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Royal Restaurant

33 Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
+27 22 448 1378
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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33 Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Royal Hotel, Riebeek Kasteel on a Sunday afternoon. The ambience in the small dining room with its authentic wooden floors and old bar never cease to make me feel like I am on the set of a Western movie. But the food is of today,...More

1  Thank Place-a-Manger
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped off here for a romantic dinner after some work in Malmesbury. From the moment we stepped foot onto the stoep until we left hours later it was a very special and wonderful visit. Staff were friendly and attentive, food was amazing and traditional...More

1  Thank mcp19752014
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This was a superb business Lunch that we had yesterday lunch time. We had a choice of Steak or Fish with chips(fry's) on the side. I had the meat which was done to absolute perfection. I like my Rump to be medium to well done,...More

1  Thank Mark F
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

When you read the menu it seems delicious...however..... The recommended chicken ballotine was well prepared but the taste was ordinary. The accompanying gnocchi was tough. My partner had the fish and chips and it was terrible. Soggy chips with an old oil taste. Won't be...More

Thank Umhlohli
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

What a setting with the draw back of allowing smokers on the stoep...with no other apparent area for non-smokers. Sis man

1  Thank Dave B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

One of the more upmarket eateries around in town. A really great dining experience backed up by a great kitchen and front of house team. I like a restaurant that doesn't try to be too pretentious - it's fancy food done for the layman...nothing too...More

Thank lewisn675
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The food was absolutely outstanding. I would highly recommend this restaurant. Their exotic mushroom gnocchi was out of this world. I am a huge gnocchi fan and it was honestly the best I've ever had!

Thank Janieb182
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends for a birthday celebration. We were in a private area, with a warm fire. The table was decked. The birthday girl had added some finishing touches. Good selection of canapes and deserts. Bar prices weren't too steep. We opted...More

Thank Roxaan1
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Food was good and very tasty. We ordered the fish and chips and pork belly. The service good and very friendly. Loved the barman and the awesome gin and tonic drinks served.

Thank georgia w
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome hotel! Great food and service and the BEST G&T's ;-) very affordable and worth every sent you spend! Cosy fireplace for winter

1  Thank Sanet79
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:00
Monday
07:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 21:00
Saturday
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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Description
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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