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“perfect lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Rumbullion

The Rumbullion
Ranked #817 of 1,144 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“perfect lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2014

we caught this restaurant at the end of the season, hot day 2pm reservation, 3 adults 2 kids.
nice music from live guitarist, kids running around laughing and playing. all tables full with families and friends drinking wine in the sunshine and enjoying good food. a perfect place to spend a sunday afternoon. great place for large group with kids or not

  • Visited April 2014
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Big disappointment”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

Such a lovely setting but our lunch was a big let down due to poor service and mediocre food. The staff were very sweet but lacked training and forgot ordered items and were confused as to what was available. We totally blame the Manager who had obviously never received any training in hospitality since he was most unwelcoming and unhelpful and never apologised for the confusion over our orders. We won't be going back there again when there are so many other places where one is made to feel welcome.

Visited March 2014
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“Pleasantly surprised, outstanding!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014

I know a few ex-employees from the Roundhouse who had less than flattering stories of this establishment, so it was with hesitation that I tried it. I did settle for the cheaper sister restaurant, The Rumbullion. It was an astonishingly beautiful Cape Town day, which added a certain magic to the outdoor venue of this restaurant. The views form our shaded table was spectacular and in general, the surroundings is beautiful. History has it that Lord Charles used this as one of his hunting lodges. I can see why. Our introduction to our experience was quite different with the creative way they presented our cutlery and menus. Our service was perfect, just the right amount of attentiveness, and he got my espresso piping hot to my table, the only way to have one. The food was incredible. Don't be intimidated, the prices at this restaurant is 10%-15% more than most mediocre restaurants in Cape Town, but you get so much more! I highly recommend this eatery to everyone I know, especially on a beautiful Cape Town day.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank MorneH
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