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JennaVIVA - CLOSED

206 Main Road, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
0270218518237
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
18 Feb 2015
“Now Closed for probably 12 months”
18 Feb 2015
“Good news”
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
206 Main Road, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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51 - 60 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 19 March 2013

Unfortunately the overwhelming impression I got was that this restaurant tries to be something it is not. It kind of reminds me of that one upmarket restaurant in a small countryside town, where the locals can go when they want to treat themselves. Firstly my...More

1  Thank Springbok1978
Shaun W, Owner at JennaVIVA, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2013

Dear Springbok We respect the concept of Tripadvisor and take all our reviews seriously. But I'm afraid you lost me in the first two sentences when your arrogance was palpable. Not sure what you're getting at with your comment that we're trying to be something...More

Reviewed 19 March 2013

Being avid Resturant goers and locals in the area we have tried all resturants in Somerset West. JennaVIVA is one of the few that is high on our list for excellent service, excellent food, and good entertainment. We totally enjoy an evening out (not just...More

Thank Fran W
Shaun W, Owner at JennaVIVA, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2013

Thank you so much Fran for such a great review. We are all very pleased that you rate JennaVIVA so highly. We appreciate the vote of confidence you have given us.

Reviewed 19 March 2013

i would like to start by saying that i had THE best steak with red wine sauce and the amazing sushi starter. i havent enjoyed food and service like that in a long time and i highly recomend JennaViva to everyone... ps, on a seperate...More

Thank blomiki
Shaun W, Owner at JennaVIVA, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2013

Dear Blomiki Thanks for the feedback!! It's a pleasure to hear a great compliment. Thank you!!!

Reviewed 25 February 2013

When taking out the family we all usually opt for the more family friendly options - Spur, John Dory's, Jimmy the Fish... Well I decided to take my son to a restaurant that offers a bit more than the usual kiddies meals and jumping castles....More

Thank Nicolette484
Shaun W, Owner at JennaVIVA, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2013

Dear Nicolette Great to get such detailed feedback! We rely on specifcs to help us to improve and you've given this. Thank you for your positive comments and for being so enthusiastic about JennaVIVA. And we appreciate you recognizing the contribution of our car guard....More

Reviewed 4 February 2013

We arrived without a booking but were shown to a table next to the Sushi bar first impression was of a helpful place. It was a Monday night and fairly busy. We ordered our drinks and as we saw there was a cocktail bar my...More

1  Thank MarkUnitedKingdom
Shaun W, Owner at JennaVIVA, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2013

Dear Mark Sorry to have missed you when you visited. Thank you for the positive remarks made. And thank you also for bringing some of our shortcomings to our attention. We are always ready and willing to learn. Clearly our contingencies for when I personally...More

Reviewed 31 January 2013

Great menu. Attentive waitress and a delicious meal. What more do you want! You may need to make a booking as it is very popular.

Thank Bryan C
Shaun W, Owner at JennaVIVA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2013

Dear Bryan C Thanks for the great review! We appreciate the positive feedback. Very glad you find our menu appealing and our staff attentive. Please let me know when you are next at JV so I can introduce myself. Regards Shaun

Reviewed 13 January 2013

In our home country, Denmark, in the cold christmas season, we have a weird tradition of drinking warm red wine with almonds, raisins and an extra shot of rum. JennaVIVA managed to bring back memories by serving a red wine well above 30C. The food...More

Thank JeJeWe
Shaun W, Owner at JennaVIVA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2013

Dear JeJeWe Thank you for taking time to post your review albeit very negative. TripAdvisor reviews are usually most helpful in helping us to put right whatever is wrong but we do rely on customers giving us specific information that we can evaluate and attend...More

Reviewed 3 January 2013

What a disappointment when I turned up hoping to have breakfast with friends. This restaurant served some of the most delicious value for money breakfasts. Please reconsider and restart this service!More

Thank Errol V
Shaun W, Owner at JennaVIVA, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2013

Dear Errol Apologies for you coming to JennaVIVA only to find we no longer serve breakfasts! We thought long and hard about this before making this decision. Whilst we enjoyed great support from a few loyal customers the turnover generated just didn't make our breakfast...More

Reviewed 7 December 2012

JennaVIVA is a great stopover on Main Rd Somerset West It does not have a very vast menu but you will always find that dish that you enjoy Food and service always consistent and great place for meeting friends,having business meetings over lunch and breakfasts...More

Thank merrynibler
Shaun W, Owner at JennaVIVA, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2012

Thanks for the positive review Merrynibler - gotta love the name! I hope you'll 'stop over' more often and enjoy what we have to offer. You'll always be made to feel welcome and the food will always be great and beer and wine cold :)...More

Reviewed 2 December 2012

First visit although i drive past every day of my life. I will stop again!! I went on a friday afternoon and found a bustling restaurant, brilliant menu that caters for all tastes. Not fine dining but tasty food beautifully prepared. I hade the chef...More

Thank Stefan-12345
Shaun W, Owner at JennaVIVA, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2012

Thanks for the great review Stefan! Glad you decided to stop and try us out. I also love the seafood platter and glad you concur. And yes, our sushi is the best. We're not into fine dining - others do a great job of that....More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Cuisine
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Main Road, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: 0270218518237
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