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Reuben's Restaurant and Bar

No 2 Daniel Hugo Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 3772
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“reuben” (31 reviews)
“pork belly” (25 reviews)
“poke bowl” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
No 2 Daniel Hugo Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled on this place while on a one month trip in Africa. It was amazing and probably one of the best meals we had on the entire trip. We did not have drinks, we had been on a Wine Tram all day, but thought...More

Thank Khakijo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Poke Bowl,and the Chicken Curry. Outstanding food quality and presentation, and gracious and professional service. Relaxed ambiance. Reasonable prices. Great wines by the glass. Loved this place!

Thank jackzvi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and me had ordered the the starter pork belly which was really crisp and mouth watering. We had the ribeye steak and the springbok. The meat was tender and the sauces was excellent. The staff was friendly and my toddler grew attached to...More

Thank Mithun M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

12 of us for dinner incl kids, service is ok but can be more polished for an establishment of this calibre. The waiter didnt know what was out of stock in kitchen and bar, and also brought an a4 piece of paper with the specials...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We had this restaurant highly recommended and it completely lived up to expectations. Food excellent, service great. Will definitely be back! Many thanks.

Thank DodgyCheritonBishop
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Modern cuisine by an African chef - broken through the classical posh aristocratic stranglehold Fabulous menu impressive wine list interesting atmosphere Superb taste - understated image Full to the brim - lucky to be seated Need to see more of this in liberated SA -...More

Thank Aruni S
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

As we walked into the restaurant, it was completely empty, we tried to look for waiters when we finally found them they were asleep in the kitchen. We then ordered drinks and our waiter continued to tell us he was fast asleep before dropping all...More

Thank danae_paterimos
GeorgeMFB, Manager at Reuben's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good day Danae Paterimos. I am shocked to see this review. Would you be so kind as to supply me with more information regarding what transpired. What date, and what time did you visit our establishment. Seeing we have more than one restaurant, did this...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Worth the small fortune you pay! Depending on what you order, you will be either delighted or just content with your food. The porkbelly, prawns and grilled calamari are winning meals. Don't order the Poke bole - not worth it. That said, I would certain...More

Thank EagerBeaverTraveller
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

In a world filled with snooty-pretentious restaurants, Reuben’s is the silent hero proving that simplicity is the best way to go with food. The selection is very straightforward and simply versed (unlike other modern restos), but the simplicity of the menu items cannot compare to...More

Thank mldfa17
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Reubens was recommended by our hotel and the food was delicious, especially the springbok which we had never had before. The service was good but not exceptional. The decor of the restaurant was really nice. There's an amazing outdoor space so I am sure this...More

Thank janicems
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james m
1 May 2018|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
All cards accepted
29 March 2018|
Response from mgbentour | Reviewed this property |
Save yourself! Don't do the winetram. Pick a nice vineyard ( leopards leap or Le ludes ) and have some lunch there and do a proper tasting. Then have an afternoon doze and enjoy your meal at Ruebens. It's excellent. The... More
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Response from GeorgeMFB | Property representative |
Hi CrustyCorner, Yes we do.We have a kiddies menu available as well. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 2 Daniel Hugo Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 3772
  • E-mail
Twelve years of history, moments and memories, in one brand new location. Welcome to the restaurant home of South African chef Reuben Riffel!
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