Friday, 24 August 2012

Swellendam Restaurant specials:

Koornlands restaurant specials this week - Aug

From the grill 400g  T bone french fries and salads   R85.00

300 g rump steak french fries and salads   R85.00

300 g beef fillet mustard creamed potatoes, roast vegetables    R98.00 

Roast of the day with all the trimmings    R98.00

Cape malay chicken curry with rice and sambals   R85.00 

Queen prawns with sambal oelek and sweet soy sauce  R85.00

Plus our a la carte menu

Cell ‘n tell 082 430 8188 /  028 5143567

Food and Wine Pairing

Stormsvlei Farm Stall & Restaurant still has a few tickets left for their Food & Wine Pairing evening with Van Loveren.

The evening will be on 6 September at 19:00 and for R98.00 per person, you will get a delicious 4-course tasting menu and will be able to try the newly launched Tangled Tree Wines from Van Loveren.
Please call 079 713 0257 or email for more information or to reserve your place

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL - free breakfast!!

Stay at A Hilltop Country Retreat for 2 nights and get a stocked fridge for breakfast FREE

Breakfast includes: bacon, eggs, tomato, toast, butter, jam, muesli, yoghurt, juice, coffee, tea, sugar, milk, rusks and a variety of fruit

-only valid for the month of September 2012
-minimum 2 night stay
-must mention special offer when booking is made
-this special includes 1 stocked fridge for breakfast

Contact Lana at / +27 (0)28 514 2294 for more information or to make a booking.

Putting stars where they belong! Come and experience the delights of A Hilltop Country Retreat - book now!

What's happening in Swellendam this weekend?

Field&Fork will be teaming up with Esona Single Vineyard wines on the 24thAugust to bring you a culinary food and wine experience.

The evening will consist of a 4 course food and wine pairing + coffee  =  R250

See menu below and attached for your convenience.

Places are limited!

Come and join us for a great evening out...

"Goats cheese and steeped prune salad with wild rocket, green apple and toasted walnuts

Esona Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2011

West Coast Black Mussels in white wine and lemon cream

Esona Single Vineyard Chardonnay 2010

Pan fried local duck breast with fondant potato, creamed cabbage and a blackberry jus

Esona Single Vineyard Shiraz 2010

Choice of dessert:

Strawberry, yoghurt and Madagascan vanilla panna cotta with shortbread

Sticky toffee pudding with toffee sauce

Crème Brulee

Under the Oaks VIllage Market

Spring is in the air and the monthly Under the Oaks Village Market is back!  

The market takes place the first Saturday of each month next to the Old Gaol restaurant at out fantastic venue under the tree's from 9:00 to 13:00.  

We'll have our usual lovely fresh goodies on sale, as well as fresh vegetables, beautifully crafted handmade creations, 2nd hand things to browse through, fun things for the kids to do, and a raffle with a fantastic prize! 

Come on down and join in on the fun and the sunshine as the Under the Oaks market springs to life!!!  For more information contact Lana at 028 514 2294

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Marcelle Volckaert, soprano, and Sylvia Schulman, pianist-26th August 2012

Marcelle Volckaert, soprano, and Sylvia Schulman, pianist, are presenting a programme of delightful songs with a couple of lovely Bach pieces. The soprano songs range from Vivaldi, Paisiello, Monteverdi, through to Mozart, Rossini and Bellini.

Sunday 26th August at 3 p.m. 23 Auge Street, Swellendam.
Price: R100pp

E-mail Lana at or give her a call 028 514 2294 for more information.

Spanish Wine & Dine Evening at Arendsig Wines- 22nd August 2012

Once a month there is a special ‘Wine & Dine’ Evening offered at Arendsig where guests can enjoy an intimate dinner with dynamic husband and wife team, Lourens and Lizelle van der Westhuizen.

This month is no different, and a delicious Spanish inspired evening awaits!


Beef and sultana empanadas / Chickpea balls with romesco sauce / BBQ pork fillet / Toast topped with tomato/ anchovies and basil /Serrano ham with green olives and caperberries
Bread & Olive oil
Second Course

Lamb stuffed aubergines with a green salad and gazpacho dressing
Third Course


Spanish pear tarts with a sweet sherry syrup

Wednesday 22nd August 2012
19h15 (Optional Cellar tour starts 18h30)
R280 per person (unlimited wine included)
Limited seats available, only space for 30. Please book ahead to avoid disappointment.

E-mail Lana at for more information.

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Field & Fork Restaurant- August winter special

August winter special

3 Course set dinner for R150

R20 corkage on own wine

New A la Carte menu featuring

best end of local lamb

New wine list introducing:

Esona single vineyard wines

Opening times:

Tuesdays to Saturdays from 6pm

26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam

Canola Carnival - this weekend in Swellendam 9-12 Aug