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Black Oystercatcher

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$$ - $$$
Contemporary, Wine Bar
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R317, Moddervlei Farm, Bredasdorp 7280, South Africa
+27 28 482 1618
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11:00 - 14:30
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Elgin, South Africa
Level Contributor
50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great spot for a farm style country lunch with flair: fresh, exciting cuisine and stunning views when you can sit outside. I had my birthday lunch here and even though it was raining, it was a treat to sit beside the fire and everyone loved the divine carrot cake for dessert. Also loved staying over in the beautifully appointed cottages... More 

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Thank scar*let n
BlackOystercatcher, Public Relations Manager at Black Oystercatcher, responded to this review

Hi Scarlet N - thanks so much for the kind words, and so glad you enjoyed your stay at our cottages, and had a great birthday lunch at the restaurant. Must admit - we're pretty partial to the carrot cake too! Please let us know if you have plans to pop in again. (And don't forget, we're also hosting the... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We were a bit late for lunch...but they were kind enough to assist and we had a delicious lunch as well as a wine tasting. Very friendly manager

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Thank alegre2016
BlackOystercatcher, Public Relations Manager at Black Oystercatcher, responded to this review

Hi alegre2016 Thanks for visiting us - and glad you enjoyed the lunch and the wine. Hope to see you soon again. Kind regards, The Black Oystercatcher team More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The food is worth every mouth full...the wine is the best...we live in Somerset West and recon the Black Oystercatcher wines are the best in the Cape! We bought so many cases and will have to return soon for more...

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Thank ELBosch
BlackOystercatcher, Public Relations Manager at Black Oystercatcher, responded to this review

Hi ElBosch - thanks so much for the wonderful review. And we're so glad you're fans of the Black Oystercatcher Wines. We're looking forward to seeing you soon again. Kind regards, The Black Oystercatcher team More 

Gansbaai, South Africa
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We lunched at the Black Oystercatcher quite often and everytime were pleasantly surprised. The food are very good, the salads are so fresh and really very good. We can really recommend this place for a relaxed meal in a country atmosphere. The menu are limited to a few different meals per day and the wine tasting is very good.

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Thank Kleinh2015
BlackOystercatcher, Public Relations Manager at Black Oystercatcher, responded to this review

Dear Kleinh2015 Thanks for taking the time to review the Black Oystercatcher - and we're thrilled that we've become a regular feature for you. We really do love the country atmosphere at our restaurant and cottages - and we're all about ensuring a relaxing experience, with great wine and quality food. Thank you again, and we look forward to seeing... More 

Lagos, Nigeria
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We have a getaway house in Napier and the Black Oystercatcher is always on our list for lunch & a sample of their wine. Lovely in summer & cosy in winter. A must for every traveller visiting the Southern Overberg

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Thank Pieter_Mari
BlackOystercatcher, Public Relations Manager at Black Oystercatcher, responded to this review

Hi Pieter_Mari - thanks for the kind comments. And thanks for popping in when you're down in the Overberg. We look forward to seeing you soon again on your next trip to Napier. Kind regards, The Black Oystercatcher team More 

Level Contributor
25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and wonderful wine. This was the best random stop we had taken during our trip to South Africa. We were amazed to find such a nice place and we loved it sooo much. Have a stop and try the platter with some friends or as a couple.

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Thank Dodi F
BlackOystercatcher, Public Relations Manager at Black Oystercatcher, responded to this review

Hi Dodi F You really captured the Black Oystercatcher in your comments - we're all about friends and family, great wine, and delicious food. So thank you! And glad you enjoyed our famous platter. Kind regards, The Black Oystercatcher team More 

Johannesburg
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you are a Foodie or Wine Lover, then take a trip to this hidden gem, about 2 and half hours drive from Cape Town. Wow! I found this wine in a Wine Cellar in Bredasdorp and fell in love. I searched and found the Wine Farm on another trip and was blown away by how exquisite the experience was.... More 

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Thank arthie1
BlackOystercatcher, Public Relations Manager at Black Oystercatcher, responded to this review

Hi Arthie1 What a wonderful story - and review for the Black Oystercatcher team. Thank you so much! We're so glad you found us, and got to know us better. And so glad you not only enjoyed our cool-climate wines, but also our platter - all the handy work of platter specialist, Candice Veroni. We really look forward to hosting... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Loved the pork belly that was on special, & hubby still loves the steak pan. But a little slow on delivering my nephews kiddy meal. Lovely views & venue though!

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Thank C1tten5
BlackOystercatcher, Public Relations Manager at Black Oystercatcher, responded to this review

Hi C1tten5 Thanks for visiting us at the Black Oystercatcher Restaurant, and glad you enjoyed your meals and the setting. But apologies that your nephew had to wait a little longer for his meal. We take great pride in ensuring our meals are of a high quality, and so sometimes the preparation takes a little longer. But clearly, we don't... More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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174 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

The food on offer was delicious. The vegetables and salads were freshly picked from the garden. We enjoyed the steak pan and the beef-venison gourmet burger, followed by a baked cheesecake and a rich chocolate lava pudding. Yum.

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Thank AntSomersetWest
BlackOystercatcher, Public Relations Manager at Black Oystercatcher, responded to this review

Hi AntSomersetWest Your choice of meal sounds like a great one - from the burger to the cheesecake. So glad you enjoyed it. And please do come visit us again, for another meal and another stay at our cottages. Kind regards, The Black Oystercatcher team More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stopped in for lunch on a Monday when the kitchen is closed, but were offered the choice of two platters for lunch. The one has cured meat, the other not. At R200 or R240 the value is excellent. Although it looked a bit fiddly and might not be enough for 4 persons, there were left overs. A very pleasant... More 

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Thank John K
BlackOystercatcher, Public Relations Manager at Black Oystercatcher, responded to this review

Hi John K Thanks for stopping by at the Black Oystercatcher, and for the kind review. Sorry you caught us on a closed-kitchen day, but glad you enjoyed the platters, and the wine of course. And thanks for the tip on the paint. We've actually got some exciting changes lined up for our building - so do pop in again... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Contemporary, Wine Bar
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R317, Moddervlei Farm, Bredasdorp 7280, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Bredasdorp
  • Phone Number: +27 28 482 1618
Description
At the Black Oystercatcher Restaurant, we live by the season. We serve fresh produce that grows in our own garden as the seasons dictate. As a result, we offer a fresh dining experience, set in a relaxed country atmosphere. Here fresh food, complimenting our boutique wines, is prepared to order and enjoyed at leisure. The seasons also determine the mood at this Cape Agulhas restaurant: the refreshing sea breeze will cool you down in summer, or enjoy our cozy log fires in the winter months.

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