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The Connection - CLOSED

19 Main Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Apr 2014
“"The Connection" Restaurant closed down”
18 Feb 2014
“loads of yummy food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
19 Main Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

Note that the Swellendam Restaurant known at "The Connection" has closed permanently. I have heard that another Swellendam restaurant may be taking over some of the building that the Connection Restaurant formerly occupied.I will post an update on Tripadvisor when I know more

2  Thank atomcrusher
Reviewed 19 February 2014

A little bit pricey maybe but the food is worth the money. Such a lovely host and great great food! I would go there again any second.

1  Thank martin8903
Reviewed 13 February 2014

The food was excellent. The staff informative about the food. A thoroughly different but great experience. We will return.

Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 3 February 2014

This is a very good, and a little different resturant. They dont have a regular menu, but a 'todays' which consist of three courses. We had all three courses, and all of them were very tasty! The resturant has a homey feel to it. This...More

Thank Cathrmr
Reviewed 2 December 2013

My wife and I were one of four parties dining at The Connection on the evening of 1 December. We were visiting from Ireland the other couples were from England, Netherlands and Germany. Everybody thoroughly enjoyed the set meal and the friendly ambience, the nature...More

Thank Smiler_8
Reviewed 16 November 2013

This restaurant is really worth a visit. The food, service and ambiance is fabulous. There is no menu, it's a set meal with lots of variety and a never ending supply. The beef fillet was better than I have tasted in Michelin star restaurants back...More

Thank Sherrylann C
Reviewed 30 October 2013

What a hunger quenching exeprience and for the price less than a bottle of wine. this is great going

Thank Rocco D
Reviewed 21 October 2013

This is a totally different and very interesting concept in eating out. No menus, no prices, no nonsense - one set meal consisting of four delicious courses - whatever Jenny has cooked that day i.e. pate with rye bread, homemade soup, platter of beef, pork...More

Thank LyndylooSouthAfrica
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Loved the fire - it added to the ambiance of the restaurant! AND yummy yummy yummy food! what's more - is that you can ASK FOR MORE!!! (never managed that as we were tooooo FULL!)

Thank Bea N
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Awesome concept - we never saw a menu or a price list, or anything like that. We just trusted this very friendly Italian gentleman who gave us excellent food and wine for a very fair price... It's been a while since my vacation in South...More

Thank traveler_1978_Europe
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Main Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Swellendam
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