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Butterfly's Bistro

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Main Road, Hogsback 5721, South Africa
+27 45 962 1326
09:00 - 16:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Tue - Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu 09:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended Butterfly's by one of the locals, and were not disappointed. Delicious food! We had dinner here on our first night, and were back for breakfast the next morning. Wonderful relaxed vibe, and an extensive menu (especially great vegetarian options). They even have some craft beers on tap.

Thank shanw989
Langley, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice setting with a nice menu. Only had coffee and cake. Was good. More pricy that expected (R30 for fresh juice, R40 for a moderate portion of cake) but fresh and nice. Probably one of the biggest advantages is that they have regular opening hours (compared to some of the other eateries in the area).

Thank Sanjo R
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a lovely time having lunch under the tree shade. The service was excellent. The waitress was so flexible and informative in getting us chose our orders from the menu. The food was great. What also blew me away was when they picked fresh herbs from their garden as part of the ingredients for our ordered dishes.

Thank Vusi M
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great place to be. It's very nice and relaxed, you can go there with friends or take your girlfriend out for a ecofriendly lunch. Probably one of the better places in the area.

Thank Olivier B
Eastern Cape, South Africa
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A must for anyone going to Hogsback. From the butterfly biscuits you get with your coffee to the fire burning inside. We tried the vegetarian and banting options for breakfast, you won't go wrong !

Thank TerrorSA
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Lovely home cooked food well presented. Butterflies everywhere, don't be surprised, to see little gold edible butterflies all over you slice of chocolate cake. For the health conscious, they also have a small Banting selection on the menu. For the beer drinkers a selection of craft beers are available on tap or from a bottle. A small shop selling local... More 

Thank Traveller1420
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We came first thing in the morning, were their first customers, ordered eggs & yogurt (should take 10 minutes maximum) . After 30 minutes they noticed they don't have yogurt so they went to buy from the next food store (??), and after 50 minutes they told us that breakfast is "taking longer" They totaly destroyed our day trip in... More 

Thank Ofir N
Suzanne K, Owner at Butterfly's Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Ofir N Thank you for your feed back. I'ts unfortunate that you caught us on a bad day & we apologize for not giving you a good experience at Butterfly's. We appreciate you taking the time to write the review as it will help us to improve our service & stamp out inexcusable mistakes. We hope you enjoy the... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Love the garden setting and home made soups. Helpful staff. Great as a meeting place. Good parking. Lemon meringue pie. Gorgeous!

Thank lizb46186298
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Heyyyy We came here for eat lunch. The burger was very good. The salt also. Lovely people and warm welcome!!! Thank you !!!!! :)

Thank Bilha P
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great coffee, large lunch menu - vegetable soup wax amazing! Market is held there each Saturday as a bonus.

Thank Jackster-007

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Hogsback 5721, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Hogsback
  • Phone Number: +27 45 962 1326

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