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The Colony

Baron van Reede Street | Queens Hotel, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 44 272 2101
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (9 reviews)
“caesar salad” (3 reviews)
“ostrich steak” (5 reviews)
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African, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Baron van Reede Street | Queens Hotel, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I tayed at the hotel for one night. A really good restaurant with good service and a good menu. Food was delicious!

Thank davidevanwilliams
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate in this restaurant twice whilst staying at the Queens hotel. The staff were friendly and efficient. Food was well presented and of good quality.

Thank Ashburnian
Reviewed 11 February 2018

As a late arrival at the restaurant we were expecting to be rushed into ordering but no we were graciously seated by Johane who presented us with the menus and proceeded to get our drink orders. We both ordered a Ceasar Salad as a starter....More

Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Set in the Queen's hotel, the rich history is first to meet you upon entering the building. The restaurant is stylish and menu up-market. We had a wonderful night and everyone enjoyed their meals, young and old.

Thank Angie V
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We were nearly the only people in the restaurant. Very comfortable spot. The food was good and service pleasant.

Thank JMBFDublin
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We had a reasonable meal here, the portion of venison I had was just too big and so rich it was almost off putting. I thin if I was passing I would give it one more try to be fair!

Thank NZH2
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

In Oudtshoorn for New Year’s Eve, without any reservation, we found the Colony, and had a nice evening there. Didn’t tick « very good » on TAdvisor, because it was good but not wahou !!!

Thank AnneCe70
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This is the kind of restaurant where we get quite excited about the food - it's not quite there, but the chef clearly has the ability to raise his game, so - with the eager connivance of our friendly waitress - we would send back...More

1  Thank claranda
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Had dinner at the Colony when we stayed at the Queen's Hotel. That Queen is Victoria so this hotel has been around a long time and the decor is lovely. The dining room was very busy, they tried to accommodate a large tour group that...More

Thank Q3521UCdeborahb
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The restaurant is in a nice monimental hotel. We expected more of the quality of the food. The venison (kudo) was OK.. But the linefish (yellow tale) was dty and the noddles were not well prepared. To hard. The cheese platter was not that special....More

1  Thank Peter-Ruth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baron van Reede Street | Queens Hotel, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Oudtshoorn
  • Phone Number: +27 44 272 2101
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