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Laughing Likkewaan

Voortrekker Street, Smithfield, South Africa
+27 82 894 0769
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good37%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 Jan 2017
“Evening out”
1 Jan 2017
“Breakfast to have”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Voortrekker Street, Smithfield, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and attentive service at this quirky establishment. Food is homely but plentiful and delicious. If you're a wine fanatic it's best to take your own. It is authentic, warm, friendly and an oasis in Smithfield!

Thank Caryn S
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The Manager, Francois, cooked us a perfect omelette. This eatery is not just a restaurant, but an art gallery as well We enjoyed our breakfast very much

Thank GielCillie
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nice enough people, but very mediocre food. And not a lot of it either. Which is a pity because it could be really great. The dining area, which is sometimes in the main house or in the art gallery outside, has a good sense of...More

Thank halfmens
Reviewed 27 October 2016

If staying at trading Places, Gus will willingly reserve dinner and breakfast for you here. A three course meal is served with personal service and interesting owner.

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 14 May 2016

At the Laughing Likkewaan the menu depends on what the chef prepares on the day. Very often the food has a Mediterranean flavour but they make dishes from all around the world. Their Thai and Vietnamese dishes are legendary and definitely my favourite. The meals...More

Thank Deon V
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We were on our way back from the Eastern Cape on a public holiday. I started searching for restaurants on Trip Advisor and this restaurant caught my attention. I phoned and asked if they were open. Greg said that they were closed for the day...More

Thank rvdw2015
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Home cooked meal in a quaint platteland setting. Gorgeous art in the attached gallery, owners are interesting and welcoming hosts

Thank julietY1623FW
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We decided to explore something new on our drive back from Trennery's. The Likkewaan was perfect. Greg and Alistair were the perfect hosts and the Lamb Tagine was fantastic. I recommend the peanut butter ice cream. There is also a gallery and book shop you...More

Thank GMBlack
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We stayed over in the overnight rooms, and were invited for dinner in the restaurant. We were only four people, but what a good experience. The friendly owner inquired about our preferences, and we could sit down for a three course meal - real home...More

Thank Logymurray
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Greg and Alistair are the greatest of hosts. Their food is superb. The atmosphere is great. I was really drawn to the vibe that is The Laughing Likkewaan. I have a new Facebook friend in Greg. A truly great personality who runs an art gallery...More

Thank Ashley K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Voortrekker Street, Smithfield, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Smithfield
  • Phone Number: +27 82 894 0769
Owner/chef owns an art gallery and you can view his collection while you eat
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