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The Rambling Rose

36 Lang Street | Route 62, Montagu 6720, South Africa
+27 83 401 4503
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (132 reviews)
“croissants” (27 reviews)
“swordfish” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
36 Lang Street | Route 62, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 651 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here and really enjoyed it. Fish is a speciality. We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank David B B
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear David Thank you very much! It is so wonderful to end off 2018 on such a fantastic note! Please pop in and visit us again. Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in to the restaurant with the idea of having a small bite and was convinced by the waiter to rather get the buffet. The buffet food was very good, though a bit pricey. I had the Begian waffle after the buffet, it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank NeliaMars80
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you found our buffet to be pricey at R 22 per 100g - considering you would pay in excess of R 30 per 100g for a piece...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had the buffet and loved the roasted vegetables and Malay chicken. One of our sons had the hamburger, the other the Portuguese chicken- both were excellent. Service was attentive and friendly, the atmosphere laid back. The perfect lunch stop on our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank MollyGeneva
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you very much for the the fantastic feedback! I am so happy that you and your family enjoyed your meal. Please pop in and visit us again soon. Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ideal stop over for a quick meal. Food is fresh and reasonably priced with large portions. In house bakery is a treat too.Great family run business.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 1garthw
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you very much for the fantastic review. I am happy to hear that we ticked the boxes. Happy New Year! Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious lunch and friendly service. I've been here a few times and always go back. The buffet on a Sunday is amazing!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Liezel C
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Liezel Thank you for taking the time to share your great feedback, it really is much appreciated. Seasons Greetings. Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, amazing service! We just had to go back again and again when we visited Montagu. Delicious coffee, Belgium waffles, cheesecake and a fantastic lunch buffet! They also have a wide variety of vegetarian dishes. Do yourself a favour and visit them.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Anike B
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Wow, thank you very much. It is always wonderful to hear from return guests. See you again soon! Seasons Greetings! Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly amongst the best food in Montegue. Croissants, Belgium waffles and Buffet (especially the Springbok) are to die for! Service is top notch, very friendly and "on the ball" staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Marksurfi
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you very much for the fantastic feedback - it is much appreciated! Happy New Year. Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One can sit outside with your pet but unfortunately there’s only two tables. The food is good, advertises Portuguese food but did not find mucin Portuguese food on the menu which was disappointing.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sharenwalter
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed as you thought we are a Portuguese restaurant. We are a family run establishment and my husband originates from the Island of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous spot for lunch or breakfast. Delicious fresh food, excellent, attentive service. Relaxing vibe. Gift shop had fun things as well as jams and other local food items. Reservations recommended at busy times.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ellenwX6880PQ
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ellen Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback! It is really appreciated. Have a safe and joyous festive season! Kind regards Cay

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of Homemade Jams & Preserves. Nice home made pastries and gifts. A must have lunch in their lovely restaurant with a great selection to choose from

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Bernadette O
In_Love_With_Food999, Owner at The Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Bernadette Thank you for the wonderful feedback. I am really glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Seasons greetings! Kind regards Cay

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immels
February 18, 2018|
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Response from In_Love_With_Food999 | Property representative |
Good day, we serve breakfast and lunch from 8am to 4pm and coffee and cake from 4pm to 5pm - we are unfortunately not open for dinner. Yes we are open on Mondays. Kind regards Cay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Lang Street | Route 62, Montagu 6720, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Montagu
  • Phone Number: +27 83 401 4503
  • E-mail
Description
The Rambling Rose is set on the scenic Route 62, a large parking lot makes it very easy for travellers with large vehicles, little kids or large groups to stop safely. The farmshop boosts a selection of home made jams, preserves, rusks, biscuits and chocolates. Cafe Artesia our bakery - bakes artisanal breads every Saturday and Sunday. The restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating with a warm fire going in the chilly winter. A wishing well provides great entertainment for the kids.Breakfast is served untill 4pm, lunch menu is displayed on chalk boards as it changes according to season, and what is growing on the farm. All cakes, croissants and muffins are hand made on site and are worth a try! Coffee is our thing - we only serve Origin Coffee and have five trained Baristas on site!The Rambling Rose is a family run business and food and service is our passion - we look forward to welcoming you.
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