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New Street, De Rust 6651, South Africa
+27 71 342 9271
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (13 reviews)
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“quiche” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
New Street, De Rust 6651, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long day to and from Knysna, we stopped at Ray’s on our way back to Prince Albert. What a pleasant surprise. We were greeted by the owner himself who was very friendly and hospitable. The coffee was great and the cheesecake was HEAVENLY....More

1  Thank Tanita_O
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We had a quick lunch at Ray‘s. The service was very friendly and the burger was excellent. You can sit outside and have a lovely view on the mountains.

Thank Olgis0111
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Very good breakfast, brunch or lunch. Meals can be enjoyed outside in garden while music is supplied by wild birds.

Thank sadruid
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Comfortably situated with convenient parking. Picturesque mountain and valley views. Guests are treated very special by helpful owners, Ray and Anne-Rita Fewell. Well-trained, neat staff. Abundant dining areas inside of coffee shop, on verandah, and in cosy garden. Above average, tasty meals and drinks uniquely...More

1  Thank Alta G
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Food is good and reasonably priced, but the best part is that it is a great place to sit and chat for a while.

Thank arcee147
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Ray and Annerita used to live in Johannesburg but Annarita grew up in Beaufort West (her father was the speedcop) and Ray in Mosselbaai, and now after all these years they chose to live in De Rust, roughly half way between their hometowns. They offer...More

Thank Doornkraal
Reviewed 28 January 2018

A great place to stop for fresh and tasty light meals. Ray greets all his customers either as they arrive or just after they're seated. This is a great personal touch that makes patrons feel welcome. Three of our group of five had the biltong...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 24 January 2018

After a drive through Meirings Poort we stopped to just have some refreshment . Very entertaining sitting on the stoep and watch local life going on.Hope this time the Swartberg pass will be open and we can plan a longer stay for lunch

Thank mitzigrob
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We were on our way from Willowmore to Wilderness and stopped for breakfast. The owner is very friendly and we felt welcome. Sat outside on the verandah which was lovely. The breakfast was excellent, coffee very good. Stopping for any meal would be recommended, I...More

Thank suemillard
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We only wanted a cup of coffee and they were just closing up but they stayed open for us which was much appreciated. Big thumbs up!

Thank JMBFDublin
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22 October 2017|
Response from Chuffer81A | Reviewed this property |
Can't answer on breakfast - we got there in the afternoon. I suggest you drop them an email. Prices were good value for good home cooked food, but I'm afraid I can't quote anything specific, as it was back in May when we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Street, De Rust 6651, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  De Rust
  • Phone Number: +27 71 342 9271
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