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Old Townhouse Restaurant

Cnr York & Market Street, George 6530, South Africa
+27 44 874 3663
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (25 reviews)
“steak” (55 reviews)
“springbok shank” (12 reviews)
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International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Cnr York & Market Street, George 6530, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Recommended by locals. Fully booked the evening we tried. When we got a table a few days later we were not disappointed. I had the pasta that I enjoyed. Two colleagues had steak and the other two fish and pork. We all enjoyed the food....More

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We went to wat in the Old Townhouse because it was mentioned in the lonely planet as well as got good reviews on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed. I ate the best steak I ever had (it was made with oysters, really delicious) and their...More

Thank pietervos
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Now I don't get to George that often, so I'm unfamiliar with the restaurants. The Old Townhouse looked like one of those restaurants that have been around for years and has witnessed many rowdy dinner parties. Given the rather dated "look and feel" of the...More

Thank DudleyFeebish
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This is a pure gem, came highly recommended by Manor House Fancourt Did not fail, the service & food was 5* superb home cook food & showed by attention of detail by the family service. When in George & you get the chance to bust...More

Thank Grsomers
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This is a family run restaurant and this shows from the minute you walk in as the service is so friendly and warm. The food matched the service which was excellent. Dankie, the lady who served us, was very friendly and chatty, nothing was too...More

Thank a3whd
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Wow .... found this little gem in the middle of George. Run by a lovely couple who really appreciate good food and great wines. Friendly atmosphere and fantastic service. Do book in advance to avoid disappointment. A “must” when you are in George and the...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The Old Townhouse Restaurant was our favorite restaurant in the George area. The food was outstanding as was the service. The home made ice cream is especially good.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We have had many meals at this lovely establishment and always go back for more. It is a family run restaurant and the owners are always there, making sure that attention to detail is never overlooked. The game dishes are excellent and the home made...More

Thank peterhoon
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Excellent steak house in old traditional restaurant. Center of city. Any time recommended.Since years the high quality of wood and wine selection.

Thank T1687UZvictord
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Great steaks. Old world style. Family run and very popular with the locals. Many repeat customers. Best for steak and home made ice cream: keep it simple and you’ll be very happy. Lovely charming waiting staff. Would recommend the simpler dishes, which are excellent. Long...More

Thank ActonDave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr York & Market Street, George 6530, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  George
  • Phone Number: +27 44 874 3663
  • E-mail
Open for lunch Mondays to Fridays from 12:00 to 14:30 and Open for Dinner Mondays to Saturdays from 18:00 till late.
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