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“Good Food nice venue”

The Thistle Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 39 Restaurants in Port Alfred
Price range: US$20 - US$30
Description: Our elegant signature restaurant, which serves a choice of two set menus, which change every week. Each menu has the option of being paired with wines from our award-winning wine list. Our Chef Debby and her team prepare all the dishes from scratch using quality ingredients and traditional preparation methods. The menus for the week are on display outside The Thistle. Vegan and vegetarian options are available. By Reservation Only. No under 12's. Dress Code is smart.
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Description: Our elegant signature restaurant, which serves a choice of two set menus, which change every week. Each menu has the option of being paired with wines from our award-winning wine list. Our Chef Debby and her team prepare all the dishes from scratch using quality ingredients and traditional preparation methods. The menus for the week are on display outside The Thistle. Vegan and vegetarian options are available. By Reservation Only. No under 12's. Dress Code is smart.
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Had a very nice meal at The Thistle. Varied menu and quick friendly service. A nice place to spend the evening.

Thank LynnClegg
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RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at The Thistle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Dear Lynn:

Thank you for posting a review of your experience at The Thistle Restaurant.

I have passed your comments on to The Thistle Team, who appreciated them a great deal.

I hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again soon.

Wessel Benson

General Manager
Royal St Andrews Hotel

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5 - 9 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

The title of the review is for our maitre'd Robyn, he made the dinner memorable.
The food provided a gastronomic journey of note and 4 people in our 6 party table enjoyed super wine pairing with their four course meal.
The vegetarian option is to be highly recommended as is the Firm favorite and Mediterranean option.
Just a small observation, table decorations and table cloths
in an establishment of this caliber would benefit from a finer eye to detail.
Highly recommend this restaurant

2  Thank Graeme J
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RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at The Thistle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Dear Graeme:

Thank you for posting a review of your experience at The Thistle Restaurant.

I have passed your comments on to The Thistle Team, who appreciated them a great deal.

Robin is also looking to see what he can add to the "show"for you next visit .

I hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again soon.

Wessel Benson

General Manager
Royal St Andrews Hotel

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

We had an excellent dinner with perfect wine pairing. The food helping were generous and the wine collection was perfect.

Thank Traveller_Oldie
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RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at The Thistle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Dear Traveller Oldie:

Thank you for posting a review of your experience at The Thistle Restaurant.
I have passed your comments on to The Thistle Team, who appreciated them a great deal.

I hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again soon.

Wessel Benson
General Manager
Royal St Andrews Hotel

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Various plates, good restaurant, nice place.
Good service.
Come back with pleasure and will do soon.

Thank JPGir
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RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at The Thistle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear JP:

Thank you for posting a review of your experience at The Thistle Restaurant.

I hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again soon.

Wessel Benson
General Manager
Royal St Andrews Hotel

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We attended the Thursday night exclusive wine and food pairing. The world-class food was expertly flavoured and exquisitely presented, and the wine was very well paired with each meal. This was a not-to-be-missed experience for anyone who visits the Sunshine Coast and Port Alfred.

Thank Claire W
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RoyalStaGM1, General Manager at The Thistle Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Dear Claire:

Thank you for posting a review of your experience at The Thistle Restaurant.

I have passed your comments on to The Thistle Team, who appreciated them a great deal.

I hope we have the pleasure of seeing you again soon.

Wessel Benson
General Manager
Royal St Andrews Hotel

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