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Sophie's Choice

Knysna Street, Willowmore, South Africa
+27 44 923 1117
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (21 reviews)
“cake” (7 reviews)
“bobotie” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Knysna Street, Willowmore, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food and amazing service. Coffee really good. Great atmosphere. Fantastic experience. Thanks!

Thank Lize-Mari P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were tired from driving and looking for a coffee, and just about to give up when we saw Sophie's Choice at the side of the road. We sat on the verandah and had the best milk tart and apple tart we had ever had,...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sophie's Choice makes you experience a piece of the past, it puts you in the era when ladies were wearing frilly lace dresses with kick out seems to the back and lace umbrellas which they turn and turn while they walk the streets of Willowmore....More

Thank naomiwagenerfps
Reviewed 17 October 2017

What an awesome experience. With great food and a great atmosphere. On our way to Vondeling (Karoo Angels) we stopped for some lunch. We were welcomed with smiles and assisted as if we were long lost family. Had the best Chicken - Mayo tramezzini ever....More

Thank CormeVanGreune
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The restaurant is really interesting in terms of decor and setting. One half of the space is taken up by an antique store. The restaurant has an extravagant 1920s exuberance with a touch of creative quirkiness about it. The food was tasty and really well...More

Thank PauloVuren
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The Karoo turns up some amazing places occasionally, and this is one of them. The owner is a wonderful lady, who genuinely cares about the comfort and satisfaction of every person that walks through the door. The food really is homely and good. The addition...More

Thank NickPaddy16
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Willowmore is the western gateway to the iconic Baviaanskloof, and as such Sophie's Choice is the ideal restaurant venue to stop over before heading into the valley, or on leaving it. It conjures up a past era with its dense display of wide-ranging brick-a-brac, suitably...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Always a wonderful place to return to - for tea or a good meal. Fascinating old world charm. Wonderful to remember all the memorabilia from yester year.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I have been here in 5 years, and I will visit each time I pass through this part of the world. I wish I could afford a container to be shipped home, carrying everything I currently have within view. Ok,...More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We were recommended to stop over and visit Sophie's Choice in Wiillowmore on our way from Graaff Reneitt to the Wilderness. What a lovely surprise and certainly a worthwhile visit. Sophie and her restaurant are both warm, inviting and very interesting indeed. We both had...More

Thank MoccaJava
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20 May 2017|
Response from 386gertv | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but think she will be open excellent stop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Knysna Street, Willowmore, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Willowmore
  • Phone Number: +27 44 923 1117
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