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Travel Bugs Garden Restaurant

111 York Street, George 6529, South Africa
+27 44 873 2009
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (33 reviews)
“chef salad” (13 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 16:30All hours
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
111 York Street, George 6529, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Secret is: run by women, wiith all women staff. Truly outstanding. Good food. Always full up - both tummies and tables. Banting Menu - yay. Professional service. Sit tight indoors or stretch out in the sun!

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had my all time favourite...chef's salad with marinated chicken strips. All the food is consistently good. Friendly service. One of my favourite places in George.

Thank Lizzie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Thai Butternut Soup on a cold day was delightful. Overall found the plates to be colourful, presentable with fresh and tasty food. A delight to be seated in the garden if you do not like crowds during peak times. Will definately refer. In the...More

Thank Dee H
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Food is always awesome herefreshly made using the finest ingredients! The service is also amazing. Worth a vist a little hidden gem in the area.

Thank Thedoc999
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Interior or exterior seating in the rear garden, a small oasis of calm to be savoured and enjoyed. Best iced coffee in George. breakfast great, staff cannot be faulted. A must.

Thank judkins2014
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Travel Bugs is an old time favourite of ours (and many locals!). The food is always great and prepared with so much love by dedicated staff. The staff are super friendly and attentive. They have a fantastic Banting menu and even do take aways (ideal...More

Thank Rudolph M
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I do not live in George, yet having breakfast at Travel Bugs is a must-do first stop thing.... the service is always great, the ambiance exactly as I like it; comfortable chairs, splendid freshly baked goodies for breakfast!

Thank Annelierabie
Reviewed 18 June 2017

So unassuming and yet such a pleasant experience. You have to take the leap to enter the unexpected... then enjoy what you least expected - a great coffee with great side dishes. Thanks guys.

Thank Pieter B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I visited them when The Bench was closed. Great food, excellent service. I had cake and tea, my friend just cappuccino. It looked cute with a face drawn in the foam.

Thank 54carinee
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My husband and I love getting the chance to go here for lunch - always fantastic specials and when you sit in the pretty garden setting and see the offerings to other tables, you just want to come again to sample everything they have on...More

Thank Dawnve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 York Street, George 6529, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  George
  • Phone Number: +27 44 873 2009
Travel Bugs - your local eatery and garden cafe is the best kept secret on the Garden Route All our food is freshly prepared, our service attentive and the atmosphere peaceful and relaxing. Our salads have created their own reputation; we bake our own whole wheat and white bread; and our menu is full of surprises. The beautiful garden with its fountains and running water create a peaceful eating experience in the heart of George. On Saturday mornings we are available for small functions such as baby showers, birthdays and kitchen teas. To inspire your next travel holiday, we stock a full range of Lonely Planet Travel Books and maps. Travel Bugs is on the Garden Route Culinary Awards list of top 20 restaurants and is also recognised as a culinary legend, their highest award.
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