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The Rustic Route

1 Scotts Avenue, Grahamstown, 6139 | Corner of New Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
+27 46 622 8825
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good6%
  • Average13%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible0%
9 Jul 2018
“Great for drinks or for meals”
23 Apr 2018
Closed Now
Healthy, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1 Scotts Avenue, Grahamstown, 6139 | Corner of New Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Went once for drinks - great happy hour magarita's! Second time was for dinner, luckily we got our food just as the lights went out. We all used our cell phone torches until they found some candles for the tables. There was an icy wind...More

Thank Wendles542
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Lots of potential but poor to non existent service from very sweet people who just don’t know what they are doing. The pizzas use frozen bases which are incredibly tough.

Thank connecteddale
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Came here with a group of 10, the restaurant, however, seemed not prepared for this at all.. We had to wait for our drinks for over an hour, and even after that hour, not everybody had their drinks. Please inform the staff how to pour...More

Thank Demian v
Reviewed 7 June 2018

On a recent visit to Grahamstown we were looking for somewhere different to eat when we chanced upon The Rustic Route. The vibe was excellent, with a muso playing great stuff to ad to the atmosphere. We initially sat and ate in one of the...More

1  Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The best cocktails you will have in Grahamstown and I can't stop getting them the tequila sunrise was on of my favourite ones and the staff is very nice

1  Thank HlombeG
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Went to get cocktails and the rustic boards and it was amazing the food boards were very filling and the cocktails were the highlight of the night

1  Thank YemuraiP
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The cocktails at rustic are amazing and the best I have had in Grahamstown and it makes it better that they are half price everyday 😊

Thank ThuthukileZ1
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The half price cocktails are amazing. I really enjoyed the fish tank and the venue is amazing because it is open and a nice place to go to during the day. Definitely going back for the cocktails soon :)

1  Thank VetiweM1
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The staff was timely and efficient. Food was great but the cocktails were the best part. Highly recommended

1  Thank milal327
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Had a really good cocktail special from 4-6pm. Really worth the visit and the money. Will be back soon !

1  Thank AlisonPugh
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Scotts Avenue, Grahamstown, 6139 | Corner of New Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Grahamstown
  • Phone Number: +27 46 622 8825
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The Rustic Route is a food court/market serving traditional South African flavours, made from local produce and sold at an affordable rate. Food stalls include: South African Braai, Salad bar, Pastries, Coffee, Traditional meals, a Pub, wine tastings, and craft beer.
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