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Field & Fork

26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 3430
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (13 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
“creme brulee” (10 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We received a very warm welcome on a very chilly night , the dinning rooms were very warm and cosy and staff very friendly .The food was outstanding and only the freshest and best ingredients were used - everything we ordered was delicious . Highly...More

1  Thank Janinecowlin
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved our meal at Field & Fork. Everything was delicious, and the sweet lady serving our meal was incredibly helpful in suggesting dishes and wine. I loved the ambiance, the candle light, and there was even a cuddly cat walking around! It was a...More

1  Thank JanMargaret
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was in easy walking distance from the Shoone Oorde where we were staying. Well recommended it did not disappoint. Excellent food and a lovely SA wine. Get really safe and friendly, and busy but not crowded a perfect place for a relaxed meal....More

1  Thank Simon R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here in the past and remember having a great meal so opted to come back here on a one night stop over. The old cape Dutch house creates such a beautiful ambience and the service is attentive. However I don't eat red...More

Thank MarvBlonde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good ambience, lovely staff and great food. Pity about the wine prices. Not one table had ordered a bottle of wine and when I saw the pricesI could see why .Its so easy in SA to include a few mid price but god wines.

1  Thank Tim D
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend & I had an excellent meal here. In fact, I'd say the food was the best of the entire holiday. My steak was cooked to perfection & was followed by a lovely crime brûlée flavoured with Amarillo. Service was prompt & friendly; the...More

1  Thank SeanPinner
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

A lovely dinner, freshly prepared and a great level of service. A brilliant choice for anyone looking for a meal out in Swellendam.

1  Thank Colsc2
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

When asking our landlords to book us into Koornlands, they said it was closed for a couple of das owing to illness and recommended this restaurant to us for dinner. They also booked us in - very recommendable to take reservations as it gets very...More

1  Thank 2worldtravelers13
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Maybe the american movie soundtracks of the 1960 are not for everybodies taste, but the food and service is just excellent!

1  Thank Raimund K
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

Great food and very funny and efficient wait staff 😊 we had the set menu of salmon appetizer angus steak and creme brûlée. The salmon was very delicious, the steak was perfectly cooked and the sauce complimented the steak beautifully, the creme brulee is served...More

1  Thank avsnep
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you get Nice beef steak here?
March 19, 2017|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from FDRSwellendam | Property representative |
Yes Currently fillet of Black Angus beef on the menu
Hello! Are you guys open on Christmas day?
December 5, 2016|
Response from FDRSwellendam | Property representative |
Hi Unfortunately no. Closed 24-26 Dec
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $14
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Swellendam
  • Phone Number: +27 28 514 3430
  • E-mail
Field & Fork derives its name from the culinary vision of bringing locally sourced quality produce from the field to your table. Chef and owner Francois du Rand, serves these ingredients with a great passion for food and a dash of French flair. Field & Fork is located in Swellendam's heritage area and forms part of the Drostdy Museum. Steeped in history and oozing character, this restaurant brings you modern style bistro food with panache.The menu is small and changes often but caters for all palates.Our wines as our food, are only sourced locally from award winning wineries. Welcome to the Field & Fork. Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays from 6pm for dinner service.
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