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Sophie's Choice

Knysna Street, Willowmore, South Africa
+27 44 923 1117
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (27 reviews)
“cake” (7 reviews)
“bobotie” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Knysna Street, Willowmore, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here several times to break the journey and relax with a good cup of coffee. Selective menu and on this occasion ordered a chicken and mushroom pie + salad. Delicious and more filling than pastry. Excellent also for cakes.

Thank Sheridan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in on the way up the N9 from Plett to Graaf-Reinet. A few restaurants in town and this looked quite quirky. Part of the premises are a sort of grubby antique shop, the restaurant part was quite dark and clientele looked to be...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends had insisted that we stop off at Sophie's Choice in Willowmore. It is an interesting place - unfortunately the people watching street side veranda was full so we ventured in & found a delightfully quirky courtyard to relax in. The cakes - well, what...More

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 16 March 2018

One would never think to stop at a little town in the middle of the Karoo and find an amazing spot like Sophie's Choice. I have been hearing about Sophie's Choice from my cycling team who cycles 1800kms from Johannesburg to Cape Town. The most...More

Thank moniquestrydom
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Our visit to Sophie's Choice was simply amazing. Sophie is there to welcome you with a great big smile and heart of gold. Cake and coffee on Tuesday afternoon, Breakfast on Wednesday morning. Simply amazing. You feel as you have stepped into old world charm....More

Thank Elise1101
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This is a quaint and interesting restaurant/coffee shop/antique shop. I have stopped here quite a few times over the last 5 years and have not been disappointed in the cakes and lunch. We call ahead and order out lunch and on arrival our table is...More

Thank nicolettel995
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I loved everything about Sophie's Choice. The hearty Karoo breakfast was very satisfying and prepared us for the long drive to Cape Town. Sophia was a great host and oh I so love this warm cozy little gem of a restaurant. The beautiful antique furniture...More

Thank MPauleDurban
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We visited Sophoe's Choice on the recommendation of my nephew who said that they serve nice coffee. Unfortunately, we did not remembered this and had lunch. The food was terrible. I had a chicken pie you would not have recognized as a pie with overcooked...More

Thank zapyaz
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Such a delight to find this coffee shop in Willowmore when we were desperate for a decent cup! Husband had a wonderful omelette and the toast and home made marmalade great. Highly recommended. Very bohemian decor.

Thank B_Royce
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Food is fantastic. Elegant atmosphere with very stylish furniture - it is sort of cozy place for eating and antiquaries shop. Staff is helpful and owner, a fantastic lady, observes everything. Highly recommended.

Thank JordanBI
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20 May 2017|
Response from 386gertv | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but think she will be open excellent stop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, 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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