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Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro

222 Main Street | Opposite the Church, Clarens 9707, South Africa
+27 79 873 1318
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“brie” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Healthy, French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
222 Main Street | Opposite the Church, Clarens 9707, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

A very pleasant place, away from the hussle and bussle of the main square. Seating outside in the sun. Good selection of food, well prepared and tasty. Service also friendly and efficient.

Thank jhnel
Valerie K, Owner at Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for a very nice review! Valerie & Team

Reviewed March 15, 2018

Is this place now called Eat Cheese Deli? Well, if it is, then it gets the credit for the most fabulous breakfast in town. Our waiter was fantastic with the nicest smile Clarens has to offer. We had fresh spritzy apple juice, homemade in Clarens....More

Thank delaine c
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

On a browse through town we stopped in and decided to stay around to have a drink, as they had amazing sugar free cordials mixed with sparkling water, the perfect solution on a hot day. The menu looked very good, especially the Chocolate fondue and...More

Thank Marlize V
Valerie K, Owner at Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Thank you for a nice review. I am sorry you had to wait for your drinks. Not always easy to get things out quickly when we are busy! We will try to improve! Valerie & Team

Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, airy with friendly staff and excellent food. We enjoyed scrabbled eggs with salmon and roasted tomotoes, and delicious french toast with berries and marscapone, well worth a visit!

Thank Maureen R
Valerie K, Owner at Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2017

Thank you Maureen for a fabulous review! We are glad you enjoyed your Bon Appétit experience. Valerie & Team

Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Thank you for your awesome friendly service... Enjoyed our lunch and VERY refreshing iced tea. Lovely selection of healthy goodies and lovely situation

Thank Cheryl S
Valerie K, Owner at Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Thank you Cheryl for a fantastic review. We are glad you enjoyed your Bon Appétit experience. Valerie & Team

Reviewed November 13, 2017

On Sunday 5 November 2017, we decided to have a light lunch. The waitress was not very friendly but took the order and heated up my 2 year old sons food. While my son was eating his food and me and my husband waiting for...More

1  Thank lionlodgechristine
Valerie K, Owner at Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

I am sorry you had a bad experience. We do have many kids coming to our restaurant and never had such a complaint! I always take off the table numbers as they get broken and lost by small children. It is not a toy, but...More

Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Nice outside tables. People are helpful. Food was good. Nothing great but all was good. I wasn't really moved one way or the other, middle of the road.

Thank FoodfunFunfood
Valerie K, Owner at Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Well, I don't know what to say or not say.... We, at Bon Appetit, are also middle of the road! Valerie & Team

Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Delightful serene spot with a beautiful view! Ideal for outings with furry kids. Comfortable outside seating. We were welcomed with a bowl of water for our pooches!! Food was amazing! Croissants with fresh brie, caramelised onion and rocket is a must!!

Thank Lindie K
Valerie K, Owner at Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Thank you, Lindie, for a fabulous review! Pooches are always welcome, here at Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro. We loo forward to your next visit! Valeri & Team

Reviewed July 10, 2017

The Gluwein was exceptional !! A friendly and charming atmosphere with an array of spices and all sorts of goodies to choose from on the shelves! The menu is so different - not the usual "hamburgers & chips" - great choices and so well presented....More

Thank drreg2017
Valerie K, Owner at Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thank you so much for a fantastic review.! We hope to welcome you again next time you visit Clarens. Valerie & Team

Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

My partner and I stayed in Clarens for three days over the weekend, and we had the opportunity to experience several of the best-rated food venues. Without a doubt, Bon Appétit was one of the highlights! From the amazing food to friendly service, not to...More

Thank Brett D
Valerie K, Owner at Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

Thank you Brett for a fabulous review! We are glad you enjoyed our little piece of France in Clarens! We look forward to your next visit. Valerie & Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Main Street | Opposite the Church, Clarens 9707, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Clarens
  • Phone Number: +27 79 873 1318
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Description
Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro serves breakfast (all day), brunch, lunch and light meals, and a selection of desserts and cakes. We are fully licensed and serve all our wines by the glass or the bottle. Our food is freshly prepared, using seasonal and local ingredients when possible. At Bon Appetit Deli & Bistro, we believe in healthy and tasty food with a touch of originality.
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