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Royal Restaurant

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33 Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
+27 22 448 1378
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
33 Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the Royal Hotel are absolutely phenomenal! They are so friendly, understanding of your selection (and likes and dislikes) and accommodate your meal requests. Their cocktails are amazing!!!

1  Thank YvetteGoussard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at the Royal Hotel at the end of a 6-week road trip, and can honestly say that it was the best meal we had during this time. We had the five course dinner, starting with grilled goat's cheese, tiger prawns were next, then...More

1  Thank Rene000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the village and our stay in the B&B Shiraz Estate. The host Kristine gave us the tip to have the 5 course dinner in the Royal Restaurant. You had to reserve before 5 o clock an had a very lovely dinner

1  Thank Johan N
Reviewed 1 February 2018

The front stoep at the Royal is still one of the best places for lunch on a summer's day in Riebeek Kasteel, but the hotel is in dire need of a rethink. The restaurant menu seems to have remained unchanged for at least a year....More

Thank DGEKent
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

A limited dinner menu but adequately prepared and presented. If not windy then the front stoep provides villa and street views. Good for breakfast.

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Booked in a few days before Christmas with my family. Booked a king suite. All good until Christmas Day when we went for Lunch and the hotel had 200 people for the Christmas lunch but staff and kitchen could not cope with this clearly. It...More

Thank sarah s
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

This was by far our best dining experience in riebeek kasteel. The service eas amazing, all the staff are wonderful and the food is outstanding!

Thank shelly1772017
Reviewed 28 December 2017

it had been a while since we frequented The Royal Hotel, Riebeek West. We lunched there without a reservation, and had a delicious lunch on the impeccably maintained veranda, with everything looking well kept and fresh. We are sure that the garden at the rear...More

Thank LewR
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Great place and friendly staff. The ‘basic’ breakfast was far beyond awesome and complimented by really good coffee.

Thank tsholofelol234
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We popped in to quench our thirsts mid afternoon, enjoyed beautifully presented GNT and a platter of deli meats and good cheeses, very good value. Pleasant.

Thank patred2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Riebeek Kasteel
  • Phone Number: +27 22 448 1378
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Simplicity, imagination and quality of produce are key at The Royal. Head chef Francois du Toit (La Colombe, Manna Epicure) believes that food should be honest. If you say tomato it must taste like tomato, if you say fillet you should get the best our country has to offer. This philosophy together with the use of modern equipment (such as the use of Sous-Vide and Pacojet) results in creative but unpretentious dishes with "taste" as main ingredient.
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