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The Block and Cellar - CLOSED

120 Melville Drive | Brandwag, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Dec 10, 2015
“Good service and good steaks”
Apr 8, 2015
“Happy customer”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Steakhouse
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120 Melville Drive | Brandwag, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed December 10, 2015

The menu caters for all tastes, the staff are friendly and efficient and the restaurant is overall good value.

Thank CRT1977
Reviewed April 8, 2015

Have been to the restaurant several times. Nice menu with extensive wine list. Service has always been friendly and efficient, although speed of service lacked on the odd occasion. Steaks have always been cooked to order, unlike other restaurants where one needs to order "rare"...More

Thank namesalreadyused
Reviewed March 31, 2015

Loved the decor with the rows and rows of Beyerskloof wine bottles. I had a delicious carpaccio salad (R89.00) and my hubbie a beef fillet (R149.00). We could not fault the meat or the fast and friendly service. We will dine there again should we...More

Thank Busy_Bee_0804
Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

The decor was good and the wine selection was also good, but from there everything was just average. What a pity!With its location and a manager who was enthusiastic, it could be superb.

1  Thank David-JW1
Reviewed January 4, 2015

The steak was really good, tasty and cooked perfectly. I would avoid the ribs as there were rather dry. The waiters were quick, attentive and very friendly!

Thank Pedal2013
Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Great food. Great service. Always the same quality. A place to go if you want value for money. Can recommend the restaurant if you want good food or if you want to have a drink and a snack in their bar lounge.

Thank Herman L
Reviewed December 29, 2014

We found this restaurant close to our hotel after a long road trip. Service was good and we had a lovely chicken curry that was really very tasty. Portion size is huge!

Thank Kwassie
Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have stayed at the Bloemfontein Southern Sun on all my visits to the city. The restaurant is situated on the side of the hotel. I have had some good meals here : - Oxtail Soup - Oxtail - Various Steaks - Curry The food...More

Thank Hein D
Reviewed October 28, 2014

Looking for a place to eat on a Sunday night in Bloemfontein, went to Block & Cellar with mixed feelings based on reviews from TripAdvisor, it was early evening around 5.45pm, there was only one other couple in the fairly large restaurant. Difficult to comment...More

Thank StephenXXXXX
Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner with 12 people. Not one order was of an acceptable quality. Various orders had to be returned to the kitchen. When we complained to management we were told to go to the kitchen and speak to the chef in person. Really? Only highlight...More

Thank hhunink
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Melville Drive | Brandwag, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Bloemfontein
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