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“Everything about Jemima's was first class” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jemima's Restaurant

Jemima's Restaurant
94 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 31 Restaurants in Oudtshoorn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: African
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Good for: Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Stamford UK
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62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Everything about Jemima's was first class”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2009

Service, location, food & wine - all were superb. Would not hesitate to recommend this restaurant, whatever your tastes.
One of the best meals we have had out in a long time.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Winchester, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Good - but not great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2009

Ate at Jemima's 19/11. The setting was the outside (covered) patio which in the rather dull conditions lacked a bit of atmosphere.

Portion sizes could not be faulted - lamb shank for main was huge.

My wifes trio of meats was ok - but 3 different sauces meant it was bit hard to know where to start.

Charging for extra bread (12 RAD) seemed a bit excessive for a restuarant which aims for the upper end of the market.

We shared a sago and custard pudding 10/10 for being different and almost worked too - would be a struggle to get through one on your own!

Overall - it was a good meal but at the price - maybe not as good as we got elsewhere in SA.

Service was good.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Lovely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2009

Jemima's was recommended to us by my boyfriend's brother and it didn't disappoint. Lovely atmosphere, good food, great service. The owner, Pierre, is very friendly and makes one feel right at home. A great restaurant.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Edinburgh
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“Like a dream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2009

Quite simply one of the best evenings at a restaurant I have ever had. The sheer sophistication of the food and its presentation is all the more remarkable in conjunction with: 1 The value for money 2 The unpretencious, friendly atmosphere 3 The fact that it's in Oudtshoorn!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 restaurant reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Delicious Vegetarian dish”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2009

We had the spinach and mushroom cheescake main course. As vegetarians, it is usually difficult to find something special on the menu, but Jemima's created a vegetarian masterpiece. The service was excellent. The food was presented elegantly and the dish had a great visual impact. Small touches such as complimentary truffels following dinner set this restaurant above the rest.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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