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Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant

13 Main Road, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 2076
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
African, Seafood, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
13 Main Road, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 386 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fine dining at its best, unexpected and pleasantly surprised by excellent cuisine and service! Really top notch and worth going to.

Thank japoti
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello japoti It truly makes our work such a great pleasure when receiving all these wonderful reviews. Thank you so much for taking the time to post your complimentary review. Sunny regards Rosemary and her team

Reviewed 1 week ago

We really took this opportunity to sample some of South Africa's finest and most unique cuisine. For starters we had the crocodile carpaccio (which was a bit chewy but had a wonderful smoked flavor), and the butternut squash salad. Then the springbok shank and ostrich...More

Thank Jinny J
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Jinny J Was so nice reading your review. Thank you for taking the time to post. It gives us pleasure to know you had a great Thyme at Rosemary. Sunny regards Rosemary and her team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiance and I were recommend this restaurant by the staff at East Cliff Hotel and I am glad we went! This was a great find and a lovely restaurant. If you can, ask to sit out the back as its more secluded and better...More

Thank Tim C
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Tim C We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining here at Rosemary's It gives us great pleasure to read your review. Best wishes Rosemary and her team

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love this restaurant. It is neat and the people are friendly. Fantastic atmosphere, lovely garden and the lamb shank was excellent! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Gansbaai. Good management!

Thank madeleent
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello madeleent' So happy to know that you enjoyed your dining experience here at Rosemary's. We appreciate the time you spent posting your review. Thank you very much Rosemary and her great team

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was highly recommended by my host and a booking made. Arrived to a warm welcome and seated in the cosy dining area. Whilst my first choice for main was unavailable (Springbok Shank) my second choice of Ostrich Bobotie was outstanding and beautifully prepared. Restaurant...More

Thank dmrowan1
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Hello dmrowan1 Such a delight for me and my team receiving such stunning happy reviews like yours. It was our pleasure to serve you. Best wishes from Rosemary and my great team

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting....food was absolutely Divine! Had fresh kingklip with roast veggies to die for. Lamb chops were delicious and a must have. Spare ribs fell off the bone! Excellent wine! The staff were very friendly and helpful! Highly recommended! I will definitely be coming back!

Thank 696angeliques
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Hello 696angeliques, Thank you for this lovely review received. It was a great pleasure to be of service to you and knowing that you had a great time at Rosemary gives us so much pleasure. Our very best wishes to you Rosemary and Keith

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We went there for dinner. The restaurant has a very nice atmosphere and is very cozy. Service was fast, very friendly. The food was absolutely delicious! The perfect finish of that perfect dinner was the chocolate lava! Wow! If we ever come back to Gansbaai...More

Thank Stephanie B
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hello Stephanie B My team and I are so happy you enjoyed your dining experience here at Rosemary's We appreciate the time you have taken to post this great review. It gives us great pleasure to know you enjoyed your Thyme at Rosemary. Best wishes...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were passing though Gansbaai and stopped at Thyme at Rosemary's based on favorable online reviews. So glad we did. All in our party agreed that this was some of the best food that we had eaten on our entire South African trip (including Johannesburg,...More

Thank CA23555
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear CA 23555 WOW!!!! Thank you for this wonderful review. I am so happy to know you enjoyed your Thyme at Rosemary. My team and I are passionate about great service to our guests. Very best wishes to you from Rosemary and her amazing team

Reviewed 18 July 2017

Decor and fireplace made for very comfortable warm atmosphere. Felt very welcome. Explanation of menu and recommendations were first class. Food excellent! Not cheap but worth a visit.

Thank Steve120
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hello Steve120 Thank you so much for taking the time to post your very nice review and rating our restaurant as a five star. We are so happy to know that you had a great dining experience here with us at Rosemary's. Best wishes Rosemary

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Also recommended we have been there twice in 9 days. Nice waiter with good recommendations, short but good wine list. Fresh seafood and steaks.More

Thank Dirk M
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hello Dirk M Thank you for taking the time in posting a review regarding your thyme at Rosemary. It was a great pleasure being of service to you and hope to see you here with us again one day. Hope you enjoyed your vacation here...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Main Road, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Gansbaai
  • Phone Number: +27 28 384 2076
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Description
Thyme at Rosemary's is a unique, cozy restaurant situated along the main road of Gansbaai.

The restaurant boasts a beautiful garden courtyard serving lunches between 12h00 & 15h30 as well as two lovely interior seating areas with soft music and candlelit dinners from 18h30.

We are not small child or infant friendly. Eight years and older are most welcome.

The menu consists of fresh seafood, traditional South African country cuisine, vegetarian, vegan, grills and various daily speciality dishes.

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