Delicious Lunch in George

Kontrei Padstal

Family Restaurant in George

Established in 2012, Kontrei Padstal is a family operated restaurant where travelers, families and friends come together to enjoy a warm farm stall hospitality and good homemade food. Kontrei Padstal offers a safe play area for kids while the woman can enjoy the lovely local supported gift shop and dad can relax with a fresh brewed coffee and newspaper.

Kontrei Padstal Restaurant George

This little farm stall is bursting with character and makes the best homemade bread in this area.
Scrumptious breakfast are served everyday ranging from traditional bacon and egg with homemade Boerewors to freshly baked muffins and scones. Other great meals you can look forward to enjoy includes ‘vetkoek’, tramezinni’s, pancakes, burgers, salads, baskets quiches and more! The restaurant/ coffee shop also serves delicious cakes, tarts and other treats! On Sundays you can enjoy a home cooked Sunday Lunch, just the way your granny would.

George Farm Stall with Gift Shop

The farm Gift shop showcase a range of unique gifts and décor from local handmade products, ranging from soaps, place mats, key rings and some treats including honey, jams, preserves, homemade rusks (beskuit) and cookies. Here you will find unique gifts for everyone in your family, including yourself.

Kontrei Padstal Hours

  • Monday to Saturday: 08:00 to 16:00
  • Sunday 08:00 to 14:00

The Bench Eatery and Bar

The Bench Eatery and Bar – Incredible Restaurant in George

Relax and unwind in comfort at The Bench Eatery and Bar. The incredible décor at this restaurant in George is an eclectic mix of industrial fusion with a twist of delicate sophistication and will transport you to simpler era. They offer a unique menu and strive to deliver excellent service and food that is innovative, appealing and delicious. The Bench is a laid back spot you’ll want to return to again and again.

Restaurant Serving Good Food in George

Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at The Bench in George. This fully licensed restaurant is known for friendly service and good food. All meals served are well portioned and fairly priced. They serve excellent cappuccinos, breakfast, gourmet burgers, tapas, pizza, steak, ribs and much more catering for all tastes!

Sophisticated Restaurant and Bar in George

This sophisticated restaurant in George offers an upstairs bar area with a vibe like no other. The perfect spot to catch up with friends and to watch Rugby in HD! Choose from the big selection of craft beers or sip on one of the delicious cocktails.


  • Monday to Saturday: 7am to 11 pm
  • Sunday: 9am to 8pm

The Waffle Berry

George Restaurant with Country Atmosphere

Relax in the country atmosphere at The Waffle Berry located on the Herold’s Bay Road between the George Airport and the N2. (At the Bargain Nursery) This is a great option for all, adults and kiddies will truly enjoy a visit to this restaurant with wide open spaces and a spectacular view of the Outeniqua Mountains. This is the ideal venue for a quick breakfast, light lunch, sweet treat or a ladies tea or get together with friends. Waffles, Pancakes and Donuts are number one on the menu, sweet and savoury options are available. Toasted Sandwiches, Health Wraps, Wood Fired Pizza, Salads and Burgers are also served. Quench your thirst with a cup of great coffee, a delicious milkshake or cold drink.

Things to Do for Kiddies in George at The Waffle Berry

The Waffle Berry offers a great kiddies menu for the little ones. Treats that will make the fussiest eater ask for more! They also provide a number of things to do for kiddies including Clamber Stack, Scooter Bikes to ride and jumping castle on advertised days. Wide open spaces allow for safe running and playing. Here the kids can play in the kiddies play area and have fun while you relax! The Waffle Berry is the perfect venue for kiddie’s birthday parties in the George area. Dogs are also welcome.

Fresh and frozen berries for sale.


  • Monday to Thursday: 08:00 to 17:00
  • Friday: 08:00 to 16:00
  • Saturday: 08:00 to 16:00
  • Sunday: 08:00 to 14:00
  • Public Holidays: 08:00 to 16:00

The Art Café in George

The Art Café is all about art and creativity in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Here you can buy your art supplies from the art shop section, join an art class at the art studio, buy readymade artwork and relax in the coffee shop. This offers a safe and friendly artistic environment in George.

Art Shop and Gallery in George

All the art supplies and materials you will need is available from the art shop at The Art Café in George. They stock paint, brushes, canvas, sketch pads, kiddies play dough, finger paint and much more. The art gallery gives visitors the opportunity to view and buy original artwork from local artists.

Art Classes and Lessons in George

The Art Studio at The Art Café allows children and adults to discover their artistic side. Kiddies Art Classes are great fun and offer a creative indoor activity. Art classes with step by step instructions give you the opportunity to express yourself creatively. Join a daytime art class or one of the very popular Paint Nights Out for adults. You are also welcome to bring your own idea and concept to a lesson, Samantha will give advice and show you the ropes.

  • Kiddies Art Classes and holiday programs
  • Adult Art Classes
  • Paint Nights Out for Adults
  • Kiddies Art Parties

Please enquire for times and prices of classes and lessons.

Relax at The Art Café Coffee Shop in George

Wholesome breakfasts, mouth-watering lunches, and decadent cakes are served in the coffee shop at The Art Café. Relax in the inspiring environment while your kids are having a ball in the art studio or before or after you expressed your creativity during your own art lesson.

Trading Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 09h00 to 17h00
  • Saturday: 09h00 to 13h00

Entrance in CJ Langenhoven Road, just off York Street.