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239 Boom Street, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
+27 33 394 1443
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stilton soup” (2 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
239 Boom Street, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very special place with lots of small surprises. A lovely garden and very friendly service. They not only cater for you but there are second hand books, some vintage articles and some creative offers as well.

Thank Sabibe D
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This is our favorite stop in Pmb. With such friendly staff and super owner Candice. Everything so beautifully layed out and interesting.

Thank Aaltjie
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I visited Rosehurst a few days ago, although I have been many times. Patrons can be assured that Pietermaritzburg’s hidden gem is as welcoming, quirky, magical, relaxing, delicious and delightful as always. Such a treat. Staff there are so friendly!

2  Thank DominicWieners
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I took my grown up daughter for lunch at Rosehurst last week- to show her the beautiful gardens and quirky little shops and enjoy a select healthy meal. It was so disappointing. I’m not sure whether it was the stifling heat but the student waitresses...More

Thank LindaH475
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Such an exquisite and beautiful place in PMB. Truly a hidden gem. Lovely welcoming drink and delicious different scones. Staff are incredibly kind and friendly. The shop and books are also well worth a good browse through. Definitely my new favourite place!!

1  Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We popped in thoroughly wrung out and were greeted with warmth and good food! Our waitress was so friendly and the food was divine - highly recommend the sweet potato and nut soup! A Turkish Delight Hot Chocolate went down a treat! Such a lovely...More

Thank MoongloTexas
Reviewed 2 October 2017

If you are looking for quaint and unusual, stop for a cup Parmesan tea at Rosehurst. It has some wonderful gifts, old world tea sets, chocolate and yummy scones. All surrounded by a beautiful garden that calls to you as you sit on the veranda...More

Thank Shadbolt13
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This special place is an oasis in the CBD! Parking is not a problem with street parking immediately outside the restaurant. Had a very long delicious lunch sitting outside in the garden. So peaceful and tranquil. Whilst the menu is not extensive there is something...More

Thank Marion10166
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Rosehurst is definitely a hidden gem! Located within the City Centre, we found it a little difficult to locate. Their menu is vast offering good food with a variety of bold flavours, it does not disappoint. Hang around afterwards to take a little meander through...More

Thank NacquitaK
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

If you need a break from the hussle and bustle of the world this is a must. The garden is just beautiful. Good is excellent and staff friendly. Wow!

Thank Bren B
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Edwina B
19 December 2016|
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Response from mic0072016 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any alcoholic drinks on the menu & have no idea re BYO, but the garden is a lovely setting to enjoy a chilled glass of bubbly or the like :)
23 November 2016|
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Response from BrendaH1 | Reviewed this property |
Pietermaritzburg is famous for its good boarding schools, do a google search and you will find them, mostly private schools but very good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Boom Street, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Pietermaritzburg
  • Phone Number: +27 33 394 1443
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