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Field & Fork

26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 3430
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

African food prepared in a French style. Located in a historic building at the museum it has an attractive ambiance. Beautiful desserts and good local wines and beers. Good service. Highly recommended.

Thank Toby R
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very comfortable and cosy restaurant in a lovely old building. The food was beautifully prepared and served. Rack of lamb was delicious. There is a good list of well-chosen local wines.

Thank manorfarmnf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My two friends and I decided to splash out a bit on a fine meal after riding in the "Around The Pot" mountain bike race . The restaurant is located in an original historic buliding in Swellendam. A quaint and cosy venue with a limited...More

Thank cbabeCapeTown
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for a quick meal and the service was excellent. We particularly wanted the lamb and was great.

Thank James K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set in a old house in Swellendam, it seems one of the oldest of the town. This lovely little restaurant was a pure surprise, foods are delicious and they worth the visit to Swellendam. The staff is friendly and really efficient, and they make us...More

1  Thank SuperPaolo1981
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered the kudu carpaccio, rack of lamb and sticky toffee pudding and it was all completely delicious. Paulette looked after us beautifully. A really fun evening! Thank you! We would highly recommend.

1  Thank Pandora B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The setting alone would have made this worth while. The decor was simple and authentic yet sophisticated. The meal was absolutely superb and could not have been more enjoyable. Highly recommend this if you want fine dining.

2  Thank mawalker
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the Field and Fork for my Dads birthday. No menu online and we had to get a menu from the tourist info centre, which is located next door. The food was lovely, well presented and arrived in a timely manner. Portions are smallish and...More

1  Thank Emily C
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We received a very warm welcome on a very chilly night , the dinning rooms were very warm and cosy and staff very friendly .The food was outstanding and only the freshest and best ingredients were used - everything we ordered was delicious . Highly...More

1  Thank Janinecowlin
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We loved our meal at Field & Fork. Everything was delicious, and the sweet lady serving our meal was incredibly helpful in suggesting dishes and wine. I loved the ambiance, the candle light, and there was even a cuddly cat walking around! It was a...More

1  Thank JanMargaret
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Questions & Answers
19 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from FDRSwellendam | Property representative |
Yes Currently fillet of Black Angus beef on the menu
5 December 2016|
Response from FDRSwellendam | Property representative |
Hi Unfortunately no. Closed 24-26 Dec
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Swellendam
  • Phone Number: +27 28 514 3430
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Field & Fork derives its name from the culinary vision of bringing locally sourced quality produce from the field to your table. Chef and owner Francois du Rand, serves these ingredients with a great passion for food and a dash of French flair. Field & Fork is located in Swellendam's heritage area and forms part of the Drostdy Museum. Steeped in history and oozing character, this restaurant brings you modern style bistro food with panache.The menu is small and changes often but caters for all palates.Our wines as our food, are only sourced locally from award winning wineries. Welcome to the Field & Fork. Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays from 6pm for dinner service.
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