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5 Ryneveld

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5 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Definitely not listed under Stellenbosch yet...

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food in a relaxed atmosphere

This is a reliable place offering good value for money whether you just want a beer / cocktail or a large meal, with burgers a particular specialty. Happy to recommend

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Mark C
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

This is a reliable place offering good value for money whether you just want a beer / cocktail or a large meal, with burgers a particular specialty. Happy to recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I had a great experience, good service..happy hour is the best. I reccomend the classic american burger and mintnifecint cocktail. The manageress and our waiter (a man with the name JD) were very friendly and catered to our every need. Inpeccable place. A must visit when in Stellenbosch!

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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81 reviews 81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I've been to 5 Ryneveld twice now - once with my movie club (they have art-house movies upstairs) and once for lunch with my boyfriend. The food has always been beautifullyl presented, large portions and delicious. Their prices are mid-range and definitely worth going. The cocktails are delicious (especially the Cosmo). Really good wait staff and really good quality!

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Richards Bay
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Best chicken burgers according to my family. It was full but staff made sure they could accommodate a family with kids. We felt welcomed and looked after. We did not plan this outing. We just walked around until we found a place that fitted our mood.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

What a disappointment! 5 on Ryneveld was a family favourite, but it's off the list now. Yesterday we decided to have lunch there. We were seated in the courtyard. After having been handed our menus and waiting for about 10 minutes, we finally went to look for a waiter to take our order. After waiting another 15 minutes for our... More 

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Cape Town
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This beautiful building used to be home to De Zoete Inval - a pancake restaurant that offered delicious meals and beverages. It is heartwarming to see the tradition being kept alive within this interesting building. The food at 5 Ryneveld is delicious and the architecture of the building allows for imaginative daydreaming. The waiters ensure unique deliverance of goods and... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We booked on a refrence from a freind and the review ratings. What a disappointment. Old bread buns and dry burgers. Service is slow and the overall feeling is dirty menu's and sticky tables. Worst burgers I have ever seen or tasted.

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Reading
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We were given a poor table that coloured the rest of our experience with a negative tinge. The courtyard table was directly below the kitchen window - they would be better off not having this table at all. The menu is quite original but the execution of said menu is okay but not great. The chairs were ridiculously uncomfortable. I... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Having passed this restaurant and read about their great burgers, we booked a table for 5 people for a family get together on a Sunday evening. The venue is popular with students and tourists and always looks quite busy. There are tables outside and different rooms inside and we were in the "Dining room" . We arrived but no-one at... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Remembering the great burgers we used to have at this place as a student, we decided to visit Stellenbosch and have a Saturday burger at 5 on Ryneveld. It was just past lunch time and we thought cocktails would be nice as well. On arrival the waiter informed us that they have a cocktail special and we should order more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Description

Definitely not listed under Stellenbosch yet...

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