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Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant

36 Park Road, Yzerfontein 7351, South Africa
+27 22 451 2858
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bitterballen” (9 reviews)
“butterfish” (5 reviews)
“almond tart” (4 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
Hours
CUISINES
Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
36 Park Road, Yzerfontein 7351, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Spent a pleasant evening with great host and food to die for I had lamb shanks and my wife had butter fish both very well presented and very tasty.Desert was apple strudel also on par with anywhere in the world.Pricing very reasonable.I would recommend it...More

Thank MhPitt
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. We appreciate it - Rene and Mary Ann Bosch (owners)

Reviewed 19 August 2018

We had a cosy evening for two couples, good meal and charming host last year. We agreed to book another table but this time for 10 people in our families at Kaijaiki to spoil ourselves on Womens Day. The bitterballen were a real treat as...More

Thank judyscharrighuisen
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

This is Mary Ann, Rene's "sweet wife" responding. Thank you for your review. It sounds like this meal was a disappointment and a anti climax in comparison to your enjoyable, previous visit last year. For that we offer our apologies, hoping you will pass it...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Rene and his wife are brilliants hosts of this restaurant rich in family treasures. One walks out satisfied with an awesome meal and feeling like long lost friends. The snoek samosas starter compliments the taste butterfish main meal. For desert ask the Rene prepare his...More

Thank MorneStevens
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We enjoyed brunch at Café Rene last week while caravanning the week at Yzerfontein Caravan Park. We thoroughly enjoyed our cappuccinos and milkshakes, omelets and pancakes. it was really a treat to spend time there! One can see the passion and enjoyment the establishment (from...More

Thank Andre B
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

What a delightful response! Thank you. You are always welcome.

Reviewed 27 May 2018

We can't wait to go back and visit. We were treated by our hosts to interesting stories and personal attention and this was backed up with amazing food. Bitterballen and snoek samoosas to start and then butterfish, lamb chops and rump...finished off with amazing poffertjies!

Thank WestvigK
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you so much for your delightful review. We do appreciate it so much. Rene and Mary Ann Bosch

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Treated to a very special evening by our host, Rene. We were the only guests for the evening, yet pleasantly surprised by the setting, menu, great food and even greater company and conversation. Truly enjoyable and worth the visit, thank you!

1  Thank ChrisN3750
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We booked for my daughter's birthday to take her and a friend away for a mini break. The accommodation was lovely and comfortable. The children loved Rene, Mary Ann and Jessie. The food great! We cant wait to go again. Thank you for your hospitality...More

Thank MelodyA294
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Aaaw, Melody, it was so easy to be kind and loving to the four of you. You are always welcome. Warm regards, Rene, Mary Ann and Jessie.

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

The dutch Rene and his wife are running this place. He's cooking and entertaining his guests in a slightly cheeky way. His wife is treating the guests in a very calm and friendly and professional way and as different they are as perfect that match...More

Thank travelbee1
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

What an absolutely delightful review. You are a keen observer and I love the description of myself (Mary Ann) and the crazy Dutchman, my husband, Rene. Thank you for the lovely compliments for the food we serve. Yes, Kaijaiki Country Inn is very unique in...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018

Enjoyed a birthday celebration in this quaint and cozy restaurant. Our hosts, Rene and Mary Anne were welcoming, friendly and made us feel special. The snoek samoosas were delicious and the beef fillets were done to perfection. Will definitely be back to try something different.The...More

Thank 62carolyn732
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Dear Caroline, thank you for your lovely review. We're glad that you discovered us. We enjoyed your company and are happy to hear that you'll be back.

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Had the butter fish which was recommended and is an excellent tasty fish which had been well prepared. Good atmosphere in a quaint restaurant.

Thank Antelope58
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Bruce, we're glad you enjoyed your meal at Kaijaiki Country Inn. Best Regards, Rene and Mary Ann Bosch

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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
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Park Road, Yzerfontein 7351, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Yzerfontein
  • Phone Number: +27 22 451 2858
  • E-mail
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