Angler and Antelope

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Location

  • 2 College road (cnr New street), Somerset East 5850

  • Longitude: 25.587145
  • Latitude: -32.721389
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Accommodation Offered

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Self Catering
  • Guest House

Languages

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Payment Options

  • American Express
  • Bank Deposit (EFT)
  • Diners Club
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Accreditations

  • Portfolio

Rates

  • Self-catering from R 350 per person sharing.

    Guesthouse rooms from R 400 per person sharing.

Rates Disclaimer

  • Rates may vary and reduced rates may apply to additional persons. All rates are indicative only, may be seasonal and are subject to change without notice.

About Angler and Antelope

Convenient for the heart of town but in a quiet area is the Angler and Antelope guest house.  This is an attractive base for anglers who would like to take advantage of the great fishing opportunities to be found in the Somerset East area.  Alan is a noted angler and has access to various private fishing locations.
The guest house offers accommodation in seven rooms with a variety of configurations to suit you.  The decor of each room is customised and decorated so as to reflect the personalities of the former inhabitants of the house.
 
Accommodation at the Angler and Antelope can be on either a B&B or a dinner with B&B basis.
Meals are wholesome South African country cooking and have the unique quality of being served in the former church of St Francis, a Roman Catholic church built in 1906 and presently serving as dining room, lounge, pub and kitchen to the guest house.  Alan being the angler he is, fresh trout is a particular speciality but please give advance notice as we serve only fresh trout and a catch can not be guaranteed!
Small private functions of between 6 and 20 people can also be held at the Angler and Antelope.  Being a totally private venue it is ideal for select corporate functions.  The pub is fully licensed with a fine selection of Malt whiskies as well as South African beers and wines.  Food can vary from a full three course meal to finger snacks.  Contact us to discuss your needs.

The Angler and Antelope is centrally situated in the quiet rural town of Somerset East.  This is an attractive base for anglers who would like to take advantage of the great fishing opportunities to be found in the Somerset East area.  Alan is a registered field guide and has access to various private fishing locations.

The guest house offers accommodation in seven rooms with a variety of configurations to suit you, as well as a family unit with some semi-self catering facilities, and a full self-catering suite.  The decor of each room is customised and decorated so as to reflect the personalities of the former inhabitants of the house. 

If you're looking for wholesome country cooking, the meals at the Angler and Antelope will delight.  The also have the unique quality of being served in the former church of St Francis, a Roman Catholic church built in 1906 and presently serving as dining room, lounge and pub to the guest house.  Alan being the angler he is, fresh trout is a particular speciality but please give advance notice!  As a catch can not be guaranteed, we also serve delicious pan fried trout fillets or a stunning smoked trout salad.

Small private functions of between 6 and 20 people can also be held at the Angler and Antelope.  Being a totally private venue it is ideal for select corporate functions.  The pub is fully licensed with a fine selection of Malt whiskies as well as South African beers and wines.  Food can vary from a full three course meal to finger snacks. Contact us to discuss your needs.

Room / Unit Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridge In Room
  • Electric Blanket(s)
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Hair Dryer In Room
  • Heater In Room
  • International Plug Point
  • Internet Connection
  • Kitchenette (semi Equipped)
  • No Smoking In Rooms
  • Safe In Room
  • Tea And Coffee In Room
  • TV - DSTV
  • TV (non-satellite)
  • Wifi Hotspot
  • Free Wifi

On Site Features

  • Bar (fully Licensed)
  • Bar (honesty Bar)
  • Breakfast : Continental
  • Breakfast : Full English
  • Dinner (prior Arrangement)
  • Business Facilities
  • Child Friendly (all Ages)
  • Conference Facilities
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Garden
  • Gay Friendly
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Ice In Summer
  • Iron / Trouser Press Available
  • Laundry Service Available
  • Parking (off Street)
  • Secure Parking
  • Pets Not Allowed

Map and Directions to Angler and Antelope

GPS : 32° 43' 16.99" S / 25° 35' 13.73" E

From Port Elizabeth

  • Enter Somerset East on the R63
  • At the end of the Gill College playing fields turn left into Nuwe Street
  • Turn first left into College Street

From Graaff-Reinet

  • Enter Somerset East on the R63
  • Turn right into Unie Street at the ABSA Bank building
  • Turn second left into Nuwe Street, then first right into College Street