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Over rated and overpriced buffet

Food is edible but nothing special, everything on offer has been done better somewhere else... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2014
Cape Town, South Africa
via mobile

The following email was sent to the Manager, Bernie on the 09th December without so much as a... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2015
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Excellent11%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible56%
29 Dec 2015
24 Sep 2015
“24 SEPTEMBER breakfast ”
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Off Racecourse Road | Durbanville, Cape Town Central 7551, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 December 2015

The following email was sent to the Manager, Bernie on the 09th December without so much as a courteous response - GO FIGURE !!!: "It is with much disappointment that I communicate our experience at your establishment on Friday the 04th December, bearing in mind...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank deliahowes
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Bad bad do not go Waited one hour for breakfast today. Sugar pot grimy. Not a pleasant experience. Went for 80th birthday, what a disappointing restaurant.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Balloo2014
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Remember there are two Bloemendal Restaurants. The Wine farm and the Restaurant on the hill. A bit expensive, but worth the visit. It's off TygerbergValley Road, not Racecourse Rd

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank steven00707
Reviewed 21 March 2015

The new chef is ding a great job. We had a wonderful time with friends here, and of course the beautiful view as backdrop always makes the place special. Was nice too to see a wedding party enjoying themselves downstairs. Only 'complaint' is that I...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank TheTravelatrix
Reviewed 21 December 2014

The sad thing about Bloemendal is that it is situated on top of a hill with the most amazing views but sadly the food and the service are shocking! When we were eventually shown to our table we were not told it was a buffet...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank GaryP1969
Reviewed 7 November 2014

We dined in the restaurant for lunch on the 2nd November 2014 to celebrate my Mom’s 83rd birthday (28 guests in total) – this is my second large booking with yourselves, the first was to celebrate my 50th birthday a few years back (60 guests...More

Date of experience: November 2014
3  Thank Keith116
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Great view but never again. It used to be a good restaurant 10 years ago. The service was worst ever. We were told 12h00 for 12h30 Sunday lunch. Starters were served 13h00. Mains at 14h00. Desert at 15h00 after many complaints. Food was nothing special...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank tracyhunt2014
Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

Food is edible but nothing special, everything on offer has been done better somewhere else. Brilliant views but for the price not worth it. There was a fireplace but they decided not to light it which left the place really cold. Plates had some residue...More

Thank Cybersurfer007
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Unenthusiastic staff at reception and poor quality food, badly prepared. Over cooked dry tough meat. One unimaginative green salad and the rest are starches which make up the starters. Stews with more bone than meat and very poor selection of desserts. All this for the...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Aeraille
Reviewed 11 April 2014

On Wednesday, 9 April 2014, we took friends of ours for dinner at Bloemendal Restaurant. What an utter disappointment. There was nobody to meet as a the door and we had to ask a passing waiter for assistance. The dinning area was hazy from the...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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