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Rafters Restaurant

24 Fynbos Ave. | Stormsriver, Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa
+27 42 291 1587
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“hake” (3 reviews)
“bobotie” (3 reviews)
“cheese plate” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
24 Fynbos Ave. | Stormsriver, Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Small restaurant in the heart of the Tsitsikamma/Storms river region very conveniently located in the storms river village. Limited menu offering but the food is good. Very friendly staff.

Thank DD025
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner there last night. I was the only person there from 6:45 to 8 pm. I commented on that and (my very nice) waitress said it was their low season. It worked to my advantage because I got a table right near the fireplace:)....More

Thank Francoise1948
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

In short a lovely spot with potential but fails to deliver in too many ways. There are definitely a shortage of good eating spots in Storms River, and I've been there many times and several times to Rafters, each time hoping that today it'd improve...More

Thank Brendan C
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I prefer to eat our main meal at lunch time with a snack for supper. We were presented with a snack menu on our arrival at Rafters. The waitress, bless her, negotiated with the Chef that we could order a-la-carte. Next choosing...More

Thank Maureen N
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

A big warning for this "restaurant". The only positive thing I can say is that the staff was kind. The food was really horrible. Burgers most likely bought half prepared at the supermarket, the beef was over done, simple salads, everything came late even though...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This nice and simple place we found that the basic can be great and this is the situation in this place. This isn't the place for the high kitchen but we take it as is food wine and stuff are great....

Thank 1,234,556,788,888,888
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Storms River is lacking in your normal type of restaurants but this was the best we found. The food was good quality and very reasonably priced but you got an odd mix on your plate. Beef stew topped with mashed potato, served with rice and...More

Thank cdbridge01
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Another pleasing African meal at a venue recommended by Heidi. Good wine selection and friendly ambience. Great value

Thank Cuckooscot
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent dinner. We had the prawn curry (not mild as they advertise - more like a medium!!) and the hake and chips but all the food coming out the kitchen looked good. Decent prices. Would go back.

Thank JonoSav
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

It was a very nice evening. The food and also the service were perfect, so I can recommed the rafters. I also like the traditional african food! Best restaurant on the whole south africa trip.

Thank janklimaschka
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
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  • Address: 24 Fynbos Ave. | Stormsriver, Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Phone Number: +27 42 291 1587
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