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Bosduifklip

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4 kilometers outside Lambertsbay, Lamberts Bay, South Africa
+27 27 432 2735
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I attended a wedding at this venue in December 2016 and was absolutely stunned at how beautiful it is. From the road and entering the premises, one cannot imagine what lies behind the rock formation. The reception is held next to the massive rock and it makes you feel like you are inside a cave, except you have splendid views... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We were at a wedding reception which offered their standard buffet. The venue, surrounded by large rocks makes you feel like you're in a cave. It is truly a unique experience. The buffet is so traditionally West Coast. An abundant choice of fresh, home cooked food that was delicious and served by a really friendly team.

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Thank Paul J
Johannesburg
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126 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We used this restaurant and really enjoyed the dinning experience.The food is excellent and the husband & wife team are good company. This is a great experience to meet the people of the area and to taste the food that they prepare.

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Thank Catz T
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

We visited Bosduifklip expecting something totally different, however, we had a good afternoon at the restaurant. This is a VERY rustic venue of which every stone (except the really big one) was laid by Mr. Engelbrecht, the proprietor of the venue himself... No frills or bells and whistles. Mrs. Engelbrecht does the cooking, and I think this is the primary... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

The overall impression of this place is that it is a failing business - perhaps it is South Africa's premier rustic wedding location, but it's definitely not it's premier outdoor restaurant - for that, in my opinion, you should drive a bit further along the road to Muisbosskerm. For the cost, even with our beneficial exchange rate, it felt over... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

We went for a dinner and really enjoyed the dishes that were served such as the pickled fish, home-baked bread, seafood paella, snoek pate, lamb on a spit etc. Tip: bring your own wine and pay corkage which is a minimal fee.

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Pretoria
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

A big big heartfelt thank you to Kobus and Aletta for their hospitality and making my sisters wedding day a beautiful and unforgettable day! It is undoubtedly the most beautiful venue i have seen. They are incredible hosts! The food is amazing! Hope to see them soon.

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Hermanus, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

A huge thank you to Aletta and Kobus Engelbrecht of Bosduifklip for providing us with the most amazing wedding venue. Visitors from the UK, New Zealand and South Africa were blown away by their experience at Bosduifklip on the occasion of the marriage of our daughter Nikki to Adrian Owen on the 14th November 2015. From the outset of the... More 

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Aletta E, Owner at Bosduifklip, responded to this review

Thank you so much Ray and Rosalie for your kind words and lovely review. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We recently attended a wedding at Bosduifklip and it was a disaster from start to finish. I cant believe it is the same place as mentioned by all the other reviewers because our experience was TERRIBLE. The host, apart from constantly being in your face, was so incredibly rude to the guests and on one occasion actually asked us to... More 

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Aletta E, Owner at Bosduifklip, responded to this review

Thank you New_Mona for your candid feedback. Please accept our heartfelt apology for your recent bad experience at Bosduifklip. We strive to always give our best and so we are very disappointed, and frankly embarrassed, that your experience was so far from what we aim for. We will take your feedback to heart to ensure it doesn’t happen again in... More 

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89 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

We had the buffet dinner, the menu, service, food, atmosphere, warm friendly staff and owner made this a very special and most enjoyable occasion that we as a family will always remember. It is an experience like nothing we had before and will remember this for a very long time to come. Please do treat yourselves by visiting this resturant... More 

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 kilometers outside Lambertsbay, Lamberts Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Lamberts Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 27 432 2735

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?