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The Old Bridge Restaurant and Bar

$$ - $$$, ,
Cnr Gordon & Main Road, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 851 2964
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good41%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (3 reviews)
“sit inside” (3 reviews)
“lovely pub” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
Cnr Gordon & Main Road, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Wonderful pub with great food and fantastic, friendly service. It has various sections so you can opt to eat outside and enjoy the sunshine and live music. Or eat indoors in the pub. Also has a smokers section. If you visit Somerset West it is...More

Thank YM77
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Ordered a rare hamburger, salad with dill pickles on the side. Took almost thirty minutes to arrive ! Was told they'd run out of pickles despite there being two enormous supermarkets very close by. Poor stock control happens a lot in SA eateries, nobody takes...More

Thank MythBuster101
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

When recently visiting Somerset West, the Bridge Tavern was suggested for a family meal. Very pleasant experience with a diverse menu at reasonable prices. One can sit inside as well as outside under the shade of trees next to the flowing Lourens river. There is...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

A great local to visit while on holiday in the area. Good atmosphere and great food. Guinness on tap is always welcomed too!

Thank ZA_world
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Great place to drink commercial beer, however we have ordered craft beer numerous times which were off or old and had a chemical taste as if the beerlines wasn't rinsed thoroughly enough when cleaned. Pizzas are good with decent topping.

Thank Zangell
Reviewed October 5, 2017

Great place to meet friends for a drink after work. The Pub food is not bad with all the favourites on offer. Sitting outside under the trees next to the river is quite relaxing. Inside can get a bit smokey on a Saturday afternoon during...More

Thank H5375VRmikeh
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Quaint little pub with a comprehensive menu. A few craft beers on tap. The service was fairly good. We ordered the beef and guiness pies which were very tasty and a substantial meal. There is a long waiting time on the pies but they do...More

Thank LaraJB
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub ambiance with good pub food at a reasonable cost. Inside seating a bit smokey but great outdoor seating with very tame squirrels! Good for sports viewing and check out their live bands

Thank JackL3437
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Great local pub and restaurant. Conveniently situated in the middle of Somerset West. Situated on the Lourensford river.

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Drink plenty alcohol so you can stomach the food ... not the place you would like to take your date . Rugby matches tend to get full and it's smoky inside ...

Thank warrenladac
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Gordon & Main Road, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 851 2964
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