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Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant

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13 Main Road, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 2076
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Northamptonshire
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited two nights and on both occasions the food was delicious, beautifully cooked and the seafood soup is sublime. There was a lovely roaring fire and soft candlelight. My husband had the ribs and said it was the best he has ever had. On the second visit we both had the melting your mouth beef fillet.The service was great and... More 

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New York City, New York
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175 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thyme at Rosemary's is a wonderful local restaurant, occupying a small charming house on the main road with a glassed in dining area overlooking the garden and tables in the garden, where we sat on a lovely late summer afternoon. The food is all home cooked and very fresh and the people who work here are warm and welcoming. The... More 

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hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear BAM1113 What a wonderful review for any restaurant to receive. So nice that you took time off to post. A big thank you to you from the team and so happy you enjoyed all we had to offer. It was great being of service to you. Rosemary and her team. More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery was beautiful & the staff was very friendly & helpful. We ordered the Seafood platter for two & the Creme Brûlée with Turkish delight. Both were absolutely delicious & we literally cleaned the plates. We would definitely return to this restaurant in the future & will recommend this place to all our family & friends.

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Thank 909tamsinb
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello 909tamsinb So happy you had a good time dining here at Rosemary's, Thank you for awarding us with this beautiful and very important review. Best wishes Rosemary and her A1 team More 

Abtwil, Switzerland
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185 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our favourite restaurant. We went there with our 4 kids mainly as we read a quite souspicious comment of a pre3vious traveller re their mal-behaviour against their kid. What a suprise how we have been welcomed. What a supürise how they proposed our kids to see the restaurant and the garden outside if they wanted. What a service... More 

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hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Cantonadi and your precious well behaved children. Thank you for this really great review. You have taken the time to mention all that you love about my beautiful restaurant for which I thank you. I in turn would like to thank you for being the quality of parents that are most welcome in this restaurant of mine. Your children... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With personal attention, good food, an interesting although limited menu this is definitely a place deserving more than just a second visit. I loved the decor, giving it a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere, just perfect for the small town it is in. I was sorry I didn't have the time to go back again but will certainly do so on... More 

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hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Saskeptic What a precious review to receive this morning. My team and I feel that we have found the secret to being of service to happy diners. Thank you for taking the time in showing your appreciation of what we have put together during the past 9 years. It is only with great passion and love that one can... More 

Steckborn, Switzerland
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

When we stayed over at De Kelders the Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant was recommended and booked for us by the manager of the Sea Star Cliff where we stayed. For me being vegetarian, there was not much on the menu, so I asked the waiter what the kitchen could do for me and he said they would do a vegetarian... More 

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Thank Tibor T
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Tibor T Thank you for taking the time in posting this complimentary review regarding your Thyme at Rosemary. It was a great pleasure to be of service to you. So happy you enjoyed the vegetarian platter which was specially prepared for you. Best wishes Rosemary More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Simply delicious food. Professional friendly service and great ambience. Somewhat on the pricey side but worth every penny. Great experience for food lovers.

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Thank Celia A
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Celia A Thank you for taking the time to post such a great complimentary review. Hope you don't mind but I will accept it as a five star (: Best wishes Rosemary and her A1 team More 

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We had the seafood saffron soup, the butternut salad and a beef fillet. The soup was excellent with its tomato and saffron taste. Steak was tender and had a perfect taste without much addendum. Very nice and friendly service!

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Thank Fritz P
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Fritz P My team and I thank you for taking the time to post this review where you mention and compliment the taste of three of our great dishes. It is gratifying to know that you enjoyed your dining at Rosemary's. Kindest regards Rosemary and her A1 team More 

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Top notch local dishes though slightly on the expensive side. Had oxtail slow cooked in merlot which was the best I ever tasted.

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hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello happy diner. A big thank you to you for taking the time to post your review. So glad you enjoyed your time at Rosemary's. Happy Easter to you and your family Rosemary and her A1 team More 

Cape Town
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Once again our visit to Thyme At Rosemary didn't disappoint us. There were 15 in our party for dinner. Everyone got their food at the same time. From the chicken liver starter to the lamb shank and fresh kingklip (to mention a few of the dishes served) were all simply divine. Our waiter Keith needs a special mention as his... More 

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Thank Colin T
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Colin T What an absolute pleasure it was to have you dine at Rosemary's once again. Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your dining experience. So happy you enjoyed your Thyme at Rosemary and it will be a great pleasure to be of service to your family again next year. Have a wonderful Passover... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
African, Seafood, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Main Road, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Gansbaai
  • Phone Number: +27 28 384 2076
Description
Thyme at Rosemary's is a unique, cozy restaurant situated along the main road of Gansbaai.

The restaurant boasts a beautiful garden out back serving lunches between 12h00 & 15h30 as well as two lovely interior seating areas serving diners from 18h30.

The menu consists of fresh seafood, traditional South African country cuisine, grills and various daily speciality dishes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?