The Emergence of the Cattle Barons

During the American Civil War (while the farmers were away fighting), a new breed of entrepreneur was born, the Cattle Barons. These immensely rich and powerful men, along with their cowboys moved millions of unattended Texan cattle vast distances (under adverse conditions) across the Kansas plains to Railheads for transport to market centres. This helped generate income which stabliized the war-torn Texan economy. 

Nestling in the heart of the pristine Durbanville area, the Durbanville Cattle Baron has a distinct country and western flavour, and boasts a popular evening trade with it's large, fully licensed bar and sizzling, mouth-watering meals. If you're visiting from out of town, the rustic approaches to the town will sharpen your appetite for that legendary steak that we've become renowned for.

The restaurant is air-conditioned, fully licensed offers a seating capacity of 280, secure parking, full a la carte menu and is open 7 days a week for dinner and 6 days a week for lunch (closed Sat lunch). Reservations are essential.


Runner up for Best Steakhouse in the Greater Cape Town Area,
1998 and 1999.

Performance in the 2001 SA Grainfed Beef / Chateau Libertas Steakhouse of the Year Award - S.A. National Runner-Up. 2nd Runner-Up 2004.

Performance in the 2002 Steakhouse of the Year Competition - Winner in the Greater Cape Town Area.

Franchisor, Ronnie Dick received a special award for his lifelong contribution to the enhancement of the steakhouse industry in S.A.




Travelling on the N1 towards Paarl the Durban Road (Off Ramp) turn off must be taken. Turn left on Durban Road, travelling past Tyger Valley towards Durbanville becoming Willie van Schoor. Once reaching Durbanville, take a right turn into Church Street and then a left into Chenoweth Street. Take your first right into Marais Crescent and the Cattle Baron will be on your right, within the Cattle Baron Centre.


-33° 49' 47.24''


18° 39' 4.64''
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Monday - Thursday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 22:30
Friday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 23:00
Saturday: 18:00 - 23:00
Sunday and Public Holidays: 11:30 - 22:00
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