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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“reubens” (12 reviews)
“pork belly” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
58 Van Reenen Street | The Robertson Small Hotel, Robertson 6705, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant which was a Reubens , retains some of the flair- BUT unfortunately if the chef was trained by Reuben himself, I would be surprised. The menu is good and tasty BUT the Duck was over-cooked ( NOT medium) and the fillet steak the...More

Thank LadyPamelaT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this gorgeous boutique restaurant for the best meal in a long time. The baby calamari was a superb starter. I had fillet medallions with an oxtail reduction which was the best I have ever tasted. The lemon meringue dessert was spectacular and the...More

1  Thank d0tj0sh
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This restaurant is no longer under Reuben's but that did not change anything for us having been there 2 years ago. The staff are very well trained and very attentative to the point that you know you are at a 5 star hotel. The meal...More

Thank Adele K
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The restaurant at the Robertson Small Hotel is aptly named The Small. It’s in an intimate, highly stylish and attractive room with an outdoor patio and a view of the kitchen from inside. Our server was warm and attentive and the food was terrific, fresh...More

Thank BAM1113
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for two nights. We ate breakfast here both days and in the second had dinner in the Small restaurant. Waited on by the lovely Elizabeth we had outstanding food, squid and goats cheese starters, sirloin (huge) for the main and...More

Thank Dilolwa
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Enjoyed a celebratory birthday dinner with friends and the staff went out of their way to ensure that the birthday girl had a meal to remember!

Thank NatashaBRobertson
Reviewed 20 March 2017

For a hotel restaurant this place is great. An extensive wine list sets off a small but tasty selection of menu choices. Staff are friendly and attentive. There is the option to sit inside or outside depending on the weather which is great. Very reasonably...More

Thank sunshine3227
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Really delicious food, great wine list and impeccable service. Highly recommended if you're staying at the hotel or just passing through.

Thank Devil1
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The food was made more delectable by the incredible staff, who introduced me to champagne truffles which are sublime. We went back the next day and received the same warm welcome. The venue is beautifully decorated and added to the great experience.

Thank Phelela
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We popped in for a quick weekday lunch and were extremely impressed with the service as well as the quirky presentation of the menu and wine list in brown envelopes. The lunch menu is small but well thought out and Simba was very knowledgable in...More

Thank Mike E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
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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