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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Rosehurst is an absolute gem, a unique shopping experience with a plethora of good quality antiques, hand-made and up-cycled gifts as well as belgian chocolates, books, bee products etc. My best is the Cafe, where I can treat myself to something utterly unique and delectable...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KirstenO261
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

A lovely place with beautiful gardens but the service is a bit slack! They are needing more experienced waitrons

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lynne J
Reviewed 27 December 2018

We were a party of five adults and three small children, most of us visitors from the UK. There was no table large enough to accommodate us, and nobody to assist in seating us. We settled at two adjacent tables, which we pushed together. A...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Harlequina
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

We had a late breakfast. As always very tasty we'll served and presented. Only negative is the coffee that is too hot that means it burns the coffee beans and looses its flavour it could have had. Thank to Candy and the team for the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank andrec62
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The venue is a beautiful vintage place with an awesome garden. An added bonus was the used books I could purchase :)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mandyharwood
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The whole experience is enchanting. The food is delicious and beautifully presented. The staff are friendly, efficient and so pleasant to deal with and the little shop has many interesting items for sale. Definitely a gem in the busy, bustling city of Pietermaritzburg and well...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank B6974GZpatricks
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

My sister and I had a delicious brunch here. There's a beautiful little garden and rooms in the house sell things so it's nice to also walk around.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Fareeaa
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a pretty cafe designed in a quaint, English Victorian style. The garden is charming and well maintained. The cafe is set alongside an antiques store where you can purchase teacups, furniture etc., So, if you wish, one can capture a bit of this...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank mellyb03
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We had great food - but I was quite sorry that they did not serve alcohol. But you can bring your own wine - just have to know about that...

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank S7321ZWchristinem
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Very special place with lots of small surprises. A lovely garden and very friendly service. They not only cater for you but there are second hand books, some vintage articles and some creative offers as well.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Sabibe D
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6 July 2018|
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Response from S7321ZWchristinem | Reviewed this property |
I know they are not licenced - my question is why is that fact not on the profiles when you search restaurants
19 December 2016|
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Response from mic0072016 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any alcoholic drinks on the menu & have no idea re BYO, but the garden is a lovely setting to enjoy a chilled glass of bubbly or the like :)
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