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The Red Windmill

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Sandrif Farm | R316 Napier, Napier 7270, South Africa
+27 28 423 3576
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Wed - Mon 09:00 - 16:30
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Somerset West, South Africa
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174 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We arrived after 10am for coffee to find the restaurant and we found the restaurant unprepared for guests. The coffee was terrible - weak and insipid. Where is the Italian roast?

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Thank AntSomersetWest
RedWindmillR316, Owner at The Red Windmill, responded to this review

Hello there! Firstly thank you for your frank review of our coffee. We sincerely regret the incident. We use a good quality product and oddly enough, the only complaint we have even had is that it is too strong! So your comment regarding it being insipid is surprising, but duly noted. This is the first bad review we have ever... More 

Witbank
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

We have eaten at this establishment many times and never failed us. Food lovely. Scones and fresh cream with cup of tea really yummy. Service is great they are always so sweet. And kids love the pink pig and chickens and play area. Well worth a visit. And the little shop is real fun to browse.

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Thank Belinda v
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

If you are planning a trip to visit the southern most tip of Africa there is a lovely place called the Red Windmill a few kilometers outside the little town of Napier where you will get a delightful authentic home cooked lunch with excellent coffee and excellent home desserts.

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Thank muttas
RedWindmillR316, Owner at The Red Windmill, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you for taking the trouble to write a review for the Red Windmill! We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to your next visit, when perhaps we can score 5 out of 5! Thanks, Neal & Dee More 

Kloof, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Home made food & particularly friendly owners. Eclectic collection of furniture & collectibles. Vintage clothes for sale.

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Thank Ian D
RedWindmillR316, Owner at The Red Windmill, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so very much for taking the time and trouble to review The Red Windmill. We hope to see you and your lovely wife again soon. Kindest regards Neal & Dee Robinson. More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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182 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Excellent food, friendly staff and a really peaceful spot to sit and have a meal. Do head out back and walk the labyrinth

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Thank FireflyAfrica
RedWindmillR316, Owner at The Red Windmill, responded to this review

Hi there! And you didn't even get lost in the Labyrinth!!! :) Thanks for a lovely review, we really do appreciate it and we look forward to hosting you again! All the best, Dee & nN More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

What a delight to enjoy breakfast at the most precious gem just outside Napier. Food is fresh and tasty. Fabulous atmosphere with owners and staff genuinely kind, friendly and fun. Definitely a must for those wanting to relax and experience great food and interesting venue.

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Thank marionv579
RedWindmillR316, Owner at The Red Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Marion Many thanks for taking the time and trouble to review The Red Windmill. We are sincerely grateful and so happy that you enjoyed your visit. Do call again! Dee & Neal Robinson More 

Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We had such a warm welcome into this funky cafe. We are Banters and Dee and Min cooked us a genuine and delicious Banting-friendly meal. I really recommend you stop by at this unique and charming cafe to marvel at their fabulous collection of antiques and other collectibles, and to enjoy a proper Banting meal served with a smile. Thanks... More 

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Thank Julie S
RedWindmillR316, Owner at The Red Windmill, responded to this review

Hi Julie! Gosh, thanks for a fabulous review - all the way from the UK! Thanks for visiting us and do come again soon! All the best, Neal and Dee Robinson More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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119 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Had breakfast at The Red Windmill. What to expect? Unpretentious place with very friendly service and homemade fresh food. While waiting for breakfast got served figs out the garden because they are just ripe and ready to eat. Veggies and herbs are grown in the garden, cheese sourced from local farm. Little farm stall with homemade jams and honey as... More 

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2 Thank Frogy007
RedWindmillR316, Owner at The Red Windmill, responded to this review

HI there! Thank you so so very much for your kind review of our Farm Stall, The Red Windmill. We are really pleased you enjoyed your breakfast. It was great to meet you all, and we hope you return again soon to try our lunches! All the best, Dee & Neal Robinson More 

Struisbaai, South Africa
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Except for the excellent food on offer (the Camembert & fig salad especially), Dee and her staff are always friendly and on the ball with their service! Whether to host a function or a lovely day out, gazing over the beautiful views, I will always prefer, and refer anybody to visit The Red Windmill!

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Thank JMVH76
RedWindmillR316, Owner at The Red Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Joh-marie, thank you so very much for reviewing The Red Windmill. We are so grateful to those who take the time and trouble to do so as it helps us tremendously! All the best, Dee & Neal Robinson More 

Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

What a lovely place peacefull and vere nice best food homemade and fresh The owners and there staff are very friendly and quick best place to eat thumbs up thank you will come again soon greetings juan

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Thank Jaun65
RedWindmillR316, Owner at The Red Windmill, responded to this review

Dear Juan, thank you so very much for taking the time and trouble to write a review for us on Trip Advisor. We are so happy you enjoyed your visit andlook forward to seeing you again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Healthy, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:30
Monday
09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:30
Thursday
09:00 - 16:30
Friday
09:00 - 16:30
Saturday
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandrif Farm | R316 Napier, Napier 7270, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +27 28 423 3576
Description
The Red Windmill is a retro styled farm stall/restaurant serving a variety of fresh, healthy, & delicious country food and delectable cakes and desserts. The Red Windmill also houses mrs robinson's Vintage Clothing Shoppe. Enjoy the labyrinth and let the kids run free. Pets welcome.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?