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De Oude Martha

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Darnell Street, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
+27 42 281 1711
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07:00 - 21:00
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a great spread they do for breakfast.....the best croissants EVER. Loved the set up of the restaurante as well, homely.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Village Inn for two nights and ate in the restaurant both evenings. We also had breakfast both days. We had excellent food, smiling, helpful service, and the choice at all meals is considerable. Great value for money. I was not eating the first evening because I had been unwell, and the waitress offered to bring me... More 

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Thank Janet W
VillageInnHotel, Owner at De Oude Martha, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that you have enjoyed your experience with us. Thank you for making special mention of our wonderful staff and service too, we will be sure to pass the compliments on to them. Caring for our customers and making sure they are comfortable really... More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Superb restaurant in the Village atmosphere - evening meals and breakfast, inside or alfresco, with some quality and unobtrusive background music. Food to suit every possible taste. My evening meals and beverages, served inside and recommended by my ever-attentive waitress, Henna, were of the highest quality. Comprehensive self-service breakfast was also excellent

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VillageInnHotel, Owner at De Oude Martha, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are thrilled to hear that you have enjoyed your dining experience with us in the Tsitsikamma Village, it warms our hearts to hear that both the meals served and the service you received have made your visit to our restaurant a memorable one. We hope that we will have the pleasure... More 

Mainz, Germany
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Food is nice, service is friendly. The interior decoration is somehow unpretentious; though sitting outside on the veranda having our dinner was something that we enjoyed.

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Thank AntJa2704
VillageInnHotel, Owner at De Oude Martha, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review of your dining experience at De Oude Martha, we are so pleased to hear that you have enjoyed the meals prepared for you during your visit. The outdoor seating is lovely, as it has lovely views of the village green. We hope that you will be back to visit again soon! Best... More 

London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We only had breakfast here as it was included in our room rate at the Tsitsikamma Village Inn hotel. The breakfast was delicious and they had a large variety of breads, pastries, cold cuts and hot food. Hot breakfast was the usual full english, but also included South African options such as boerewors as well. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Thank Nickd-UK
VillageInnHotel, Owner at De Oude Martha, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed the variety of our breakfast spread and we appreciate that you have mentioned our wonderful staff and service in your review too. We hope that we will have the pleasure of seeing you again soon! Best wishes, the Tsitsikamma Team. More 

Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Had breakfast and evening meals in this restaurant. Can eat inside or alfresco. Great range of food for all tastes . Service is excellent and Candy the manager is on hand to check everything is going to plan !!

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Thank Anonpeo
VillageInnHotel, Owner at De Oude Martha, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with us, we are thrilled to hear that you have enjoyed everything that makes our Diner so special! Thank you for making special mention of our wonderful staff and service too, we will be sure to pass your compliments on to the team. We hope that you will... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Everybody told us about the lekker roosterkoeke, so we went to experienced it ourselves. Warm welcome. The waiters are excellent that includes the service and we enjoyed Mollie the african grey. Food was good. Definitely the place not to pass while you are in the area.

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Thank Eleonora A
VillageInnHotel, Owner at De Oude Martha, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are thrilled to hear that you have enjoyed your visit to our restaurant, and that our amazing staff and service have been a highlight for you too :) We hope that we will have the pleasure of seeing you again soon! Best wishes! More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Buildings look old and traditional (except for the dates they were built). The interior has never been updated but we liked that a lot. Good but not spectacular food, fast service and friendly personel. If you want pasta this would be the place to go.

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Thank Geert O
VillageInnHotel, Owner at De Oude Martha, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your dining experience with us in such a lovely review, we are thrilled to hear that you have enjoyed all the little things that make our restaurant so special. We hope that we will have the pleasure of seeing you again soon. Best wishes, The Tsitsikamma Village Team. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We had a soup starter and a main course. The food was fresh and tasted like it was home made. Tasty and delicious. The soup warmed us up as it was a bit chilly in the evening.

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Thank paulapD2862YP
VillageInnHotel, Owner at De Oude Martha, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed the dining experience we offer in the Tsitsikamma Village. We pride ourselves on serving hearty home-cooked meals. We hope that we will have the pleasure of seeing you again soon to sample more of the tasty items on our menu :) Best wishes,... More 

Luxembourg
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We had booked this restaurant by email 3 weeks in advance as it had sentimental value. We had very good memories 20 years ago when we stayed in the hotel for our honeymoon and had a wonderful dinner in the restaurant. While now returning with our children upon arrival they weren't able to find our reservation although I had a... More 

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Thank nanceke
VillageInnHotel, Owner at De Oude Martha, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us at our restaurant. We understand your frustration, and we apologize for the inconveniences caused on the evening as this is not the standard of service we pride ourselves on at De Oude Martha. We hope that we will have the pleasure of having you visit again in future... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Darnell Street, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Tsitsikamma National Park  >  Storms River
  • Phone Number: +27 42 281 1711
Description
Proudly situated in the quaint village of Storms River, this onsite restaurant of the Tsitsikamma Village Inn itself, De Oude Martha restaurant promises garden views and hearty, South African meals during your stay. Surrounded by a wide veranda, looking out onto the Village square, the décor is the perfect blend of the village's old world charm with a modern day twist. We use fresh, often organic and local ingredients with fresh herbs from our garden mixed with a detail of love to create traditional meals. Cosy in winter and cool in summer, De Oude Martha has good food and friendly staff all year around. The doors are always open for you to experience the heart of this historic restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?