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The Bistro at Bitou

Fynbos Avenue | At the Bitou Art Gallery and Info Centre, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
+27 81 099 9957
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bobotie” (5 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
“cottage pie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00 Hours
CUISINES
African, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
Fynbos Avenue | At the Bitou Art Gallery and Info Centre, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 9 June 2018

Meal was terrible, order curry lamb. Food was cold, greasy and rice soggy. Average price for poor food and service.More

Thank kateme640
190marieb, Front Office Manager at The Bistro at Bitou, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am really sorry that you had a bad experience.... my apologies. I will follow up with the staff that were on duty that evening... Lamb Curry is usually one of our STAR dishes, and all I can assume at this stage was that there...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

What a pleasure to be served breakfast here...staff were excellent and breakfast was fantastic....Omelette best in the west filing was fantastic! A real must if in the area!! Carrot cake not too bad either!!!

Thank somersetwest
190marieb, Front Office Manager at The Bistro at Bitou, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you! Do call again!

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited The Bistro at Bitou as it conveniently neighboured our B&B accommodation in Stormsrivier. The homemade food (Sunday) Roast Beef carvery and (Monday) Cottage Pie were excellent value for money. The log fire added to a warm and friendly experience. Highly...More

Thank Kevin C
190marieb, Front Office Manager at The Bistro at Bitou, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thanks so much... tell your friends!

Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

This was a gem found in a lovely small town. It had a nice variety of food and for any vegetarians had a serious choice! Staff were very attentive and gave a treat of s dom Pedro at the end! I would recommend the veggie...More

Thank Elaine H
190marieb, Front Office Manager at The Bistro at Bitou, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thanks so much for your great review!

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful little bistro. Cheap, friendly and delicious food. We found this place by complete accident and what a discovery. Warm, accommodating and a perfect stop off for something to eat.

Thank Shire H
190marieb, Front Office Manager at The Bistro at Bitou, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Love that they have more than salads as their vegan options. The waitress even told me the ingredients in the sauces on the table. Just as well as it contained honey. I had the vegan burger served with wedges and side salad. Burger was a...More

Thank BoardroomHippie
190marieb, Front Office Manager at The Bistro at Bitou, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Good idea!! I'll make an effort to find a vegan sauce recipe! Thanks for your positive comments

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Having been turned away from the restaurant up the road. Called in here. Friendly staff did all they could to accommodate. Highly recommend

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice, cozy and welcoming place at the entrance of the village. Food is great, we went for breakfast and ended up coming back in the evening for dinner. Staff is lovely, make you feel at home. Definitely a must do in the area.

Thank Guillaume P
190marieb, Front Office Manager at The Bistro at Bitou, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Nice cosy place to eat. Good food, great choice. Nice and friendly service, super! Not too expensive. Pricewise very good.

Thank CarlavanHoek
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We had a very nice traditional South African dinner. The bobotie was a generous portion and taste as it should be. The Geelstert fish was cooked perfectly with delicious salafs and veggies. Thanks

Thank Nicolaas L
190marieb, Front Office Manager at The Bistro at Bitou, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you so much! Call again soon.....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fynbos Avenue | At the Bitou Art Gallery and Info Centre, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Tsitsikamma National Park  >  Storms River
  • Phone Number: +27 81 099 9957
  • E-mail
Description
Home-made South African bistro fare, presented in an arty setting... indoor restaurant with fireplace (cosy in winter, cool in summer!), and outdoor seating on patio overlooking magnificent Tsitsikamma mountains. Or go "Al fresco" on wooden benches on the lawns, overlooking kiddies play area. Can seat maximum 50 guests in one go. Essential to make group bookings larger than 10 persons at least 24hrs in advance. Friendly service from a small happy staff producing great food in a small happy kitchen. There is an info centre on the premises to help you book your activities in the area. Enjoy your meal surrounded by works from local artists, and browse in the gallery while you enjoy a glass of wine from our superior wine lists. Local craft beers and various other drinks available... we serve the BEST coffee in the area!
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