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Dining Room @ Montagu Country Hotel

Montagu, South Africa
+27 23 614 3125
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“karoo lamb” (3 reviews)
“scones” (2 reviews)
“pie” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
African
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Montagu, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking through Montagu we asked a local where the best place for tea and scones/cake was. She said Montagu Hotel and we weren't disappointed. The staff were friendly and efficient and the scones were delicious, all at a very reasonable price. We sat on the...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere & service. My Karoo Lamb Pie was great. Love the Art Deco decorations & piano music.

Thank C1tten5
P-J B, General Manager at Dining Room @ Montagu Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear C1tten5 Thank you, much appreciated. The Karoo Lamb Pie has been a firm favourite for a long time. I agree that the piano music adds a lot of charm. Kind regards, P-J Basson General Manager Montagu Country Hotel

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We have dined here before and the service, quality and ambience are still excellent. The food was delicious and well presented and the price reasonable.

Thank kathywivel
P-J B, General Manager at Dining Room @ Montagu Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Dear kathywivel Compliments from returning guests are very important to us, thank you. We hope to welcome you back again soon, Kind regards, P-J Basson General Manager Montagu Country Hotel

Reviewed 15 January 2017

We really enjoyed our dinner. The food was well prepared & the restaurant takes one back many moons ago. The candles in the brass candlestick holders took us back to our childhood. The gentlemen playing the piano was totally the cherry on the top. The...More

Thank Rascis
P-J B, General Manager at Dining Room @ Montagu Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Dear Rascis Thank you for the feedback, I'm glad you had a good meal with us. I'll be sure to pass on your compliments to staff and Willian, our pianist. Looking forward to welcome you back in Montagu, Kind regards, P-J Basson General Manager Montagu...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016

This restaurant is in an old imposing and historic building which was once the only hotel in town.it retains an element of grandeur with chandeliers and a pianist in the background in the restaurant but the overall dining experience falls short somewhat of the fine...More

Thank recordable
P-J B, General Manager at Dining Room @ Montagu Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Dear recordable Thank you for the review. Our style is traditional SA cuisine, with décor and ambiance from the 1930's. There are restaurants in Montagu priding themselves as "Fine Dining" establishments, I would say we are bit more relaxed. Kind regards, P-J Basson General Manager...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is the place for people who feel that they were born 100 years to late. A 'back to the future' experience to the South Africa of around 1900. Very nice atmosphere and good food.

Thank huringa
P-J B, General Manager at Dining Room @ Montagu Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Dear huringa We aim for the 1920 - 1930's, the Art Deco period. This is evident in our décor, music etc. Glad you enjoyed your meal with us! Kind regards, P-J Basson General Manager Montagu Country Hotel

Reviewed 15 August 2016

What a delight to have a meal at this grand "old lady".Friendly and attentive staff,piano music in the backround,deliciouse food,what more can you ask for?

Thank bartlett58
P-J B, General Manager at Dining Room @ Montagu Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Dear bartlett58 Thank you for the great review, so glad you enjoyed your meal with us. Looking forward to have you back soon. Kind regards, P-J Basson General Manager Montagu Country Hotel

Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Be transported back to a time far gone in this beautifully curated art deco restaurant and hotel. Good food, service and amazing atmosphere with a fireplace in winter.

Thank juicefenucci
P-J B, General Manager at Dining Room @ Montagu Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Dear juicefenucci Thank you for the review, great to hear you enjoyed your time us so much. We look forward to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, P-J Basson General Manager

Reviewed 22 May 2016

A step back in time you go with this charming hotel/restaurant. The menu changes often and the wine card has some of the best from the area.

Thank SleepyEddieJames
P-J B, General Manager at Dining Room @ Montagu Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2016

Dear SleepyEddieJames Thank you for the great review. I'm glad you had a good meal with us, do pop in soon for new dishes! Kind regards, P-J Basson General Manger

Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Classical music always playing, piano performances in the evening, great gardens, extra special service! A little lacking on food variety otherwise this would have five stars!

Thank Pete S
P-J B, General Manager at Dining Room @ Montagu Country Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2016

Dear Pete S Thank you for the great. Will speak to chefs Bernie and Werner, will be do some extra specials and work them into the menu. Kind regards, P-J Basson General Manager Montagu Country Hotel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montagu, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Montagu
  • Phone Number: +27 23 614 3125
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