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Ye Olde Tavern

$$ - $$$, British,
47 Bath Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
+27 23 614 2398
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
47 Bath Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ye Olde Tavern had at the time of our visit a limited menu due to training of new staff in the kitchen and waiters. We expected to be irritated by this, but no worries. Fillet and fish were quickly served and of high cq good...More

1  Thank 1902alexander
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Akexander thank you for writing such a lovely review - it has been a very trying time over the past couple of weeks and now finally we are back on track with a full complement of new staff - yes we will have a few...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal at Ye Olde tavern with our adult kids. The food was delicious and tasty and the service outstanding. Price of food is very good for the quality compared to other similar restaurants. Ambiance of the restaurant is cosy.

1  Thank Theodine J
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

This is such a positive review - thank you for taking the time to post it - it is very much appreciated!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant with a beautiful back garden . The food was excellent , the menu had everything ! But they were out of stock on many of the wines we selected. And this is in the midle of the wine district ! Funny ........More

1  Thank Karen Platou J
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Your review is very much appreciated - happy to know that you enjoyed your evening in the garden as well as the the food - sorry about the wines not being available - possibly close to stock take that we were so low on wines...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very pleasant restaurant with some good old favourites to choose from However I have always maintained that quality can sometimes suffer because of the vast number of dishes on the menu and I certainly felt this was the case My Beef and Ale pie...More

1  Thank RODDERS28
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for posting your review - your comments have been noted!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely restaurant serving wonderful food, we sat out back in the garden, the area was wonderful relaxing and conducive to enjoying great food.

1  Thank David M
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So pleased that you enjoyed the garden setting and the meal - happy that you had such a lovely evening!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place fantastic food and gorgeous court yard creating a romantic atmosphere lovely host and staff.

Thank May M
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What can one say when we receive such a lovely review except thank you so much - it is very much appreciated!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Discovered this charming eatery on our retreat to Montagu. As a banterer, it's hard eating out at restaurants as your options are so limited - not so at Ye Olde Tavern. I'd recommend the Chicken A La King to everyone, banting or not banting. Too...More

1  Thank Bronmantel90
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I was so pleased to read this review - thank you for your compliments on the Chicken A LA King dish - it is extremely popular and I am so happy that we were able to cater for you as a banterer! Overall a lovely...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really enjoyed Ye Olde Tavern as a family. It offers good-value, pub style food which we all enjoyed immensely. Our only criticism is that they are inclined to rush you. They wanted us to order our whole meal in one go (a pet hate...More

1  Thank Paula F
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am happy that you wrote your review and highlighted the points which we now need to focus on - it is very much appreciated and I can assure you we are working on these points - many thanks once again!!

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We attended for dinner. I had a chicken mayonnaise pizza which was nice, but could have been more "Chicken mayonnaise " , my husband had puttanesca penne and it looked fabulous and he said it was fabulous! Lovely staff, lovely back garden

1  Thank Restless01
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad that you were able to sit in the garden to have your dinner - pleased that your husband enjoyed his meal - apologies that you were not too happy with your pizza!!

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Without a reservation we visited Ye Olde Tavern. Beautiful building, authentic feeling but very warm inside! Nice menu with some great choices. The food was “okay”. Friendly staff

1  Thank SamanthaS31
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review - your comments have been noted!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$21
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Bath Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Montagu
  • Phone Number: +27 23 614 2398
  • E-mail
Description
Casual Family Restaurant set in a beautiful old building showcasing the interesting history of Montagu, with a delightul garden for diners that enjoy the fresh air. Extensive menu caters for all tastes, including vegetarian and gluten free, with a Kiddies Menu as well. Drinks are served in the garden or at the bar from 3.30 PM and dinner is available from 5.30PM with the kitchen taking the last order at 9.30 PM. Reservations are advised as tables are taken rather quickly, so to avoid dissapointment - "phone or email ahead of time! We look forward to having you dine with us!
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