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Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
+27 51 753 0666
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb shank” (24 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this restaurant travelling via Colesberg along the N1. The staff was friendly and professional. The atmosphere might be good in summer but was gloomy and cold on our visit. The meal was extremely dissapointing. The lamb curry was bland and watery served...More

Thank nicoljg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think this place is a real rip off. Food quality is good but the portions are small. The owners are snobs! They do injustice as the staff is freindly but they are snobs. There is no atmosfere to the place. Will I go back?...More

Thank Andre V
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by the manager of The Lighthouse where we were over-nighting on our way to the Kruger Park. It was a very good choice. It's situated in a charming old building at the top of Kerkstraat, opposite the beautiful stone...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

the restaurant was busy and just about full but in spite of that the service and food was really top class for a small town restaurant. service friendly and very good.

Thank 128pieterr
Reviewed 13 May 2017

As we were staying at the Guinea Fowl Guest House, this restaurant was very convenient and we were definitely not disappointed. The staff were extremely friendly and attentive and the food, which was served very quickly, and was delicious. My bobotie was one of the...More

Thank Gibbsfamily
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Food was good, although need a bit more flavor. Service was good and personnel friendly. Small and cosy restaurant.

Thank 886aubreyt
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Food was very quickly served, for lamb shank, but sadly was not as expected. Prices reasonable, service okay.

Thank Slowveldguru
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Good friendly service and great food. We've dined here before and Plattelander seems to get better. Relaxed atmosphere and friendly car guard watching over the car while you dine.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great service, scrumptious food & the kids enjoyed the trampoline too. Our order was correctly understood, served together rather than staggered.

Thank Edwin R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

After a long trip from Pretoria, Plattelander provided a delicious meal. The quality of the food was excellent and the service friendly. Will come again.

Thank 114johanv
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9 November 2016|
Response from Vernon V | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
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16:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Northern Cape  >  Colesberg
  • Phone Number: +27 51 753 0666
The building was built in the 1800s, originally a church. It's located next to a supermarket and opposite a church with a tall steeple. Waiter's called Hannes.
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