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Clementines Restaurant and Bar

cnr Church St & Van Zyl, Clarens, South Africa
+27 58 256 1616
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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All hours
CUISINES
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
cnr Church St & Van Zyl, Clarens, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just want to thank u for the best meal in Clarens. After visiting other restaurants and having very disappointing service ie waiting for over an hour for a burger and pancake... then walking out. Not blown away by food of other restaurants we decided to...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You have to pre-book for this very popular restaurant. Service was great and staff very friendly. Our food was delicious. We had mussels, peri-peri chicken livers and carpaccio for starters. 3 Of us ordered the pork belly for mains and one had the 300g fillet....More

Thank Annali K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always nice & relaxing to spend a Sunday lunch at Clementines. Best food in town & great service. Pork belly is by far the best I have ever had. Garlic snails is also recommended as a good start. I will def reccommend the Clementines gin...More

Thank Naomi V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When we arrived in Clarens, we were told that this particular restaurant was supposedly the best......well, there is a couple of aspects that will not qualify this restaurant as the 'best', in Clarens. My wife had the pork belly dish they offered, and she was......More

Thank vlooidutoit
Shelley T, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi vlooidutoit, I apologise that you didn't enjoy your meal with us. We have a very experienced chef that prepares the meals we serve. As you can see by our other reviews you experience is certainly not the same as other people or the people...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a booking for dinner and enjoyed good service in the evening with good food. I liked that the food was hearty and homely with some creative flair. I do recommend this restaurants as one of the better places to eat in the town.

Thank Yogeshn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Diner was excellent, nice meat (chief'steak) and very nice dessert (cheese cake). Restaurant's location is 50 meters from central square.

Thank PatrickV31170
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always look forward to our dinner at Clementine on our regular visits to Clarens with guests. However this time I found everything a bit tired and jaded. The decor needs to be spruced up. The fluffy toys in the “ shop” are gathering dust...More

Thank Linda H
Shelley T, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Linda, Apologies that you found Clementines 'a bit jaded'. How terribly disappointing. We put our life and soul into Clememtines and it is owner run and managed this restaurant is our life and we are there every night. We get complimented on our waitrons...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us had the Peri chicken livers in onion rings starter. It was really good. I had the Springbok carpaccio which I also enjoyed. For mains we had the fillet steak - perfectly cooked, Pork belly with perfect crackling and a blue cheese and...More

Thank Liza B
Shelley T, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Liza B, Thank you for your lovely review on our restaurant. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the food and your evening with us. I apologise that the rump at the table was over done, and glad the waitress sorted it out for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently held our management getaway in Clarens and took over Clementines for a dinner which left our delegates speechless! The food was incredible and our guests are still talking about it! We were offered variety and the most exquisite menu, the service was out...More

Thank LaurenK400
Shelley T, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lauren, Thank you for your amazing review on our restaurant. We are so thrilled that you all enjoyed your time with us so much. My team pulled out all the stops to ensure it went smoothly. It was a a pleasure to serve you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and excellent service. If you want to eat here over weekends, best you book in advance. Delicious Fillet Tagliata and the Barbecue rump special with camembert and onions. We waited half an hour for a table but truly worth it.More

Thank 887petraq
Shelley T, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi 887petraq, Thank you for your amazing review on our restaurant. We are so pleased that you enjoyed everything we offer as a small country restaurant. Excellent service, food and a great friendly atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Shelley, Mark,...More

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Laura S
6 November 2016|
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Response from Shelley T | Property representative |
Hi Laura, With pleasure children are welcome and our kitchen closed at 8pm tonight. kind regards Shelley Clementines
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smrgeog
15 March 2016|
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Response from Shelley T | Property representative |
You are welcome to look at our website our menu is on there. I am not allowed to put the Web address here. It is the restaurants namE.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cnr Church St & Van Zyl, Clarens, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Clarens
  • Phone Number: +27 58 256 1616
  • E-mail
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