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The Rambling Rose

36 Lang Street | Route 62, Montagu 6720, South Africa
+27 83 401 4503
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
36 Lang Street | Route 62, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a Portuguese clicken peri peri that was almost better than the the ones that we eat in our hometown in Portugal.

Thank Pia S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Found this place while exploring Montagu last weekend and was warmly welcomed into the shop/restaurant. The service was excellent, the staff friendly and the food was really delicious. You could taste that the food was made with care. We bought freshly baked pastries to enjoy...More

Thank Dianne M
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Dianne Wow, thank you so much for the amazing feedback. I am so happy to hear that you chose us to celebrate your special day. I am really glad that you had wonderful meals with us and our team made you feel part of...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked this restaurant due to the great reviews from Trip Advisor. Not only was the food excellent, fresh and great menu, the service was spot on. The manager was the meet and greet and around the tables, not intrusive but letting the waitrons know when...More

Thank Lynne C
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Lynne Thank you for the fantastic detailed review. I am so pleased that you were well looked after and that you had a delicious meal. I have passed our comments onto the team and it is much appreciated. Please pop in again soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for a lunch when we drove from Sedgefield to Franschhoek. Was absolutely worth it. After 10 days in SA finally found a place to order bobotie. The bobotie was very tasteful. Really loved it!! Staff is also really friendly and helpful. They...More

Thank Verda S
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Verda Thank you for taking the time to share your great comments. I am so pleased that you really enjoyed your first taste of Bobotie. Enjoy the rest of your travels in our beautiful country. Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was driving through and looking for breakfast when we spotted this place. Was welcomed into the car park. We ordered breakfast and the croque madam and Monsure were excellent. We really enjoyed the visit. Bought some bakery products and enjoyed those later. We will be...More

1  Thank Amanda B
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Amanda Thank you very much for sharing your fantastic feedback. I am really happy that breakfast yummy and you enjoyed your pastries. Safe and happy travels! Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found quite by accident. Had most delicious food - food weighed by plate - Mediterranean salads - cape Malay as well as Thai curry on buffet - excellent food options. Staff and owners very helpful and friendly . Enjoyed it so much stopped on way...More

1  Thank Julianne T
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Julianne Thank you very much for the most wonderful feedback. I am delighted that you both had a delicious meal with us. Please pop in and visit us again soon. Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had The Unbelievable breakfasts and coffee there. Excellent. The friendliness and effiency of the staff was remarkable.The excellent service from both the owner and his wife is commendable. They sold fresh figs by the kg and great care is taken to ensure their fruits...More

1  Thank Francois S
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Francois and Vaughn Thank you very much for sharing your fantastic feedback. I am so happy to hear that brekkie was a hit and that you were well looked after. I hope your figs made it home to Pretoria safe and sound. Please pop...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful and surprise after a long drive. The outside is deceptive, but step inside through the little shop and into the restaurant. The place is crowded, one of the few we've seen open on a Sunday. They say there is only one table...More

1  Thank Tim B
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tim Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback. We were very busy at the time you arrived - I am delighted to hear that you were comfortable in the garden and were well looked after. I am happy to hear...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had breakfast, was perfect in all ways. Staff great, food amaizing, coffee 100%, I just love coming to places like this. Just stop here whenever in area.

Thank G_I_B_8
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gib Thank you very much for the great feedback. I am delighted that you had a perfect Rambling Rose experience. See you again soon. Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to The Rambling Rose and my husband and I enjoyed another delicious breakfast. The service was wonderful and it was a great start to our visit to Montagu.

Thank Anthea_B01
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Anthea Thank you for your fantastic feedback, it is always wonderful to hear from return guests. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind regards Cay

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immels
18 February 2018|
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Response from In_Love_With_Food999 | Property representative |
Good day, we serve breakfast and lunch from 8am to 4pm and coffee and cake from 4pm to 5pm - we are unfortunately not open for dinner. Yes we are open on Mondays. Kind regards Cay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
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: 36 Lang Street | Route 62, Montagu 6720, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Montagu
  • Phone Number: +27 83 401 4503
  • E-mail
Description
The Rambling Rose is set on the scenic Route 62, a large parking lot makes it very easy for travellers with large vehicles, little kids or large groups to stop safely. The farmshop boosts a selection of home made jams, preserves, rusks, biscuits and chocolates. Cafe Artesia our bakery - bakes artisanal breads every Saturday and Sunday. The restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating with a warm fire going in the chilly winter. A wishing well provides great entertainment for the kids.Breakfast is served untill 4pm, lunch menu is displayed on chalk boards as it changes according to season, and what is growing on the farm. All cakes, croissants and muffins are hand made on site and are worth a try! Coffee is our thing - we only serve Origin Coffee and have five trained Baristas on site!The Rambling Rose is a family run business and food and service is our passion - we look forward to welcoming you.
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