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The Barn Restaurant

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Nellmapius Road | Irene Dairy Farm, Pretoria 0122, South Africa
+27 12 667 4822
08:00 - 18:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The outing is nice for Kids, it's a must see. The restaurants though are very dirty. Lots of flies as well. Food are average, no nice dishes for a hot summer day, all stews etc. Staff are friendly. Next time we'll rather buy eats from the shop and have a nice picnic on their lawn.

Thank marciab639
Management response:

Thank you for the review and we are sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to Irene Farm, would it be possible to send a contact number to barn@ireneestate.co.za and then one of our senior managers can give you a call and discuss. The Management TEAM More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Being part of a large gathering, we were seated under the oaks at The Barn, where children can run freely and play on the grass. We arrived hungry, and started with chips and a cheese platter. The platter was well stocked with cheeses, onion marmalade, citrus jam, cold meats, biscuits, bread and butter. I ordered a macchiato – which was... More 

Thank Kardoesie
Mableton, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

We had brunch at this restaurant and say outdoors. The buffet inside was beautifully appointed with one table of fresh yogurt and fruit with granola, strawberry syrup, honey, and other sweet offerings. The next table held a variety of scones, muffins, croissants, with strawberry jam and real butter. They also had two cheeses and a deli meat of some sort.... More 

1 Thank Barbara K
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Always fun to visit the diary in Irene. The barn being the restaurant on premisesale which offer a relaxed setting for any function, breakfast, lunch or supper. Sundays they have buffet so set menu not available time visited last.

Thank CandiceYoung
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Me and my Fiancé went to The Barn restaurant to celebrate he birthday in Oct 2015. First think that caught my eye was the great environment and setting that Irene Farm is located in. Lush green lawns and BIG trees. There was two warm starters and a big selection of salads (very nice potato salad). For the main course there... More 

1 Thank JohannRossouw
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

We had my Grandson's birthday party here on the 2nd of May 2015...it is a lovely place for children and adults alike..the kids love the space...letting the calves suck their fingers and watching cows being milked...they also put on a good party spread..the finger food for the adults was good as well...

Thank Crazyrosesa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

We ate and we ate and we ate! And it felt good! Such a wonderful display of yummy foods and the cherry on the cake was the fresh plaatkoekies with raw Irene cream, what a spoil!

1 Thank Aletta M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

this is the worst experience ever, dirty plates, undercook food, inexperience staff and arrogant manager Rudi!! 082 8208673 Gerhardt

Thank wikus v
Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

Having booked at this restaurant for Sunday lunch for a special occasion I was hopeful that the event would be memorable. It was, but for all the wrong reasons. The venue is lovely, situated under the oak tress on a working dairy farm in the heart of the suburbs. However, the cuisine on offer fell far short of expectations and... More 

1 Thank Laurence G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

Excellent setting, very clean, good service and wonderful family outing venue. Place for the young and old.

Thank firemangp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nellmapius Road | Irene Dairy Farm, Pretoria 0122, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 667 4822

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?