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Gallery Cafe

57 Church Street | Seven Arches, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
+27 23 541 1197
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (50 reviews)
“cherry pie” (10 reviews)
“pork neck” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
57 Church Street | Seven Arches, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ended up here on a Saturday night, weekend visit to Prince Albert. Duck pie was to die for. Vegetables fresh and perfectly cooked. Oxtail and polenta a highlight. Enjoyed local Fernskloof wines. Service a tad slow but food great. Will go again!

Thank Annemarie H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoyed 2 meals here, the food was great - there's a good variety to choose from, the people are lovely!

Thank SassySatch
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent place for dinner on a windy 'winter' night in Prince Albert. It is winter so there were not many other diners but the menu was attractive, service attentive and conversation between the tables interesting. There are many works of art on...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner twice at the Gallery Cafe. As you enter, you can admire paintings and other artwork of local artists. The food was excellent. Brent, the owner ordered rack of lamb for me for the second day even though it was not on the...More

Thank G T
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The Gallery Cafe menu sounded fantastic but what we just got did not measure up to the gourmet prices. Fig, Gorgonzola and Parma Ham starter had no actual Gorgonzola. Melted into the dressing and drizzled over with the balsamic apparently? The meal was pleasant but...More

Thank debbiesR1527QW
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Kind, present owner willing to chat but not intrusive Quick, attentive service Beautiful setup Great menu options - food better than I've had in a while Lamb shank and chocolate pudding to die for! Well worth a visit

Thank c00kiem0nster2014
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We visited Prince Albert in June, stayed at n guesthouse in town and our host made reservations at the Gallery Cafe. It is a art gallery with the restaurant on the first floor. What a nice surprise! Surrounded by paintings but still cosy and inviting...More

Thank Happytotravel2014
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The staff freak out when busy. They were unhelpful and not friendly. Foor smelled nice but they would not accomodate dinner seakers.

Thank Gerrie C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Food was excellent although the waiter had no clue about the wines. We were well informed about all the dishes and I would recommend booking in advance as they were busy for Monday evening

Thank choosytraveller32
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

All walls are full of paintings that can be bought. Menu on a board with local specialties. The wildebeest was excellent, the local dessert wine not my taste. Staff is friendly to children but it is on the first floor without elevator.

Thank Falk R
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tobiasj423
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Response from yolandiz | Property representative |
yes, we're open from 18h00 every day.
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tobiasj423
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Open 7 days a week from 18:00 until late :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 18
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Church Street | Seven Arches, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Prince Albert Municipality  >  Prince Albert
  • Phone Number: +27 23 541 1197
  • E-mail
Description
Brent Phillips-White, owner and executive chef at the Gallery Café is self-trained and uses his passion for ingredients and fresh produce to excellent use creating dishes inspired by his many and varied travels.
Elements of the Mediterranean, Middle East and the wonderful spices of Asia, from India to Vietnam, are incorporated into many of the dishes. The most popular meals feature game (currently black wildebeest fillet), local Karoo lamb dishes and duck, port and black cherry pie. The favoured vegetarian meals are the North Indian Brinjals Albaras or the vegan dish Quinoa Risotto.

In winter, heartier fare such as lamb bredie (stew), or heart-warming shanks in a rich tomato and red wine sauce, or Osso Bucco with Saffron Risotto reappears.

The Gallery Café’s lamb, vegetable, chicken and game stocks are made from scratch and Brent takes great care to source local ingredients, many from the garden he planted to supply the restaurant. Other components of his meals come from farms and farmers’ markets between Prince Albert and George; Belgian Chocolate is couriered monthly from Gauteng. The menu for the Gallery Café remains consistent with seasonal changes, made to accommodate the availability and quality of the produce.

Brent has a small team in the kitchen to help create these dishes daily.
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