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Im Eimer

Old Sir Lowry's Village | 4.5 kms from Somerset West Main Rd, Somerset West, South Africa
+27 21 858 1488
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (15 reviews)
“eisbein” (29 reviews)
“strudel” (2 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Central European
$$ - $$$
Old Sir Lowry's Village | 4.5 kms from Somerset West Main Rd, Somerset West, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There was a good log fire burning, dim lights and cluttered with all sort of ornaments. Best to order eisbein when you book as it easily takes 40 minutes to prepare. It is not easy to find, very dusty and not so clean inside.

Thank berryloud
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going to a popular Restaurant on a day like Fathers day can often be a gamble. From entering to leaving "Im Eimer" for lunch on said day was a pleasant experience. Wholesome German food, we had Eisbein and Zigeuner Schnitzel, good service and ambiance. Can...More

Thank George L
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Second visit to Im Eimer and we had a awesome time with friends, as my partner comes from Germany it's always nice to have some German cuisine and relax. The food are very tasty and great portion size, and they offer something different, on Sunday's...More

Thank izzymohh
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A group of 8 of us went there for my Birthday and we were lucky enough to have Jesse Jordan singing that particular Sunday afternoon. Most ordered the Eisbein, they do a special on Sunday. All tasted delicious. Service can be a bit slow, but...More

Thank DebbieAgates
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A charming, somewhat stylised settings that looks like rooms and additions have been made over the years. Even so, it works to give a good atmosphere where you can sit in the ambiance that suits you. By the bar, in an out room, by the...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

What a great discovery. Went there for a Sunday lunch. Great German beer on tap. Service very good and attentive. Eisbein, house specialty, very good size ( choice of smaller one for the not so hungry ) excellent value. Sat outside, very rustic, inside more...More

Thank derekd42015
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Hi guys!!! I live about 40km's from Im Eimer and have eaten there a lot of times before and absolutely love the Eisbein there. I then went to Germany in February this year with with the idea I am going to top my Eisbein experience...More

Thank Jaco K
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I've eaten here a couple of times, and the food is always excellent. Especially the Eisbein! Nice selection of dishes.

Thank Gerry0806
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

First visit after living in the area for years. Rustic atmosphere with quaint personal touches. Good value meal and courteous service

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 2 February 2017

A group of four "oldies" visited this restaurant on a beautiful Cape Sunday. The beers and wine were cold, our food was good German fare but the wait was very very long. We had pre booked the Shweinerhaxe as requested on the website but it...More

Thank Jaluka123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Sir Lowry's Village | 4.5 kms from Somerset West Main Rd, Somerset West, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 858 1488
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Im Emier brings German dining to you with traditional German dishes such as Currywurst, Eisbein and a variety of different schnitzels. A relaxed and friendly atmosphere with a large fireplace inside for those cold winter evening and a great beer garden for those hot summer days. Recently, they have broadened their scope, offering weekly spit-braai's and potjies on a Sunday afternoon.
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