Route 62 restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Montagu

Barn on 62

Grab a spot under the trees and enjoy a lunch of home-baked pie and salad or a slice of cake with Montagu's best cup of coffee. There's a kids' play area in the garden. It's at the start of Long St as you arrive fro…
Top Choice South African in Oudtshoorn


With a small menu specialising in traditional South African fare, this long-running restaurant is set in an attractive old house and garden. After your meal try a swepie, a mix of brandy and jerepigo (a dessert wine…
South African in Montagu

Rambling Rose

Great for brunch, lunch or cake, this shop-cum-restaurant serves an array of dishes including Cape Malay curry, seafood, steak and salad. The shop sells all manner of local produce and is a great place to stock up o…
Bistro in Oudtshoorn


This quaint tea garden, complete with lace tablecloths, is great for breakfast, or coffee with a slice of home-baked cake. There are more than a dozen ostrich dishes on the lunch and dinner menu, including carpaccio…
International in Oudtshoorn

Black Swan

There are tables outside and in the atmospheric dining room at this large restaurant at the northern end of town. The menu is small but fairly varied, featuring a few traditional dishes and, of course, the requisite…
International in Oudtshoorn

Colony Restaurant

Based in Queen's Hotel, this smart restaurant serves local fare like Karoo lamb, Cape Malay curry and venison, as well as a range of international dishes.
Fusion in Montagu

Simply Delicious@Four Oaks

Set in a lovely old building, this sleek place has a seasonal menu. The emphasis is on home cooking, with everything from the bread to the ice cream made in-house. The lamb pie is delicious.
Cafe in Oudtshoorn

Café Brulé

A popular cafe, recommended for its freshly baked bread and cakes. Light lunches are on the menu, or if you're suffering in the morning, give the hangover breakfast a try.
Italian in Oudtshoorn

Bella Cibo

Popular with locals and widely recommended around town, this Italian restaurant serves well-priced pizza, pasta and seafood. Reservations recommended.
South African in Barrydale

Karoo Art Hotel

Specialising in South African classics like oxtail, Karoo lamb and bunny chow (a hollowed-out loaf of bread filled with curry), this is the town's swankiest – and priciest – place to dine. The cosy bar serves lighte…