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The Tower Restaurant

Muller Street | Bethesda Arts Centre, Nieu-Bethesda, South Africa
+27 73 028 8887
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (6 reviews)
“pork chop” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Muller Street | Bethesda Arts Centre, Nieu-Bethesda, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in town for 2 nights and ate here both nights.The chef was a local that really knows how to cook lamb well.

Thank aidanpomario
Reviewed April 7, 2018

The food was well prepared and plentiful. We had the lamb curry. The flavour was quite mild but very tasty. The accompanying vegetables and potatos were exceptionally good. When we booked we were informed that they did not have a liquor license so I took...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

After arriving in the this quite time is an off peak time, we decided to eat out every night. This was one of three recommendations from locals. The food was good but the lack of atmosphere and the lack of a liquor license means we...More

Thank Kevin_Edyta
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

The lamb curry and malva pudding are to die for. Hilton, our host accommodated our request to dine in the courtyard while the sun was setting. Lovely ambiance.

Thank StaraJon
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

My parents and I went to Nieu-Bethesda for a Saturday night on 20 January 2018. We tried Die Waenhuis first but it was closed. We then went to Karoo Lamb and the girl there informed us (in a somewhat dismissive and unconcerned tone) that only...More

1  Thank annacatherine3
Reviewed January 2, 2018

This is a plain restaurant run by locals. It is not pretentious and certainly delivers a filling meal. Eating here is like eating with your favorite aunt and uncle - a 'lekker bord kos'!. Nice people doing a nice job. Great idea to support the...More

Thank MarkDavies503
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

A must for delicious wholesome food. Best curry :) Great service. Thank you again for taking such good care of us :)

1  Thank Renique L
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast en delicious coffee! Very friendly staff and our waitress, Merlyn, was a sweetheart.

Thank De Wet B
Reviewed December 28, 2017

This community project in the village serves meals with fresh salads and veggies from their own gardens further away in the village. One is always assured of fresh ingredients. I have dined solo on a scrumptious tuna salad during lunch time and have joined friends...More

1  Thank Kardoesie
Bethesdatower, General Manager at The Tower Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thanks so much for reviewing us. Happy to hear that you were satisfied with our service and meals

Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Though limited menu, the food was tasty & good value for money. The service is friendly & professional.

Thank Martin E
Bethesdatower, General Manager at The Tower Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thanks for reviewing us

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muller Street | Bethesda Arts Centre, Nieu-Bethesda, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Nieu-Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +27 73 028 8887
The Tower Restaurant for guests and visitors to the centre serves a wide variety of dishes including the famous Karoo Lamb and Curries. Vegetarians are thoughtfully catered for with an inspiring selection of dishes such as moussaka, tortilla, Thai butternut soup and vegetable curries. Dishes are often made with vegetables we've grown ourselves. The cooks and waiters are also artists in the project.
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