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Old Dalby Restaurant

24 Voortrekker Road, Riebeek-West 7306, South Africa
+27 22 461 2012
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
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24 Voortrekker Road, Riebeek-West 7306, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for two at the Old Dalby with a recommendation from our hotel owner. We had the lamb neck and the sweet and sour pork belly, and we were not disappointed. The portion sizes were generous, the service was fantastic (Molly is...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

What a lovely evening in a cosy restaurant, excellent service, huge wholesome helpings of delicious food at a very, very reasonable price. Delicious home made ice cream and the best malva pudding ever! Highly recommended!More

Thank LuzanneColdrey
Vielies, Owner at Old Dalby Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you LuzanneColdrey for this review. You have selected the two most popular deserts on your menu. The new flavors (Blueberry /Cheesecake and Olive/Mint/Green Tea) in the own made ice-cream selection is a huge success. Thank you for the recommendation and please come and visit...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

WE found this amazing place during the olive festival weekend. It is a lovely 3 man show run by Jaco, Fielies and Mollie who renovated this old victorian house into a charming restaurant at night. Amazingly all 3 of them have full day time jobs...More

Thank Richard655
Vielies, Owner at Old Dalby Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thanks Richard655, The Olive Festival was great with everyone visiting. Thank you very much for this review and your kind words. Team Old Dalby Restaurant strives to deliver every time. One can furnish a house, prepare quality food and serve it to a standard well...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is certainly one of the best experiences in the Riebeeck -Valley. If you want a good restaurant who serve good food.. This is the one!! It was the best Sheep-neck i ever taste! For pudding i try the liqurice ice cream. It is out...More

Thank Travelvespa
Vielies, Owner at Old Dalby Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Good day Travelvespa, Thank you for the time and effort to write this review. You had one of the signature dishes and our own made ice-creams receives positive comments.

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Home made everything! ! ! A must do when in Riebeeck Kasteel!! Best lamb neck I ever had and the ice cream is sublime

Thank Christi S
Vielies, Owner at Old Dalby Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you Christi S for your review. At Old Dalby Restaurant; Riebeek West all the food is prepared fresh by the owner, Chef Jaco on a daily basis.

Reviewed 23 February 2017

My family and I had an awesome evening at Old Darby last night. Good service and a beautiful venue with great character. The food was well presented, prepared to perfection and tasty. For my 9 year old to finish a 300 gram rump steak is...More

Thank goodintentconnection
Vielies, Owner at Old Dalby Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thanks goodintentconnection (Steve) for your review. Tourism greetings from Team Old Dalby Restaurant. See you soon on the stoep again. Vielies.

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Our guest house in Riebeek Kasteel recommended Old Dalby and my wife and I had the most wonderful evening out. Vielies made us feel welcome and Jaco's Lamb neck and pork belly were absolute world class meals. We recommend recommend recommend. Sam and Joan

Thank CaptainSam
Vielies, Owner at Old Dalby Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you CaptainSam for your review. Sam and Joan; you are now part of Old Dalby Restaurant's friendship circle.

Reviewed 17 February 2017

The Old Dalby was recommended by our guesthouse owner and we were so pleased we followed her advice. Our previous evening was spent at Mama Cucini and was awful. Slow service, high prices and little choice. The Dalby, on the other hand, was absolutely delightful....More

Thank annecads
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had supper - excellent value for money. I had a lovely rump steak 300g for only R85 while my wife had a pork belly for R90. Wonderful friendly service.

1  Thank Jack L
Vielies, Owner at Old Dalby Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you Jack L for this review. Our standard is based on excellent food, friendly service all at a price that will make you smile.

Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had dinner on New Years eve and had an excellent evening. The food was really well prepared especially the fillet. We were warmly welcomed by the owner and he was involved and friendly throughout the evening. We will be back very soon to try...More

Thank Chantel S
Vielies, Owner at Old Dalby Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you Chantel S for this review. The food and service standard is what makes Old Dalby Restaurant so welcoming. Happy 2017.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Voortrekker Road, Riebeek-West 7306, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Riebeek-West
  • Phone Number: +27 22 461 2012
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