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Restaurants & Farm Stalls

A few of our favourite places within, say, a half-hour's drive from Blommekloof

Eight Bells Mountain Inn

4-star country hotel 

  • The Garden Terrace serves tasty teas and lunches
  • Day visitors are welcome to use the hotel's sports and recreation facilities; modest charges apply. Please ask at reception about:
    • Bowls
    • Tennis
    • Squash
    • The Rooster Trails - six different colour-coded walking trails on the hotel's 400 hectare property
    • Horse riding - paddock rides and guided outrides for novice and experienced riders. Riding caps are provided.
    • Please note that the hotel swimming pool is reserved for the hotel's overnight guests.
  • Distance from Blommekloof: 9 km (via the R328)
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Vyeboom Padstal/Farm Stall

Bakery, coffee shop & biltong bar in Hartenbos

  • Distance from Blommekloof: 30 km (via the R328)
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Sonop Restaurant & Padstal/Farm Stall

Farm stall and restaurant at the foot of the Robinsons Pass

  • Breakfast; toasties; pies that turned heads at Landbouweekblad!
  • Farmstall - preserves, pickles, tuisgebak (home-cooked goodies), pasties, meat (biltong, dry wors, boerewors, continental sausages, beef, lamb, game), as well as home-made gifts and more
  • Distance from Blommekloof: 25 km (via the R328)
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Botlierskop Restaurant, Picnics & Day Safaris

Botlierskop Private Game Reserve offers day visitors two lekker places to eat ... and there's also a whole basket of fun activities to choose from: guided game drives, horseback safaris, spa treatments, guided bush walks, a junior ranger program, a leisure area with playground and swimming pool (entry fee applies, towel rental included) - and much more.

  • Spekbos Restaurant at the Day Centre - open for lunch from 10:00 am (bookings essential; kitchen closes at 3:00 p.m. The day centre closes at 5:00 p.m.) 
  • Picnic spots at the dam (please note that you'll need to order picnic baskets in advance. Picnickers can fish in the dam - price includes all equipment - and may use the playground and pool area at no extra cost).
  • Distance from Blommekloof: 20 km (via the Blesbok road)
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The Bow & Arrow at Outeniqua Game Farm

Restaurant, pub & butchery.

  • A child-friendly eatery that serves traditional South African food.
  • Distance from Blommekloof: 11 km (via the R328)
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Salt & Copper Restaurant and Harmony Distillery

Restaurant, tasting room, distillery in Hartenbos

  • Harmony Distillery produces premium gin using indigenous honeybush. Fine teas and body products are also available
  • Bonus: there's a nursery on the property for plant lovers like us!
  • Distance from Blommekloof: 30 km (via the R328)
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