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Red Tin Roof

23 Hermon Road, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa (Formerly Traveller's Rest)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had googled places to eat in Riebek when I came across Red Tin Roof. It said "vetkoek Burger".... this has to be the BEST invention I have ever had and the quality of the food was outstanding. The service was so friendly- not overly happy but efficient and on the move. It felt sooo great spending a day there,... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would definitely go there again. very peaceful.lovely little place. Very warm and welcoming and arrival. lovely neat little room and our own verander,with a gorgeous garden, and a pool pity we couldn't swim. next time will go in summer then we can swim, and will take the kiddies with.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome ACCOMODATION and the Food was out of this World!!! STUNNING SETTING with amazing Staff and resident Owners!!! This truly is a home from home with Amazing facilities and excellent Value for Money ! Will Definately visit again! Ohh and the thought provoking decor will tickle you PINK! Can't wait to bring our Friends to this Cape Gem !!!

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The Red Tin Roof a great place to stay. Spent Friday night. Staff very welcoming. Our rooms clean and comfortable. Lights just a little dim. Excellent evening meal and superior eggs benedict for breakfast. Highly recommended. Really good value for money Thank you Jill Rose

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San Javier, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We are here on holiday staying with family in Darling. After hearing excellent reports we went here for a Sunday lunch. It was devine. We sat in the beautiful rear gardens under the shade of the old oak trees. We had 2 large fillet steaks on a bed of red cabbage, 1 homemade chicken pie and a kingcliip wlth risotto.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We thought we had booked the Bistro round the square and when we arrived were a bit disappointed especially as the front looks a little ordinary, however were we in for a surprise when we were taken through into the lovely spacious tree shaded garden with a complimentary glass of bubbly in our hand and over to the guest rooms... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Tip top service from the minute we arrived. Smiling faces and a welcoming glass of bubbly greeted us. Fantastic food and a general pleasant vibe throughout the weekend. The room(Tretchikoff) was comfortable which had a view of the swimming pool and outside eating area in the distance. Seeing as it was 35 degrees outside, the swimming pool came in very... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This place manages to keep a fine balance between super relaxed and meticulous service. The hosts are ever present which is more than you can say about B and Bs in Cape Town and are friendly without being intrusive. The rooms are clean and comfortable with air conditioning if you need it and lead onto a beautiful sitting room area... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Red Tin Roof Riebeek Kastile on our visit to the Cape. We were blown away by the hospitality shown by owners Sam and Jacques who personalised our visit. The food was five star and very different and their menus unique and original. If you like South African food, make the effort to visit... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

What a sweet experience, to visit Riebeek Kasteel from Germany. Sam and George are running their lovely Red Tin Roof in such a nice way - the best kept secret in the valley!!!!! Food and Service were just outstanding, like coming home!!!! kind regards from Frankfurt / Germany Richard

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