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“A must on the R62”

the sweaty dutchman
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Kareedouw
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Dutch
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: op route 62 bij baviaanskloof
UK
Level 6 Contributor
215 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“A must on the R62”
Reviewed March 12, 2014

We were travelling with friends who live in PE to Cape Town and took the more scenic R62. They had stopped at the Sweaty Dutchman on many occasions over the years and recommended a stop here. I am glad they did! Great service and the pancakes are a must! A great menu choice is available however I was drawn to the sweet and savoury pancake list and had also been recommended them. I went for the bobotie savoury choice. It was superb with a side of potatoes and chutney. Hans the owner popped by after our meal and we had a lovely chat. Definitely one to add to the list when not the R62

  • Visited March 2014
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Grahamstown
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A Gem!”
Reviewed March 6, 2014

On the way back from Bishop's Cove to Grahamstown, the caretakers advised us to return via Kareedouw and not miss a trip to this restaurant! It was so worth it! Hans is a wonderful host and runs a first class establishment - warm and cosily decorated - pristine restrooms and great service. The food was delicious and the pancakes and coffee everything and more than we had expected. Excellent quality and beautifully presented. My route to Cape Town from now on will always be via Kareedouw!!! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! As Hans says, there is a difference between doing the right thing, and doing things right! He is certainly doing things right!

  • Visited March 2014
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Stuttgart, Germany
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Just great!”
Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

I have been there and this little "restaurant" is just great. The manager is totally friendly and the food delicious. It is absolutely worth the way out there! We were 9 guys and we didn't have to wait long like it is common in south africa.

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Storms River, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Always a winner!”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

A lovely spot for breakfast, lunch or snack - the best coffe and pancakes in the area! Frinedly service, value for money and a most enjoyable time.If you have time take the detour off the N2 and visit this delightful restaurant

Visited June 2013
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Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Enjoyed”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

I was taking a drive and happened upon this little place where the service was good, the food excellent and the management friendly without being pushy or intrusive. Prices were also very good and waiting time minimal.

Visited February 2013
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