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Jemima's Restaurant

94 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 44 272 0808
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef” (34 reviews)
“potato skins” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
94 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a delightful spot! Books, photos, memorabilia - felt like I was in someone's home dining room. Had the pie and a side order of veg - simply delicious, and coupled with very drinkable Leopards Leap Cab/ Sav/ Merlot. Homely, cosy, (snow the mountains) and...More

1  Thank Mikefromcapetown
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had dinner here and were very impressed. The restaurant is lovely - we ate in a large room at the back with a fireplace that kept us all warm. Service is very friendly and efficient. We ate ostrich - also ordered the vegetables, side...More

1  Thank Go55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our very first visit and super impressed! Thank you for your great hospitality and making us feel at home! The service and staff were super efficient. Thank you for the wonderful, tasty food! Very reasonably priced too! We will definately return again when we visit...More

2  Thank Mariette P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the charming Jemima's on a cold Thursday evening in July 2017. The restaurant had a cozy, upmarket atmosphere and the waiters were friendly and professional. The Ostrich steak and veggies were delicious !

1  Thank Lientjie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on previous reviews my family and I visited Jemma's Restaurant and we were not disappointed. We had the trio of game, Lamb Shank and the duo of Lamb. All were cooked well and tasted great. The highlight though was the bread and butter pudding...More

2  Thank SAMan22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family tried a few of the local establishments for dinner. Jemima's remains the cream of the Oudtshoorn crop. Positives: * Superb overall quality of the main courses; * Interesting and original dessert creations; * Welcoming manager/owner? and staff. * Warm fireplace; * Reasonable wine...More

2  Thank AceBar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started with Jemima's spiced crispy potato skins served with sweet chili sauce and sour cream. Do not pass these up, you will want more. Our main was the filet of sole pan fried in butter and lemon juice served with a potato gratin. Very...More

2  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed the wide variety of dishes at this famous restaurant in Oudtshoorn. Booking ahead is a good idea as it can be very full. A variety of French inspired and local South African dishes are really welcome at the end of a day...More

2  Thank johngU5398UA
Reviewed 2 June 2017

on main street so easy to find good local food and diverse options good local drinks nice friendly staff

2  Thank shalon2711
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We stopped here for a quick bite after our visit to the Wildlife Sanctuary. It seemed to have a good, balanced menu, but we only had the light meal of soup (Mussel, very good but small portions) and a sandwich. Service was good. Lovely outdoor...More

3  Thank Shelley C
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Questions & Answers
26 April 2017|
Response from Danel N | Reviewed this property |
In most restaurants you would at least find one or two vegetarian options.
7 November 2016|
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Response from Drymen76 | Reviewed this property |
I understand your frustration at the total lack of service. I gave my review of this establishment during a period when the town was busy with a festival, so obviously the consistency of the management is to blame for your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Oudtshoorn
  • Phone Number: +27 44 272 0808
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