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Field & Fork

26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 3430
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at Schoone Oordt Country House, Swellendam, recently. They were not doing an evening meal but did recommend the Field & Fork. We had a very enjoyable meal at this very small, nice restaurant.

1  Thank Dell F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the old part of town, in a 18th century VOC building. The food is really good. The staff is extremely friendly and very helpful. The dining room is originally from the 18th century and you feel like you going back in time. Great...More

2  Thank Joost L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we have been visiting Swellendam for about three years this was the first time we had dined at the Field and Fork. What a find! The salmon roulade, the lamb chops and the chocolate berry tart were all scrumptious. Top class brandy and excellent...More

1  Thank akay07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I at Field & Fork last night and we were pleasantly surprised. Service was prompt and engaging, the woman working there especially made you feel very at home. Prices were very fair, especially coming from the states. But y’all...their soup was so...More

2  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated in an historical home the ambiance on a cold winter's night was warm and cozy. The service was understated but friendly and helpful. Our main courses of rack of lamb and pork belly were simply outstanding and the desserts too were excellent. Washed down...More

1  Thank jpvn78
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Simply superb 5* service, wine list and historical Cape Dutch authentic architecture and decor. The rack of lamb was superb but the pork belly was stringy, (not the chef's fault, it was the quality of the pork). However, the Chef and management were immediately accommodating...More

1  Thank WildoneKnysna
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The meal was excellent and nicely presented. Everyone in the party enjoyed their meal. Affordable corkage but also has a good selection of wines.

Thank ValerieA1412
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Very expensive and not very tasty. Some food wasn't even fresh! I am pretty sure the cake with toffee sauce was microwaved. There also aren't vegitarian options at all.

Thank marcelzuidafrika
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We had a wonderfull evening with outstanding food and service, Very friendly waiters and nice cozy ambience. Just do not go hungry.

1  Thank Sanet E
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at Field & Food. The food was delicious, good quality and the service was friendly and efficient but professional. We ordered the set menu, ie goats cheese, roasted beetroot and onion tart, duck with spiced red cabbage and res wine...More

1  Thank 17AnniLi
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Questions & Answers
19 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from FDRSwellendam | Property representative |
Yes Currently fillet of Black Angus beef on the menu
5 December 2016|
Response from FDRSwellendam | Property representative |
Hi Unfortunately no. Closed 24-26 Dec
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 14
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Swellendam
  • Phone Number: +27 28 514 3430
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Field & Fork derives its name from the culinary vision of bringing locally sourced quality produce from the field to your table. Chef and owner Francois du Rand, serves these ingredients with a great passion for food and a dash of French flair. Field & Fork is located in Swellendam's heritage area and forms part of the Drostdy Museum. Steeped in history and oozing character, this restaurant brings you modern style bistro food with panache.The menu is small and changes often but caters for all palates.Our wines as our food, are only sourced locally from award winning wineries. Welcome to the Field & Fork. Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays from 6pm for dinner service.
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