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Thyme at Rosemary's Restaurant

13 Main Road, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 2076
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bruschetta” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Seafood, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
13 Main Road, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Wow! Wow! Looking forward to being back in August 😋 food delicious. Staff friendly and wonderful. Owner unbelievable and a true inspiration

Thank Sandy T
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Referral from Louise at the old La Mer Restaurant. I loved it, my kids and grandkids thought it was too old fashioned but food excellent.

Thank Scaramango2014
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Best food in town, as what was told us. It definitely is. Delicious food. The escargots were very nice. Rosemary is a lovely lady. She tends to a beautiful inner garden as well. Staff was really friendly and kind.

Thank Ellen V
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

We have always driven past and decided to try this little restaurant in Gansbaai. Wow, really different to what we expected, and pleasantly surprised. Beautiful antiques, cloth napkins (always shows class) antique cutlery and we chose to sit outside in the garden, so relaxing, watching...More

Thank geoffelske
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Restaurant charming with old world feel. Beautiful antique furniture pieces. Hubby had mussels starter which was good. He order traditional tribe and trotters. Tasted good but he prefers a more curry flavour. Duck was well prepared. The sago pudding was to die for. Little bit...More

Thank Rita C
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We spent two memorable evenings here.Notably we were not rushed through our meal and had time to relax and enjoy the atmosphere (the charming rooms and the garden).Rosemary was a welcoming hostess, with a fund of stories> Keith her front of house, with knowledge and...More

Thank Suzie G
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a superb dinner with our kids on our first night in Gansbai. Keith, our waiter was most attentive and efficient. The lobster was delicious and the decor interesting. Rosemary, the proprietor, made a point of visiting each table to ensure that all the...More

Thank Greg G
Reviewed 15 April 2015

The restaurant is beautifully decorated with a very homely feel. The food were very good in general, but special mention goes to the oxtail. It's arguably the best I've ever had!

Thank thedarkone7
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Nice place to have dinner with friends. Food where great and decorations in the restaurant are very interesting.

Thank Johannes B
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

We have recently invested into the area by purchasing a weekend home. We had spent the day at the new property dealing with contractors etc and we were on our way back to our primary residence. The weather was horrid and the kids were whining...More

Thank Nick C
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10 August 2017|
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Response from hoponpop | Property representative |
Hi Tom and Louisa. Yes your table has already been reserved as you have requested.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Main Road, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Gansbaai
  • Phone Number: +27 28 384 2076
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Thyme at Rosemary's is a unique, cozy restaurant situated along the main road of Gansbaai. The restaurant boasts a beautiful garden courtyard serving lunches between 12h00 & 15h30 as well as two lovely interior seating areas with soft music and candlelit dinners from 18h30. We are not small child or infant friendly. Eight years and older are most welcome. The menu consists of fresh seafood, traditional South African country cuisine, vegetarian, vegan, grills and various daily speciality dishes. Bookings essential
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