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“Excellent stop for real, home made food”
Review of Smitswinkel

Smitswinkel
Ranked #31 of 46 Restaurants in Oudtshoorn
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Cafe
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Helsinki, Finland
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Excellent stop for real, home made food”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Set up in a traditional farm sted, next to the road from Oudtshoorn to Calitzdorp. Either stop while driving past but also worth of coming here just for breakkie or lunch from either town. Nothing pretentious, just real and rustic, but absolutely delicious home made food and drinks. Chickens, cats, dogs to be admired by the smaller ones and lots of nice little local produce things, goodies, even some furniture and handicrafts to check for the grown ups. Time comes to a stand still in a good way here.

Visited December 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Naaldwijk, The Netherlands
Level 6 Contributor
147 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“lunch stop”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Nice place. Shop with a restaurant to stop for a quick meal and some snooping. We had here a small lunch. Thick warm bread with melted cheese and a cup of coffee and a cuppa rooibos tea. Lovely quiet area just off the road R62 from Oudtshoorn to Calitzdorp.

  • Visited April 2014
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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Poor to average”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Nothing special. Normal breakfast fare with no highlights: Bread too thickly sliced and too many lazy flies about. It doesn't help that chickens amble through dining area. Disappointing.

Visited June 2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“So sweet”
Reviewed 5 May 2014

This should be a stop for everyone passing through Oudtshoorn. The staff's friendly. The cafe shop looked cozy and inviting. I browsed through the shop and left with a few bits and bobs. About 100m down the road, another lovely surprise was a small shop where I bought far too many olives.

Visited May 2014
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