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Reviewed 9 January 2022

The food is excellent. Friendly staff. You can sit inside or outside. The service all round was above my expectations.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 4 October 2021

The service was impeccable, the food was out of this world and the portions are huge. We enjoyed a spectacular view and just can't wait to return.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 31 May 2021 via mobile

Delicious food, friendly service and the best seafood in the West Coast. Not your average prawns - a decent queensize prawn with lots of flavour. Cosy atmosphere with a fireplace.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 May 2021

It was a nice! Good service and food was Good, it is rustic and seems to be the place the regulars Hang out was Probably a Great restaurant for St Helena Bay

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 15 April 2021

The food at De Palm is always well prepared and served with a smile. Thankfully for me they understand about Gluten and MSG allergies and it is one place I can safely order a meal and eat without a worry and that is very rare...for me. Thank you to the attentive and friendly staff, manager and owners. You rock.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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George Vickers, General Manager at De Palm Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2021

Thank you for your review. We really do appreciate your support and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 28 December 2020 via mobile

Stunning. Best restaurant in the Bay. Highly recommend this restaurant. Thanks for a great dining experience and never dissapointing us.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 11 December 2020 via mobile

We visited De Palm for our 21st wedding anniversary. The staff made our evening very special. Food is wonderful and fresh and the people made us feel like family. A must visit when you are in St Helena Bay.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

If you visit the West Coast, this gem is a must visit!! The food (hake and chips/spare ribs) is excellent and together with the hospitality of Vicky and Joan you will have an amazing evening out!! Adding to this you will nowhere find better value...for money!!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 2 October 2020 via mobile

We chanced upon this warm, welcoming restaurant purely by accident while looking for accommodation as we were passing thru the area. The management & staff were unbelievable helpful. Due to it being a weekend during the 'flower' season, we were unable to find any accommodation...nearby for the 5 of us, and upon enquiring at the restaurant whether they might know of any available accommodation, Joan started calling around to multiple establishments on our behalf. This, even though we had not even ordered anything to consume at the restaurant since we had just had dinner a bit earlier. We were completely blown away by Joan & her team's amazing hospitality & helpfulness. They went out of their way to assist us in finding accommodation, using their phones without us even asking them to. We eventually ordered some coffee while waiting. And we were not disappointed - the coffee we as excellent as the service! What an awesome, genuinely friendly & helpful bunch of people. Thanks Joan & team, you guys are a valuable asset to St. Helena Bay!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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DePalmRestaurant, General Manager at De Palm Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2020

Thank you so much for your review and kind words, we really do appreciate it. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 January 2020

Arrived without reservation but no problem, Promptly seated and given menu with a lot of variety all at reasonable cost. Chose sirloin steak which was great-cooked medium to well with mushroom sauce. Followed by malva pudding with custard and ice cream. All of this for...just 400 rand for 2 persons.Service was very good and restaurant clean and very respectful. Worth a visit.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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DePalmRestaurant, General Manager at De Palm Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2020

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We look forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed 11 January 2020

What a hidden gem. The menu changes with the seasons and the availability of fresh foods. The food is of the highest quality and super tasty. I will def recommend them

Date of visit: October 2019
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DePalmRestaurant, General Manager at De Palm Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2020

Thank you for your lovely comments and recommendation. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 10 January 2020

The Fish and Chips as well as ribs and calamari combo is definitely a must try. Fish was fresh and tasty, Meat fell off the Ribs bone. Would definitely return next time in St Helena Bay

Date of visit: January 2020
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DePalmRestaurant, General Manager at De Palm Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2020

Thank You Demi, it was an absolute pleasure to host you at our restaurant. Looking forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed 10 November 2019

We had a lovely quiet dinner here. Service was good. Food was reasonably priced and good. a pleasant restaurant in the heart of the town. Central.

Date of visit: November 2019
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DePalmRestaurant, General Manager at De Palm Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2019

Thank you for Rating our Restaurant Hope to see you soon

Reviewed 20 October 2019

Nice, friendly and informal atmosphere. Quite a nice selection on the menu. Their basket meals (meaty and sea food) offers a nice selection and the fries were really good. Have already had their burgers and everyone that was there with us (6 in total) were...pretty happy with their meal ( burgers, fish & calamari, pork belly and steak). Waitress was friendly and knowledgeable and the food came within a reasonable time period, considering that the restaurant was reasonably busy,More

Date of visit: September 2019
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DePalmRestaurant, Owner at De Palm Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2019

Thank you so much for the lovely review - we truly appreciate it. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Warmest Regards Management and Staff

Reviewed 18 October 2019

Lovely place and friendly staff and friendly owner! Great atmosphere and the regulars made us feel welcome as well.

Date of visit: October 2019
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DePalmRestaurant, Owner at De Palm Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2019

Thank you so much for the lovely review - we truly appreciate it. We are truly grateful that you enjoyed the atmosphere. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Warmest Regards Management and Staff

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De Palm Restaurant & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5