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Im Eimer

Old Sir Lowry's Village | 4.5 kms from Somerset West Main Rd, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 858 1488
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“schnitzel” (17 reviews)
“eisbein” (37 reviews)
“mash” (2 reviews)
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German, Bar, Pub, Central European, European
$$ - $$$
Old Sir Lowry's Village | 4.5 kms from Somerset West Main Rd, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been regulars here for years, and I actually don't know how they make money. It's homely and comfortable and the food is brilliant. A truly enormous Eisbein with trimmings is R89, and it's always delicious. The menu is spiced up with Zebra steaks, Ostrich...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here twice. I'm not from a German heritage but the food is heaven to me! Rustic setting tucked away in a quite spot of sir Lowry's Pass. Stones throw away from the beach. Friendly staff. Good beer. Lively music and vibe! Looking...More

Thank Kashi P
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Once again, best eisbein, best vibe, best live music Jessie Jordan and absolute best waittress Tania. Food is excellent quality and prices best value for what you get.

Thank Igmar P
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon with friends - great food at very affordable prices (R85 for an eisbein). Was cold & they had lovely fires going & fantastic live entertainment. We sat outside & got a bit wet from overhead sprayers...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 18 October 2017

For the best Eisbeins, be sure to book a table for a casual lunch or dinner at Im Eimer and order your Eisbein a day ahead of your booking. It is top class and the best we have ever had. They have live music on...More

Thank Bernadette O
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We had the Eisbein there, very big portion which was very tasty and at a very good price. the ambiance is very rustic and laid back. Very suitable for large families. The preparation time is 40 minutes, which is worth the wait. You can pre-order...More

Thank elsabel2017
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Im Eimer was one of those places that I'd wanted to try because it has a good reputation. We booked for Sunday lunch and even though it wasn't a special day, the restaurant was fairly full. Unfortunately the girl in charge (not our waiter) showed...More

Thank Ethnee H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

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
Imm E, Manager at Im Eimer, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hi There, Thank you for the review! In order to keep our standards high i hope you would consider mailing us more specific details so we can improve. Please email: eimeroffice1@gmail.com thank you

Reviewed 19 June 2017

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
Imm E, Manager at Im Eimer, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hi There, Thank you for the review! Keep updated with our specials on FB. Regards A

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, Pub, Central European, European
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Sir Lowry's Village | 4.5 kms from Somerset West Main Rd, Somerset West 7130, 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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