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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the longest wait I have ever had for food to be served. A wait of almost one and three quarter hours. Food when it eventually came, was slightly above average. Never again.

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing. Great food and atmosphere. We had a very good afternoon. Well worth a visit. Will definitely visit again when in the area.

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely experience in a beautiful garden setting. The service was very quick. We had the crunchy asian salad, which was very well prepared, and the tramezzini. The food was average with a few exceptions of specialities.

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 11 December 2021 via mobile

Went to dinner for a date night. Everything was excellent. We ordered 2 pizzas to share and it was amazing. Service was on point. First time here and will definitely be back again. Thank you

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 20 November 2021 via mobile

Very kind and attentive staff. I ordered the Chameleon pizza and added ham - it was hand crafted and delicious!! Others in my group ordered the beef burger and lasagna. Also excellent dishes. We look forward to returning in a few days for breakfast :)

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 4 November 2021 via mobile

Impeccable service from the moment we walked through the door. Attentive, friendly and well presented. Our waiter built a rapport with us straight away and upsold a really delicious rose wine Can't believe we've never been before, definitely our new favorite. Yummy food...thank you..

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 31 October 2021

Alyson and I are frequent visitors to the Bayleaf (twice per week). The new team have done themselves proud with refreshed decor and a new, comfortable outside area. This in addition to a revised menu offering with a number of authentic Italian dishes as well...as a unique pizza menu. The Bayleaf is probably the best value for money Eatery in George with quality, flavourfull dishes and a generous portion size. A must try! All the best, Chris and AlysonMore

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 14 October 2021

We four elderly gentlemen returned to the Bayleaf after a fairly long absence. The management has changed but in general one cannot find much to fault it. Speaking personally I was disappointed that the corkage charge has increased to R65. As we always bring along...our own choice of wine this was disappointing as the glasses are still inferior to that of many of the other restaurants in George. Once again it is little things like this that makes the difference between very good and excellent. Bayleaf you can do much better with a little thought. We love our wines and are used to better glasses. Please take note high corkage does not go with cheap glasses!!.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 13 September 2021 via mobile

We stopped into the Bayleaf for a quick lunch on a cold, rainy day. Our waiter welcomed us and was quick and efficient throughout. Our meal was delectable (kroketten and melanzane parmigiana). I will be sure to return for an extended lunch next time I...am in George. Thank you for the lovely menu with family favourites, deliciously made and presented with careMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 23 July 2021

We always make a point of visiting Bayleaf at least once whenever we visit George, and over the years it has never failed us. Brunch with my parents was again piping hot, immaculately presented, delicious and generously portioned, whilst the service was discreet and efficient....Despite the seasonal cold outside, the Cafe was cosy, immaculate as ever and my chai latte superb. See you next time!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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13 November 2019|
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Response from QuintonHewitt | Property representative |
Hello - thankyou for your enquiry our breakfast menu is only available from 8.30 in the morning when we open until 11.30 am when we start serving lunch.
26 October 2019|
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Response from QuintonHewitt | Property representative |
Hello we are open until 4.30 pm but our kitchen closes at 3.30 every day. We are possibly about 30 minutes from the airport. Booking is advisable. Thanks
21 March 2019|
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Response from joletta-luise | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am aware their menu changes constantly but I can assure you their food and atmosphere is incredible!
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Bayleaf Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5