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Reviewed 7 May 2021

We arrived just after 4pm on a cold Friday afternoon, not sure of we could still have something to eat. Jenine welcomed us with a warm smile and wipped up a curry rooster koek to share within no time. When in the area do stop...by ... There is a rooster koek for every tast and fancey.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 5 May 2021 via mobile

I always google restaurants before I go to them, as it gives me a good idea of what to expect from the place. Well, the reviews I read were very good and needed to make sure of this. The restaurant was not listed as #1...or 2 but a well placed #9 in Oudtshoorn. Let the placing not be an excuse not to visit this place. We had the most amazing experience at the foot of the Swartberge. The host and owner, Kobus, spent lotsa time chatting to his guest and ensuring their meals and needs were met. He also showed us the 2 units for accommodation at the restaurant... All the meals were freshly prepared and we thoroughly enjoyed our meals. At the end we had desserts and coffee to complete a great meals and the ladies each got a gift from Kobus... We will definitely be going back to that Gat... Highly recommended as a visit... Loved it Johann & Ruth Koopman Cape TownMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 22 April 2021 via mobile

A day in Oudtshoorn is not complete without a visit to this roosterkoek heaven. My lamb kaaiings were top class. Proper butter. Sprigs of rosemary and lavender flowers made the presentation go from mundane to cuisine! Kobus is a great host and Ross who was...our waitron is a super cool laidback young man. He has a surfer type lingo which had us laughing. Even the kitchen staff came out to greet us. We will be back and will lookout for you in Mossel Bay/HartenbosMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 22 April 2021

We had the most pleasant experience this past weekend at "Kobus se Gat". Very friendly service, like their saying "come in as a tourist, leave as a friend". We had a very nice chat with the owner Kobus and to top it off I have...never tasted roosterkoek so delicious as theirs anywhere else in the country, if I lived closer I wouldve been there everyday for roosterkoek.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 9 September 2020 via mobile

We went to Kobus de Gat because Roger Young recommended it. When we got there we were unimpressed as the welcome is a bit off putting but then we sat under the wooden roof which looks like it will soon cave in! And proceeded to...have one of the best burgers I’ve ever had! Here’s to you, Kobus for serving such amazing Burgers! Please make sure that wooden shade won’t be falling on someone’s table while they bit into one of your scrumptious burgers!!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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ChantelL113, Marketing at Kobus se Gat, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2020

Hi Felicia Thanks for the feedback. The roof (fortunately) does not look like that on purpose. Not sure if you spoke to Kobus, but we had extreme wind a few weeks ago, and are waiting for insurance to investigate before we can do anything about...More

Reviewed 17 August 2020

fantastic food, my family enjoyed it very much, we were there in november 2019 if this isnt good you should stay at home

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 March 2020

Does this place still exist? Drove out from Knysna 3 times only to find it to be closed every time. This was very disappointing as we really wanted to enjoy a nice lunch on the mountain side.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 22 February 2020

Love taking a drive up to Kobus se Gat - the views are stunning and the food is great. Staff are friendly.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 20 February 2020

Anyone travelling to Oudtshoorn should go and eat breakfast at Kobus se gat you will not regret it. The ROOSTERKOEK was out of this world and the portions very generous value for your money

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 19 February 2020

Following a superb dinner after a wonderful Swartberg Pass drive and circular tour this is definitely worth further visits.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Hi Marisa, We do serve tribe on our menu. *Current cost is R135 Please let us know if you need any additional information.
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Kobus se Gat is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5