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“Great Food”
Review of Simply Delicious

Simply Delicious
Ranked #3 of 34 Restaurants in Montagu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 7 - US$ 12
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Please take note Templetons has closed down The new eatery at Four Oaks is called Simply Delicious It is open for lunch and dinnerIt is now run by Simon & Wendy Bernstein who's motto is IT'S ABOUT THE FOOD our aim is to deliver the best food at resonable pricesThe new restaurant serves light lunch and dinner which can be eaten indoors or outside in our wonderful courtyard which is shaded by two 100 year old safforn pear trees.light lunches with fresh organic produce, mouthwatering chicken pies, a double burger with a twist and delicious salads. A daily specials board reflects the season with gourmet soups in winter and cool meals in summer. We make a legendary baked lemon cheesecake, scones with jam and genuine Devonshire style clotted cream. Dinners is a fair of good old fashioned home cooking with a modern twist, generous portions that always arrive at the table beautifully presentedOur wine list reflects the best that the Robertson Wine Valley
Reviewed 21 April 2018

This restaurant was recommended to us and we were not disappointed, Wendy is a fabulous chef. Great presentation, fabulous flavours and wonderful menu selection.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

So glad this restaurant was recommended to us, it is one of the best we've tried in South Africa, my husband had the Kingklip I had the Pork. We then finished with the Brandy desert which was amazing, so was the wine, if we are ever back in Montagu we will certainly visit again

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

It was a pleasant enough evening but very dated.
You're paying Cape Town prices and they're still in the eighties! Menu and crockery (black square plates!)
The starters were fine.
The steak (apparently lazy aged) was just ok but the green peppercorn sauce was diabolical. Neither a bechamel nor a cream base - it was like a translucent peppery gel. Quite unpleasant.
Dessert was good - but they certainly upsell their BlackGold ice cream. It was fine.
Service - we saw some of the previous reviews/warnings and although our service was fine, you could see that it wouldnt take much to set the owner off and it make one quite disinclined to say anything negative (who wants a scene when you're trying to have a pleasant night out).
We asked if there was any main course that was recommended and got the response that "it's all recommended or or wouldn't be on the menu" and yet that is sooo not the case when it comes to ordering dessert. A neighbouring table was quite harangued for not ordering their BlackGold ice cream!
So long story short - decent enough food and don't poke the owner and you'll have an ok evening.

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1  Thank ClareS50
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We had dinner at this so called Simply delicious restaurant. It turned to be simply disastrous and the worst experience we had during our stay in Montague.

The overall food experience is alright if someone is looking for a reform/alternative kitchen and a rude and offensive service. For a tolerant and accepting adult couple you may get some protein and starch in a cold atmosphere, but if you travel with children or teenagers, or if you have bit of a personality of your own, avoid this place far far away, as you are likely to get into conflict.

On the upside, the speed of attention and service was the fastest among all the restaurants we've been to in Montague.

We haven't seen any flexibility when we asked for anything different than the restaurant owners / waiters have on their mind.

Later, when my daughter asked her steak with some french fries, she's been talked down in a harsh language about the unhealthiness of french fries.
I really recommend this restaurant to hang out a no under 18, or rather a no under 81 years of age sign in front of the restaurant.

Horrible place, avoid it far away!


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2  Thank gabor v
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here because our B&B was around the corner and this was one of the four suggested restaurants.
We had an excellent dinner, a pleasure for the eye and very tasteful. Reasonable wines by the glass ( unfortunately in fact only one wine per colour). A nice signature dessert with a Klipdrift regional old brandy. And all in a good timing and for a reasonable price.
The effect was that we immediately reserved for the next day (which we never do, because we are always curious to the quality of other restaurants) and started the hunt for a bottle of the brandy Black Gold XO.
We liked the second evening as much as the first and succeeded to find the brandy in a shop in Stellenbosch.
Certainly a restaurant to come back to in the future.
Strongly advised to make a reservation in advance!

1  Thank Frans H
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