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US$9 - US$25
French, Spanish, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this restaurant in the basis of previous reviews and were not disappointed! A lovely room with a great atmosphere, top quality cooking and wines at very fair prices and friendly but professional service. Would highly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to the Blue Gem Restaurant was wonderful. The staff were friendly very knowledgeable about the food and well trained. The wine list was good and affordable. Our food came quickly and was delicious. Fom the Lanb espatata to the gnocchi everything was tasty...and perfectly prepared Thanks for a memorable evening we will visit againMore

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 9 April 2022

Absolute Gem this place is . The service from the door to waiters was outstanding. The etiquette on the phone when making a booking is of high standards ,the food!OMG 😭worth every penny . Such a beautiful,clean place. Soooooo dreamy

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 8 April 2022 via mobile

On entering the Centre we were unimpressed however when our eye caught the restaurant we were quite surprised. Beautiful decor and a real warm welcome. Cocktails were good The salmon starter was average - tasted like tuna - snails was ok - loved the gnocchi-...dessert was amazing. From the first time we sat and as the evening progressed service seemed to have gone from impressive to slack.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 6 November 2020

We ate the most amazing food here, Jacques had the ribs and I had the platter for one to leave some space for dessert (that was decedent and to die for)! This used to be our favourite place in Bloemfontein before lockdown and we now...remember why :-) Thank you to Blue Gem, Simon and René for the wonderful service! And our compliments to the chef! We will have many happy returns here!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 31 October 2020

The Blue Gem is as its name states,a gem, from the customer service to the food not even mentioning how the decor let's you forget that where you are. Try it out and see.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 October 2020

exhausted after a long drive from Cape town to Bloemfontein, we were looking at having a nice dinner not too far away from our accommodation, at the guest house we were recommended to go to the Blue Gem and had a very nice food experience...there, we were served large portion (really too large or us actually) of delicious food, generally quantity hardly goes together with quality but The Blue Gem makes it happen. The restaurant has a very good atmosphere, our waiter whose name is Thato delivered a very efficient and pleasant service. Will be happy to have dinner there again.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 26 September 2020

Very good atmosphere. The waiter is friendly and professional. Simon really have a hidden gem here. We will visit soon again.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 19 February 2020

Wonderful evening the set menu was supurb and the live music made for a very romantic evening. Loved the dancing at the end.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 22 January 2020

Took my family out for a Sunday lunch and at The Blue Gem we had their Sunday Buffet, the food was very well present and the selection incredible. Real Value for money in a very beautiful surrounding.

Date of visit: January 2020
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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5