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Travel Bugs Garden Restaurant

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111 York Street, George 6530, South Africa
+27 44 873 2009
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08:00 - 13:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:30
Sat 08:00 - 13:00
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George, South Africa
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I try to grab a relaxed lunch here at least once a month. The food is generally top-notch, but try the hot chicken salads. Divine! It's always busy, but you don't have to book. For the best seats in the house, go through to the back to the enclosed garden area.

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Thank Tertius S
George
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I have breakfast here virtually weekly and each time it represents a super presentation and quality food done with a generous portion as well. I love the atmosphere particularly the garden section outdoors and it is just a totally charming atmosphere.

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Thank elfceo
Witsand, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

What a find! Thank you to the Eye Institute for suggesting that we visited Travel Bug. Impeccable service, a relaxing lunch and a must to visit again. Thank you ladies

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Thank judi343
George, South Africa
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Great vibe, great staff, great service and great food. What more can a person ask for when you want to sit down to have something to eat.

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Thank romeok738
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

What a great surprise to discover this gem. Truly hidden in plain sight next to a travel agent. Don't be put off the unprepossessing outside ( nothing bad but signage doesn't shout at you) Rather walk through to the restaurant to the peaceful courtyard outside. The menu options were amazing. Service friendly and very efficient and Suprise - there was... More 

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Great Brak River, South Africa
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The coffee shop is very conveniently situated right opposite the Mediclinic. We had anchovy toast and the savoury mince on toast. Excellent Lavazza coffee and at a decent price, we never suspected the garden setting at the back of the restaurant. All patients and visitors to the hospital should visit this restaurant it is absolutely worth it, it has good... More 

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Thank waldab2015
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

It has a European vibe to it, music and all. Great breakfast and light lunch menu. Shelves with books for visitors and travellers to page through inhouse, covering almost all major holiday destinations. Outside garden setting seating with great CHI! Be sure to visit this one for a quick cuppa, breakkie or light lunch!

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Thank Liz D
George, South Africa
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

A beautiful little piece of heaven! This Is truly a different eating experience... The menu is truly something for the adventure Eater and the choices are hard and endless!! Love the gourmet hotdogs and gourmet sandwiches! Worth a visit or two!

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Thank Chantelle T
London
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Travel Bug. You could easily walk right past this cafe sandwiched between a travel agent and home affairs. That would be a mistake. Enter to find a peaceful garden with classical music playing in the background. The salads was freshly prepared and tasty sprinkled with almonds. My wife had Ginger bread french toast....very intriguing. Recommended....

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Thank Arranhare
George, South Africa
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The venue for fantastic lunch in the middle of the city must be experienced not only for it's tranquil setting but the food is superbly presented and cooked. The vegetarian dishes are unique and special.

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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
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:30
Thursday
07:00 - 16:30
Friday
07:00 - 16:30
Saturday
08:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 York Street, George 6530, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  George
  • Phone Number: +27 44 873 2009
Description
Travel Bugs - your local eatery and garden cafe is the best kept secret on the Garden Route

All our food is freshly prepared, our service attentive and the atmosphere peaceful and relaxing. Our salads have created their own reputation; we bake our own whole wheat and white bread; and our menu is full of surprises.

The beautiful garden with its fountains and running water create a peaceful eating experience in the heart of George.

On Saturday mornings we are available for small functions such as baby showers, birthdays and kitchen teas.

To inspire your next travel holiday, we stock a full range of Lonely Planet Travel Books and maps.

Travel Bugs is on the Garden Route Culinary Awards list of top 20 restaurants and is also recognised as a culinary legend, their highest award.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?