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Ye Olde Tavern

$$ - $$$, British,
47 Bath Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
+27 23 614 2398
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (76 reviews)
“bobotie” (39 reviews)
“potato skins” (8 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 Bath Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ye Olde Tavern ticks all the boxes for a nice meal. Good menu selection and good food served in pleasant surroundings by friendly, helpful staff. Have eaten here a number of time during several visits to Montagu

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank HarryP8
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for the positive review. Returning customers is the best compliment.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super nice garden, friendly service, Good food ! Besides offering a big menu, also great alternatives for GlutenFree, Vegan and even zero alcohol wines and Gin Tonics !

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank RaphaTanghe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous restaurant with great service and atmosphere. Always get a good meal here for excellent value.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Liezel C
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and the best compliment is a returning customer who is once again happy with everything we have to offer.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From greeting to eating to leaving. Everything was perfect. Lamb shank was amazing. Service was friendly and easy going.i could go on and on but just go experience it for yourself.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bosslines
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Always great to visit. Important to make reservation to avoid disappointment. New table seating maybe too close too each other but with the limited space they've got it is the only way. Great menu with great wine selections on offer. Always ate well and delicious....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JannieS673
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Great service, excellent food, lovely setting in the garden on a hot summers night! Prices were reasonable, a most enjoyable evening, very romantic.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lucinda H
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you so very much for your 5 star review. The staff and I are very pleased that you enjoyed the food and the garden setting.

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant as they have a vegan menu. The staff were friendly and tried their best to create vegan dishes. The chocolate avo mousse was an absolute winner and I highly recommend this!! The burger was not what was on the menu,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Hippyninjasimmy
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal here. Lovely garden out back. Extensive menu with plenty to offer. Curry was great. Pizzas good. Service good. Can’t fault the place. Even the ablutions where spotless. If you’re in Montagu you can’t go wrong.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank robblignaut
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you so much for your your review which my staff and I sincerely appreciate.

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Yes we all know you can make a bit more money if you seat two at a table instead of one. This place will turn you away if you ask for a table for one, even if they are empty claiming the tables are nooked....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Helen_travels_yay
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

It's truly unfortunately when a negative review is posted just because you were not seated and to say we do not accept single persons is completely untrue. Please do not slam a restaurant due to circumstances you do not understand so allow me to set...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018

This restaurant came recommended to us by a resident of Montague but we were really disappointed. The laughing and loud talking coming from the kitchen was so annoying. the food was tasty but we could have been given more chips and onion rings with the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Rosemarie D
tavernowner, Owner at Ye Olde Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you so much for the feedback and our sincere apologies that you were disappointed with your dining experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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
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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