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The Small Restaurant

58 Van Reenen Street | The Robertson Small Hotel, Robertson 6705, South Africa
011 27 23 626 7200
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“reuben” (12 reviews)
“pork belly” (14 reviews)
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International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
58 Van Reenen Street | The Robertson Small Hotel, Robertson 6705, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

A very nice dining experience. The hotel is small (One of its strengths) but this does limit the size of the menu. For us this was not a problem.

Thank barrymack2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

What an amazing place this is, the décor to die for, You feel the elegance as you walk up from your car. I found the staff exceptional, friendly, experienced, and covered every aspect of our dinner requirements. Even though I found the food a tad...More

Thank debbiehO1011UU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a big table. The food started off well, but when the mains arrived, the venison was too well done and sent back twice. Service was slow and it appeared that the waiter was struggling - wine and water glasses not refilled, and we...More

Thank kaiser08_KZN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a stunning venue. The decor was fantastic. Dinner was a disappointment. Very expensive. The bill was totally incorrect. Staff seemed uninformed in the restaurant.

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We chose to have both our dinners at the hotel as the food was so good, it was quiet and romantic and the service was superb....why look elsewhere?? I recommend the fillet, camomile ice cream with lemon meringue and almond crunch and the risotto.

Thank tanya2792016
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It seems the transfer from being 'Reuben's' has been seamless. Enjoyed a memorable celebratory meal there complete with a bottle of bubbles for the road from the hotel/restaurant team. Our table of 4 rated our 3 courses individually afterwards and these averaged at 2.37/3. Our...More

Thank Mujaji
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Let's get this straight - The Small Restaurant in Robertson does not have to stand back for any Cape Town or Gauteng restaurant. This is a gem hidden in the Breede River Valley. Do yourself a favour and make a reservation - for a night...More

Thank Sam d
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is siuated in the beautiful small hotel. The food is world class and the staff is realy helpfull and friendly. I can realy recomend it

Thank FCM02
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Had a great meal at the Small hotel, I enjoyed the angel fish special. The steaks that the others had looked very good. The service was top class too. The only thing that let them down was that the wine could have been colder and...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

We had the huge pleasure of eating three evenings at the Small Restaurant. The quality and balance of the food was just stunning, all produced and supervised my Chef Mariska. I just cannot wait to get back!

Thank LouisB997r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Van Reenen Street | The Robertson Small Hotel, Robertson 6705, South Africa (Formerly Reuben's at the Robertson)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Robertson
  • Phone Number: 011 27 23 626 7200
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