• Welcome to the culinary haven of Greyton, where a tapestry of flavours awaits the discerning palate. Nestled in the picturesque Western Cape, Greyton is not just a quaint village; it’s a destination for gastronomic delight. This holiday season, explore the charming eateries in Greyton guaranteed to satisfy even the pickiest eater.

    Explore these must-visit eateries in Greyton

    1. Abbey Rose

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    The Abbey Rose is one of the well-established Greyton restaurants, that is a family-run country restaurant situated in the leafy town of Greyton, South Africa. Abbey Rose offers a range of specialty South African dishes, including Oxtail, Kudu Pie, Lamb Shank, and the locally available linefish, as well as putting a delicious local spin on meals such as Steak, Ribs, Chicken, Curry, Calamari, and Pasta.  A beautiful garden setting makes for a fine dining experience.

    Operating hours: Tuesdays, 6 pm – 10 pm; Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 am – 3 pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 11 am – 3 pm/6 pm – 10 pm; Sundays, 6 pm – 10 pm

    Location: 19 Main Rd, Greyton, 7233

    Contact: 083 262 1244

    2. Vanilla Café

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    Vanilla Café takes care of breakfast, lunch, dinners, and anything in between from the best coffee in town to cocktails. Scrumptious breakfast ranging from cardamom and honey French toast to lunches of chicken and coriander wontons (it may be difficult to choose – so take your time). Dinners range from Gourmet Pizzas and pasta (every Wednesday) to our more elegant but relaxed Friday and Saturday fine country cuisine.

    Operating hours: Thursday – Monday for Breakfast from 7 am – 11:30 am; Lunch from 11:30 am – 3 pm; Dinner from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

    Location: 18 Botha Ave, Greyton, Cape Overberg

    Contact: 028 254 9453

    3. Ambiance Eatery

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    Savour delectably prepared salads, croque-monsieur, and rolls at Ambiance Eatery. This quaint eatery at Willie Jacobs @ Greyton Art Gallery is the perfect spot to refuel after a morning or afternoon spent browsing local artworks. The beautifully presented breakfasts, salads, vegetable, and charcuterie platters, burgers, freshly baked goods, and gourmet sandwiches are best enjoyed under the trees on the patio or inside surrounded by works of art.

    Operating hours: Monday – Saturday, 8 am – 4 pm; Sunday, 8 am – 2 pm

    Location: 25 Main Rd, Greyton, Western Cape, South Africa, 7233

    Contact: 082 390 2425

    4. Rupert’s Bistro

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    What started as Peccadillos Bistro in 2008, got a revamp and new identity in 2018. This led to the creation of an ever-changing seasonal menu of British classics with a Mediterranean twist, such as wood-fired pizzas, fish cakes, roast pork belly, and tagliatelle primavera – which diners are invited to enjoy inside the warm and welcoming interior, or outside on the sunkissed patio.
    Opening hours: Thursday – Monday, 1 pm – 3 pm; 6 pm – late

    Location: 23 Main Street, Greyton

    Contact: 028 254 9066

    5. Fiore

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    Ensure that Fiore is a must-visit for the most delicious Italian cuisine on this side of Riviersonderend. Renowned for its flavourful and uncomplicated dishes, this unique establishment doubles as a garden center. It boasts a delightful kiddies’ area and is surrounded by cascading fountains and stunning views of the Riviersonderend mountains, creating a charming atmosphere for savouring delightful breakfasts, lunches, and dinners (on select days). Indulge in a variety of offerings, including savoury crêpes, pizzas, tramezzini, fresh salads, pasta, cakes, tarts, and a diverse selection of hearty breakfast options.

    Operating hours: Monday – Wednesday, 8 am – 5 pm; Thursday – Saturday, 8 am – 10 pm; Sunday, 8am – 5pm

    Location: 10 Main Road, Greyton

    Contact: 082 450 6942 / 082 490 0059

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