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Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant

36 Park Road, Yzerfontein, South Africa
+27 22 451 2858
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bitterballen” (6 reviews)
“almond tart” (3 reviews)
“mary ann” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Dutch, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
36 Park Road, Yzerfontein, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Little jewel in Yzerfontein. We went there for dinner and it was a very special experience. Small restaurant with only 5 tables and the owners, Rene and Mary Ann does everything, from taking the orders, to preparing the food, to cleaning the tables. Lovely people...More

Thank Amanda_Appelgryn
kaijaiki, Manager at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Good afternoon Amanda Thank you for the kind feedback We hope to see you soon again Greeting from Yzerfontein Rene and MaryAnn

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went into have a chat with Rene during the afternoon to see if the restaurant had a vegetarian option. Although there is nothing on the menu, he assured us they could come up with something. We arrived back in the evening to be greeted...More

Thank Mickie J
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Good day and greetings from Kaijaiki Thank you so very much for the kind comment and feedback. we do appreciate it. Have a great day and we hope to see you soon again Regards Rene & MaryAnn

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We went last Sunday evening and had a great time. The owner Rene was a one man band and did a fantastic job as bar man, chef and entertainer. He pulled up a chair at the table and shared many of his travel experiences with...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Yzerfontein is perched on top of a rocky outcrop sticking out into the Atlantic. The views out over the cliffs are spectacular, and some of the restaurants there abuse this - they offer great views, but don't bother with the food or service, and charge...More

Thank julyan s
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

What wonderful review. Thank you and much appreciated.

Reviewed 28 February 2017

The Dutch owner of the place is also the chef and is a great raconteur. He likes to engage with all his guests before retreating to his kitchen to cook your food. His wife also plays her part and bakes some of the deserts -...More

Thank Philip R
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Philip, thank you for taking the time to write a review. Yes, that sounds like my husband, the Hollander, Rene. My apple strudel is well loved at Kaijaiki Country Inn. I'm Mary Ann, by the way.

Reviewed 27 February 2017

We stayed here for 1 night.We had a Good evening meal but owner in a rush to close which rather spoilt the evening,The bedroom was fairly comfortable but we found that breakfast was very poor with little choice, the owner grudgingly produced some muesli with...More

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kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

My sincere apologies for your experience at Kaijaiki Country Inn. I could ask you questions eg the guest room being fairly comfortable, etc, but would not turn time back will it? Mary Ann Bosch Baldinger - Owner of Kaijaiki Country Inn

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Tasty food, friendly hosts, great atmosphere! René is a great entertainer with his stories. We felt like part of the family 😀

Thank Alysia P
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Alysia, thank you for your good review and kind words. It is much appreciated. Take care, Rene and Mary Ann Bosch

Reviewed 13 January 2017

Our wedding was scheduled at a nearby wedding venue for the Saturday. We needed a place to host dinner the night before for roughly 40 people. Kaijaikie at a push can fit 40 people. Mary-Ann and her team (4 people) did an amazing job of...More

Thank lost_peanut
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Tracy, thank you for your lovely review. The saying goes "It takes two to tango" Although we did the work, we enjoyed your company and was energized, and not drained, by hosting your supper. You were friendly, complimentary and helpful. And therefor a big thank...More

Reviewed 21 December 2016

It felt as if we were in an overseas restaurant. The place is cosy and the decor is interesting. The owner, Dutch, is very pleasant and entertaining with his 'stories'. We were a company of 6 and thoroughly enjoyed the evening: excellent, service, good food...More

Thank abcdeville
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of Kaijaiki Country Inn - Rene and Mary Ann Bosch (Owners)

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Had some lovely smoothies and coffee and Dutch bitterballen! Lovely Quint restaurant with Dutch owner and cosy atmosphere!

Thank jolenan2015
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Kaijaiki - Rene and Mary Ann Bosch (owners)

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ElkingtonP
Can I make a reservation please for 4 on Saturday 27th August at 7.30 ?
16 August 2016|
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Response from Astrid C | Reviewed this property |
Oh dear. My sincere apologies. Havn't logged onto the site for some time. I am sure Rene could assist and you received the same great service from them. Greetings
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Dutch, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Park Road, Yzerfontein, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Yzerfontein
  • Phone Number: +27 22 451 2858
  • E-mail