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“My go-to restaurant”

Old Gaol Restaurant
Ranked #12 of 37 Restaurants in Swellendam
Price range: US$1 - US$7
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Always a good "go-to" restaurant! Good food at reasonable prices and a view on the most beautiful church in the ountry.

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Reviewed 21 February 2014

We came to this restaurant following a bad experience at a nearby restaurant La Belle Alliance. We were pushed for time and rather shaken. The waitresses could not have been more pleasant and helpful. We had a great salad and everything was served promtly and with a smile. Definitely recommend this for lunch . Outdoor seating is lovely.

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Thank Bellou2
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

We stopped here for a late lunch and had two really tasty salads. The service was excellent and the staff very friendly. I only wish we had been in this area longer to try out more of their menu. There are tables outside under the shade of the trees as well as inside. All in all, a lovely place to stop.

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Thank HelenLanghammer
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Reviewed 15 February 2014

We returned twice for lunch and the third time we almost went back but ended up in a pizza bar.

Old Gaol has both outdoor and indoor seating and the staff is very service minded. Once at least four of the waitresses asked us if we would like to have a table for four. Finally, they brought two tables to the front veranda especially for us. Just perfect. A great variety of food salads, cook-stir-fri, etc etc. Try what ever you like and you will be satisfied.

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Thank Henke_Fredde
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Reviewed 5 February 2014

On a tour group with 10 people we made a pre-reserved stop here. What a quaint place to stop and get a bite. A cute cottage/farm-house type of decor with an outdoor patio with trees as well as inside seating. We ate inside and enjoyed the Moroccan lamb, huge chicken pot-pie, some of us had the "black pot special" a type of stew in a cast iron small pot, and some had the curried chicken. The desserts were scrumptious as well, especially the "milk tart"! They also have a little store attached where you can purchase local baked goods, jams, etc. On a side note, there is a big white Dutch Reform Church across the street that we took pics of before going in to eat. I would highly recommend their fresh food and comfortable atmosphere!

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Thank thistrip
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