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The Rambling Rose

36 Lang Street | Route 62, Montagu 6720, South Africa
+27 83 401 4503
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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RR - RRR
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36 Lang Street | Route 62, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 639 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

At route 62 just in the middle of the village you will find this hidden gem. On the outside it looks like a “ pad stall” but inside and behind the pad steal you will find a very nice restaurant. Greeted by friendly staff, seating...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank nolv726
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your fantastic detailed review. I am delighted that you had a wonderful experience. I have passed our comments onto our team and it is much appreciated. Have a wonderful festive season. Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in Montagu. Nice but a bit in the middle of nowhere. And we went for lunch in this place and ordered crayfosh tails. My god, they were delicious. So fresh, so tasty. Like in heaven. Try it when you come to Montagu !!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bart g
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Bart Thank you very much for the wonderful feedback. I am so happy that you had a wonderful meal with us. Safe and happy travels! Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow... We stopped on our way home from a weekend away, and we where recommended the Rambling Rose by our host. I have to say that the croque monsieur just blew me away... so delicious! Plus we had just the most amazing service from our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Gisela S
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gisela Thank you very much for the wonderful feedback. I am delighted to hear that the breakfast was delicious and that you were well looked after. Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful venue, great service and even better food. Try the croque monsieur and ask for Elton to be your waiter.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Karel S
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Karel Thank you very much for the fantastic review! Your feedback is really much appreciated. Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived in the restaurant, the waiter sat at the table and once the menus were given, he told us that the cook was absent and that they could either offer us a buffet or salads (that they do not usually offer on their...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Clémence M
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest What an absolutely devastating negative review that you have decide to write for us. Yes you are quite right - I was in hospital for a couple of days. As a family and a team we made the decision to remain open and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just popped in for a quick lunch and it didn’t disappoint... very well priced and varied menu with great homemade sauces served with the dishes. The prego was tops.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank McGuigan61
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share such fantastic feedback! It is always so wonderful to hear that we are getting things right. Please pop in and visit us again soon. Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited while staying in Montagu and kept coming back for more! Great food, friendly staff, lots of lovely pastries to buy on the way out and great coffee... what more could you want?

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Amber B
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Amber Thank you very much for the fantastic review! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our selection of goodies while staying in our beautiful town. Happy eating!

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

The Rambling Rose was our lunch stop What a quaint little place, food very appealing and tastes great, large selection to choose from, service was superb....

Date of visit: August 2018
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In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful comments. I am so happy that you all had a delicious meal with us. Happy travels! Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We are regulars because there's really good service and to top it off, the food is yummy!!! Also dogs are welcome. Some really nice goodies in the shop and freshly baked home made bread. Fresh and airy in the summer with cosy fires in the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to share your fantastic feedback. It is always wonderful to hear from our regulars and it is much appreciated. Thank you for your ongoing support over the years. See you soon. Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

In passing through Montagu this is a must stop. Devine food just ready to dish, on Friday, Saturdays and Sundays. Friendly and prompt service. Lovely rusks, jams and chutneys to buy. Also much more on the menu. Loved the bufette.

Date of visit: October 2018
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In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Dear Guest Thank you very much for such wonderful feedback! I am delighted that both yourself and your husband enjoyed the options available on the buffet. Thank you to you both for the support over your stay in our beautiful town. Kind regards Cay

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immels
19 February 2018|
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Response from In_Love_With_Food999 | Property representative |
Good day, we serve breakfast and lunch from 8am to 4pm and coffee and cake from 4pm to 5pm - we are unfortunately not open for dinner. Yes we are open on Mondays. Kind regards Cay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Lang Street | Route 62, Montagu 6720, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Montagu
  • Phone Number: +27 83 401 4503
  • E-mail
Description
The Rambling Rose is set on the scenic Route 62, a large parking lot makes it very easy for travellers with large vehicles, little kids or large groups to stop safely. The farmshop boosts a selection of home made jams, preserves, rusks, biscuits and chocolates. Cafe Artesia our bakery - bakes artisanal breads every Saturday and Sunday. The restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating with a warm fire going in the chilly winter. A wishing well provides great entertainment for the kids.Breakfast is served untill 4pm, lunch menu is displayed on chalk boards as it changes according to season, and what is growing on the farm. All cakes, croissants and muffins are hand made on site and are worth a try! Coffee is our thing - we only serve Origin Coffee and have five trained Baristas on site!The Rambling Rose is a family run business and food and service is our passion - we look forward to welcoming you.
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