Enjoy fresh South African food, as well as more exotic dishes

South African dishes at De Doornkraal

At Aan’t Vette Country Kitchen you can enjoy fresh local fare, as well as more exotic dishes inspired by flavours from Europe, the Mediterranean, Asia and South Africa. Note that we are happy to take specific dietary requirements into consideration when you visit us.

Fresh South African food in Riversdale

Fresh Authentic Ingredients

De Doornkraal fresh ingredients

No matter what dish you choose, it will be made on-site from fresh, authentic, quality ingredients. Our restaurant aspires to serve only the best food and wine.

Authentic flavours in Riverdale

Garden-fresh herbs & organic produce

De Doornkraal garden fresh herbs and produce

Our cuisine is preservative free, and we use fresh herbs and produce from our organic garden beds.

Dedoornkraal uses only the freshes organic herbs and produce

Award-winning Syrah Wines

De Doornkraal Syrah Wines

As part of our offerings, we produce and bottle our own "Aan't Vette" award-winning Syrah wines on Doornkraal's adjacent Aan't Vette Wine Estate. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to taste our award-winning wines. Book your wine tasting today. E-mail info@dedoornkraal.com | Tel: 028 713 3838. Wine tasting by appointment only. Find out more on our winery page.

Dedoornkraal's award winning Syrah wines

Make a Reservation

Aan’t Vette Country Kitchen was established in order to provide residential and non-residential guests with an onsite dining option.

Residential Guests

Guests in residence are automatically
reserved a table for dinner; it is
entirely up to them whether they
wish to make use of it or not.

Residential guests are provided restaurant service during the following periods on a daily basis:
Breakfast 08h00 to 10h00, Lunch 11h00 to 15h00, Tea Time 15h00 to 17h00 and Dinner 18h00 to 21h00

Non-Residential Guests


Restaurant hours for lunch
Open 7 days a week
11h00 to 15h00
No reservation needed.

Restaurant hours for dinner
Open 7 days a week
18h00 to 22h00 (Subject to availability)