traditional South African cuisine, with the warmth of jazz wafting through, Jazzbury’s has fast become an institution in Mossel Bay. With an emphasis on ostrich as an ingredient, the menu also positively groans with ...

JJ's Seafood Restaurant

Where? Knysna Quays, Waterfront, Knysna, Garden Route, Western Cape
JJ's Seafood Restaurant , Garden Route
JJ’s is a warm, relaxed restaurant located at the Knysna Waterfront. Enjoying the views of the small harbour and its activities is a fabulous way to while away summer afternoons on the Garden Route. The menu comprises ...

Joplin's Steak Bar

Where? At the entrance to Pirate's Creek N2, Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Joplin's Steak Bar, Garden Route
Joplin’s Steak Bar is, as its name implies, committed to creating excellent steaks time and time again. For this reason, it has become a favourite for meat-lovers in the surrounding areas as well as for those travelling on the ...

Kaai 4 Braai

Where? Quay 4, Mossel Bay Harbour, Mossel Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape
Kaai 4 Braai, Garden Route
Kaai 4 Braai is an alfresco restaurant located on the beach sands, alongside the lapping waters of the ocean in Mossel Bay. With its luxury tented ceiling sheltering you from the elements, you are invited to take off your shoes ...

Kafe Serefé

Where? 60 Courtenay Street, George, Garden Route.
Kafe Serefé, Garden Route
Situated at 60 Courtenay Street in George, Kafe Serefé offers delicious food with touches of Turkish traditions. On the menu are delicious South African Steaks, Pork and Lamb dishes as well as the traditional Turkish cuisine, ...

Kalahari Restaurant and Theatre

Where? York Street, George, Garden Route
Kalahari Restaurant and Theatre, Garden Route
This Thing to Do no longer exists - This page is for reference purposes only A much-needed 350-seater restaurant theatre in George, Kalahari has played host to the country’s top performers since opening. With performances ...

Katarina's Restaurant

Where? Kurland, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Katarina's Restaurant, Garden Route
Described by many as 'the jewel of Plettenberg Bay', Katarina’s earns continuous accolades due to its million Dollar location amongst rolling green polo fields, mountains - and a passionate team who work together to create a menu ...

Koffie Stories

Where? 9 Kerk Street, Gouritzmond, 6696, Garden Route
Koffie Stories, Garden Route
Koffie Stories (Afrikaans for ‘coffee stories’) is a quirky little coffee shop with a big difference. It is situated in Gouritsmond, which is little more than a river mouth with a few inhabitants that have settled in this ...

Kontrei Padstal

Where? N2 Kraaibosch, at Sasol Fuel Station, George, Garden Route
Kontrei Padstal, Garden Route
Enjoy farm fresh food at the Kontrei Padstal. Kids can play in the entertainment area while you sit back relax and enjoy a wonderful meal. Breakfasts don’t get better than this, they are hearty, tasty and moreish. If you are ...

La Cantina

Where? Fancourt, George, Garden Route, South Africa.
La Cantina, Garden Route
La Cantina is situated at the esteemed Fancourt Golf Estate, a popular hotel in George, on the Western Cape portion of the Garden Route. This restaurant boasts authentic Italian cuisine, made with only the freshest ingredients; ...

La Capannina

Where? 122 York Street, George, 6530, Garden Route, Western Cape
La Capannina, Garden Route
La Capannina remains one of George’s favourite eating spots, boasting country-style warmth and a unique style of décor. This décor is defined by wood, wrought iron, gold, copper, and interesting pieces of art. This artwork can be ...

La Locanda

Where? 124-a York Street, George, Garden Route
La Locanda, Garden Route
The first thing that any lover of Italian cuisine will know, is that La Locanda is owned and run by Italians! A feast of antipasti, insalate and zuppe, primi and secondi awaits you at this family run Italian restaurant. ...

Le Fournil de Plett

Where? Lookout Centre, The Courtyard, corner of Main and Church Street, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route.
Le Fournil de Plett, Garden Route
Le Fournil de Plett, Bakery and Café is housed in a sweet little nook in the Lookout Centre Courtyard. Famous for their variety of slow-risen artisan breads, baked daily using stone-ground flour, Le Fournil also offers plenty of ...

Lunar Cafe

Where? Knysna Mall, Garden Route, Western Cape
Lunar Cafe, Garden Route
Lunar Café is nestled within the ever-abuzz Knysna Mall in the centre of this small coastal town. Being situated along the world-renowned Garden Route, Knysna is a popular tourist destination in its own right, but is also a ...

Meade Café

Where? 91 Meade Street, George, Garden Route, Western Cape
Meade Café, Garden Route
Mead Café is all about merging traditional style with modern elegance, whether it is in its décor style or its approach to creating a diverse menu. Meade Café is a bistro style restaurant that is owned and run by Isabel, a ...

Milkwood Evening Market

Where? Milkwood Village, Wilderness, Garden Route
Milkwood Evening Market, Garden Route
A now beloved institution in the Milkwood Village, Wilderness, the Milkwood evening market is a wonderful gathering of market sellers, punting their handmade wares, through to cheeses, artisanal breads, cured meats and delicious ...

Millwood Museum and Tea-garden

Where? From the N2 between Knysna and Sedgefield, take the Rheenendal turnoff and drive for 11.5 km. After the petrol station, turn right at the Goldfields / Millwood sign, go through the SANParks gate.
Millwood Museum and Tea-garden, Garden Route
The Millwood Goldmine Museum is not only an important vestige of the gold rush of 1876, it is also eerily situated nearby the old Millwood Mining Village, which is now a ghost town. The fascinating museum experience takes ...

MiVola

Where? Shop 4, Melville’s Corner, Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route, South Africa
MiVola, Garden Route
MiVola in Plett on the Garden Route describe themselves as having ‘sophisticated dining, rock star service, consistently fabulous food, and an extensive award-winning wine list’, MiVola specializes in serving delicious, fresh ...

Mo's on Rex

Where? George Rex Drive, Rexford, Knysna, Western Cape.
Mo's on Rex, Garden Route
Mo’s on Rex is a relaxed restaurant that is situated in Knysna on the Garden Route. This town is known for its prime positioning on the coast of the Western Cape, and is a popular destination in itself. Mo’s offers an eatery that ...

Mon Petit Pain

Where? 17 Hedge Street, Knysna, Garden Route
Mon Petit Pain, Garden Route
Île de Païn has long been a Knysna favourite, and is the host to this new concept store, Mon Petit Pain. This trendy deli is focussed on providing quick, easy meals and snacks to busy business people, travellers just stopping for ...

Morning Glory at Fancourt

Where? Fancourt, George, Garden Route, South Africa
Morning Glory at Fancourt, Garden Route
Fancourt is an esteemed golf estate in the Outeniqua portion of the Garden Route. Situated in the town of George, this estate is the destination of choice for golf enthusiasts from around the world. However, it is also popular ...

Mossel Bay Food Route

Where? Various venues in Mossel Bay (see below), Garden Route, Western Cape
Mossel Bay Food Route, Garden Route
Discover a world of tastes in one district! Without travelling too far you can experience an amazing variety of taste sensations in and around Mossel Bay. Menus vary from gourmet (try the menus created by talented chefs Stefan ...

Nauticus Place Restaurant

Where? 242 C R Swart Drive Brenton-on-Sea, Knysna, Garden Route
Nauticus Place Restaurant, Garden Route
Nauticus Place Restaurant is an owner-managed eatery that is located on Brenton-on-Sea and continues to host the families of Knysna as well as its visitors. It is a family-friendly restaurant that is warm and casual, with an ...

Nguni Restaurant

Where? 6 Crescent Street, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route.
Nguni Restaurant, Garden Route
Nguni Restaurant is an atmospheric, dazzling venue, situated in front of The White House theatre, an original 100-year-old building – one of the oldest in Plett. One look at the menu and you’ll know that these gourmands know what ...

Ocean Basket in George

Where? Shop 84 A, Garden Route Mall, Corner Knysna Road and N2 Highway, George, Garden Route, Western cape
Ocean Basket in George, Garden Route
Ocean Basket is a popular franchise that was established in 1995. Today, it is the largest restaurant franchise of its kind in southern Africa. George, a popular holiday town situated along the Garden Route, is home to the Ocean ...

Ocean Basket in Mossel Bay

Where? Bayview Spar Centre, Louis Fourie Road, Mossel Bay, Garden Route
Ocean Basket in Mossel Bay, Garden Route
The Ocean Basket franchise is South Africa’s home of great seafood, set in a bustling atmosphere. Choose every variety of seafood you could possibly desire, from expertly crafted sushi, through to delicious fresh fish and chips, ...

Offthehook Seafood Cafe

Where? Shop 8, Beacon Isle Centre, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route, South Africa
Offthehook Seafood Cafe, Garden Route
With its seaside location along the Garden Route and relaxed owner run ambiance, Offthehook is a favourite with all who discover it. Always filled with laughter, with a bustling atmosphere, Offthehook is a meeting place, ...

Old Townhouse Restaurant

Where? Corner of York and Market Street, George, Garden Route, Western Cape
Old Townhouse Restaurant, Garden Route
The Old Townhouse Restaurant occupies George’s Town Meeting Hall, which was built in 1848. This gives it an old-school charm and timeless elegance. Hosts and owners, Janet and Bryan, have a hands-on approach to ensuring that ...

Only Local

Where? 19 Cove Street, Knysna, Garden Route
Only Local, Garden Route
In the picturesque residential suburbs of Knysna, a small treasure awaits those whose love of coffee is only rivalled by their desire to be responsible consumers. Only Local is nestled in the small, but chic and trendy, venue ...

Outeniqua Farmer’s Market

Where? George, Garden Route
Outeniqua Farmer’s Market, Garden Route
Home to 80 food and craft stalls, the Outeniqua Farmer’s Market is hoping to put George back on the tourism map. With food and lifestyle trends leaning towards organic food, provenance of food and handmade goods, the market ...

Outeniqua Moon

Where? Outeniqua Moon, Ruiterbos, between Oudtshoorn and Mossel Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape
Outeniqua Moon, Garden Route
Outeniqua Moon is a Percheron stud, in Ruiterbos, Mossel Bay, run by a group of incredibly passionate people, who are determined to keep the breed alive and well. Percherons have been bred throughout history for their ...

Oyster Catcher

Where? Knysna Quays, Smallcraft Harbour, Knysna, Garden Route, Western Cape
Oyster Catcher, Garden Route
We regret, this restaurant has closed. An oyster catcher is a common bird along the coastline of South Africa, known for is pitch-black feathers and red beak. This restaurant, aptly named, is situated in the Knysna Quays, ...

Oysters R Us

Where? Off N2, Boven Lange Valley Farm, Portion 84 / 189, Between Sedgefield and Wilderness
Oysters R Us, Garden Route
If you want the ultimate oyster experience then head to Oysters R Us at Boven Lange Valley Farm in the Wilderness. You can’t miss it when driving along the main road through the Wilderness. This is a major attraction amongst ...

O’Pescador Restaurant

Where? Shop No. 20, First Floor, Waterfront Knysna Quays, Waterfront Drive, Knysna, Garden Route
O’Pescador Restaurant, Garden Route
This restaurant has relocated. I’ve been brought up to seek out those little Italian Trattorias and Portuguese Tavernas in side alleys, in unremarkable places and in unlikely locations, and have stumbled on food so good that ...

Pecan Tree Grill

Where? Knysna Hollow Country Estate, Knysna Hollow, Knysna
Pecan Tree Grill, Garden Route
The beautiful Pecan Tree Grill is shaded beneath ancient oak and pecan nut trees on the exquisite Knysna Hollow Country Estate. This estate may be situated along the busy, globally acclaimed Garden Route, but it is secluded ...

Pembreys Bistro

Where? Brenton Road, Belvedere, Knysna, Garden Route.
Pembreys Bistro, Garden Route
Pembreys is one of those fantastic restaurants where the menu is created by a passionate trained chef / owner, with overtones of European influences, with the richness of classic French cuisine - and a massive emphasis on taste ...

Picassos Restaurant

Where? Curch Corner, George, Garden Route, Western Cape
Picassos Restaurant, Garden Route
George is a delightful holiday hotspot situated on the Garden Route, which extends between the provinces of the Eastern Cape and the Western Cape of South Africa. It is known for its great landscapes, and the beautiful views that ...

PiliPili Beach Bar

Where? Myoli Beach, Sedgefield, Garden Route
PiliPili Beach Bar, Garden Route
Just because it has the residential address of the sleepy coastal village of Sedgefield, it does not mean that PiliPili skimps on sheer adventure, fun and adrenalin. PiliPili Xtreme Sport Centre is the Garden Route’s answer for ...

Pollock's Pizza Café

Where? 6 Montagu Street, Blanco, George
Pollock's Pizza Café , Garden Route
In the heart of the Garden Route lies the growing town of George, in the Western Cape. George showcases the magnificent Outeniqua Mountain Range, which lies just outside the town’s borders and is characterised by rolling ...

Pomodoro Restaurant

Where? Corner of George and Leila Lane, Wilderness, Garden Route.
Pomodoro Restaurant, Garden Route
Pomodoro is the place where locals and tourists meet and become friends, the place where true Italian hospitality and lively atmosphere makes you feel right at home. Pomodoro is a charming family tratoria in the heart of the ...

Quay Four

Where? Harbour Town, Long Street, Thesen Islands, Knysna, Garden Route
Quay Four, Garden Route
Quay Four is situated on the affluent Thesen Island in the Garden Route hotspot of Knysna. This fabulous positioning makes this restaurant accessible, but set apart from the town’s centre. It benefits from the spectacular views ...

Raasoie Ethnic Indian Cuisine

Where? 1 Memorial Square, 24 Main Street, Knysna, Garden Route
Raasoie Ethnic Indian Cuisine, Garden Route
Raasoie - The Kitchen of India is an authentic Indian restaurant that found such success in Port Elizabeth that it was soon launched in Knysna. It is the brainchild of Dheeran and his wife, who came from Mumbai and had a passion ...

Red Shed Coffee & Berry Bar

Where? Geelhoutboom Road (off the R404) Blanco, George.
Red Shed Coffee & Berry Bar, Garden Route
The Red Shed Coffee & Berry Bar is a buzzing, vibey place for parents to meet and relax while their little ones enjoy the fun of the farm. Situated on Redberry Farm in George, this bar was opened in 2015 in response to the ...

Ristorante Enrico

Where? Main Beach, Keurbooms Strand, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Ristorante Enrico, Garden Route
It’s not often that us South Africans stumble across authentic Italian cuisine, so we’re always delighted to find a gem like Enrico’s that would make any Italian proud. With its mind-blowingly beautiful position and lip-smacking ...

RiverDeck Restaurant

Where? We regret, we no longer recommend this restaurant.
RiverDeck Restaurant, Garden Route
We regret, we no longer recommend this restaurant. The RiverDeck Restaurant enjoys an idyllic location, right on the banks of the Goukamma River, just outside Knysna in the Western Cape's Garden Route. As such, its views are ...

Roadside Deli

Where? Hops Valley Farm Stall, N9, Waboomskraal, George, Garden Route, Western Cape
Roadside Deli, Garden Route
Its name says it all - the Roadside Deli is a farm stall deli in George that has gained acclaim for its pizzas, fresh from the pizza oven. However, that is not all that is on offer here. Home-baked breads and lasagne are sure to ...

Roosterkoekhoek

Where? Aloe Motors, 31 Station Road, Albertinia, 6695, Garden Route
Roosterkoekhoek, Garden Route
There are few things as innately South African as braais and bread (to go with the braai, of course). So, when we get to braai bread, we take it as a very personal expression of what it is to be a real South Africa. And we are ...

Route 57 Restaurant

Where? 12 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape
Route 57 Restaurant, Garden Route
Route 57 is a restaurant with a difference not only because of its elegant setting and upmarket menu, it is also a joint venture between international golfing star, Louis Oosthuizen, and restaurateurs, Ilze Nel and Anzelle ...

Royal Siam Thai Restaurant

Where? Beacon Road, 6560 Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Royal Siam Thai Restaurant, Garden Route
Royal Siam is an authentic Thai restaurant that enjoys prime positioning in the small Garden Route town of Wilderness. Being perched along the world-renowned Garden Route means that, while small, Wilderness welcomes many local ...

Santos Express

Where? Munro Road, Santos Beach, Mossel Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape
Santos Express, Garden Route
Santos Express is a quaint and unique restaurant located within an old, stationery vintage train. Only 30 metres from the sea, patrons can enjoy stunning sea views from the train carriage windows, while enjoying a decadent ...

Scotty’s Restaurant and Bar

Where? 82 Longships Drive, Treilage House, 6600 Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Scotty’s Restaurant and Bar, Garden Route
Scotty’s Restaurant and Bar opened its doors during the 2010 Soccer World Cup and hasn’t looked back since. The restaurant is buzzing with both regulars and new visitors ready to be treated to some exceptional dining. Scott ...

Sea Gypsy Cafe

Where? Quay 4, Mossel Bay Harbour, Mossel Bay, Garden Route
Sea Gypsy Cafe, Garden Route
Sea Gypsy Cafe is located on Quay 4 at the Mossel Bay Harbour, and draws on its proximity to the ocean as the overriding theme for its menu. Not only do they serve some of the best fish and chips in town, they also have a ...

SeaFood at The Plettenberg

Where? Look Out Rocks, 40 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
SeaFood at The Plettenberg, Garden Route
SeaFood at The Plettenberg has the enviable position of stunning views combined with a menu designed by award-winning chef, Tronette Dippenaar. Sand, beach and ocean feature as a stunning backdrop to an unsurpassed dining ...

Serendipity Restaurant

Where? Freesia Avenue, Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Serendipity Restaurant, Garden Route
Upmarket and chic with an emphasis on unforgettable gourmet food, Serendipity stands out as an experience that cannot be missed! Executive chef, Lizelle Stolze is crowned with numerous awards and qualifications. Apart from ...

Serengeti’s Restaurant

Where? Garden Route Game Lodge, N2, Albertinia, Garden Route
Serengeti’s Restaurant, Garden Route
Dine alfresco under the stars with only the magical sounds of the African night in the valleys surrounding this beautiful restaurant. Enjoy an interactive evening of dining where the chef will prepare safari cuisine to your ...

Shop at the Knysna Friday Market

Where? Off Welbedacht Road, Knysna, Garden Route.
Shop at the Knysna Friday Market, Garden Route
As the name suggests, the Knysna Friday Market takes place from 4pm to 8pm every Friday night. What a perfect way to end the week; pack up the kids and head out to the market site to meet up with friends. A wide array of food ...

Sirocco

Where? Thesen Harbour Town, Long Street Extension, Knysna, Garden Route.
Sirocco, Garden Route
Sirocco is a progressive, fusion-style restaurant that is situated within the upmarket area of Thesen Island in Knysna. More than this, it is perched right on the edge of the water, assuring patrons of gorgeous views that make ...

Stars Restaurant and Sports Bar

Where? Shop 4, Bayview Centre, Mossel Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape
Stars Restaurant and Sports Bar , Garden Route
Stars Restaurant and Sports Bar offers everything you want in a sports bar, including the added drawcard of stunning views of the bay and the Outeniqua mountains beyond. Priding themselves on offering great food at affordable ...

Surf Café

Where? Shop 10, Beacon Isle Centre, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route, South Africa
Surf Café, Garden Route
Surf Café in Plett on the Garden Route prides itself on being a ‘social food’ venue. Not a pub, not only a restaurant, Surf Café was the invention of a man passionate about surfing and food. The simple menu consists of meals of a ...

Swing Café

Where? Main Road, 3 Sun Centre, Templeman Square, Knysna, Garden Route
Swing Café, Garden Route
We regret, we no longer recoomend this establishment. The owner of Swing Café was an active musician in the 1980’s and 1990’s, and still has an undying passion for all things music. In response, he decided to open a venue on ...

Tea Garden at Redberry Farm

Where? Redberry Farm, Geelhoutboom Road, Blanco, George, Garden Route
Tea Garden at Redberry Farm, Garden Route
As one enters the farming area just outside George on the Geelhoutboom Road, you will be in awe of the rows and rows of strawberries in what is now known as “Strawberry Country”. Redberry Farm is the first beacon that greets ...

The Anchorage Restaurant

Where? 11 Grey Street, Knysna, 6570, Garden Route
The Anchorage Restaurant, Garden Route
Having been around for twenty years, The Anchorage can proudly state that they are one of Knysna’s favourite restaurants! If it’s an unpretentious evening out you’re looking for, this restaurant promises traditional seafood and ...

The Bell Tavern

Where? Belvidere Manor Hotel, 169 Duthie Drive, Knysna, Garden Route
The Bell Tavern, Garden Route
The Bell Tavern at Belvidere Manor is famous for being the smallest pub in Knysna, and its classic charm and elegance is certainly reflected in the ironwood floors and yellowwood ceilings. It is quaint and endearing; everything a ...

The Blue Shed Coffee Roastery

Where? 33 Bland St, Mossel Bay, Garden Route
The Blue Shed Coffee Roastery, Garden Route
The eclectic, rustic vibe of the Blue Shed Coffee Roastery is a delightful ambience in which to savour the rich flavours of some of the best coffee to be found in Mossel Bay. As part of the Garden Route, Mossel Bay is a city in ...

The Clubhouse

Where? Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa, 406 Herold's Bay Road, George, 6528, Garden Route, South Africa
The Clubhouse, Garden Route
The Oubaai Hotel in George is home to the Oubaai Clubhouse, which is a laid-back spot in which to relax and enjoy traditional pub food and delicious pizzas. The menu includes light meals and crisp, fresh salads that are designed ...

The Daily Coffee Café

Where? Woodmill Lane Shopping Centre, Main Street, Knysna, Garden Route
The Daily Coffee Café, Garden Route
The Daily is a national franchise that is a favourite for its delicious coffees, comprehensive menu and the range of sweet treats that await discerning diners. Knysna's The Daily coffee café is conveniently situated in Woodmill ...

The Drydock Food Company

Where? Shop 1 The Waterfront, Knysna Quays, Knysna, Garden Route
The Drydock Food Company, Garden Route
The Drydock Food Company finds its inspiration in its location overlooking a yacht basin, in the Knysna Waterfront Quays. With a nautical themed space as a backdrop, the restaurant is all wood and glass, with terraces stretching ...

The Fairway Terrace

Where? The Protea Hotel King George, King George Drive, George
The Fairway Terrace, Garden Route
The Fairway Terrace is an exceptional restaurant situated at The Protea Hotel King George. The meals are freshly prepared using only the freshest local ingredients, offering you a real taste of the Garden Route. The menu is ...

The Fat Fish Restaurant

Where? Hopwood Street, Milkwood Centre, Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay
The Fat Fish Restaurant , Garden Route
The Fat Fish is not only one of Plett’s favourite seafood restaurants because of its location at Central Beach - the seafood is delectable and unforgettable. Walk straight off the beach and order a cocktail and saucy offerings ...

The Fork and Train

Where? Munro Rd, Mossel Bay, Garden Route
The Fork and Train, Garden Route
Enjoy spectacular views of the mountain ranges and the bay in Mossel Bay when dining at the Fork and Train restaurant and pub. Expect a warm welcome, friendly staff and efficient service. This lovely family restaurant offers a ...

The Girls

Where? 1 George Road, Wilderness, Garden Route.
The Girls, Garden Route
Highly recommended by anyone who has ever eaten there, The Girls is an unlikely forerunner for top restaurant in the Wilderness, due to its less-than-appealing location, but excellent food and bucket loads of charm make it shine! ...

The Health Hub

Where? 2 Sewell Street, Plettenberg Bay, 6600, Garden Route, South Africa
The Health Hub, Garden Route
The Health Hub, located in Plettenberg Bay, is a health-focussed venue where locals can meet, trade, connect, refuel and unwind. Facilities include a Café with indoor and outdoor seating, a daily market where locally produced ...

The Heath Cafe & Deli

Where? Off the N2 towards Knysna, 7km from Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
The Heath Cafe & Deli, Garden Route
The Heath is more than a farm-stall, its a bohemian store that has a craft shop, food store, kitchen, various forest based activities, a lavender labyrinth and last but not least many child-orientated activities. The craft ...

The Homestead Restaurant

Where? Kurland, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
The Homestead Restaurant, Garden Route
Based at the Kurland polo estate, The Homestead is about lingering lunches, with views of rolling fields and majestic mountains, and an exceptional menu. Kurland’s kitchen is well known in the area and caters for outside ...

The King Fisher Seafood Restaurant

Where? 1 Courtenay Street, George, 6530, Garden Route, Western Cape
The King Fisher Seafood Restaurant, Garden Route
Thanks to its location right on the world-famous Garden Route, George has ample access to fresh fish and seafood on a daily basis. The King Fisher Seafood Restaurant is taking full advantage, and is committed to creating ...

The Kingfisher Restaurant

Where? Point Road, The Point, Mossel Bay, Garden Route
The Kingfisher Restaurant, Garden Route
With its beachfront location, unequalled seafood selection and fresh sushi, The Kingfisher has all the right ingredients for a perfect holiday dining experience. Kick off the meal with California rolls or a sushi platter, ...

The Kitchen Café

Where? Noel Centre, Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
The Kitchen Café, Garden Route
Stop by for either lunch, dinner or some sundowners. The Kitchen Café is a great spot to spend a couple of hours in the company of good friends and great food. Previously Franco’s Kitchen, the Kitchen Café brings an African flair ...

The Lemon Grass Restaurant

Where? Milkwood Manor, Salmack Road, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
The Lemon Grass Restaurant, Garden Route
Situated arguably in one of the most beautiful settings in Plettenberg Bay, Lemon Grass is an idyllic waterfront venue for those seeking an exquisitely memorable experience. Designed without walls to make the most of its ...

The Lighthouse Restaurant

Where? At The Point Hotel, Point Road, Mossel Bay, Garden Route
The Lighthouse Restaurant, Garden Route
Located at a lighthouse at the wave’s edge, The Lighthouse is one of the most spectacularly situated restaurants along the Garden Route. A delectable selection of South African favourites awaits you on the menu, sprinkled with ...

The Med Seafood Bistro

Where? Village Square, Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
The Med Seafood Bistro, Garden Route
Based in the heart of Plettenberg Bay, The Med is a charming bistro-style seafood restaurant, fun by a passionate family of foodies. The Med has proven that it has staying power, with 20 years already behind it, continuing to ...

The Olive Tree

Where? 21 Main Street, Knysna, Garden Route, Western Cape
The Olive Tree, Garden Route
In the very epicentre of the Garden Route town of Knysna is the homely bistro of The Olive Tree. This is an elegant, casual establishment, the staff members of which are passionate about fresh ingredients and intense flavours. ...

The Orchid Room

Where? 1 Old Cape Road, Simola Hotel, Knysna, Garden Route
The Orchid Room, Garden Route
The Orchid Room showcases the picturesque vacation town of Knysna with sweeping views of the surrounding scenery that are sure to impress. The dining room is luxurious in a classically understated way, and everything about The ...

The Red Barn Restaurant & Country Store

Where? We regret this restaurant has closed.
The Red Barn Restaurant & Country Store, Garden Route
We regret this restaurant has closed permanently. Scrumptious memories are created where the Rheenendal farmlands meet the indigenous forests of Knysna at The Red Barn Restaurant & Country store. The newly renovated, 20 ...

The Rose and Upstairs

Where? 127 York Street, George, Garden Route, South Africa
The Rose and Upstairs, Garden Route
The Rose prides itself on serving delicious, hearty gourmet cuisine in a sumptuous, upmarket setting. Referred to as one of George’s hidden gems by those who have discovered it, we’re easily coaxed by their lip-smacking menu ...

The Rose on York Restaurant

Where? 127 York Street, George, Garden Route, Western Cape
The Rose on York Restaurant, Garden Route
The Rose on York Restaurant is about even more than fine dining and excellent service. It offers an elegant, inviting atmosphere that is simultaneously relaxed and classy. Good, wholesome food is accompanied by tasteful décor and ...

The Table

Where? 9 Main Street, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route, South Africa
The Table, Garden Route
The Table has a ‘weigh and pay’ concept, with a bar and take-away section, and is child friendly. The perfect gathering space for the whole family or friends looking for a vibey dinner venue on the Garden Route, The Table leans ...

The Tin House Cafe

Where? 3 Gray Street, Knysna, Garden Route
The Tin House Cafe, Garden Route
The Tin House Cafe is the perfect place to while away the day, enjoying breakfast or lunch, freshly juiced juices, great teas and coffee and delectable cakes. Meet up with your friends and family at the Tin House Cafe for ...

The Veg Table Private Dining Room

Where? Rheenendahl Road (5.7km from N2, turn right at the Mother Earthworms sign, outside Knysna), Garden Route
The Veg Table Private Dining Room, Garden Route
The Veg Table is a casually elegant private dining room that is situated just outside Knysna, in the Garden Route. This cabin-style home is nestled within the lush, dense forests for which this area is so well known, creating a ...

The Windmill Cafe

Where? Timberlake Farm Village and Organic Food, N2, Sedgefield
The Windmill Cafe, Garden Route
Nothing is better than good food with great ingredients. The open sarnies are spectacular and filled with a number of fresh ingredients including cherry tomatoes, pastrami, black olive pesto and brie served with a bunch of fresh ...

Thyme & Again Farm Stall

Where? Situated on the N2 opposite Keurboomstrand just outside of Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route, South Africa
Thyme & Again Farm Stall, Garden Route
While cruising through the Garden Route, along the N2, Thyme & Again may quite easily slip by unmissed. But, what a sadness that would be. Thyme & Again is defined as a farm stall, bakery and coffee shop but really offers a ...

Tides

Where? 14 King’s Way, Leisure Isle, Knysna, Garden Route
Tides, Garden Route
We regret, this restaurant has closed. Tides Restaurant is a cool, comfortable hang-out that has a casual, inviting atmosphere. It is situated in the gorgeous Leisure Isle in the coastal hotspot of Knysna, along the Garden ...

Timberlake Farm Stall & Organic Food

Where? Located between Sedgefield and Wilderness (10km from each), Garden Route.
Timberlake Farm Stall & Organic Food, Garden Route
At Timberlake we do our best to support the local artisan producer. Most of the goods sold in our Specialist Cabins are crafted by locals who practise their skills, often handed down through generations, with passion and ...

Tramonto Restaurant

Where? Tramonto Function Venue, Geelhoutboom Road, George, Garden Route, Western Cape
Tramonto Restaurant, Garden Route
The restaurant at Tramonto Function Venue is a must visit and offers extraordinary home cooked country meals. Here you can expect absolute gourmet simplicity at its best. Some of the wonderful choices on the menu are the ...

Trattoria Da Vinci

Where? Woodpecker Mall, Main Road, Sedgefield, Garden Route
Trattoria Da Vinci, Garden Route
Sink your teeth into magnificent thin crust pizzas loaded with incredible toppings or perhaps the baked fresh line fish or slow roasted meat. Everything you order is fresh, authentic and truly Italian. While here make sure you ...

Turbine Water Club Deli and Oyster Bar

Where? 36 Sawtooth Lane, Thesen Islands, Knysna, Garden Route
Turbine Water Club Deli and Oyster Bar, Garden Route
We regret, this restaurant has closed. On the magnificent Thesen Island in Knysna lies the popular Turbine Water Club Deli & Oyster Bar. This restaurant is comfortable and inviting, ideal for families, couples and groups of ...

Twin Palms Restaurant

Where? Twin Palms Restaurant at The St James Hotel, Knysna, Garden Route
Twin Palms Restaurant, Garden Route
Twin Palms Restaurant at The St James Hotel is situated in the heart of Knysna. It has a characteristic country lodge style and is elegantly appointed and tastefully furnished. The dining room itself is beautiful, but its ...

Vaaljapie Station Restaurant

Where? Little Brak River Station, 10 Hoy Street, Little Brak River, Garden Route
Vaaljapie Station Restaurant, Garden Route
The setting is 'Boere Kitch' with a tongue in the cheek informality, the cooking is traditional Afrikaans cuisine. Serendipity is the word to describe this tiny restaurant. Snugly fitted into an old Railway Station, it offers an ...

Waterside Bar

Where? Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa, 406 Herold's Bay Road, George, 6528, Garden Route, South Africa
Waterside Bar, Garden Route
The Oubaai Hotel is situated along the Garden Route, in the picturesque town of Herolds Bay near George. This area is known for its lush vegetation and its magnificent views of the Indian Ocean on one side and the Outeniqua ...

Waterside Grill Restaurant

Where? Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa, 406 Herold's Bay Road, George, 6528, Garden Route, South Africa
Waterside Grill Restaurant, Garden Route
The Waterside Grill Restaurant is located at the Oubaai Hotel in the heart of the Garden Route. As part of the world-renowned Garden Route, Herolds Bay is a popular destination amongst local and international travellers alike. ...

Zinzi at Tsala Treetop Lodge

Where? Tsala Treetop Lodge & Villas, Off the N2 10km West of Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route
Zinzi at Tsala Treetop Lodge, Garden Route
Zinzi is an African-inspired luxurious restaurant and sundowner spot, nestled in the forest between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna. With rolling gardens and forest trees as the surrounds, Zinzi’s decor, architecture and menu draws on ...

Zucchini Restaurant

Where? Timberlake Organic Village, Wilderness, Garden Route, South Africa
Zucchini Restaurant, Garden Route
The chic-yet-unpretentious Zucchini can be found in the Timberlake Organic Village, amongst artisan food shops and other uniquely ‘Wilderness’ boutique businesses. With its relaxed yet luxurious interiors and beautiful outdoor ...

Dezeppi's Pizzeria

Where? Assegaaibosch Country Lodge, Route 62, Kareedouw, Eastern Cape.
Dezeppi's Pizzeria , Garden Route
Dezeppi’s Pizzeria is the informal, chilled dining spot at Assegaaibosch Country Lodge, with its sister restaurant ‘The Copper Pot’ catering to slightly more formal meals. Overlooking a swimming pool, with its wooden deck ...

Dine at Rafters Restaurant

Where? 24 Fynbos Avenue, Storms River Village, Garden Route / Eastern Cape
Dine at Rafters Restaurant, Garden Route
What began as an in house country cooking experience around a double sided log fire has evolved into an internationally renowned venue, which has been discussed as far afield as Machu Picchu in Peru and the top of Table Mountain ...

E'lapa

Where? Assegaaibosch Country Lodge, Route 62, Kareedouw, Eastern Cape.
E'lapa, Garden Route
An al fresco dining area specializing in gourmet braai (barbeque) and potjie (cooking pot placed on coals) evenings, E’lapa is the exciting new addition to the trio of restaurants at the lodge. Linked to the Sports Bar, ...

Koffie Stories

Where? 9 Kerk Street, Gouritzmond, 6696, Garden Route
Koffie Stories, Garden Route
Koffie Stories (Afrikaans for ‘coffee stories’) is a quirky little coffee shop with a big difference. It is situated in Gouritsmond, which is little more than a river mouth with a few inhabitants that have settled in this ...

Marilyn's 60's Diner

Where? Darnell Street, 6308, Storms River, Garden Route, South Africa
Marilyn's 60's Diner, Garden Route
Situated on the quaint, narrow main road of the Storms River Village, Marilyn’s 60's Diner is a fuchsia-and-turquoise surprise to the senses. With wall-to-wall murals, paintings and famous photographs of Elvis Presley, Marilyn ...

Nature's Way Farmstall

Where? 2,5km on R102 to Natures Valley, Garden Route, Western Cape
Nature's Way Farmstall, Garden Route
Stop in for a taste of real dairy goods made from Jersey milk, all without the use of artificial hormones and antibiotics. Specialising in their own Loredo Farm Cheese, Nature’s Way also offers a wide range of both local and ...

The Belfry Kitchen

Where? Twee Riviere, Eastern Cape, 6411, South Africa
The Belfry Kitchen, Garden Route
The belfry Kitchen offers an exciting solution to the give-and-take nature of consumption, while never negotiating on delicious flavours and fresh ingredients. This establishment, humbly self-dubbed a ‘lunchtime café’, is all ...

Tsitsikamma Restaurant

Where? Storms River, Garden Route, South Africa
Tsitsikamma Restaurant, Garden Route
With the waves crashing just metres below and views of the Storms River Mouth and surrounding mountains, Tsitsikamma Restaurant has a winning formula in terms of its setting. This spacious eatery is flanked by the souvenir shop ...
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