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“Poor service” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bush Tavern

Bush Tavern
Ranked #4 of 8 Restaurants in Umdloti
Cuisines: Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Rob and Steve Connor (Owners)Telephone +27 (0)31 568 1266 and Fax +27 (0)31 568 1266
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
166 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Poor service”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2012

We visited in a group, and ordered food from the menu. One fish and chips was cold, one pizza ordered with extra avocado had no avocado, and a chicken with spicy sauce was ordered with the request that the sauce be extra mild. it was served spicy so was sent back and returned with exactly the same piece of chicken but a milder sauce. Was the sauce washed off? Not really acceptable, and a tavern busy enough to warrant decent service or perhaps they should stick to serving drinks and forget the food.

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
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English first
cape town
1 review
“decent pub”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2012

nice enough local pub. cheap good food, and cold beer with a view of the ocean. good deal and even better beach front location. good all round. even live music

Visited November 2012
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Kalama
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2012

We were in Umdloti for two days. We ate two meals a day. We lunch when we first arrived to Umdloti abouot 2 pm. What a wonderful meal. The fish and chips were recommended by Pam Muller the owner of the accommodations where we stayed. We got so much food that when dinner arrived, we did not need to eat. The next day, we had breakfast. Both my husband and I were very pleased with what we ate. We went back for dinner and again, had a wonderful meal. For this dinner, I had their roast lamb - could not ask for a better meal. However, we thought it took too long to get our food, however, we found out that this must be the South African way as another restaurant we where we ate, the service was also slow and there were hardly anyone there. You can sit inside the restaurant or you can eat outside. The restaurant is located upstairs, so you have a wonderful view of the Indian Ocean and the beach from the outside seating.

Over all, I would rate this restaurant as "Excellent". Unless you are an extremely pickey food person, you could not go wrong with the Bush Tavern in Umdloti no matter what you order! I highly recommend this restaurant. Check them out on their webpage.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
“good pub grub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2012

good basic pub grub and cheap drinks. fun vibe if there is sport on and often there is live music. Not for a fancy date though

Visited April 2012
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Durham
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Nice bar friendly staff.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2012

This bar is always full and a very nice atmosphere...Food is average,most people just call in for a few drinks..

Visited May 2012
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