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Readers Restaurant

12 Church Street, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
+27 23 230 0087
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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12 Church Street, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely, charming restaurant that makes awesome homely food. The menu is small, making it easier to choose from. The food is delicious and the staff friendly. Sitting outside you get a great view of the surrounding hillsides and historical Church Street, with everyone talking...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

popped in on news years day for dinner and the little restaurant was busy we managed to get the last table. the food was delicious and the service excellent and what made the evening was the owner chef popped accross to the table to chat

Thank lordlexi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just visitng Tulbach for the day on New Years Day, with overseas visitors from overseas.. Two of us popped in for a coffee and asked if a Vegan midday meal could be supplied. The Owner/Chef didn't blink twice (a very unusual experience) and said "no...More

Thank sjwills2014
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Readers Restaurant’s food tastes like more! Amazing food, sweet place, great service, interesting but fun interior.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bad food, nonexistent table service. Never again. Really, no table service, never again. Waited forever for our food, and it was almost inedible. Never, never again.

Thank Derek L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst spending Christmas weekend in Tulbach we decided to try this establishment for a late lunch today. The meal was outstanding, the pork chops I had were fantastic. Overall the four main meals were better than any other restuarant in Tulbach and the overall meal...More

Thank Derek P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Your lovely food and love for animals is only surpassed by your wonderful hospitality! Home-made food that delivers everything the menu promises!

Thank 810jacquiv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took one of Carol's (from Readers Restaurant) picnic baskets out to Saronsberg to enjoy with their wines. What a spread! Fresh fruit, pates, cheeses, dips, meats and veggies with crispy french loaf. Absolutely delicious and incredibly generous ... we'll be back for more! I'm...More

Thank ShinyBriony
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small cosy restaurant with a short but good meny . It is served by one person and the quality is high .Recommendable.

Thank KalleBorgholm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the second time we've been to Readers and we were the only diners. Service is very strange but the food is freshly prepared and delicious. The exception to this was the 'Cape Brandy pudding' which was horrible. A pity there was not a...More

Thank Sue B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Church Street, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Witzenberg Municipality  >  Tulbagh
  • Phone Number: +27 23 230 0087
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Description
The oldest house in Church Street , Tulbagh – Readers. Offering simple, outstanding local and global cuisine, has been able to maintain a standard of excellence that has created a notable reputation with both locals and tourists. The cuisine varies on a daily basis depending on the availability of fresh produce. This provides Carol Collins – Silwood trained Cordon Bleu Chef -a certain challenge in ensuring the creation of dishes using imagination, flair and superb presentation. Certain dishes have become trademarks at Readers but the focus remains on variety, fusion of flavours and combination of unusual ingredients.
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