De Eetkamer – A Stellenbosch Gem for Foodies

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De Eetkamer

If you’re a foodie visiting Stellenbosch, then De Eetkamer is a must-visit restaurant. This hidden gem is located in a beautifully renovated old stable and offers a buzzing atmosphere and a menu that spans the globe.

A Unique Culinary Experience

From the moment you step into De Eetkamer, you feel like you’re in for a unique culinary experience. Chef Marco Cardoso has internalized the techniques and global flavors he acquired while training under Liam Tomlin, making them his own. The frequently changing menu features about 12 small plates that are perfect for sharing. Choose from Japanese and Korean dishes to those inspired by Morocco and the Mediterranean.

Standout Dishes at the De Eetkamer

The Korean fried cauliflower is a crowd-favorite and is a must-try. The crispy crust complements the juicy vegetable, with sweet and savory flavors in the sauce. The spring-fresh gnocchi with artichokes, peas, and lemon beurre noisette is another standout dish. The light and crispy squid on a Romesco sauce offset by black olives takes you on a journey to the Mediterranean.

Great Value for Money

De Eetkamer offers great value for money, and the desserts like the chocolate ganache with Oreos and pecan nuts or the panna cotta with caramelized pineapple are simply delicious.

An Ideal Setting

De Eetkamer has a big open courtyard shaded by umbrellas and trees, perfect for lazy lunches and dining alfresco on sultry summer evenings. The service is friendly and attentive, and the winelist is a cracker.

Good to know

  • De Eetkamer is wheelchair accessible.
  • Offers vegetarian options.
  • Accepts reservations.

Contacts for De Eetkamer

  • Phone: +27 21 001 8308
  • Address: 3 Drostdy Rd, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa
  • Area: Stellenbosch
  • Opening hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 12pm – 3pm; 5.30pm – 9pm
  • Website: De Eetkamer
  • Email:

Environmentalist and Outdoor Enthusiast. Amanda is a nature-loving, energetic, and enthusiastic environmentalist who has dedicated her life to exploring and protecting Cape Town's stunning natural landscapes. She is an experienced hiker, wildlife enthusiast, and advocate for sustainable tourism.

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