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The Rose on York Restaurant - CLOSED

124B York Street | George Cbd, George 6529, South Africa
+27 44 874 6519
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
7 Jul 2015
“a great place to eat”
30 Jun 2015
“Arty delights ...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Seafood, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
124B York Street | George Cbd, George 6529, South Africa
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81 - 90 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 7 September 2012

The Rose Restaurant had a magnificent literary evening with the author Jan van Tonder last night, starring an outstanding five course meal of exquisite flavour and balance. The food is always great, but it is the ambience that makes a meal at the Rose exceptional....More

Thank HermanLab
Reviewed 7 September 2012

Was very cold inside, but the food was good. But nothing too special. However not too many choices, so good for lunch!

Thank Dale F
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Great meal and great value for money. The chef also came out to make sure my boyfriend's steak was okay. You wouldn't get service like that in England. It was just a wonderful meal.

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Very friendly welcoming restaurant. Good selection of courses on the menu. The food was fine. It's certainly not fine dining but it does offer good service in a convivial atmosphere.

Thank ebass
Reviewed 11 August 2012

A family run restaurant,it has a personal touch,to parts of the decor being old family pieces,to the original menu,it all comes together wonderfully,a great experience.

Thank Shirley v
Reviewed 19 July 2012

The Rose on York is such an amazing restaurant with real service, amazing food, divine desserts and personal greetings. It is a real gem in the middle of George - which makes it ideal for romantic dinners to functions. My husband couldn't stop speaking about...More

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 17 July 2012

This restaurant has become a monthly “must visit” for my friends and I. What a beautiful place to start or end your day. The Rose has been awarded, the best casual dinning restaurant 2011 in the garden route and it lives up to this. The...More

1  Thank Helena S
Reviewed 17 July 2012

My husban and I recently went back to SA and had dinner at The Rose on York - this is our second time dining here. The Service was once again excellent with warm greetings and a friendly knowledgeable server. The special of the day was...More

Thank Ilse J
Reviewed 16 July 2012

I had the most amazing time at the rose... Friendly service, an amazing environment!! If you sit outside, you would never say that this place is right next to the busiest road in george!!! You get so much than you pay for!! They are totally...More

1  Thank Tigo-lee
Sandreyn, Owner at The Rose on York Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2013

Thank you for your encouragement and it is a pleasure to be of service to you.

Reviewed 18 May 2012

terrible service and cold food. Had to ask for knives and forks.

Thank jodomo
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124B York Street | George Cbd, George 6529, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  George
  • Phone Number: +27 44 874 6519
  • E-mail
A truly local casual dining restaurant. The atmosphere is relaxed and modest with an eclectic Bohemian charm Embracing and exhibiting work from local artists and musicians. Fire place downstairs warms you up on cold wintry days. Home style South African cooking, retro in style. South African cuisine has strong European, Eastern and African influences. Friendly, unobtrusive service. Well represented menu: Starter, Seafoods, Salads, Steak, Chicken, Desserts and fully licensed. All meals are freshly prepared. Wholesome, hearty meals that seduce the taste buds Fresh, elegant and robust .....Scrumptious .... We do accommodate dietary requirements. Vegetarians and Banters welcome. Regarded by many, as a casual coffee shop by day enjoying lighter pub meals and dessert menu. The Courtyard Garden is a pleasant retreat from the hustle and bustle of town The Upstairs Cigar Lounge has a traditional pub and has dining tables out onto the treetop balcony. Cozy conversation corners and popular local watering hole for all age groups. The Rose on York restaurant does cater for functions within the restaurant and in venues of your choice. Menus can be built to suit your requirements.
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