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Royal Restaurant

33 Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
+27 22 448 1378
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stilton salad” (2 reviews)
“oysters” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
33 Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
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41 - 50 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 19 July 2016

excellent service by the staff. we were a table of 11 people and the staff were brilliant. Made one feel so welcome to the establishment. we all had the burger which was fabulous! served with real potato fries and onion rings. excellent value for money

1  Thank Chantel E
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We had a very pleasant meal here served by very attentive staff. Very quaint dining room in the hotel. Would have been great to site in the terrace in summer.

1  Thank Malcolm P
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We were very impressed with the delicious food and great attentive service. Wonderful cosy spot for dinner or drinks with a genuine historical feel. We could not get enough of the Stilton salad and Malay lamb which are a must! Highly recommended

4  Thank CapeTownTanya
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Service of the staff excellent. Food international cuisine absolutely fine. Great atmosphere Fantastic wines from the Swartland Revolution

3  Thank Pierre S
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

This is definitely my favorite restaurant in Riebeek kasteel. They were out of pork belly and lamb on our visit so I had the chicken - it was fantastic! My husband had steak and he was impressed too. Service was attentive , white linen ,...More

6  Thank Adelemp
Reviewed 5 May 2016

IT is stepping back in time with a modern twist with regard to the decor. Staff are warm and welcoming. Restaurant had gorgeous meals. Order a drink from the bar , they make a great gin [ large variety to choose from ]and tonic and...More

5  Thank Charles M
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This magnificent colonial hotel is a must, even if you do not stay there.G&T happy hour is 17h00 to 18h00 and there are so many gins to choose from at half price. I tried the most amazing SA gin - Inverroche - made fro fynbos...More

3  Thank Susan V
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Fabulous Gins on patio during happy hour. A must for any visitor to Riebeek Kasteel. Huge Gin selection but we stayed with local Western Cape produced Gin.

3  Thank Oliver R
Reviewed 18 April 2016

A beautiful colonial Hotel. Built in 1862, it still retains the elegance of that era. The hotel overlooks one of the small quaint streets and is perfect for a G and T at sunset. They have 24 varieties of gin!

Thank Dee29085
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Great, friendly service. Food and wine were amazing, soft music and beautiful romantic setting. Had the most amazing salmon on cauliflower risotto.

2  Thank Adèle K
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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
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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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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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