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the sweaty dutchman

Riebeeck Street, Kareedouw 6400, South Africa
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“breakfast” (10 reviews)
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (46 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Riebeeck Street, Kareedouw 6400, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is well worth your while to stop of in Kareedouw for a visit to the Sweaty Dutchman. Lovely coffee and pancakes. Very happy to see the adopted kitty being fed in the beautiful backyard of this property. We go back not just for the...More

Thank Charmaine123
Reviewed 3 April 2018

An unexpected treat on Cape Route 62. Delicious pancakes and coffee. Well worth the stop. Friendly staff and a great ambiance.

Thank oldmike1605
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Stopped off here for lunch. So had pancakes and coffee per recommendations. Very tasty pancake. Beware some are huge! Some interesting fillings, sweet and savoury. There are other things to eat too. Out on the terrace was a little windy, being March.

Thank snowbabe8
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the pancakes both sweet and savoury. Quality ingredients, deliciously prepared. Excellent coffee. Original and unique. Well worth a visit.

Thank SuzvanLog
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Who would have thought it? This is a most unusual restaurant in a not particularly pretty town. Frequented by many travelers for the most delicious pancakes around. Scrumptious and definitely worth the trip. The owner Hans is extremely hands on and keen to tell you...More

Thank Sandiwells13
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

We were greeted by friendly staff and our 2 traveling dog kids were also welcomed. They first offered to bring them water. Service was really good and the pancakes to die for! Will definitely see us again!

Thank conradl793
Reviewed 31 January 2018

The coffee here is great. The meals especially the crepes are delicious. Service is efficient and friendly. We always make a point of stopping over here on our travels.

Thank Bennett B
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to get something to eat while on the road. They were very accommodating with our choices. The food was delicious and portion size good. Their special iced coffee was really good!

Thank F C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were travelling along the Langkloof, and just wanted to stop for coffee. However, our host enticed us into ordering pancakes as well. We chose a pancake with bobotie filling, and all the additional bells and whistles: apple sauce, blatjang and potatoes. I really intended...More

1  Thank MW3550
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It is always a pleasure to stop at this restaurant. Every one is greeted if you are a long lost friend. The pancakes are good,very good,that is for the savory as well as the sweet ones. The breakfast is very good and everything is done...More

Thank george41248
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riebeeck Street, Kareedouw 6400, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Kareedouw
Op Route 62 Bij Baviaanskloof
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