Tredici – there's more to a name

Tredici is the Italian way of saying Baker’s Dozen – a belief dating back to the 13th century. Way back then bakers would illustrate their honesty by always offering their customers more than the law required, and never less. So, instead of 12 loaves in a dozen, customers would receive 13, and when purchasing only 12 measures, 13 would be given. It is this commitment to always offer more than you’d expect, that inspires everything we do here at Tredici.

The story of Tredici is the story of sumptuous simplicity. A story reflecting the philosophy of more is better - whilst still striking a balance with homely, artisan baking, where produce is fresh, local and prepared with passion. From the moment you walk through our imposing 4-meter high doors, to the minute you savour one of our delectable dishes, you will experience sumptuous simplicity.


It is reflected in our architecture and interior, inspired by local Cape Dutch elements and combined with the best of chic French and warm Italian styles to create the perfect backdrop for you to enjoy our freshly prepared, handmade delicacies. Sumptuous simplicity is also evident in our menu – from quick bites prepared with love and attention, to a delicatessen stocked with baked goods that took as long as 36 hours to prepare, to our restaurant offering the best European cuisine personalized with African flair.

So whether you stop off to stretch your legs and stock up on delicious padkos for your onward journey, join us for dinner with friends or book our venue for your special occasion or conference, you can be sure to experience the Tredici way of life, where generosity is guaranteed and smiles are genuine. You can look forward to the best in Artisan baking, fresh local produce, delectable pastries and the best coffee and drinks. And not to mention the wine list which will showcase only the best from local wine estates around the area.


For those of you who want to have a quick stop, fill the tummies with something more delectable than the run of the mill take aways, friendly and efficient service will be on offer. Others, who want to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Langeberg Mountain range, can have a relaxing time enjoying what is on offer in our beautiful restaurant while your kiddies enjoy the safe playing environment.

The restaurant will be open daily from 7am to 6pm as well as 2 evening sessions till 10pm (Wednesdays and Fridays) serving the best European cuisine with an African flair to it. You are sure to pick up all the ‘necessary’ delicatessen items on route to your holiday destination or for that special meal you are planning.




From Cape Town City Centre, travel on the N2, following signs for Cape Town International Airport / Somerset West. Continue through Somerset West, over Sir Lowry's Pass, through Grabouw and through Caledon. When you enter Swellendam, take a slight left onto Cooper Street and the destination will be on the right.


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Food Served
DeliBakery / PatisserieFusionLight Meals
Average Price$
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Trading Hours
Wednesday - Monday:
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday Evening:
18:00 - 21:00
Child Friendly
Secure Parking
Outside Seating
Load Shedding
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