Places to eat ....

McGregor has a number of different eateries, mostly open over the weekend and late in the week. , it's adviseable to call ahead to avoid disappointment. Opening times listed below, are subject to change at short notice, so it's sensible to phone ahead.

If you are staying in the village and need any meal delivered, get in touch: included in the concierge services we offer are pre-cooked meals and picnics delivered to your accommodation.

McGregor's almost blink-and-you-will-miss-it market pops up every Saturday morning. Trading starts at 09h00 sharp, ending anywhere between 10h00 and 11h00, depending on the weather and the number of people (customers and stalls).

Lady Grey Restaurant

Superb South African country cuisine is on offer at the on site restaurant at Lord's Guest Lodge.

Under new management.

A 5km drive from McGregor, it is open daily but booking is essential.

Phone: +27 +23 625 1881

Photographs: supplied


Tebaldi's is McGregor's longest standing restaurant, located at Temenos Retreat at the corner of Voortrekker and Bree streets.

Diners can be seated either in the front garden, under the trees, in the pretty resturaunt, or on the shady veranda at the back.

Tebaldi's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on the days and times below:

Tuesday to Sunday: 08h30 - 16h00 (no dinner on a Tuesday)

Wednesday to Saturday: 19h00 - 21h30

Phone: +27 +23 625 1115

Photographs: Destination McGregor

Fat Lady's Arms

A new addition to the McGregor offering sees the welcome return of Kurt and Andre Middleton le Roux, the original founders of Karoux. Their new establishment offers casual fare - mostly pizzas and when licesed, there will be a cosy pub. 44 Voortrekker Road.

Currently not licenced BYO

Wednesday - Sunday: 17h00

Closed Monday & Tuesday

WhatsApp: 082 786 4888

Photograph: Destination McGregor


Named for, and run by the family of, one of McGregor's favourite residents. Jimmy's celebrates zest for life and beer.

Pub meals from the chalk board menu or by arrangement from nearby suppliers.

Monday and Tuesday: 16h00 - 23h00

Friday and Saturday: 16h00 - 23h00

Tel: 079 946 5572

Photograph: Facebook

How Bazaar

How Bazaar sells a delightfully eclectic range of wares: from art and artefacts to clothing, gifts and decor. When you've shopped, drop at one of the tables - on the veranda or in the shop for the best toasties in the Western Cape and Caffè latte to die for.

Monday to Saturday: 09h00 - 17h00

Closed Christmas Day

Photographs: Selma


Hosts Phillip and Gerard serve breakfasts that the village raves about, light lunches and Monday suppers (BYO)

Thursday - Sunday: 09h00 – 15 h00

Mondays: 18h30 - 20h30

WhatsApp: 083 6750403

Photograph: Destination McGregor

Eeseltjiesrus Restaurant

The restaurant at the Dpnkey Sanctuary 5km outside McGregor on the Robertson road is open at the end of the week for brunch and lunch.

Licensd, diners can enjoy a glass of wine and buy some to take home - all in aid of the donkeys that live at the sancutary

Thursday to Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm

Photographs: Facebook

| at the courtyard |

Meg and Steve van Schaik are bringing a whole new vibe to the village and are creating a venue for music and fun. This includes offering a platform popular and not-so-popular and brilliant South African musicians and are creating platform to showcase and grow local talent.

Always check ahead in case there is a show and it's sold out - there is a chalkboard on the road....

Wednesdays: from 4pm

Fridays and Saturdays: Usually from 6.30

Phone/Whatsapp: 082 445 2145

Photographs: Facebook/Instagram

The Sandbag House

On Sunday evenings this home becomes a pop-up restaurant. The set menu is simple, homecooked three course meals next to the fire in winter and, weather permitting, on the stoep in summer.

Reservations essential by noon Saturday.

Supper @ The Sandbag House by special request - minimum 4, maximum 10.

Phone: +27 +23 625 1498

WhatsApp: 082 924 8997

Regret no card facility— cash only

Not licenced - BYO

Photographs: Selma

Open Kitchen

Check the chalk board to see when they’re open and what’s on offer

Often open for sports events

Available for private functions

Tel: 023 625 1111

Destination McGregor - for all your weekend accommodation requirements

McGregor, Western Cape, South Africa

Phone: +27 +23 625 1450

E-mail: info(at)