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Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
+27 51 753 0666
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb shank” (26 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is little choice in town but this was one of two. Food was mostly meat but one vego option. Serves were good sized and staff friendly

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An interestimg history as a mewspaper but now very much a karoo restaurant. Lots of choice and huge portions of dishes such as babotie with yellow rice and raisins and lamb chops, all served with sides of green beans and pumpkin fritters which are sweet...More

Thank Freda E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Descent restaurant with good good and service. Menu for vegetarians is very limited though (only 1 item!)

Thank PeterGrobler
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We ate at Plattelander after a long tiring day. Service was friendly, mood was relaxing, food was good. Menu was varied, portions were substantial. We would be happy to eat there again. It was a relief that there were no TV's blaring out just pleasant...More

Thank Wendy011
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The restaurant served excellent food on the Sunday evening we were there. The portions are generous and very tasty and the service was friendly.

Thank Pieter K
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for a hearty plate of food after a long day of travelling. Friendly service and a decent menu selection. Looking forward to the next visit

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had a very pleasant evening and tasty meal. The portions were generous and service very good. Would certainly recommend Plattelander, especially as its the only restaurant that opens on a Sunday evening in Colesburg.

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited Plattelander Restaurant in Colesberg on a cold winter's evening. We were welcomed by a very friendly waitress who took us to our table. The interior is beautiful in this very old building with a warm atmosphere. I have ordered the Chicken Cordon Bleu...More

Thank ElmarieM
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We arrived very late on a Monday evening and the reception was friendly and very welcome. The service is good and staff knows the menu. The food was average. Because it was so late we did not try the lamb and red meat dishes. The...More

Thank canada493
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Die Plaatelnader is a little restuarant in Colesberg. It is in an old building with thatch a roof. There are two levels to dine with small tables and quiet spaces. The decor is simple and rustic. The food is wonderful. We ordered a rumpsteak that...More

Thank SuzJim2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Die Platterlander Restaurant, Kerstraat 4, Colesberg 9795, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Northern Cape  >  Colesberg
  • Phone Number: +27 51 753 0666
The building was built in the 1800s, originally a church. It's located next to a supermarket and opposite a church with a tall steeple. Waiter's called Hannes.
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