• Embark on a culinary journey through the picturesque town of Hartenbos, where each restaurant tells a unique story through its flavours. In this article, we explore the diverse gastronomic landscape of Hartenbos, unveiling a tapestry of dining experiences that cater to every palate and occasion!

    Explore 5 must-visit restaurants in Hartenbos:

    1.  Salt & Copper

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    Nestled along the scenic R102 in Hartenbos, Salt & Copper Restaurant beckons with a diverse culinary experience. Our culinary haven invites you to indulge in a delectable array of Gourmet Dishes meticulously crafted for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Catering to our youngest patrons, we present a delightful Special Kiddies Menu, complemented by charming outdoor play areas where children can frolic and have a joyful time.

    Location: R102, Hartenbos, Mossel Bay, 6520

    Contact: 044 150 0054

    Operating times: Monday – Saturday, 8 am – 9:30 pm; Sunday, 8 am – 4 pm

    2.  Piza ē Vino Hartenbos

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    Immerse yourself in the allure of Italy as you envision playfully slurping up a bowl of spaghetti ragu, savouring the steamy perfection of a pizza adorned with the freshest harvested ingredients and a sacred, age-old recipe for the perfect pizza base. At Piza ē Vino, they bring the essence of Italy to your table, allowing you to indulge in the authentic flavours that transport you to the enchanting streets of this culinary paradise.

    Location: Shop 31 Hartenbos Seefront Centre C/O Kaap de Goede and, Paardekraal St, Hartenbos, Mossel Bay, 6520

    Contact: 044 333 0203

    Operating hours: Monday – Thursday, 11 am – 10 pm; Friday and Saturday, 11 am – 11 pm; Sunday, 11 am – 9:30 pm

    3. Driftwood Restaurant

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    The Driftwood Restaurant is a gem located in the Riviera Hotel. With a nautical theme décor and a spectacular view of the Hartenbos River, the Driftwood Restaurant lends itself to create the feeling that you are truly on a boat. Their restaurant, a le carte, is enjoyed by both young and old for the relaxing atmosphere and the truly unique dining experience. They specialize in mouth-watering, value for money, South African cuisine that is prepared with love and enjoyment.

    Location: 110 Port Natal Rd, Hartenbos, Mossel Bay, 6520

    Contact: 044 695 1503

    Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 8 am – 9 pm

    4. Around the Family Bean

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    Step into a cosy ambiance where the aroma of freshly brewed coffee mingles with the comforting scents of home-cooked meals. Around the Family Bean is a place where families gather to create lasting memories over hearty dishes and steaming cups of coffee. Their menu is a culinary journey that celebrates the essence of family, featuring a diverse selection of dishes crafted with love and care.

    Location: 37-39 Kaap De Goede Hoop Ave, Hartenbos, Mossel Bay, 6520

    Contact: 083 269 8551

    Operating hours: Monday – Saturday, 8 am – 5 pm; Sunday, 9 am – 2 pm

    5. Hennie’s Hartenbos Restaurant

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    Step into a welcoming ambiance where the aromas of carefully crafted dishes waft through the air, inviting you to indulge in a symphony of flavours. At Hennie’s, the menu is a testament to culinary creativity, showcasing a diverse range of dishes prepared with the finest ingredients and an artful touch.

    Location: Old Railway Station, Port Natal Ave, Hartenbos, Mossel Bay, 6520

    Contact: 044 695 4166

    Operating hours: Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 12 am; Sunday, 10 am – 8 pm

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