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“We won't go back.”

Smidswinkel Restaurant
Cuisines: African
Description: we enjoyed a wonderful Lamb Shank on our first night and Bobotie and Chicken pie on our second night. Great wholesome meal served with plenty of vegetables and very reasonably priced wine.
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Description: we enjoyed a wonderful Lamb Shank on our first night and Bobotie and Chicken pie on our second night. Great wholesome meal served with plenty of vegetables and very reasonably priced wine.
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Food was OK, but we needed to tell them what we wanted to eat when we booked!! less then friendly and accomadating staff !!

Thank rrustler
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Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We went to the Smidswinkel Restaurant in December, which is the off-season in this town... not flower season... so the whole town was very quiet. We ended up bbeing the only people in the restaurant. It is very quaint and cosy with flags hanging from tge ceiling and pictures on the walls. The only problem I had with the place is that is was too quiet, some music would have made the restaurant so much more cosier. The food was terrific! We had the lamb roast and the chicken pie, both wholesome and gooood. Great farmstyle South African food. Will definately go again to try other dishes.

Thank Henk E
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Reviewed September 20, 2015

Really not good value for money. Overcooked leg of lamb and chicken pie, frozen stir fry veggies, rice and potatoes, covered in instant gravy. Cake, cheese cake or koeksisters for desert. We could have done better cooking ourselves.

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Thank Sam d
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Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

The setting is good but it is completely spoilt by the useless waitress who we had to call about five times just to take our drinks order then a repeat performance for the food order. We also booked into the "caravan park" belonging to the owner. Don't bother! It is almost in the low cost housing and the locals about 200mtrs away had a rip roaring party with the car stereo so load the sound was distorted. We couldn't complain because the owner is not in his house!! Disgusting, rediculous set up and one of the worst camping experiences of our lives.

Thank PenKem
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

The setting is good and comfortable. The food seemed heated from frozen rather than fresh, meaning that vegetables were melt in your mouth - dreadful. Expensive for one course. Service dreadfully slow.

Thank LondonScot_10
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