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Jemima's Restaurant

94 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 44 272 0808
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
94 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

food and service was excellent a nice comfortable restaurant well worth a visit and like most of south Africa not expensive

1  Thank stevej007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an ostrich steak in Jemima’s restaurant in Oudtshoorn, the home of all things ostrich. In Victorian times the town was the center of the production of ostrich feathers which were the height of fashion and many local families became very wealthy. Today it...More

Thank larazet
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We had dinner at this restaurant the week before the KKNK. When odering a certain steak dish on the menu, we were told that that dish is no longer available because of the feast. I still cannot understand. Had to order somehing far more expensive....More

1  Thank HantieVe
jemimas94, Owner at Jemima's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Dear Hantie,My name is Pierre Malherbe and I am the owner of Jemima's Restaurant in Oudtshoorn , Thank you for taking the time to write a review of my restaurant , let me start by saying how sorry I am that you had a terrible...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We came for breakfast and had attentive service and lovely food and coffee. We sat outside but had a look round. The dining room was gorgeous and we would have come back for dinner if we weren't moving on. Recommended.More

Thank Chris C
jemimas94, Owner at Jemima's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Dear Chris Thank you for the kind words about my restaurant Jemima's in Oudtshoorn , There are many very very good restaurants in our town and all the owners try there best to give you our guests a good dinning experience ,so to get a...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was easy to find, great location. The food was amazing. One of the best Ostrich fillets i've had. Esme our waitress delivered great service. She was friendly, accomodating and had good product knowledge. Well done!

1  Thank virgilg721
jemimas94, Owner at Jemima's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Dear Virgigl Thank you for dinning with us Esme is a very good waitress and we all try to give you great servise and good food Kind Regards Pierre

Reviewed 6 April 2018

I have visited Jemima's Restaurant several times for a business dinner and breakfast and sometime later again with my family. All times were a really lovely experience - the staff is professional and caring and it was nice to see that the restaurant just knows...More

1  Thank iriswink76
jemimas94, Owner at Jemima's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear Mrs Iris Wink Thank you for dinning at Jemima's Restaurant Oudtshoorn ,and also for staying in our new guests house THE BRIGHT HOUSE ! We love children and they are alway very very welcome at the restaurant We try to be professional and caring...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Very laid back. Changed table without any problems. A bit of an Aladdin's cave. Food good and reasonable price.

1  Thank Helen W
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great service and food - 16 Dec. Great time with the family. Thanks to the manager and the team. Keep it up.

1  Thank SunKavs24
jemimas94, Owner at Jemima's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you ,and kind regards Pierre

Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We have had some fabulous meals on our trip around the Western Cape but sadly this wasn’t. It was ok but that’s about all. Service was good and it was good value. However the tomatoes in the caprese salad starter were tasteless, whilst the bibotie...More

1  Thank Phil T
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We tried several restaurants in Oudtshoorn and this we found to be the best. I had one of the specials - the trout - which was one of the best dishes I have ever had. Service was good and friendly. A very pleaant location and...More

1  Thank d51ross
jemimas94, Owner at Jemima's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Dear Guest , Thank you so much for the very kind words,in Oudtshoorn we have a lot of very good restaurants and one has to do your best to stay on top and believe you me we do try our best ! Guest like you...More

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26 April 2017|
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Response from jemimas94 | Property representative |
Yes we do ! 044 272 0808
7 November 2016|
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Response from Drymen76 | Reviewed this property |
I understand your frustration at the total lack of service. I gave my review of this establishment during a period when the town was busy with a festival, so obviously the consistency of the management is to blame for your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Oudtshoorn
  • Phone Number: +27 44 272 0808
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