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Clementines Restaurant and Bar

cnr Church St & Van Zyl, Clarens, South Africa
+27 79 355 1298
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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PRICE
$$ - $$$
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cnr Church St & Van Zyl, Clarens, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 871 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the good food, vibe and friendly staff. Definitely recommend it. I ordered fish which was beautifully fresh and my secret steal of a piece of my husbands steak/fillet was unforgettable tasty! I want more!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good service, good atmosphere, good location, but unfortunately DATED vanue and MEDIOCRE food. Disappointed.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Storyteller802349
shelleylt, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Storyteller, I think you missed the ENTIRE point of the restaurant. Our restaurant is housed in a 80 year old charming, beautiful corrougated iron building in the mountains and is SUPPOSED to look old world inside and out. It would be helpful to include...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clementines hosting was excellent. Food was tasty, full of flavour and well prepared. Only down side was the starter bread basket which was served with just butter, we would have preferred a sauce or paste to enhance the tasty bread.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ReshmaP185
shelleylt, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Reshma, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming us back when you return to our beautiful village. Kind regards Shelley, Mark and The Clementines Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to find a delicious meal. The menu is varied - almost a little too big so making a choice is tough. But rest assured, whatever you order will be good. They always have a nice selection of specials as well....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ncallegari
shelleylt, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi ncallergari, Wow! Thank you for your amazing review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed everything that we offer as a small country restaurant. Excellent food, warm friendly service with an old world atmosphere. It makes all our hard work worthwhile. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the Duck, and went back for more... an excellent restaurant and delicious food and service lovely atmosphere

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank palocristiano24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow is all I can say about the food here! The atmosphere was great and the staff were really helpful and good. But the food was something special! I'd definitely go back each time I'm in Clarins!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Companion36013793061
shelleylt, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Companion, Wow! Thank you so much for your amazing review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed everything that our small country restaurant offers, great food and atmosphere with efficient well trained staff. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Shelley, Mark...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unexpectedly interesting menu and wine list in such a small town. The food was excellent as was the service and ambiance.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank OdyTwo
shelleylt, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi OdyTwo, Thank you so much for your lovely compliments on our restaurant. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and found our menu interesting. We are continually trying new dishes to keep it interesting and fresh. The ladies are thrilled that...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Had the best dinner! Really enjoyed the fillet and lamb shank! Similar vibe to Mrs Simpsons in Dullstroom 👍🏻More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MarcelR1800
shelleylt, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Marcel, Thank you for your wonderful review. We so appreciate it when our customers enjoy their time with us so much. We love Mrs Simpsons and go there when ever we can. That is a lovely compliment. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018

We've been to Clementines a few times; lovely decor, good service, but..... On the menu they state that they don't take any responsibility for Medium or Medium to Well-done, yet, if you order Rear, you get Medium!!! For Medium to Rear they serve Medium to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anita H
Shelley T, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Hi Anita, Thank you for your review. We appreciate it. We state on our menu that we do not take responsibility for medium well and well done steak. Not medium like you said. Please understand that everyone's idea of a rare, medium rare steak is...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We were not disappointed with our decision to go to Clementines for dinner. The food was outstanding. And the menu was well thought out there was even something for our 6 year old. Not every day that you can get that standard of food in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AmandaA4999
Shelley T, Owner at Clementines Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Hi Amanada, Thank you for you wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. We are thrilled to hear that. Even though we don't have many kids in our restaurant outside school holidays. We want them to enjoy their food...More

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nickyl493
24 November 2018|
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Response from shelleylt | Property representative |
Yes, we do. We don't have a huge choice. But have a few.
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Shirley R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cnr Church St & Van Zyl, Clarens, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Clarens
  • Phone Number: +27 79 355 1298
  • E-mail
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