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“Eat there, it's good”
Review of The Orchid Room

The Orchid Room
Ranked #61 of 161 Restaurants in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff
Winchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Eat there, it's good”
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Food good and smart Restaurant. Prices for us Europeans very attractive. Stunning views and beautiful surroundings.
TV if you want to watch Rugby and WiFi and internet are free.
Will definitely eat there again this holiday

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank BillN33
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andrewb12311, General Manager at The Orchid Room, responded to this review, 21 May 2014
Thank you Bill for your kind remarks.
We take pride in our restaurant and endevour to please our guests, which as you may imagine is not always easy, however, our menu is always seasonal and fresh and every effort is made to recognise changing trends and influences
I am delighted that you have recognised our efforts.
Regards
Andrew Bonham
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Brackenfell
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Awesome Hotel for Golfers”
Reviewed 24 February 2014

This is not the place to go too to have a meal. The resort is made for golfers and the accommodation is really good and not just the average rooms.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Mark F
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andrewb12311, General Manager at The Orchid Room, responded to this review, 21 May 2014
Thank your for your comments regarding your recent Hotel stay.
As you may see from other comments our restaurant is highly praised and I am unsure as to why you were not satisfied. Perhaps if you have a moment you can advise me on andre@simola.co.za to enable me to address any concerns that you may have.
Regards
Andrew Bonham
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Jansenville
1 review
“Celebration of my husband's birthday. What an awesome weekend!”
Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

Thank you to the exceptional friendliness and excellent service of the staff. Our accommodation was top notch and we were impressed with the attention to detail and utmost comfort. My husband and brother-in-law played golf and were in awe of the magnificent setting and immaculate manicured course. A truely memorable weekend.

Helpful?
Thank Driekopsvlei
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andrewb12311, General Manager at The Orchid Room, responded to this review, 21 May 2014
Thank you for the kind and positive remarks that you made concerning your recent stay at our Hotel it is indeed gratifying when all of our efforts are recognised by our clients.
We hope to be able to welcome you back in the near future.
With Best Regards
Andrew Bonham
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A night to remember”
Reviewed 29 January 2014 via mobile

I had read other travelers reviews of dinner here and it did not disappoint. The view over Knysna from Simola is memorable and ideal for a romantic evening. We had booked a window table in advance and it was perfect. The food was delicious although the chicken & prawn curry a little hot so avoid if you don't like it hot. My husband's line fish (yellowtail) was a winner and great value for under R100! The ambience, view, service and food will leave you satisfied at having had an awesome night out.

Visited January 2014
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1 Thank Vanessa W
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andrewb12311, General Manager at The Orchid Room, responded to this review, 21 May 2014
We are so pleased that you enjoyed the meal that you recently had in our Orchid Room.
This restaurant has been recognised as the best restaurant on the Garden Route and our Chef Delia does and amazing job.
The location overlooking the lagoon is truely memorable and a "must see" in Knysna.
We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
With Kind Regards
Andrew Bonham
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
“great sunday lunch”
Reviewed 28 January 2014

A group of us went for Sunday lunch. The restaurant has stunning views across the lagoon.

The lunch was buffy style with lots of choice a most enjoyable afternoon

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Pat R
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andrewb12311, General Manager at The Orchid Room, responded to this review, 21 May 2014
Thank you for the comments regarding our Sunday lunch. This is served every Sunday from September until after the Jaguar/Simola Hill climb in May.
During the winter season therafter we offer the Club House menu with Seasonal Specialities.
We always have fresh seafood and matured steaks for your enjoyment.
With culinary regards,
Andrew Bonham
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