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Rambling Rose

165 St Francis Drive, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
+27 42 294 1883
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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165 St Francis Drive, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always visit Rambling Rose when we’re in the area, and this great place keeps getting better every year. Always friendly staff, great kids play area, nice atmosphere, and food is always fresh and nicely presented. Probably the best kids-friendly restaurant in the whole area....More

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mechelle a, Owner at Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's the sort of restaurant that appeals to everyone - there are play areas for children, different types of comfortable seating, in shade or without, little shops to browse and despite it being so busy the service was good and the cappuccinos and milkshake were...More

Thank Bongitole
mechelle a, Owner at Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you!!!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

I had breakfast here in 2015 and re-visited today. The food a=is as good and the service very friendly and professional. This is undoubtedly THE place to frequent while staying in St Francis Bay!

Thank jhnel
mechelle a, Owner at Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

thank you !!!!

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Rambling Rose is unquestionably the place to dine during the day in St. Francis Bay and the menu range is excellent and extremely well priced. It is obvious that emphasis is on absolute top quality ingredients beautifully prepared under the watchful eye of Michelle whilst...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I arrived with a big party of guests with a very young child in tow. Parking is ample in the car park. Sunday buffet lunch was great. Good selection of authentic Boland food and a Thai Chicken curry was available. Wines and crafty beers also...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

A sweet little place to enjoy a breakfast or lunch. A playground next to the eating area make it ideal for little kids to play safety next to their parents. The menu is good and basic with some nice choices. The prices are reasonable

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here for a coffee and cake here. We asked for the coffee extra hot and it came warm. The scone was ok and my husband had a cheese cake, he liked his cheese cake. We didn't eat food here so...More

Thank tracey_khan1
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Loved this cute little restaurant. Only had breakfast there but if that is anything to go by I will have to go back for the lunch. Loved it.

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We loved this place so much that we had lunch here twice, during our two day stay in St Francis. Food is freshly made with finest ingredients. Wrap up warm though as it can get chilly inside the canvas walled cafe

Thank R064
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We've been to this quaint eating spot twice, once for breakfast (Eggs Benedict, yum!) and once for a late lunch. We never expected the food to be so delicious! The steaks were the best that we've had for a long time and the calamari was...More

Thank Liz-Elly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
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08:00 - 17:00
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
Garden setting with indoor and outdoor seating
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