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“Pumpkin cheesecake is a must!”
Review of Sophie's Choice

Sophie's Choice
Ranked #1 of 6 Restaurants in Willowmore
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We popped in for a drink and stayed for a cheesecake!

The milkshakes and fruit shakes are divine and the pumpkin cheesecake is delicious!!! There are loads of quirky things to look at and a vintage shop attached too, selling antiques and furniture.

Staff are also super friendly and prices are good too. I wish I could eat all of the cake on one visit!

Thank Josey T
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Wow what a wonderful place in the middle of a tiny village. Sophia and her team have created something unique, from the donkey outside and interesting mannequins on the walls, opulent antiques, roses and sweet peas... this place is an institution and if it was in Cape Town it would be buzzing!

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Thank Cally81
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

The manager squeezed us in just before 2 pm for lunch, which we really appreciated. The food was varied and very good, with nice wine. The entire place is filled with so many antiques and knick-knacks you'd think you were in a museum. A fun place to stop, plus there aren't many choices in town.

Thank Cynthia G
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

We had enjoyed a lovely meal at Sophie’s some years ago. On this occasion we arrived, as planned at lunch time and were seated on the veranda next to the street and being thirsty we ordered something to drink right away. We ordered our food (spinach and feta quiche and a venison pie) as soon as our drinks were served.

And then it all went sour…… We waited an hour and 20 minutes before we got our food! During this time, no staff member or the owner visited the table to see how we were doing!

Our food arrived and the quiche was, well, simply not a quiche! Some boiled spinach had been put on top of a phyllo base and covered with a cheese sauce on top of which a few scatterings of feta had been placed. There was no sign of egg in the dish at all – I kid you not. The venison pie was a fine average.

We had arrived at 13.00 and left just after 15.00 having had a very mediocre meal with disastrous ‘service’. It’s not as though the restaurant was madly busy, there were only 3 tables during the time we were there; with us 4 in total. We visited on a Thursday.

My advice – if you are travelling perhaps one should enquire how long the meal will take before actually ordering.

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had scones and milkshakes at Sophie's Choice, and possibly the best iced coffee ever - creamy and strong because it used full-cream ice cream and freshly brewed espresso. We've eaten lunch here in the past too, and the food is good, served with a smile. Some of my favourite things to do are to browse the antiques, old furniture and bric a brac in the shop (there's a shelf of old teddy bears that need to be visited too) or to eat on the porch and watch the world go by. On our first visit it was definitely a better experience than we expected, and we've been back at least three times since and not been disappointed.

Thank Annie S
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