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Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant

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13 Main Road, Gansbaai, South Africa
+27 28 384 2076
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: WE ARE NOT CHILD FRIENDLY.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food, Good hosts

The catch of the day was really fresh and tasted delicious! Family run restaurant with great hosts who tried their best to make us comfortable at all times! Lovely dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
Thokozani Z
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Krugersdorp
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The service was very slow and the coffee was average and the cake was not entirely fresh. Was rather expensive for what we received and as a whole it was disappointing.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The catch of the day was really fresh and tasted delicious! Family run restaurant with great hosts who tried their best to make us comfortable at all times! Lovely dinner.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We were given the name of this restaurant by a local couple. We loved the food! Seriously fresh and amazing. Rosemary even came out to tell us both to get off our phones (as we were utilizing the free wifi) and to hold hands, which made us laugh and smile. Our server was so kind and welcoming. Great local place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Wow! Wow! Looking forward to being back in August 😋 food delicious. Staff friendly and wonderful. Owner unbelievable and a true inspiration

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Referral from Louise at the old La Mer Restaurant. I loved it, my kids and grandkids thought it was too old fashioned but food excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Best food in town, as what was told us. It definitely is. Delicious food. The escargots were very nice. Rosemary is a lovely lady. She tends to a beautiful inner garden as well. Staff was really friendly and kind.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We have always driven past and decided to try this little restaurant in Gansbaai. Wow, really different to what we expected, and pleasantly surprised. Beautiful antiques, cloth napkins (always shows class) antique cutlery and we chose to sit outside in the garden, so relaxing, watching the birds bath in the water fountain above the small Koi pond. Our waiter is... More 

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Steelpoort, South africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Restaurant charming with old world feel. Beautiful antique furniture pieces. Hubby had mussels starter which was good. He order traditional tribe and trotters. Tasted good but he prefers a more curry flavour. Duck was well prepared. The sago pudding was to die for. Little bit expensive for home cooked meals as it cannot be compared to fine dining but compared... More 

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Bungay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We spent two memorable evenings here.Notably we were not rushed through our meal and had time to relax and enjoy the atmosphere (the charming rooms and the garden).Rosemary was a welcoming hostess, with a fund of stories> Keith her front of house, with knowledge and experience of South African wines and the foods of the extensive menu.We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We enjoyed a superb dinner with our kids on our first night in Gansbai. Keith, our waiter was most attentive and efficient. The lobster was delicious and the decor interesting. Rosemary, the proprietor, made a point of visiting each table to ensure that all the guests were happy. Highly recommended and worth every penny.

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Address: 13 Main Road, Gansbaai, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 28 384 2076
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Gansbaai
Cuisine: Seafood, Vegetarian, Grill

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 Main Road, Gansbaai, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Gansbaai
  • Phone Number: +27 28 384 2076

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Vegetarian, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

WE ARE NOT CHILD FRIENDLY.

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