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Dassiesfontein

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N 2, Caledon, South Africa
+27 28 214 1475
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful market feel shopping and awesome breakfast. Definitely a must when travelling in that direction. Will visit again.

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Thank Barry N
Ambleside, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great stop off. Although i am sure some items are vintage a lot aren't but it is still a great place to potter and enjoy a homemade ginger beer in the restaurant. Lots of food stuff too. Zebra pate with red wine and rosemary anyone? Very friendly donkeys in the field next door.

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Thank maizedaisy
Nelspruit, South Africa
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness! What a delight and DISAPPOINTMENT! I was so excited and felt like a kid in a candy store. What a variety, what a choice. And then the reality. The moment you see the price on the item any desire to buy vanishes. We have been touring the Cape and have stopped at every possible roadstall. This one... More 

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Thank Francois d
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute little place, high up in the hills. The drive in from Stanford was picturesque & scenic, and it was very easy to find. The food was simple yet satisfying, and there are plenty of trinkets & treasures to find in this place. I doubt the authenticity of some of them though, so beware you are not buying a cheap... More 

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Thank VaughanKing
Bathurst, South Africa
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have passed by many times but decided we had to stop this time. This is the number one "farm stall" in South Africa. On the stoep i found a braai grid that i had to have. One and a half hours later we left with a home baked pie that would feed two easily, at R35 it is a... More 

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Thank lynandgra2014
Durban, South Africa
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117 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Situated next to the N3 highway, close to Caledon in the Western Cape. Great atmosphere and very good local food. Plenty items to buy and to look at. Great shopping.

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Thank Bhejanespecialevents
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I went in search of a barbeque utensil I'd been advised was sold at the Dassiesfontein Farm Store, and I spent over two hours just looking around at the myriad of old and new knick knacks that covered every square inch of this amazing store. I had breakfast there too which was very substantial. The bread had been made in... More 

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Thank Nicholas C
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

In short its a 1 stop farm stall much like a departmental store. The breakfast is a farm style wholesome food.

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Thank Deena N
Saldanha, South Africa
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

stopped on the spur of the moment on our travels - so glad we did! What an Amazing find! to think we planned to get a quick coldrink - instead we spent hours walking around and looking at all the treasures...you name it it is here...somewhere. this place is so much more than about food! Wished I had had space... More 

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Thank Lesley985
Paarl, South Africa
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I've read about Dassiesfontein and thought that the stop would be great! We wanted to have lunch at Dassiesfontein. One cannot book a table in advance at the restaurant. So we thought we would buy a freshly baked pie at the bakery side. We stood in the que at least for half an hour. There was only one lady to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N 2, Caledon, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Caledon
  • Phone Number: +27 28 214 1475

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