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De Volkskombuis

Contemporary
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Aan-de-Wagen Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Definitely not listed under Stellenbosch...
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  • 57
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    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Homey food

We've been once or twice and I have never been disappointed. I like how cosy it feels, the staff is very professional and the food was proper home-cooked goodness

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2014
Liesl W
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Cape Town, SA
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Cape Town, SA
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We've been once or twice and I have never been disappointed. I like how cosy it feels, the staff is very professional and the food was proper home-cooked goodness

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I only like their butternut soup. I really enjoy ALL the stews and you wouldnt be disappointed in any of their main meals. They even have an option for a combination of 3 which is quite good value for money. I will go back anytime. The setting is old style Stellenbosch and gives you an idea of what the houses... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had dinner at this cute and cozy little restaurant in the heart of Stellenbosch. The service was excellent and the food was traditional and delicious. Good value for money and an altogether very satisfying experience...

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South Africa
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170 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I had the duck, my friend the Meraai se pie Afraid my duck was cold, and the plate was cold. The pie looked bland served only with rice. No jus The service was good , the band a but tired, sounded like a garage band. Would I go again, no don't think so ....

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Pretoria, South Africa
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We had dinner there one night. Both of us had the Bobotie (a south african dish) . What a dissapointment. It was like a pie with a mince inside that had almost no flavour. Where did all the lovely flavours of a bobotie dissapear to? The chutney that whent with the dish was like cooked dried peaches or apricots, needs... More 

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Our waiter had worked for a time in the USA so he was delighted to talk sports with the family. Needless to say, we had terrific service from this young man. The food was good and served hot. The décor was nice and restaurant quite large.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We visited this restaurant as a party of four for lunch on a Sunday. Having grown up in South Africa, I know what traditional South African cuisine is supposed to taste like, and I was bitterly dissapointed with this restaurant. The service was acceptable and the waiter was friendly. Three of us ordered the roast lamb and one of us... More 

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Strand, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

As a student we often visited De Volkskombuis and it always was a firm favourite. During the years we stopped going as there were many new restaurants to try. Two weeks ago we didn't want to cook ourselves, but were in the mood for a home cooked meal. What a treat! All our favourites were still on the menu. Meraai... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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417 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

If you find yourself in Stellenbosh ease do yourself a favour & schedule a meal at this amazing restaurant. It is situated within walking distance of the centre of town but there is more than adequate safe off street parking available. Situated in a very old traditional Cape Dutch building this restaurant serves traditional "Boere Kos" with a modern twist... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I was slightly disappointed with this restaurant. It gives a choice of South African traditional dishes, but I found the food a bit bland. It will probably be a good choice for an overseas guest in search of traditional food, but I will not eat there again. Staff was very cordial, though.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Aan-de-Wagen Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Description

Definitely not listed under Stellenbosch yet... http://www.eatout.co.za/restaurants/2622/search/stellenbosch-/contemporary-south-african/de-volkskombuis 

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