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Royal Restaurant

33 Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
+27 22 448 1378
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stilton salad” (2 reviews)
“oysters” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
33 Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

O my word!! I can't recommend this restaurant enough! The service is fine but the food is absolutely out!stan!ding!! We will definitely go again and again and again!!

2  Thank lovetravel84
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Nice little hotel, still rare to find a hotel like this in a small town now days. Lovely staff, service was quick and good. Had a good meal in well mainted hotel.

1  Thank Estelle D
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The service in the restaurant was excellent and the food very good. We had breakfast and dinner at the hotel.

1  Thank Lana N
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We enjoyed the old fashioned ambience of this place but the food is right up to date. Portions are not over facing and subtle flavours and textures. Good wine list including of course the local offerings. After dinner drinks on the terrace, lovely

Thank christel
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a lovely, old fashioned restaurant with a large terrace and covered outdoor eating area. Gin & tonics are half price between 5-6 p.m. so relax with a pre-dinner drink on the terrace. We dined on the battered kingklip, fries and minty mushy garden...More

2  Thank angieManchester
Reviewed 7 March 2017

A quiet Monday night dinner turned into a surprisingly great meal. My wife's chicken balatine with a wild mushroom, bacon and pea sauce, accompanied by crispy home-made gnocchi, was world class. My choice of a simple beef fillet and triple cooked fries was elevated to...More

2  Thank Mike E
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We have been here before but were not able to enjoy to it's full potential. A beautiful building with a Colonial feel. Really good Gin and Tonic with fresh berries. The Pork Belly was delicious and the Oysters really fresh. Highly recommended even if you...More

Thank GrantKip
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and a lovely setting, helpful staff, good choice and a wine list which is good, and not expensive.

1  Thank Irthlingborough43
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Lunch on the patio with a farmer's platter of various meats, cheeses, and local bread varieties - well presented, fresh, prompt service ....

1  Thank Uwe P
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Best steak ever with triple fried fries ! Wonderful wine, good chairs and nice environment, ! Very tasty dessert and good and friendly waiters! Enjoyed it very much and will definitely come back again in this great place !

Thank M G
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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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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