Obiqua Café Restaurant & Deli

at duikersdrift Winelands Country Escape
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Contemporary Country Dining at Duikersdrift

Obiqua Café is a family-orientated country-style restaurant in Tulbagh, offering a contemporary menu with a farm-to-table philosophy. Mountain vistas, tranquility, indoor and outdoor seating areas, cosy fireplaces, children’s play area, and a charming, laid-back atmosphere make Obiqua the ideal venue to while away lazy days in the Winelands. Our restaurant is open to cottage guests and farm visitors for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and takeaway meals are also available to order.

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Farm-To-Table Fare

Our commitment to using the freshest ingredients shines through in every dish we create, each one bearing our distinctive creative touch and an explosion of flavour.

Our contemporary menu is a testament to our culinary passion, drawing inspiration from both global and local cuisines to present a diverse array of tastes and flavors to delight your palate.

Dining at Obiqua Café is a leisurely affair; each meal is meticulously crafted to order, with an unwavering commitment to quality and freshness. This ensures a wholesome, hearty, and relaxed dining experience that invites you to savor every moment.

Duikersdrift Obiqua Cafe steak
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Duikersdrift Obiqua Cafe entrance
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The Obiqua Café Restaurant

Enjoy warm summer days and balmy evenings savouring mountain views and tranquil sounds while dining al fresco. In winter, cosy up beside one of our inviting indoor fireplaces for a warm, hearty meal.

As a family-friendly restaurant, children are welcome to have fun in the outdoor playground and well-behaved canine companions are welcome to join you in our outdoor seating area.

Seating is limited and reservations are essential for any meal at Obiqua. It’s the ideal location for small functions and celebrations and our team will gladly assist with specific requests, dietary requirements and a variety of catering options for on- and off-site events.

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Panoramic Picnics at Duikersdrift

With sweeping views of the surrounding mountains, Duikersdrift makes for one of the best picnic spots in Tulbagh. Prepared by Obiqua Café’s Deli using only the freshest ingredients, our deliciously wholesome and hearty picnic baskets offer a ‘rustic & rural’ dining experience with options catering to foodies, couples, families, children and vegetarians. The Deli will also happily assist with vegan and other dietary preferences if discussed and arranged in advance.

For visitors staying at self-catering establishments in the valley, or for those who have a late arrival or want something light after a full day out, Obiqua Deli also offers ‘in-room dining’ hampers.

Duikersdrift Obiqua Cafe picnic baskets
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Duikersdrift Obiqua Deli
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Obiqua Deli & Takeaways

Situated in Obiqua Café, our Farmstall / Cold Deli is a delight for those wanting a range of top-quality products. With an emphasis on stocking items that are recyclable, renewable, organic and above all healthy and wholesome, visitors are treated to a range of carefully-sourced cured meats, biltong, cheeses, dairy products, juices, preserves, breads and other baked items, and more. Our talented kitchen team have created a signature range of fresh and tasty salsas, pestos and dips, while Duikersdrift olives are transformed into a variety of wonderfully flavoured whole olives and tapenades.

Our Deli also offers a wide selection of meals available for takeaway. Obiqua Cafe’s takeaway menu has been carefully crafted to offer a variety of farm-fresh meals for those on-the-go or looking for a cosy night in.

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Tastings At Obiqua

Duikersdrift offers an ideal setting to savor the rich tapestry of life’s finest flavors. Rather than being a conventional winery tasting room where the focus is purely on wines, the Obiqua Café tasting experience also offers a select range of artisanal beers, cheeses, and delectable tasting platters. The emphasis is on sitting back in a relaxed, homely environment with friends and family while our knowledgeable staff provide an understanding the nuances of how best to pair your favourite foods with your alcoholic beverage of choice – be it wine, beer or gin cocktail.

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Duikersdrift Obiqua Cafe meal prep
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Our Philosophy

We have a philosophy of promoting social and environmental well-being and carefully select all our suppliers to ensure that the products in our deli and farmstall range meet this criteria. This also holds true for the fresh produce used to create dishes of the finest quality in our restaurant and deli. Wherever possible we use fresh ingredients from our own vegetable and herb garden and produce items for the deli in our own kitchen. We are committed to providing meals that are healthy, natural and wholesome. Wherever possible we support local and regional artisans and producers with specific emphasis on projects that support and uplift disadvantaged communities.

"We stayed at their guest house and came in after the kitchen was supposed to be closed but they made us dinner aways. Such good salad and thin pizza crust. In the morning we had breakfast. The coffee was actually a espresso which was a delight and the orange juice was fresh. They also made me my own vegetarian breakfast. So amazing highly recommend."
Tripadviser Review, 2023
"This literally felt like being welcomed home!! Friendly and attentive staff with a varied menu offering interesting options. Lovely to sit under the trees and enjoy the countryside ambience. Portions were extremely generous and flavour profiles really good. Overall a very pleasant experience!"
Tripadviser Review, 2023
"What a surprisingly fabulous afternoon. All the staff were absolutely world class- friendly, patient, informative, efficient and simply brilliant with our group of 20 that they hosted flawlessly. The food was exceptional and every detail is covered, even the baby changing room was better than you usually get. Kids were entertained and they even accommodated my sleeping 2 year old in the private dining room. Highly recommended if you’re nearby."
Tripadviser Review, 2022
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Obiqua Café Trading Hours

Restaurant Trading Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Saturday: 12:30 – 21:30
Sunday: 12:30 – 15:30

Farmstall & Deli Trading Hours:
Monday – Friday
Farmstall : 08h00 – 20h00
Deli Kitchen : 12h30 – 17h00

Saturday & Sunday
Farmstall : 09h00 – 18h00
Deli Kitchen : 09h00 – 17h00

Public Holiday trading hours may differ.

Bookings
Tel: +27 (0) 60 555 2943

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Obiqua Café Mongolian Stir-Fry Thursdays

Visit Obiqua Cafe at Duikersdrift for a unique and interactive dining experience every Thursday night. Create your own stir-fry by choosing from a selection of delicious ingredients and watch our talented chef cook up your meal in front of you. Mongolian Stir-Fry Thursdays make for the perfect date-night or social event with friends and family.

Price per person is R195 for adults and R125 for kiddies, which includes dessert and a soft drink.

For bookings, contact Obiqua Cafe on +27 (0) 60 555 2943. See you there!

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Duikersdrift Parkrun

Duikersdrift is proud to be the home of Tulbagh’s only Parkrun event. The Duikersdrift Parkrun features a 5km (3.1mi) trail run that winds throughout the farm, across different outdoor terrain. Parkrun is a free and fun event that takes place every Saturday at 8am and everyone is welcome to join, whether you prefer to walk, jog, run, spectate, or volunteer. After the event, head over to the restaurant to enjoy a post Parkrun coffee and socialize with fellow runners.

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Tulbagh Christmas In Winter

Marvel at Christmas trimmings and glittering lights, browse arts, crafts, galleries, and shops. Enjoy cheese and olive tastings, pony rides,  face painting and tractor trips for the little ones. Take a scenic tractor trip up Oudekloof Pass or go on a horseback outride or Zipslide adventure. Join winemakers for tastings, tours, and activities. Experience log fires, Christmas trees, winter lunches, and traditional fare at restaurants. The Winterland Blues Festival will be held at The Bike Forge and a music event at Reflections Guest Farm. Ticket includes programme, entrance to 5 Museums, and a chance to win a R30,580 prize at Aquila Private Game Reserve. Gate takings support CHAIN – Community Helping Animals in Need.

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Tulbagh Vintage & Vine Faire

Experience the rich cultural heritage through locally made traditional dishes and tasty treats. It will be a day of family entertainment, music, fun events, and an opportunity for visitors to spend the weekend in the country reliving days gone by.

This year the highlight of the event will be a wine auction presented by Beyers Truter.

Dust off the Vintage garb and come and join in the fun!

Contact:  023 230 1375 / 48 or info@tulbaghtourism.co.za
Tickets: R120 pp, Children Under 18 – Free
Location: Morgansvlei Country Estate / Troulandgoed