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Ye Old Thatch Restaurant A La Carte

155 Donkin Street, Beaufort West 6970, South Africa
+27 23 414 2209
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
6 Jan 2017
“Excellent service Very good food”
24 Jun 2017
“No restaurant service offered.”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
155 Donkin Street, Beaufort West 6970, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

This has not been a restaurant for a while, despite the tourist information thinking it is. No meals available.

Thank Trish C
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The 21st century has caught up with this charming building on the main NI in Beaufort West. Across from and extremely busy service station and busy thoroughfare you enter round the back of the property into lovely garden an oasis in the very hot and...More

Thank oliviac949
Reviewed 4 April 2016

In the context of what is available in Jhb I would not rate this place above three stars, but compared to what else we experienced in Beaufort West this place is positively fantastic. It's small, but rustically charming with a food menu that should satisfy...More

Thank DieRooiGevaar
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Situated in an old Karoo house,this restaurant has a charm of it's own.The Karoo platter for 2 was delicious,best lamb.

Thank KarinPoortier
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Excellent food and cosy beautiful outdoor setting and very friendly. The lamb platter for 2 and prawns the best. Service also very good.

Thank Roeline S
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We stayed at Ye Old Thatch, and were pleasantly surprised with this little restaurant on site. The service was warm and attentive. The food was honest and homely. There is also a pub on site, and the drinks are very reasonably priced. I suggest sitting...More

Thank BMordecaiJones
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Best service, best food! We had steak, lamb and prawns and loved it all! Be sure to go there on your next visit to Beaufort West!

Thank elmariep193
Reviewed 2 January 2016

There are not many Restuarants in Beaufort West, so if you stay for a week on business, you have tried them all 3x over! This one were recommended. Been there 3x now. First time they only had one steak left, second and third time the...More

Thank Marike W
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Situated opposite a bustling, frenetic, and somewhat disconcerting taxi rank, this restaurant's private parking provides a welcome welcome respite from this chaos. Ye Old Thatch has heaps of atmosphere. A quaint air-conditioned bar. Tables in the garden offering a relaxed atmosphere under the trees framed...More

Thank Johan V
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed at ye old thatch during our trip down to Gansbaai. Ye old thatch is a real hidden gem in the desert around Beaufort west. We really enjoyed chatting to Jacques in the bar and the restaurant food was very good. The rooms were...More

Thank Robbie T
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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 155 Donkin Street, Beaufort West 6970, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Beaufort West
  • Phone Number: +27 23 414 2209
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