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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 4 weeks 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 !

2  Thank Lientjie S
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 5 July 2017 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
Reviewed 31 May 2017

My mom and I stopped by the town for the cave and the view. We went here for lunch. The credit card machine was broken that day, so we literally pull all the cash (~310R) and see what I could get for the menu. Heard...More

2  Thank Wesley C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

What a charming place to visit. The food is superb and the staff are friendly and helpful. Well worth a visit!!

2  Thank Ericka P
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommend by guesthouse hosts and was superb. Staff including owner were very welcoming and helpful. Location is gorgeous old place that feels like s home. Warm friendly fire was lovely. Food was excellent. We had game pie and lamb shanks. Both were...More

2  Thank JED52
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26 April 2017|
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Response from jemimas94 | Property representative |
Yes we do ! 044 272 0808
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, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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