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the sweaty dutchman

Riebeeck Street, Kareedouw 6400, South Africa
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (11 reviews)
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (43 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Riebeeck Street, Kareedouw 6400, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Who would have thought it? This is a most unusual restaurant in a not particularly pretty town. Frequented by many travelers for the most delicious pancakes around. Scrumptious and definitely worth the trip. The owner Hans is extremely hands on and keen to tell you...More

Thank Sandiwells13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted by friendly staff and our 2 traveling dog kids were also welcomed. They first offered to bring them water. Service was really good and the pancakes to die for! Will definitely see us again!

Thank conradl793
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The coffee here is great. The meals especially the crepes are delicious. Service is efficient and friendly. We always make a point of stopping over here on our travels.

Thank Bennett B
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to get something to eat while on the road. They were very accommodating with our choices. The food was delicious and portion size good. Their special iced coffee was really good!

Thank F C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were travelling along the Langkloof, and just wanted to stop for coffee. However, our host enticed us into ordering pancakes as well. We chose a pancake with bobotie filling, and all the additional bells and whistles: apple sauce, blatjang and potatoes. I really intended...More

1  Thank MW3550
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It is always a pleasure to stop at this restaurant. Every one is greeted if you are a long lost friend. The pancakes are good,very good,that is for the savory as well as the sweet ones. The breakfast is very good and everything is done...More

Thank george41248
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I didn't want to stop...the name killed me. (Not in a good way!) However, I was outvoted, and I'm glad I was. Simply put...the place is a gem. The food far exceeded any of our expectations, and the coffee was the best I've had in...More

Thank motherto4girls
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

As I entered the cozy establishment, situated on the R102 in Kareedouw the first thing that hit me was the amazing aromas of the pancakes being served , the mixture of both sweet and saucy smells was intoxicating. The food was delicious and well presented.I...More

Thank Bradley_Joemat_1
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in and got served amazing breakfast! Had the full breakfast and it's very good value and excellent. Loved the addition of mince and beans. The owner, Hans, is very kind and hospitable. Workers are also very friendly and quick to help. The Sweaty Dutchman...More

Thank emile_linde
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We stopped here for pancakes and coffee The pancakes were huge and delicious. I had a chocolate pancake and my partner an apple pancake. The coffees were exptional. It was brought out hot and delicious. Worth a visit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riebeeck Street, Kareedouw 6400, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Kareedouw
Op Route 62 Bij Baviaanskloof
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