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48 Main Street, Bonnievale 6730, South Africa
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St. Helena Bay, South Africa
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We were traveling from Nuy to Hermanus and were looking for somewhere to eat Sunday lunch. We were led to this lovely surprise by the GPS. Beautiful setting, friendly service, good advice about excellent local wines, very reasonably priced, tasty food from a menu with just enough variety. Wish we lived closer to Bonnievale! Strongly recommended for families with young... More 

1 Thank 560marianneh
Bonnievale, South Africa
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Energetic new chef and manager are bringing new life to this restaurant situated in one of the most beautiful spots in Bonnievale. The menu still has all the trusty favourites, with some exciting new additions. Open most evenings and worth a visit if you can't be bothered to cook!

Thank ArinaTheron
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Right on main street in bonnie vale you would never expect to find such a good restaurant newly opened that makes you feel at home with a warm atmosphere and excellent service the food was amazing

Thank sanete2016
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The vegetarian options were severely limited and the prices, I felt, were inflated for what you got, being higher than in Cape Town for a lot less flair. Nice atmosphere and view. Things will get better

Thank paulwI5889VI
Cape Town, South Africa
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Although our group had arranged a luncheon reservation prior to arrival, nothing was prepared and they had to provide additional tables outside on the lawns. Lovely views across the lawns and the small dams.......very relaxed atmosphere outside. Inside the restaurant it was very dark and depressing......they did not switch any lights on either? The toilets were not properly serviced.......very Eventually... More 

Thank kevincY9111AX
Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Great steaks and great value for money. We arrived just after sunset, sat at a table at the window and watched the value changing colour. Lovely.

1 Thank ConnieSke
Cape Town
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Quint little restaurant overlooking lush green lawns and fishing dams, this gem serves kind friendly staff, flavorful Ribs, and toppings filled with tasteful pizzas.

1 Thank NellaN27
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

The view of the golf course and ponds were gorgeous.We had a seat on the outside deck, to better admire the view.the service was good and the food delicious. i can especially recommend the steak and calamari. They have added a farm stall with local products to the restaurant and sports bar.

1 Thank Engela C
Western Cape South Africa
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Poor value for money.Food arrived at table cold.Service very poor.No relaxed atmosphere.Coffee great.View and grounds like a farm and picture beautiful. Will we return?No I do not think so.

2 Thank J W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    1 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Main Street, Bonnievale 6730, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Bonnievale

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?