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“Good food but lacked atmosphere”
Review of Reuben's - CLOSED

Reuben's
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$25
Cuisines: Contemporary, Bar
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This place came highly recommended but based, I believe, on its previous location in Huguenot Street. There was no real atmosphere so was disappointing in that respect. We had starters and main courses which were served and eaten within an hour. Far to quick. The food however was good (the pork belly was outstanding - probably the best we'd ever eaten) but for us it has to be a balance of food and ambience. For that reason we wouldn't return. However, good value in terms of price - equivalent of 50 sterling for two courses, a bottle of decent wine for two.

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Thank Christine S
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Not quite up to the previous high quality and ambience prior to relocation from Huguenot Street. Bar staff training and optical impression not really acceptable.

Thank 230Lovetotravel
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Service was good, the restaurant and setting, has lovely views... food however slightly average compare to what we had sampled in our two week stay in South Africa!

Thank rockiegirl25
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We had Sunday lunch at Ruben's Pop-Up two weeks ago and as locals it has now become a firm favorite! The staff were so friendly, polite and efficient. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. The atmosphere was very relaxed and comfortable, not even the 30mins of no power spoilt the day, in fact it just added to the comrade amongst all the diners!

Thank DeeCun
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We visited this restaurant for dinner one night while holidaying in Stellenbosch. It was very quiet the night we were there but the food was delightful and the wait staff very efficient and friendly. The restaurant is in a lovely setting and it would be a great place for lunch or dinner in summer when the sun is still out.

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Thank Launie_girl
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