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“My Journey to the Past”
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 16 November 2017

Sophie's Choice makes you experience a piece of the past, it puts you in the era when ladies were wearing frilly lace dresses with kick out seems to the back and lace umbrellas which they turn and turn while they walk the streets of Willowmore.

I felt like an aristocrate, if this is the right word. I walked in their steps. I felt special, rich for a while.

The food is fresh and tasty and made with care.

Thanks Sophie's.

You will see me on my next visit to Willowmore.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

What an awesome experience. With great food and a great atmosphere. On our way to Vondeling (Karoo Angels) we stopped for some lunch. We were welcomed with smiles and assisted as if we were long lost family. Had the best Chicken - Mayo tramezzini ever. Highly recommend - all to stop over and support this great restaurant.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The restaurant is really interesting in terms of decor and setting. One half of the space is taken up by an antique store. The restaurant has an extravagant 1920s exuberance with a touch of creative quirkiness about it. The food was tasty and really well presented and bountiful (in typical Karoo style you never leave hungry). Chicken schnitzel was too dry disputes the lavish sauce.

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Thank PauloVuren
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

The Karoo turns up some amazing places occasionally, and this is one of them. The owner is a wonderful lady, who genuinely cares about the comfort and satisfaction of every person that walks through the door.

The food really is homely and good. The addition of a proper coffee machine is a big plus as well.

I have been here a couple of times, and it has been really nice each time. I hope that Sophia the owner keeps up the good work, she has manufactured a gem in the Karoo that puts Willomore on the map. I just wish there weren't any mannequins and dolls everywhere. The art is great, but limbless dolls and mannequins is creepy, if you ask me. Takes away the 5th star.

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Thank NickPaddy16
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Willowmore is the western gateway to the iconic Baviaanskloof, and as such Sophie's Choice is the ideal restaurant venue to stop over before heading into the valley, or on leaving it. It conjures up a past era with its dense display of wide-ranging brick-a-brac, suitably complemented by the down to earth hospitality of owner Sofia. The breakfast of egg souffle was excellently prepared and a generous portion, while the coffee, carrot and cheese cake which we enjoyed on a second visit was in its own class.

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Thank Bob D
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