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Village Trading Post

29 Schoeman Street, De Rust 6651, South Africa
+27 44 241 2110
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
12 Apr 2017
“Eating out with wife and family”
7 Apr 2017
“Must Visit Karoo Jewel”
Restaurant Hours
International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
29 Schoeman Street, De Rust 6651, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great meals great atmosphere and good prices . Recommended stop when in or traveling through De Rust.

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

On my way to Oudtshoorn via Meiringspoort through De Rust, I popped in at The Village Trading Post only to find them closed for training. The owner noticed me and as I turned around to walk away, opened the door and invited me in! I...More

Thank 69gerrit
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

"If you ever find yourself passing through de Rust do yourself a favour and stop over for lunch. Food is incredible and the company even better."

Thank Stephan M
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The menu does not look any special but the food is delicious. We had the chicken salad and the chicken liver sandwich and are very positive surprised by lots of grilled vegetables and a great seasoning. Thank you so much.

Thank gocky123
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a cold drink and light lunch. Beautiful tasty food, not complicated and wonderful staff. There is an arts and crafts shop if you enjoy art especially ceramics. Highly recommended this place.

Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped into this little place on the way back to Outdshoorn. Their chicken liver bacon and avo ciabatta sandwich was fantastic. Service was great too. Nice friendly environment with a cool little shop out the back too for odds and ends. Definitely worth a...More

Thank MartinFletcher74
Reviewed 25 February 2017

What a lovely pub restaurant in the charming village of De Rust. We stopped by after a long hot journey and the dogs stretched out on the pub’s cool concrete floors. The two guys who own the place have a unique style of their own...More

Thank MatthewJHB
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our group of friends booked a Valentines Dinner and we ones again had a great meal of excellent traditional South African food. This is our first visit back after the renovation. What a nice venue and excellent hosts.

Thank sdwOudtshoorn
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very nice place to bric and brac and enjoy a meal whether it is a breakfast or a brunch or a lunch....

Thank 702bennie
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We just love Village Trading and Niekie let us feel loved and welcome like family. The food is always of good quality and presentation is always to my tast.

Thank OnsHuisie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Schoeman Street, De Rust 6651, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  De Rust
  • Phone Number: +27 44 241 2110
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Listed on facebook : Village Trading Post. Owners are Soan Jacobs and Niekie Eksteen. Also listed on www.oudtshoorn.com