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“Cool place...no organisation.”
Review of Diesel & Creme

Diesel & Creme
Ranked #3 of 18 Restaurants in Barrydale
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Diesel & Creme is a Vintage Diner & Motel (The Karoo Moon Motel), situated on the scenic Route 62 in Barrydale.
Reviewed March 26, 2016

Drove through to Diesel & Creme from Bonnievale for lunch. Being a long weekend, we were fully prepared to wait for a table. We got there only to find the place in a state of absolute chaos. A very friendly lady who I assume was the manager apologised for the situation, which we fully understood. We ordered some shakes & a coke, sat at the bar & waited for a table. After roughly 30 minutes & seeing two tables being occupied by people who had just arrived without reservations, we decided to leave. The place clearly needs someone who can organise & put some decent systems in place. Apparently the milkshakes are pretty good but the whole experience left a bitter taste in my mouth.

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Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

After a long drive from Cape Town, this establishment was the first oasis. Even better was the fact that this was the no 1 eating place on Tripadvisor.

One has to see this place to believe it, it is an old workshop that has been turned into a restaurant with the old signs, fittings of petrol station memorabilia.

Being a public holiday the establishment was filled to capacity.

We managed to get a table quickly and good service, whilst a few around us did not seem to. A golden rule, politeness gets one far.

Our waiting time was acceptable for a busy venue. Maybe the waitrons could advise patrons of the waiting time and what were the quicker dishes to order when orders were being taken.

The food sounded amazing on the menu and looked great but tasted ok, especially the jack Daniels blue cheese burger which was disappointing. My wife loved her spicy chicken burgers. The kids burger was good.

But the milkshakes were out of this world!!!!! And could be a meal in itself.

The place was good value and the staff including the owner were very pleasant and tried their best.

If anything, try this place for the milkshakes

Thank Ravi N
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

Amazing milkshakes! Oh my oh my! An the whole place reminds me an old American Western movie, its beautiful! The service really isn't too great, its rather indifferent. Other than that, its a lovely place and I'd love one of their milkshakes again.

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Thank ChickyVee
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Reviewed March 23, 2016

I recently took 44 people from our SAARP club for lunch. Food and milkshakes were outstanding. Service was a bit slow but otherwise an enjoyable experience.

Thank Ingrid Green S
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Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Great milkshakes and friendly staff. A very popular restaurant in Barrydale. A good reason to stop for a break on your R62 trip. Self catering cottage also available to rent.

Thank connectsa
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