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Royal Restaurant

33 Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
+27 22 448 1378
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
33 Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Most enjoyable 5 course dinner in this 150 year old hotel. Wonderful ambience. Excellent service and always with a smile.

1  Thank GigiDuToit
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Really good old fashioned service. Excellent meal. The staff were great. Comfy room and excellent bathroom. Only problem maybe our room was too close to reception so a bit noisy! Great to able to order tea and coffee at any time

2  Thank Colleen650
Reviewed 2 September 2015

One of the best places to stay & dine in the Western Cape! Impressive heritage. Fabulous room with a bed as large as a small island and superb duvet. Excellent room service too.

2  Thank FrankDonne H
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Did some wine buying in Riebeek Kasteel and needed a quick lunch! Saw the Royal on TA and decided to give it a go....well I'm satisfied at the experience! Although lunch for one must say the old ambiance and decor welcomed me like the friendly...More

Thank L v
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Had a casual lunch here, a great menu, excellent service. Clean and elegant. Pity we did not book in here to stay. Highly recommend

1  Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

One is often hesitant to eat in a hotel: but do not fear! Here you have friendly service, pleasant decor with a warm fire and a great five course meal. Book for the set menu before 17:00 and be there at 19:00. You will not...More

3  Thank Johann S
Reviewed 30 May 2015

The food was amazing - the quolity outstanding and freshness was wonderful, the taste was out of this world and the value for money was amazing. R148 for 4 courses Just cannot beat that.

3  Thank Vivienne D
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Easy really - just the best cheesecake in town, with a good choice of teas makes a great relaxed mid-afternoon opportunity!

Thank OldButNew
Reviewed 26 April 2015

After having being disappointed by our accomodation at this beautiful small town. We took to trip-advisor for a good place to have dinner. It was unanimous from all the reviews about where we were going: The Royal hotel restaurant. Especially when almost everyone raves about...More

2  Thank MyPreciousKitchen
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Can you imagine a 5 course diner for 148 Rand? I couldn't, but it does happen at the Royal Restaurant in Riebeek Kasteel. The only thing you have to do except for enjoying your food to the max is to make a reservation before 5...More

1  Thank Marjolein W
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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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View
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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