The Nacht Wacht Restaurant is located on the historic Nacht Wacht Farm, close to the southernmost tip of Africa. This gracious olden farmstead is a place of mystery and memories – nestled between Bredasdorp and the picturesque village of Arniston. The Nacht Wacht Restaurant encapsulates this magical setting, offering exceptional food, fine wine and a rustic art gallery. The farmstead provides the perfect backdrop for an idyllic wedding and other get-togethers. With stately buildings that date back to the 1600s, surrounded by the vast Overberg countryside, Nacht Wacht allows you to take a step back in time.

The Nacht Wacht Fine Dining Experience


At the Nacht Wacht Restaurant, visitors can enjoy the lavish cooking of restaurant owner and chef Melanie Albertyn. Melanie creates cuisines that are true to the Overberg, fused with flavours and tastes gleaned from her world travels. From French cuisines to Spanish tapas, she includes all that is exotic. Food critics from around the world have described her dishes as one of the best culinary experiences. Melanie says, “As long as I can remember, I’ve had a love affair with food. That’s why, when you visit Nacht Wacht Restaurant, I want it to be a personal experience for you, and not just another meal.”

Nacht Wacht Gallery


Alongside the restaurant you’ll find one of the majestic farm stables. Today it houses the Nacht Wacht Art Gallery and gift shop. The art gallery features Melanie’s paintings, capturing the beauty of the Overberg landscape and the white dunes of Arniston. The gift shop features a selection of gifts hand-chosen by Melanie. These gifts will capture the essence of your Nacht Wacht stay: unique, unusual, spectacular.

Nacht Wacht Function Venue


Or you can take advantage of the Nacht Wacht Venue for corporate get-togethers, a party with friends, or for your exclusive Overberg wedding. Say ‘I do’ in the colourful Overberg countryside. And bring a special kind of farm chic to your wedding reception. Let Melanie make the day a truly special one, from the sumptuous food to the fairytale décor. Melanie offers the bride and groom a complete all-in-one wedding service.

“Live with passion, live everyday”

Melanie Albertyn




“I suddenly envisaged my restaurant where the old, dilapidated milk stables had been standing. All this time they’d been there, absolutely perfect. I just never saw the potential until that day.”

Melanie Albertyn


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“We sit up and listen as Nacht Wacht restaurant’s chef Melanie Albertyn shares her secrets. An old Dover wood stove. Slow seasonal cooking. And a muse who whispers inspiration in her pearly-pink ears, some of which she shares here.”

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What visitors say

quote2Great atmosphere, beautiful interior of restaurant, staff friendly and professional,owner Melanie – give her best to please her customers and decorate the tables for every occassion with her own personal touch! She is a great hostess and the food are delicious!! The wine choice excellent!! A must see and a must visit! Don’t delay book now to experience great country cuisine!!!!

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“What an unbelievably pleasant surprise it was to be treated to such a great meal and overnight stay at Nacht Wacht. A total must go back experience. The service was charming, friendly and professional, the atmosphere delightful, the mussel soup was the best I have ever had and the rack of lamb had me holding back childish instincts to lick clean the dish. Even the homemade bread was remarkable. Like I said….I have found a great stopover and excuse to go to Agulhas all the more often. Well done!!’


+27 (0) 82 927 9706 | | GPS : 34°34'48''S 20°07'12''E

Fri - Sun: 11h00 - 15h00. Fri-Sun Dinner by reservation only. Bookings for groups 10 or more will be accepted any day of the week.