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Village Trading Post

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29 Schoeman Street, De Rust 6651, South Africa
+27 44 241 2110
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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great meals great atmosphere and good prices . Recommended stop when in or traveling through De Rust.

Thank Philip R
Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On my way to Oudtshoorn via Meiringspoort through De Rust, I popped in at The Village Trading Post only to find them closed for training. The owner noticed me and as I turned around to walk away, opened the door and invited me in! I mentioned I only wanted some EarlGrey tea but can find another spot in the main... More 

Thank 69gerrit
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

"If you ever find yourself passing through de Rust do yourself a favour and stop over for lunch. Food is incredible and the company even better."

Thank Stephan M
Stuttgart, Deutschland
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The menu does not look any special but the food is delicious. We had the chicken salad and the chicken liver sandwich and are very positive surprised by lots of grilled vegetables and a great seasoning. Thank you so much.

Thank gocky123
Windsor, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a cold drink and light lunch. Beautiful tasty food, not complicated and wonderful staff. There is an arts and crafts shop if you enjoy art especially ceramics. Highly recommended this place.

Thank Tracy K
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped into this little place on the way back to Outdshoorn. Their chicken liver bacon and avo ciabatta sandwich was fantastic. Service was great too. Nice friendly environment with a cool little shop out the back too for odds and ends. Definitely worth a stop if you're passing through.

Thank MartinFletcher74
South Africa
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127 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

What a lovely pub restaurant in the charming village of De Rust. We stopped by after a long hot journey and the dogs stretched out on the pub’s cool concrete floors. The two guys who own the place have a unique style of their own but are very friendly. The beer is cold and copious and the food very tasty... More 

Thank MatthewJHB
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our group of friends booked a Valentines Dinner and we ones again had a great meal of excellent traditional South African food. This is our first visit back after the renovation. What a nice venue and excellent hosts.

Thank sdwOudtshoorn
Nelspruit, South Africa
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very nice place to bric and brac and enjoy a meal whether it is a breakfast or a brunch or a lunch....

Thank 702bennie
Beaufort West, Western Cape, South Africa
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We just love Village Trading and Niekie let us feel loved and welcome like family. The food is always of good quality and presentation is always to my tast.

Thank OnsHuisie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
International, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Schoeman Street, De Rust 6651, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  De Rust
  • Phone Number: +27 44 241 2110
Listed on facebook : Village Trading Post. Owners are Soan Jacobs and Niekie Eksteen. Also listed on www.oudtshoorn.com

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