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Prestons Restaurant - CLOSED

17 Bath Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
+27 23 614 3013
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
2 Feb 2015
“Great Ambience”
1 Aug 2014
“Pleasant enough”
Restaurant Hours
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Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
17 Bath Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

U visited here with 2 friends one evening when we were staying in a local guest house and load shedding (planned power cut) hit the town from 20:00-22:30. We had nowhere to go, but the owner of this bar lot candles and lamps and carried...More

Thank MarcusT007
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

It had a nice atmosphere/ambiance. Food was a big let down, burnt chips, cold plates and raw fish, reamade and still raw second time around. Didn't have to pay, but I still had to leave hungry. And after a long days travel I was looking...More

Thank Adrianne P
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Prestons is the place to go and have a drink and just socialize. We arrived in Montagu on the Friday afternoon and spent btoh our evenings at Prestons. The owners, a husband and wife couple are fantastic. Drinks are quick and cold when they need...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Absolutely THE WORST meal I have EVER had the misfortune of expecting to pay for it........I ordered the beef and guinness ale pie. Waited nearly an hour and then it appeared looking like a giant sausage roll. Inside was a smelly mush!!!! Disgusting. Didnt eat...More

Thank Karan K
jrmulligan, Manager at Prestons Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2014

Dear Karan K, So sorry to hear that you had a bad experience with us. I do believe however, that you were not asked to pay for it. Our beef and Guiness pie has been and still is one of our top sellers and is...More

Reviewed 16 May 2014

My boyfriend and I found Prestons (The Thomas Bain Pub) and we were amazed. We sat at the bar and listened to the stories of the locals and the owner. Had a few drinks and the most delicious home made pie with gravy and veggies.

Thank RionaArjoon
Reviewed 5 May 2014

don't want to mention more of a locals hang out felt unwanted inside then asked for certain drinks didn't have stock didn't have crushed ice

Thank llewellyn h
Reviewed 19 April 2014

We came to montague from Cape Town and chose Preston's because of these good reviews, and it definitely lived up to them! Although our waitress was new, the service was still good and our food was absolutely excellent. Good portions (veggies were cold though) and...More

Thank NicoleLouw
Reviewed 17 March 2014

Nice location and friendly service but the pies just weren't freshly prepared. We sat outside towards the back - wouldn't recommend it as the kitchen staff were noisy.

Thank Charon2014
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Stayed overnight in Montagu and came across this lovely little bar/restaurant. Food was excellent and very reasonably priced. We started with a drink on the verandah whilst we perused the menu then went inside to eat, also possible to eat in the bar area.Hosts were...More

Thank HolsRUSEngland
Reviewed 17 February 2014

I am a very regular Prestons local and just love the magic of people around the bar, the good home cooked meal, especially the Liver and onions like my Mom used to make. Even more special are the evenings of live entertainment with star performing...More

1  Thank Mareletta
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Restaurant Details

Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Bath Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Montagu
  • Phone Number: +27 23 614 3013
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