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Prince Albert Country Store

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46 Church Street, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
+27 23 541 1077
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08:00 - 15:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We never stayed overnight but I checked out a couple of the rooms and would happily have settled in for the night The proprietors are friendly - country-style folk and even though we were only window-shopping in their deli & general dealer area, they could,not have been more helpful and courteous.

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Thank Brian B
ColleenPrinceAlbert, Owner at Prince Albert Country Store, responded to this review

Thank you Brian for taking the time to pay us lovely compliments. I do hope you return for a stay with us. Best regards, Colleen More 

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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

B autiful and stylish. Was impressed with hand ground coffee. R40 for 4 blocks of fudge were a bit expensive. More suited for adults.

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Thank johnnye973
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Country Store looks like a normal padstal type of store but just behind it is a hidden gem - Country Stay. We had the loveliest loft room, it was so cozy - we really felt at home! Had an awesome breakfast the next morning as well. Do yourself a favour and stay over at Country Stay!

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Thank MoneVisser
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We popped into this delightful shop, a tad expensive for us locals, but delightful all the same. The antiques on offer from by-gone days a real treat for the Collector. The back yard and guest house (I think) was done in true Karoo style decor and took one back in time.

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Thank Gerolene S
Durban, South Africa
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Knitted children's toys found for over R100 less just 3 blocks down. And yellow peaches (Isabel's) which retail for R78 elsewhere are priced at R119. And the pricing of the antiques and collectibles bears no resemblance to the market. Although you will find a lovely selection of products, expect to overpay.

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Thank BizTravellerSA
ColleenPrinceAlbert, Owner at Prince Albert Country Store, responded to this review

Dear BizTravellerSA, What a pity that social media reviews, accurate or not, have the potential to damage hard-earned reputations. Our peaches sell for R85.00, not R119.00. We travel 340km(4hrs) to fetch them, to make available in this town a few really worthwhile products. An extra R7.00 per bottle seems pretty reasonable to me. Our knitted bunnies are worth every cent... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Other than spending a small fortune on the wonderful goods that this store has to offer - baked goods, preserves etc. we had breakfast here as well. Very cozy courtyard next to the pool where breakfast is served - best breakfast in town and according to the owner also serves the best carrot cake in the world - although we... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 December 2016

If you're going to Prince Albert - this is the place to stay! Such wonderful hosts, such attention to detail - so comfortable!

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Thank GavRitchie
Cape Town, South Africa
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Popped in, attracted by the array of wares on display outside. The stoep welcomes with a few tables and the interior abounds with jams, preserves, trinkets to purchase as well as some really good antique pieces. The costume antique jewellery is also very tempting and the staff are in attendance but not overwhelming. Don't expect to leave without a purchase... More 

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Thank Cheryl T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Beautifully laid out display of various well-selected crockery, glassware, books, furniture and knick-knacks. Plus great take home treats like fudge and fruit cake!

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Thank romincapetown
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016

A most interesting store filled with old world goodies, silverware from days gone buy, antique furniture, many books and collctibles.A great experience, but not all. They also do amazing breakfasts, coffee, teas and wonderful light lunches. Don't miss this gem.

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Thank Ian T
ColleenPrinceAlbert, Owner at Prince Albert Country Store, responded to this review

Thank you Ian for your appreciative review. We now have a guesthouse on the property and have adjusted our menu accordingly. Our guesthouse breakfast, from 0800hrs to 1000hrs, is open to the public and we serve our own baked cakes with coffee, tea or fresh pressed juices until 1600hrs daily except Sunday when we serve till 1400hrs. We look forward... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$59 - US$91
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Church Street, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Prince Albert Municipality  >  Prince Albert
  • Phone Number: +27 23 541 1077
Description
Garden restaurant serving daily breakfast, lunch, teas, coffees & cake. Local, fresh organic ingredients. All food baked in an Aga stove.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?