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The Colony Restaurant

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Baron van Reede Street | Queens Hotel, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 44 272 2101
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (9 reviews)
“karoo lamb” (5 reviews)
“caesar salad” (2 reviews)
6:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
African, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Baron van Reede Street | Queens Hotel, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is in a nice monimental hotel. We expected more of the quality of the food. The venison (kudo) was OK.. But the linefish (yellow tale) was dty and the noddles were not well prepared. To hard. The cheese platter was not that special....More

Thank Peter-Ruth
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We ate here on our 1st night whilst staying at the Queen's Hotel. On check-in we were given a voucher for 10% discount for a meal in the restaurant. It wasn't too busy but there were others dining! We shared a bottle of Pinotage for...More

1  Thank Emily O
Reviewed 24 February 2017

But unfortunately the service here was sadly lacking for our visit. The location is on the main road along with numerous other eateries and above the Queens Hotel. The interior is quite colonial and attracts an older crowd. We had a table by the windows...More

3  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 5 February 2017

There are not many good restaurants in Oudtshoorn, the Colony is one of the best. 2nd floor of Queens hotel, try to get a balcony table at some nice warm evening.

Thank VAH0
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We sat outside on the balcony after using the shuttle service from our guest house. Food and wine were good and service always with a smile.

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The service was extremely slow. I asked the server what was better between the pasta and ravioli and she suggested the ravioli. I decided to go with the pasta anyway. The ravioli showed up on my table and she tried to convince me that I...More

Thank Mehak C
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Last night's special meal was such a disappointment. We were excited about the set menu but when the food came it was uninspiring, tasteless and the portion sizes very small. The hotel has such potential and used to be THE place to eat. Get some...More

Thank Lemandi
Reviewed 20 November 2016

It is part of the romantic Queens Hotel complex and has a relaxed feel. Very good for light lunches and breakfasts.

Thank cyril223
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Pleasant spacious restaurant. The staff were very friendly and efficiently. I had rack of lamb, which was 😋 cooked to perfection and very nicely presented with vegetables. Reasonably priced.

Thank 2002JulieC
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice place with a wonderful interieur. We also liked the choices of food and beverages. The service was attentif and friendly.

Thank hronthemove
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baron van Reede Street | Queens Hotel, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Oudtshoorn
  • Phone Number: +27 44 272 2101
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