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Baron van Reede Street | Queens Hotel, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 44 272 2101
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18:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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721 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 478 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

But unfortunately the service here was sadly lacking for our visit. The location is on the main road along with numerous other eateries and above the Queens Hotel. The interior is quite colonial and attracts an older crowd. We had a table by the windows and appreciated the cool evening breeze. Our waiter seemed distracted and it took a while... More 

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Thank nnmercman
Tallinn, Estonia
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are not many good restaurants in Oudtshoorn, the Colony is one of the best. 2nd floor of Queens hotel, try to get a balcony table at some nice warm evening.

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Thank VAH0
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat outside on the balcony after using the shuttle service from our guest house. Food and wine were good and service always with a smile.

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Thank Tom R
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61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was extremely slow. I asked the server what was better between the pasta and ravioli and she suggested the ravioli. I decided to go with the pasta anyway. The ravioli showed up on my table and she tried to convince me that I ordered the ravioli and I just couldnt be bothered to argue as I was hungry.... More 

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Thank Mehak C
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Last night's special meal was such a disappointment. We were excited about the set menu but when the food came it was uninspiring, tasteless and the portion sizes very small. The hotel has such potential and used to be THE place to eat. Get some help please!

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Thank Lemandi
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

It is part of the romantic Queens Hotel complex and has a relaxed feel. Very good for light lunches and breakfasts.

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Thank cyril223
Darlington, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Pleasant spacious restaurant. The staff were very friendly and efficiently. I had rack of lamb, which was 😋 cooked to perfection and very nicely presented with vegetables. Reasonably priced.

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Thank 2002JulieC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice place with a wonderful interieur. We also liked the choices of food and beverages. The service was attentif and friendly.

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Thank hronthemove
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stayed in the hotel for one night and not sorry that we gave the local restaurants a miss and settled for in-house. Delicious meal - ostrich steak complemented by a super red wine.

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had a evening meal here and were not disapointed. Food excellent, good wine, attentive service without being over the top, a great evening.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baron van Reede Street | Queens Hotel, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Oudtshoorn
  • Phone Number: +27 44 272 2101

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?