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Rambling Rose

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165 St Francis Drive, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
+27 42 294 1883
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08:00 - 17:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here twice for lunch during a stay in St Francis. Lovely quirky cafe with great service and a massive amount of choice on the menu. Would highly recommend and definitely visit again if we are ever in the area

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Thank DavidandKatie3
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is probably the best in town and I strongly recommend anyone to try it at least one time. St Francis Bay. Check out the Harbour while you are in town.

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Thank ShipsBell16B
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Garden dinning with superb menu of the highest quality. Attentive staff with owners Michelle and Craig always on hand. A great children's play area which does not intrude in this superb venue. The is the place used by locals so no greater recommendation. Open for early breakfast through to late late lunch, must try venue!

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Thank johnlV5724ST
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Consistently good . Always fast service, attentive owner , good atmosphere. Great breakfast, lunch . Go early as it fills up quick! Best cappuccino 👍🏼😊

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Thank Gimenicefood
Cologne, Germany
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The garden cafe is very pretty and the breakfast was delicious. It was also really crowded which is a good sign. Can highly recommend it.

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Thank Chris F
ST FRANCIS BAY
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Wonderful atmosphere friendly staff and consistently good food and well priced. Lovely for families with the play area for kids can highly recommend

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Thank StFrancisBayHappy
Pretoria, South Africa
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We had seen the #1 rating for the area and were sceptical. From the road you can only see a couple of tables and a children's play area with bouncy castle. We decided to give it a go really on the basis of the rating It was great. Once you go to the back there are a number of tables... More 

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Thank JWT-1964
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Rambling Rose is great value for money. Consistently good food at consistently good prices. The service staff have been there for seasons with smiles and a great service ethic. Breakfast is a winner here - easily the best restaurant in St Francis, we've never been disappointed. The queues in high season attest to their popularity- definitely worth the wait.

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Thank mkossie
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Every time I visit this restaurant, the service and food are consistently amazing. I highly recommend a visit, you will not be disappointed. The open plan garden is super child friendly so you can keep a close eye on your toddlers whilst enjoying lunch with the adults.

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Thank 215travel777
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

always busy in season but never have to wait long for a table. milkshakes and pancakes are the best Ive had in many a year. superb hands-on management. waiters are seriously good. milkshakes really good...oh wait I said that already. great play section for kids.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 St Francis Drive, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Saint Francis Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 42 294 1883
Description
Garden setting with indoor and outdoor seating

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