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Sophie's Choice

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Knysna Street, Willowmore, South Africa
+27 44 923 1117
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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136 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On route to Mossel Bay on N9 we passed through this little town called Willowmore for the first time. Traveling by Motorcycle on one of our venture trips to a Motorcycle Rally in Mossel Bay called Buffalo Rally. On the main road you can't miss this restaurant. Going back in time reminiscing everything in sight. The Ladies running the restaurant... More 

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Thank H0lidaytrip
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have done a cycle tour for a charity event - This is the stop in Willowmore - Exellent milkshakes - a delicious fruit basket - and excelent coffee - This was also rounded of by the word of Sophie - No need to pay as we do such amazing work and she never gets out to help - but... More 

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Thank 386gertv
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Karoo hides some gems. This is one of them. In the main street you will find this restaurant. We were early, so we had breakfast. The food was good, excellent value and tasty. The homemade bread was special. The cutlery and cups take you back to another era. The decor is something to experience yourself. Willowmore do have a... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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188 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have one of the most interesting interior (you'll feel like thirty years back) and exterior in the Cape! Coupled with very good (cake and their salads) food and friendly staff it is a must in Willowmore! Not to be missed! Look at their courtyard! Sit on the stoep and watch the traffic in the Main Road!

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Thank Horst S
George, South Africa
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

On our way back from Addo we stopped for coffee and cake. What an interesting shop. Many antiques and decorated with flair. Very friendly people and wonderful cake. It was worth the stop. We visited with friends and family from Germany and they found it to be very good. So good that our friend even was willing to hand out... More 

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Thank heineraudrey
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Oudtshoorn. The food was great, neatly presented and tasty, the environment interesting and the manager/owner was really friendly.

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Thank Martin B
Hartenbos, South Africa
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

This is an interesting place with lots of stuff but the coffee was great and will recommend this again to someone

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Thank Nadia B
great brak river RSA
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108 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

AN UNEXPECTEDLY CHARMING SHOP-ANTIQUES-RESTAURANT IN THE MAIN STREET OF WILLOWMORE ! Delicious salad, and tea served in silver and china with a smile! A nice stop in an amazingly empty town, and a good feeling of sincere welcome and effort to please.

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Thank Pierre V
Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful break it was to pop into Sophie's Choice for a beautifully presented cup of tea in bone china and silver served with carrot cake and a slice of lemon meringue cake like no other. I felt as if I had stepped into a bygone era with a modern twist. So not miss this stop over if ever... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Driving through the beautiful Karoo landscape between Hermanus and Graff Reiniet one Saturday morning in early January 2017, I stumbled upon this delightful restaurant and antique shop along the main road through the pretty town of Willowmore. I had a delicious springbok pie, fresh out of the oven, with a lovely salad, sitting on an old stoep armchair and watching... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Knysna Street, Willowmore, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Willowmore
  • Phone Number: +27 44 923 1117

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?