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Reuben's Restaurant and Bar

No 2 Daniel Hugo Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 3772
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“reuben” (33 reviews)
“pork belly” (25 reviews)
“poke bowl” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
No 2 Daniel Hugo Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was okay, but not as good as in other restaurants in the region. Service was friendly but not very attentive (waiter repeatedly needed to be asked for more water, forgot some of our ordered drinks and meals).

Thank 300sassis
Reviewed 5 days ago

Reubens was a very solid meal for us, but not the best we had in Franschhoek despite it receiving really high reviews. The food was overall good, but seems like it's a little one-note. Not a wide range of flavors in any given dish, but...More

Thank 25wanderlings
Reviewed 5 days ago

Chose meat dishes and these (filet and lamb) were good as opposed to outstanding. Good vibe, buzzy and full considering it was a Monday night. Too pricey for what it offers.

Thank gustavpreller
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited Reuben's in the new location. It is nice, but it feels rather cramped up (try to serve to many customers at one time). Food was really excellent - however, I can only give 4* as we had to wait quite a long time...More

Thank kathyhan1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely over rated and accompanied by bad service plus the wine list is awful! Reuben stop resting on your laurels. Get back to basics!

Thank Renziboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little dissapointed - it was a bit over rated in my opinion perhaps I expected too much - or perhaps this was just not suited to my taste

Thank Flyer52897291024
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reubens was booked on recommendation from our guest house. I had the chicken curry and my husband had the pork belly. both of our meals were delicious, the presentation was excellent and the attention to detail was second to none. My only criticism is that...More

Thank nicolawhittaker69
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is huge so no good for romantic meals. The service was impeccable. The food was good though there is a tendency to introduce too many flavours in any one dish. The wine list is extensive but surprisingly expensive.

Thank ettemar
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a family gathering for lunch and the food and service were truly first class. I don't live in South Africa but if I lived in the Cape I would be going back here frequently. Reuben's recipe books are excellent as well!

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening. The waiter (Mike) did a great job and was very professional. The food outstanding. The ambiance very classic with nice art pieces. I can fully recommend.

Thank manuelkeller2017
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1 May 2018|
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Response from Y5830YFdavidm | Reviewed this property |
All cards accepted
30 March 2018|
Response from mgbentour | Reviewed this property |
Save yourself! Don't do the winetram. Pick a nice vineyard ( leopards leap or Le ludes ) and have some lunch there and do a proper tasting. Then have an afternoon doze and enjoy your meal at Ruebens. It's excellent. The... More
5 March 2018|
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Response from GeorgeMFB | Property representative |
Hi CrustyCorner, Yes we do.We have a kiddies menu available as well. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 2 Daniel Hugo Rd, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 3772
  • E-mail
Twelve years of history, moments and memories, in one brand new location. Welcome to the restaurant home of South African chef Reuben Riffel!
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