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The Packshed

Old Izotsha Road, Farm 23, Rd 200 | Sweetdale Farm, Margate 4275, South Africa
+27 78 812 7272
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“panna cotta” (2 reviews)
“fusion food” (3 reviews)
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International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Old Izotsha Road, Farm 23, Rd 200 | Sweetdale Farm, Margate 4275, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and even better Food. Bonfire creating relaxed occasion and staff extremely friendly with great service.

Thank Louis V
ThePackshed, Owner at The Packshed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Louis V Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed the relaxed bonfire atmosphere pared with our delicious food. I will definitely forward your feedback to our Team! Hope to have you back soon. Best regards The Packshed

Reviewed 9 April 2018

We visited this restaurant whilst on holiday from the UK. It was highly recommended by a friend of ours who lives locally. I had the Salmon which was absolutely delicious. The restaurant itself feels welcoming despite being quite a large room and the tables are...More

Thank Nina943
ThePackshed, Owner at The Packshed, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Dear Nina943 Thank you so much for your absolutely great feedback. We are so happy to read that you have enjoyed the atmosphere, the food and the service. Your words mean a lot to us and it is always a great motivation for the whole...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent food beautifully presented, friendly service and attention to detail. Tucked away, but worth the visit.

Thank JoleenMatthee
ThePackshed, Owner at The Packshed, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Dearest JoleenMatthee Thank you so much for your excellent review. We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your visit at The Packshed. Hopefully we will have you back very soon again. Have a lovely day Best regards, Sam

Reviewed 19 March 2018

We used TripAdvisor to search for somewhere new to explore near to our home in Southbroom. The Packshed came up as recommended and we headed off past the Margate airport to the out-of-the-way restaurant - not knowing what to expect. It is only open from...More

Thank PaulDJohannesburg
ThePackshed, Owner at The Packshed, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Dear PaulDJohannesburg First of all we would like to thank you, that you took your time for a detailed review about your visit at The Packshed restaurant. It was a great pleasure having you. You are right that the restaurant only opens up from 3pm....More

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

A very good place to go for dinner. Friendly staff and good food. The cook even prepared a vegetarian meal We liked it so much that we came back the following evening. Thank you to Sam and his team !More

Thank Vince597
ThePackshed, Inhaber at The Packshed, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Dear Vince597 Thank you so much for your feedback and your kind words about out staff and food. We are happy that we could cater according your wishes. It is important for us to go the extra mile for our guests. Thank you for visiting...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

From the warm welcome, glowing bonfire, helpful, friendly and efficient staff (Amanda & Lincoln), amazing menu choices, delicious, delicious food (yes I said delicious twice - best gnocchi ever), elegant, simple but relaxing atmosphere. It was a truly a memorable evening. Yes we will be...More

1  Thank ZaniqueThorne
ThePackshed, Inhaber at The Packshed, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Dearest ZaniqueThorne WOW! Thank you so much for this amazing review and your feedback about our delicious, delicious food, the service and our relaxing atmosphere. I will gladly forward the feedback to Lincoln and Amanda as well as to the whole kitchen team. It was...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

What a remarkable hidden gem with exquisite food and delightful ambience. Great service and value for money. Portions are big and well presented. Be sure to visit this destination.

Thank Werner G
ThePackshed, Inhaber at The Packshed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Dear Werner G We are very thankful for your amazing 5 star review. Thank you for all the compliments and for recommending us. It would be great pleasure for the whole team to have you back very soon again. Regards The Packshed

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Great food, excellent service, well worth a visit. Personal attention from the owners and they are really investing in the uplifting of skills.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
ThePackshed, Inhaber at The Packshed, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Guest Thank you very much for the 5 star review. We are very glad to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us- from food to service. It is also nice to see that the guests can see our students growing in the...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Friends told us about new place on coast to visit just inland from Margate. Little bit off the beaten track but definitely worth the trip.Absolute delight, from the appetizer we were in oar of every meal that came out the kitchen which is open so...More

Thank Schutte2015
ThePackshed, Inhaber at The Packshed, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Schutte2015 Thank you in the name of the whole The Packshed Team for your fabulous review. We are happy that you have enjoyed our restaurant with the open view to the kitchen, the service and our food. It would be a great pleasure to...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

We visited the Packshed on 30th December 2017. We were looking for a new, cosy, spot to try out for our anniversary. We got a beautifully lit, quiet place with great food thrown in. It was fortunately for us not a busy night. I love...More

Thank Shamila I
ThePackshed, Inhaber at The Packshed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Dear Shamila70 Thank you very much for your great and extensive review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere with the lightning and the background music, our service as well as our delicious food. You mentioned that some items might be a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 22:00
Thursday
15:00 - 22:00
Friday
15:00 - 22:00
Saturday
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Izotsha Road, Farm 23, Rd 200 | Sweetdale Farm, Margate 4275, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +27 78 812 7272
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Description
The Packshed is a unique à la carte restaurant, which is situated within the 120ha Sweetdale Estate in Margate. It offers a special dining experience in a rustic and romantic atmosphere. The menu is based on different cooking styles, using earthly techniques like wood grilling, hot or cold smoking, and when it feels right, offering fusion styled dishes from all over the world. The Packshed is not just a unique restaurant. They are a team which follows a common passion in life. It’s the passion about food and it’s the dream to do whatever they can to give young, underprivileged people a chance for a better future. That’s why they run the Packshed together with students from the Sweetdale Skillscenter. The Packshed is also a perfect venue for weddings, functions, team-building and celebrations up to 300 people.
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