Eating Out


A subjective, simplistic view point -> It seems that every tannie in stilbay is starting a restaurant – there are different names every year.

The Tried & Tested:

The Press Room Café (Stilbay)

+27 (0) 28 754 25 68., A few KM out of town (east side) on the road to the N2, and next to Inverroche Distillery.

Founded and managed by the Anderson Family. Great people, best olive press in the area, top class restaurant, craft beer, etc   ….. these folks do things properly. “Established in 1999, Olyven Houdt Olive Farm is a picturesque gem surrounded by breathtaking scenery in the heart of the Goukou valley. The Press Room Cafè is a restaurant, down a long pathway through the olive grove to a stone building with stylish indoor and fireside dining or shaded outdoor courtyard dining (and the option of a quick game of French Boule). This is the Press Room Cafe, serving a daily small seasonal menu of delicious and innovative cuisine, accompanied by a select wine list of locally sourced wines and boutique style liqueurs”


+27 (0) 28 722 1850. On the N 2 freeway, Riversdale side of town.

Wood-fired artisan bread and deli. Heidelberg can now hold its own against any on the garden route.

From the people who owned Michael’s Cafe and Deli now bring you Delish. They have moved to the country for a slower and more peaceful style of living and stumbled across an abandoned roadside gem begging for someone to take ownership and turn it into something.