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Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant

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13 Main Road, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 2076
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178 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We went by before the restaurant was open. But we got in touch with a guy from the staff and he fixed a table for us later same evening. The restaurant were fully booked and we understand why. Here you get value for your money. Tried crocodille for the first time. Like the main disches very tasty and enough of... More 

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Thank René B
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Rene B So happy you had a great time at Rosemary. So confused as to why the negative remark regarding our toilets. The toilets are completely tiled. the toilets itself are fairly new...sparkling clean and well maintained. The cupboard has numerous little hand towels rolled up neatly for each person to use only once. A basket is supplied for... More 

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194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A very nice restaurant with the most beautiful garden. Very friendly and attentive staff. Delicious food and large dishes. The toilets are not stamdarded quite as high, unfortunately.

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1 Thank Allan K
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Allan K So happy you approved of everything except for the toilets as your friend who dined with you has also mentioned. Sadly we will not be changing our toilets as they are perfect for this restaurant. I will however take another look and see if I can improve in any way. If so, Will do. I believe a... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Professional, knowledgeable and friendly staff, Amazing Ribs. Just wiped the meat from the bone, did not even need finger bowl. Will definitely visit again.

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Thank derekc135
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello derekc 135 So happy you enjoyed your Thyme at Rosemary. Thank you for posting this happy and cheerful review. Will be our very great pleasure having you visit us again. Best wishes Rosemary and her great team More 

Gansbaai, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Most enjoyable evening with my family. Good meals and excellent wine. Nice quiet atmosphere. Good service. Not rushed.

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Thank 986johanp
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

My dear 986johanp Gives us great pleasure to know you enjoyed your birthday dinner here with us. Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your Thyme at Rosemary. Best wishes for many more happy birthdays Rosemary and her great team. More 

Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Superb location for a special meal. Old fashioned heavy wooden dining tables add character to the restaurant. There is also a lovely outside garden for daytime eating. Choice of meals was very good, service was fantastic and price was reasonable.

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Thank Ian M
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Ian M Thank you for taking toe time to post this first class review. So happy you found everything to your satisfaction and taste and that you enjoyed your Thyme at Rosemary. Best wishes Rosemary and her great staff More 

San Antonio, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We hard a fairly hard day so it was great to sit down with a wonderful server who provided good advice. We had several appetizers and they were great. The meals and the ambience were fantastic.

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Thank Brent L
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Brent L Thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your dining experience. So happy to know you had a great thyme at Rosemary's. Sunny regards Rosemary and her team More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Very much enjoyed the food here; comfort food done well. Mussels starter was generous and tasty and though I prefer a less creamy sauce was still very nice; for main courses, the traditional sweetish curry dish was really unusual and tasty, and my dining partner had the largest portion of ribs either of us had ever seen! The baked cheesecake... More 

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Thank beckahodgson
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello beckahodgson I thank you for taking the time in posting a great review regardless of the slow service you endured. So happy you enjoyed my comfort food. Wishing you and your family a wonderfully happy and healthy 2017 Rosemary and her great team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

On recommendation from the hostess of the place we were staying. Excellent meal and and the very great service. The sea food soup is the best soup i've ever had in SA.

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Thank Kathy Y
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Kathy, Thank you so much for taking the time to post this great review. So happy you enjoyed our very amazing seafood saffron soup and appreciated the fact that it was the best you had ever tasted. Thank you for mentioning this since a resent review stated that it was a weak tomato water. Hopefully this will set the... More 

Cape Town
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

It has been way too long since our last visit to Thyme at Rosemary. Sitting grazing our lunch under the shade of gorgeously jewel coloured bouganvillas and listening to the hypnotic sounds of gentle trickling water from the koi pond we could not have wished for a better setting. To start we shared tomato bruschetta as well as mussels. The... More 

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Thank MerlotCapeTown
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Merlot A big thank you for taking the time to post this wonderful review of your lunch you enjoyed in our beautiful garden setting. It was our pleasure having you dine with us once more. So happy you enjoyed your thyme at Rosemary Best wishes for a great 2017 Rosemary and Keith More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stopped in at Thyme at Rosemary yesterday for lunch. What a FANTASTIC restaurant. We sat in the shady garden at the back. What a wonderful setting. Attentive, but not intrusive service. AWESOME food, the best rack of ribs ever !!! We were a party of 5 and all were raving about their dishes. From starters to fish, to mussels,... More 

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Thank harley h
hoponpop, Owner at Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Harley H Thank you so much for taking the time to post this great review. So happy that the weather was perfect with your visit and you were able to enjoy lunch in our beautiful garden. It was our pleasure to be of service to you and your family. So nice to know that you enjoyed your time at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Seafood, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
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
Description
WE ARE NOT CHILD FRIENDLY.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?