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Village Trading Post

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29 Schoeman Street, De Rust 6651, South Africa
+27 44 241 2110
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Stuttgart, Deutschland
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The menu does not look any special but the food is delicious. We had the chicken salad and the chicken liver sandwich and are very positive surprised by lots of grilled vegetables and a great seasoning. Thank you so much.

Thank gocky123
Windsor, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a cold drink and light lunch. Beautiful tasty food, not complicated and wonderful staff. There is an arts and crafts shop if you enjoy art especially ceramics. Highly recommended this place.

Thank Tracy K
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped into this little place on the way back to Outdshoorn. Their chicken liver bacon and avo ciabatta sandwich was fantastic. Service was great too. Nice friendly environment with a cool little shop out the back too for odds and ends. Definitely worth a stop if you're passing through.

Thank MartinFletcher74
South Africa
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115 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely pub restaurant in the charming village of De Rust. We stopped by after a long hot journey and the dogs stretched out on the pub’s cool concrete floors. The two guys who own the place have a unique style of their own but are very friendly. The beer is cold and copious and the food very tasty... More 

Thank MatthewJHB
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our group of friends booked a Valentines Dinner and we ones again had a great meal of excellent traditional South African food. This is our first visit back after the renovation. What a nice venue and excellent hosts.

Thank sdwOudtshoorn
Nelspruit, South Africa
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very nice place to bric and brac and enjoy a meal whether it is a breakfast or a brunch or a lunch....

Thank 702bennie
Beaufort West, Western Cape, South Africa
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We just love Village Trading and Niekie let us feel loved and welcome like family. The food is always of good quality and presentation is always to my tast.

Thank OnsHuisie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Having a quick lunch on my roadtrip. Friendly and fast service. Food is excellent and really a beautiful place

Thank Fanie V
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We always visit this special place when in De Rust. We were lucky enough to be seated at the same spot every time, in the corner at the back. Such good memories! Food and service was great! You will see there again soon!

Thank Huibert C
Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

De Rust is a small town with only a handful of places to eat.The Trading post was recommended to us by another traveller and we were not disappointed. The restaurant is in the main road, just look for a big chicken outside, that's the place. It consists of a pub, restaurant and a gift shop, which stocks nice table cloths,... More 

Thank Lance G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
International, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Schoeman Street, De Rust 6651, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  De Rust
  • Phone Number: +27 44 241 2110
Listed on facebook : Village Trading Post. Owners are Soan Jacobs and Niekie Eksteen. Also listed on www.oudtshoorn.com

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?