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Butterfly's Bistro

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Main Road, Hogsback 5721, South Africa
+27 45 962 1326
09:00 - 16:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Tue - Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu 09:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had both lunch and breakfast here and both meals were enjoyable. They pride themselves on it giving quick service but then Hogsback is not a quick service place! We were happy to go back there and the small gift shop had some cute gifts.

Thank SalMarg
Secunda, South Africa
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I loved, loved, loved Butterfly Bistro. It is a cosy little Bistro with a great menu. We could not stay away! The best pizza, prego rolls and pecan nut pie! Great big lawn and outside seating for kids to run around. The staff is amazing

Thank altaa2016
East London, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Butterfly Bistro has become a firm favourite of ours! After a weekend of camping their breakfasts are just what you need to gear you up for the trip home! What I especially love is that our group (vegetarians, vegans, omnivores) are all catered for! the staff are super friendly. The food is great! ice cold local craft beers on tap... More 

Thank Debranette
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Not a vegetarian but loved the vegetarian breakfast. Good coffee, great atmosphere. Be ready to wait a bit for food, they do warn you about this though.

Thank Natasha R
Bavaria, Germany
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

nice garden setting, decent vanilla shake, cosy interieur, veggie options, only service should be speeded up but thats a common African deseace

Thank Wickie m
Johannesburg, South Africa
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Brilliant breakfast that takes some time to prepare, but is worth the wait. Pass the time in the pretty picnic-like setting, the on-site gift shop or the chocolatier across the road. Be sure to order the crispy potato wedges as a side if they don't come with your breakfast!

Thank ZA_world
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Super friendly staff!! Incredible veggie food! Beautiful back ground music!! Super magical!! Loved this place!!

Thank Janice B
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Even the cappucino had butterflies! Charming space. Good service and excellent food. Lots of parking and Saturduay morning market with handmade soaps, card reader, homemade jams and the best ginger beer ever!

Thank Freda E
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This beautiful little garden restaurant is tucked away in the village of Hogsback. It serves the most delicious pizzas. On a sunny day it's the perfect spot to sip wine in the shade of the trees. On a chilly winters day, you would choose to snuggle up in the cosy little cottage restaurant. Excellent food and friendly service. Oh, and... More 

Thank Sandy P
Pretoria, South Africa
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107 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Good happy natural ambience at this little place, both indoors and outdoors. Food was of reasonably good quality. Family friendly place.

Thank TravelbyLight

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Hogsback 5721, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Hogsback
  • Phone Number: +27 45 962 1326

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?