Ray's Coffee Shop
Ray’s Coffee Shop on the corner of Schoeman Street and Nuwe Street is warm and inviting. Relax under the trees sampling some local fare: pies, hamburgers and some toasted sandwiches to name a few. Breakfasts is also served as well as cake of the day with some delicious coffees. A favourite amongst locals and visitors.
Sit on the stoep looking at some amazing views whilst taking advantage of the free WiFi should you wish to do so.
Tel: +27 (0)71 342 9271
Breakfast in an Art Gallery. The Art Café is found on the main road in De Rust just opposite the Wine shop. Take in some art and enjoy a hearty breakfast.
Eloise: 076 182 1243
Village Trading Post | Coffee on the Run...
Village Trading Post, Coffee on the run…, newly owned by Niekie and Soan, can be found at the Caltex Garage on the Main Road. Either as you enter town or as you are leaving – depends on which direction you are driving.
Delicious pies, jaffels, sandwiches, cupcakes, milktarts and, of course, wonderful coffee can be purchased here.
Wander around the nursery and be on the look out for organic produce grown in Niekie and Soan’s garden. There is much variety to be found here.
Number 1 1st Avenue De Rust.
- Open for take-aways and sit down meals.
Karoo Rouge is a shop offering veldskoens, slippers, art, clothing and beauty products. In addition to these offerings Karoo Rouge also does take away coffee, cake and biltong.
Lorraine – 082 936 0855
Spekbos Restaurant @ Rooi Donkie
The Rooi Donkie is a great place to meet for some good food. Its relaxed atmosphere allows you to unwind whilst you sample the flavours and hospitality of the Klein Karoo.
Tel: 078 697 6011
The Grumpy Goat
The Grumpy Goat Pub and Grub owners, Aly and Tim are not grumpy at all. As you walk into the bar you are welcomed by a bubbly Aly, a person who brightens any room she is in. If you are looking for vibe or gees then The Grumpy Goat is the place to visit.
Aly – 082 660 1261
Found on the Main Road through De Rust, The Grumpy Goat is in the premises of the previous Village Trading Post.
Tues to Friday we open at 3pm till closing time…which depends on how many people are there.
Sat and Sunday we are open from 12.
We try to close early on Sundays but that also depends on who is there.
Braai packs are available to buy and wood if you are too late for our kitchen.
Times will change slightly in holiday period.
Tolbos Trading Post
The home of tasty homemade rusks, biscuits and preserves. Hearty soups, pancakes, boerie rolls and so much more. Also available bric-a-brac, knitwear, handmade candles and more.
082 859 0730
Found on the Main Road through De Rust, when traveling in from Oudtshoorn , Tolbos Trading is on your right.
Open most days. Watch for the boards – if they are there, then Tolbos Trading is open.
Bushmans African Dining
A bush experience; from finding all sort of game whether big or small, Bushman’s African Dining is for the whole family. Bunnies, pigs and sheep keep the children fascinated whilst the entire family can enjoy freshly prepared food in the dining area.
There is a large amount of outdoor seating space where one can easily social distance.
Enjoy a game drive through the area before or after your meal.
Saturday’s sees a timed run/walk event starting at 7am in summer and 8am in winter.
Cell: 064 931 5350
Facebook Use Facebook Messenger to make contact – very responsive.
Looking for a quick bite – Ouma’s Chicken is the place to go. Just as you enter the village on the right hand side you will find Ouma’s Chicken.
Great samoosas, spring rolls, russians and gatsbys are to be found here.
Of course there is also chicken and chips on the menu.