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“Excellent Restaurant in Swellendam”
Review of The Connection - CLOSED

The Connection
Cuisines: African
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 4, 2013

The food was absolutely wonderful - cooked to perfection in fact - and the owners were very friendly. Food was not too pricey but worth every cent.

Thank Alida336
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

We enjoyed our first night here so much we booked to go again the following night. There isn't a menu, but that makes it all the more interesting. You start with bread and pate, followed by a small bowl of soup. The main course was served on a platter and consisted of beef fillet in a mushroom sauce, pork loin in soy and sherry sauce, lamb stew in a small pot, potatoes and veg and we were even asked if we wanted seconds. The beef fillet was so good we could hardly say no! We believe the beef fillet stays but the other two meats change daily, as did the soup. There aren't many tables and all were taken on the terrace both nights so if you want to enjoy some exceptional home cooking booking is advisable. We thought the food here was the best in our 18 day tour.

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1  Thank angieManchester
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Reviewed December 28, 2012

I had supper a few times at The Connection.

The word that best describes their food is WOW!

The food was out of this world. The service was excellent.

The owners go out of the way to ensure that you have a great meal, This is a must if you pass this way.

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Thank swdcomputers
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

We arrived in swellendam late on 30 November and were starving. We didn't expect much by way of restaurants being open late in the small town, but we were wrong. We found Connections. Not only were the owners absolutely fabulous people, the set menu was very pleasantly surprising. Actually the food was quite honestly simply superb. I would eat there again definitely. My husband and I were very pleased.

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Thank Quartershark
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

fantastic meat,best vegeatrian meal (welcome some notice to prepare),best Pinotage on our trip,most relaxing and friendly hosts.

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1  Thank kudo1960
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