All the cool places in Rosendal where one can hang out and enjoy good food, coffee and drinks 


At De Kleijne Dal, 33 Neethling Street, Rosendal


Benjamin's has the best sweet and savoury waffles in the Free State, but is well known for their signature Bobotie and Eggs Benedict Waffle. But they are also very proud of their homemade pasta dishes and their coffee. The restaurant is located on the corner of Hertzog and Church street in one of the oldest buildings in the town.
Die restaurant spog met sy eie kunsgallery, deli en geskenkwinkel met handgemaakte produkte.
Benjamin's se naam kom van die oorspronklike eienaar en handelaar wat vir dekades tot die 1970's 'n kontantwinkel in die gebou bedryf het.
It can be hired as a venue or booked for special occasions.
The restaurant and shop are open six days a week, closed on Tuesdays, but the donkeys, Basjan and Oscar, are always available for petting.  
Contact Liela at 0828783139

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Glas is a contemporary restaurant and deli that strives to serve the best and freshest food sourced within the local community

@ De Kleijne Dal, 33 Neethling Street, Rosendal


Oppidam Coffee Shop

Oppidam Coffee Shop is a fresh and contemporary coffee shop with a stunning setting overlooking a big dam.

It has a delicious selection of items on the menu including freshly baked cakes daily as well as a deli stocking local produce. 

All food is freshly prepared by inhouse chef and co-owner, Rudi and as far as possible, fresh ingredients are sourced locally. Fresh sourdough breads are baked daily for the gourmet sandwiches on the menu. 

Oppidam is open Friday to Tuesday from 08h00 to 17h00. Closed on Wednesday and Thursday except public holidays.

Contact Hennie at 083 289 4863

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The Service Station Wine Bar

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Located in a beautifully restored former petrol station in the heart of Rosendal’s tiny downtown, the Service Station Wine Bar is a first stop for visitors to lounge on comfy chairs and couches, mix with locals and enjoy top drawer food and drink in a far flung corner of the Free State.

Offering a diverse selection of wines and spirits and a Southern European menu of tapas plates and mains at good prices, the Service Station is not your typical small town bar. 

Open: Fridays: 1600-2300 Saturdays 12-2300; More opening days on public and school holidays

393 Van der Merwe Street, Rosendal

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Baie gesellige kroeg, restaurant en optreeplek vir musikante in die hart van die dorp.

Oop vanaf 09h00 tot laat, Dinsdae tot Saterdae, en sommige Sondae.

Thursday nights are pizza night and a wonderful social evening where all the locals get together for a drink and a pizza.

Join locals and visitors alike for drinks, pizzas and meals at the c/o Hertzog/Van der Merwe streets.

Live sport events screened.


Contact Yolanda 082 660 5443