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Rambling Rose

165 St Francis Drive, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
+27 42 294 1883
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (36 reviews)
“pancakes” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
165 St Francis Drive, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little coffee shop! Great service and attentiveness from the owner. Delicious cappuccino and good chicken wraps! Was tempted to try the lovely looking cakes but couldn't fit one in!

Thank louise l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really relaxing lunch in a lovely open area. Service was very good with a welcome of note. When seated our drinks arrived smartly and once our order was taken the food arrived timiously by not too soon. Both my wife and I had meals...More

Thank Denis G
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Swapped breakfast at St Francis Bay Lodge for one here and was very nice just like the breakfast at the Lodge. Service was good and they had a lovely play area for our toddler.

Thank mrpmare1
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We highly recommend The Rambling Rose!! The owner greeted us with great warmth and brought us blankets to use while we waited for an inside table.The food was beautifully presented. The fish cakes and grilled calamari were done to perfection. The hazelnut latte was exceptional....More

Thank jillymSouthAfrica
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Such a beautiful venue, with the food to match! I just can't get enough of their cappuccinos and the homemade shortbread that they display so beautifully on the side. This is one place I will definitely return to on all future visits to St Francis!

Thank Storm852
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Craig the owner knows how to run an eating establishment and is always around to check on the service. The waiters are efficient and attentive and the food presented always consistently of a good quality Most importantly of all the coffee is excellent

Thank butlert159
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

I had basically every meal here under the trees. It was really lovely. Food was fantastic and at a very reasonable price. Service was amazing!

Thank A_Catherine_cpt
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is particularly great for people with children. As first time visitors to St Francis we were happy to have found this gem. The menu is very big with a selection for all dietry needs. We were there on a paricularly busy day and...More

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mechelle a, Owner at Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

thank you

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Love coming to Rambling Rose especially because it caters for my little one, I can sit and have a yummy cup of coffee while he plays and actually enjoy plus the food is really good.

Thank Quamber
mechelle a, Owner at Rambling Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

thank you!!

Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Really good food at reasonable prices. Kiddie friendly play area. Interesting shop as well. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Jack L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 St Francis Drive, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Saint Francis Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 42 294 1883
Garden setting with indoor and outdoor seating
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