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Pioneers Restaurant

3 Parsonage Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
+27 49 892 6059
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lamb chops” (37 reviews)
“bobotie” (38 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3 Parsonage Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food - 9/10 Atmosphere - 9/10 Anika as our waitress - 10/10 Thank you Pioneers for a special evening in Graaff Reinet, would definitely come back!

1  Thank Adrianne19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely night! Amazing karoo food with a friendly, inviting atmosphere and friendly staff. Will be back soon 💪

Thank Hendrikizak
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was super delicious and fresh! The atmosphere was great with lovely live music, moreover the staff is very friendly and just adds up to the unique wonderful experience we had here. Thank you!

Thank CJ-what
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our first performances as a singing act at a restaurant. What a lovely experience. Blown away by a cozy, warm atmosphere accompanied by amazing food and friendly service. I'd recommend this restaurant to anyone who values unique experiences

1  Thank Loriska B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steve and I went to George and stopped at Pioneers for a quick brunch. We were so mesmerised that he decided we will have our brunch with one of there great red wines. We had Springbok Carpaccio. WOW it was prepared perfect and it looked...More

1  Thank Zelda F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just love everything about this place. Awesome vibe , great food and excellent service . And please try the chicken salad .

Thank Franzel D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not our first visit, but again we had a brilliant meal. Service as great as ever,but the new look blew us away. We liked the rich colours and quirky decor. Will always be back.

1  Thank Boby24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The decor is lots of bric a brac items and the colors almost oriental in their boldness. We sat inside as the outside area looked a bit too much like a rowdy pub waiting to happen. My lamb chops were OK but not to write...More

1  Thank PageandPaint
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great food. We had the lamb chops and veggies - exceptionally well cooked. Pity that there were several kids running in and out of the restaurant area.

1  Thank KateF-ZA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really good we had the steak which was cooked to perfection with non oily onion rings we will come back again for sure

1  Thank Pippi P
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Helga K
What's the price range, please? On the website are no prices.
January 24, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Parsonage Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Graaff-Reinet
  • Phone Number: +27 49 892 6059
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Pioneers is a Traditional Karoo Food Restaurant. Portions are generous. Staff and owners are very friendly, you will feel immediately welcome. Our Motto: "Come as strangers, leave as friends and return as regulars"