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Pizza, Grill, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 11 November 2020 via mobile

Owners need to wakeup and make serious changes to their business. We waited 1hour 20min for food, asked for money back and left. About 6 tables around us all irritated and some with very hungry children. Almost impossible to get a coffee, actually when we...ordered at the till the girl told us to rather leave the coffee order because we will probably not get it. They take on too many tables and overload the kitchen, not fair to the chefs and the guests waiting. I recommend they shorten the menu drastically, I should have known better when we saw how extensive the menu is. I also found the place to be dirty inside and out, could have done with a good scrub during the lockdown months...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 8 November 2020

Good food, lots of character and an amazing toy car collection. Also has a huge outdoor area with enough to keep the youngsters entertained. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 8 November 2020 via mobile

Worth a miss, dreadful probably only positive was the cold beers. You have to stand in a Q to order at the shop till- with 1 person serving and unable to work the computer and don’t dare change any items on your pizza - thats...catastrophe- have to order beers there as well. Food arrived without utensils and to get service is like finding hens teeth. The pizza was sloppy and tasteless- made with cheap ingredients- the burger and chips cold and below average. Wont recommend it and will definitely NOT return.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 20 September 2020

We went as a reunion of 3 families. We waited more than an hour for our food. When we asked why people were served and had eaten and left before we got our food we were told " the alfredo pasta takes a long time...to cook " Unfortunately by the time it came we were past hungry and could not say if the food was good or not we were just too upset.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

We stop for breakfast on route to Plet, 60 minutes later I ask for a money refund. Terrible service.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 9 March 2020 via mobile

A quirky restaurant and shop. Friendly staff with decent breakfast at reasonable prices. Coffee was drinkable and our only complaint was that we could not have any beers at 10h00 which was much needed in the Oudtshoorn heat.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 5 March 2020

25/2/20 My partner, friend and I stopped for a birthday dinner at SmitsWinkle's. Bad mistake!! Our orders were Sirloin Steak, Chicken Schnitzel and a Pasta Alfredo. The food was unattractive not a smidgen of garnish and cold. The chips were old, some crunchy, some soft....The steak tasteless. My Chicken Schnitzel was terrible overcooked, burnt crumbs and dry. The Alfredo was a grey brown bowl of gloop. Had it fallen to the floor it would have stuck there like a limpet. Visit here if you like dusty old motorcycles, model cars, bikes, etc. But if you are looking for a quality meal pass on by!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 19 February 2020 via mobile

We visted this establishment for the first time and had a wonderful experience. Staff was attentive and there was no long wait for service and receiving our food. They were not that busy that early in the morning though. During our visit the only downside...was that we could not order speciality coffees such as a Cuppachino or Expressos (it is on the menu), although our filter coffee was lovely! Looks like the perfect venue to take your children for some fun, enjoy a drink with some friends or have a casual meal.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 15 January 2020 via mobile

Family stopover on the way back from Cango Caved to George - following a recommendation from friends. Pleasantly surprised with setting, menu and overall service (extending beyond the restaurant offer ie directions within Oudtshoorn). Food was good - same goes for service!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 6 January 2020

On our way from Sedgefield to De Rust, we stopped by on Saturday morning for breakfast and were pleasantly surprised at what a perfect establishment this is. Lots to look at with all the bikes and VW camper vans etc and children will love the...play area with a putt putt course and pretty birds to keep everyone amused. We thoroughly enjoyed our breakfast which was well priced and served on a hot plate so everything was lovely and hot. Service was very friendly and efficient. As we had such a great experience we visited again on our return back to Sedgefield on the Sunday afternoon. We shared a platter but unfortunately this wasn't as good as the breakfast. All the food was only lukewarm and the chicken wings completely dried out. Due to this disappointment we have to give the food only an average rating. However, we are hoping this was just a blip, and we shall definitely be returning.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Hi just want to know if Smitwinkel don't have any chalets or rooms maybe
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