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Cluster d'Hote

Piet Retief Street | Norhtern Care, Sutherland 6920, South Africa
+27 23 571 1436
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (107 reviews)
“bobotie” (12 reviews)
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International, Vegetarian Friendly
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Piet Retief Street | Norhtern Care, Sutherland 6920, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had dinner at cluster d'Hote when we were in Sutherland last week. I had the Bobotie and my husband had the Lamb Shank. The food tasted beautiful. Give yourself plenty of time to sit there. Don't be in a rush to...More

Thank ronaldcN6724YU
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We visited Sutherland for one night on 7 Feb. 2018. This restaurant came highly recommended by our guesthouse host. The place is decorated with all sorts memorabilia giving it a warm feel. The chef is Amelia the Owner who gets 5 stars from my wife...More

Thank pemjeek
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had an absolute delicious meal at this lovely restaurant. Interior is old world charm and the service is very good. However dinner closes early in Sutherland and therefore we felt a bit pressurized to finish up. My son was bored but the owner gave...More

Thank sylviane v
Reviewed 3 December 2017

There is a reason that this is the top restaurant in Sutherland - it is really a cut above what you would expect in these small towns. In Sutherland there is surprisingly quite a bit of competition for restaurants, but they all lack the class...More

Thank ViajarForLife
Reviewed 1 December 2017

My father and I visited Sutherland to experience the open skies and bright stars, unfortunately, we went on the one night it was overcast. Luckily, we decided to eat dinner at Cluster d'Hote. An old style gem, with a museum like interior and period music,...More

Thank Riaan E
Reviewed 11 November 2017

During our 4 day stay in Sutherland, My husband and I ate at this lovely restaurant - we both had the Lamb Shank, absolutely delicious

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Dinner again at Cluster for me with two friends on their first visit to Sutherland. The excellent tomato & bean soup starter was followed by their well-known and signaturedish of lamb shank which was soft, tender and tasty as genuine Karoo lamb should taste. Their...More

Thank John1123
Reviewed 10 October 2017

A very "old fashioned" restaurant on the main street. Six of us had lamb shanks, and we all agreed that without doubt, they were the best we had ever had. Not cheap, but worth it!

Thank andrewlancefield2017
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived to find no staff in the restaurant so sat down at one of three empty tables. We were unpleasantly shooed away because we arrived without booking!

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had dinner here on reccommendation which was a worth while experience as the Lamb Shanks were just great. I am a lover of roast potatoes too & the ones served were really good & complimented the lamb. Albeit an expensive meal. The service by...More

Thank David C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piet Retief Street | Norhtern Care, Sutherland 6920, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Northern Cape  >  Sutherland
  • Phone Number: +27 23 571 1436
  • E-mail
As one of the oldest houses, circa 1880 in Piet Retief Street, this Victorian dollhouse was renovated in 2007 by the Marais family, to become a prestige Restaurant in Sutherland, namely Cluster d' Hote Restaurant.

Originally this was one of seven flat roof sandstone houses, used by farmers as town houses to attend Sunday church services. Saying also goes that during the Anglo Boer War POW, woman and children from the Tankwa-Karoo area was kept in this area and this house was used as a hospital for them.

Redolent with antiques and collectibles Cluster d' Hote Restaurant represents the vision of Johann and Anelia Marais of serving quality rather than quantity dishes. We hope that by the end of the evening, you as our respected diner will share this vision.

At 6pm the doors open, serving traditional Karoo cuisine to the very highest of standards. The cuisine various on a daily basis, depending on the availability of products here in the Roggeveld, this provides Anelia, the chef, a certain challenge in ensuring the flair and superb presentation.

Certain dishes have become trademarks at Cluster d' Hote, this being our signature dish Lamb shank. Also well know favourites are Bobotie, homemade Chicken pie and Swiss trimmed beef fillet.

The focus however remains on variety, fusion of flavours and combination of ingredients.

So come and enjoy a gastronomical feast in an astronomical environment, at
Cluster d' Hote in Sutherland.
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