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Clementines Restaurant and Bar

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cnr Church St & Van Zyl, Clarens, South Africa
+27 82 453 7060
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (87 reviews)
“oxtail” (72 reviews)
“pavlova” (13 reviews)
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European
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cnr Church St & Van Zyl, Clarens, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We recently visited Clarens with friends whilst we were all on holiday from the UK. We had been to Clementines before and enjoyed the whole experince so much we just had to return.. We weren't disappointed. We visited on a fairly quiet Thursday evening, a...More

Thank redrose59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fine. It was not anything to write home about. The oxtail was nice, but again nothing spectacular. The chicken pot pie was nice, a huge portion, but very bland. If I had to choose between clementines and vitos I would say vitos...More

Thank AmandaF882014
Shelley T, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Amanda, Apologies that you didn't enjoy the food in our restaurant. Oxtail our most popular dish and has been for many years. People return for it often. So I honestly can't understand why you didn't think it was delicious. Always strange to me how...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not have a booking but was told to come and wait. Chatted at the bar with the owner and the time flew by . The service was spot on and food really cooked with careMore

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

Hi Milton, Thank you for your lovely review on our restaurant. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for being patient and waiting for a table we are so glad it was worthwhile and that your time with us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you ever come to Clarens, you have to go the Clementines. The food is phenomenal and they have a good selection of gin. We had the Rose Petal Musgrave and the Malfy.. device. Plus they have the fitch & leeds Tonic which makes it...More

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

Hi Joanna, Thank you for your lovely review on our restaurant. We are so pleased that you enjoyed everything we offer as a small country restaurant so much. We are very proud of our extensive gin collection and are always looking for more lovley local...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is one of the best I have had the privilege to visit. The restaurant has an extensive food and drinks menu with something for everyone. The food was incredible and portion sizes very fair. The service was great. From friendly waiters up to...More

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

Hi Michelle K, Wow! Thank you for your amazing review. It certainly makes all the hard work worthwhile. We pride our selves in providing a warm welcoming atmosphere, friendly efficient service and delicious food prepared with care using the best ingredients available to us. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Clementines over Easter weekend and the restaurant was packed and we had to book a table a day in advance. It was worth it. Eventhough it was really busy, we had the friendliest waiter and service was really good. We ordered the Duck...More

Thank teob658
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure to reserve your table well in advance! Quaint restaurant with a lovely menu and affordable wine list

Thank Orpha C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt the best restaurant in Clarens. Food and vibe is great. Make sure to book in advance!!More

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

Hi Viclom, Thank you for your lovely review. We try our best to make time spent with us memorable and we are pleased we achieved that with you.. We pride ourselves in a warm inviting atmosphere, efficient friendly service and delicious food. We look forward...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were determined to get a table even though they were fully booked so eventually we were told to arrive at 5:45 pm . We were so glad we did. The staff were welcoming and very attentive . My husband ordered crispy...More

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

Hi Noogs, Wow! Thank you for your wonderful review and all your compliments. We are truely thrilled you enjoyed your dinner with us so much. We all try our best every single day to make time spent with us memorable and we couldn't he happier...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent service, good wine selection, a great atmosphere and cosy in the winter. The pork belly was delicious and the steak was outstanding.More

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

Hi ObiWanFoodie, Thank you so much for your amazing review with lovely compliments. We are so pleased when people enjoy their time with us as much as you did. It really makes all the hard work worthwhile. We look forward to welcoming you back when...More

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tsaneenl
1 May 2018|
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Response from Shelley T | Property representative |
Hi Tsaneenl, Unfortunately we do not have a private or semi private room. We only have one diningroom that seats 100 people with a bar. Regards Shelley
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altajolivier
24 April 2018|
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Response from Shelley T | Property representative |
Hi Alta, You are welcome to come for lunch and sit outside under the gazebo with your yorkie but unfortunately we don't allow dogs in the dining room at dinner time. Kind regards Shelley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cnr Church St & Van Zyl, Clarens, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Clarens
  • Phone Number: +27 82 453 7060
  • E-mail
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