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52 Somerset Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
+27 87 550 1363
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (64 reviews)
“cakes” (49 reviews)
“lamb shank” (54 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 Somerset Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good variety and good quality. If you want to eat the lamb shank, don’t go too early, because it might not be ready!

Thank NeilGrob
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a lovely little restaurant! Tastefully decorated and the food was really tasteful too! We had the mushroom risotto which was really really good and two equally delicious salads( pear and blue cheese and strawberry and beetroot). I highly recommend trying this restaurant when in...More

Thank MandyStrumpman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always stop at Polka when driving through Graaff-Reinet - sometimes it is only for coffee, sometimes for lunch, otherwise for Dinner. the quality of the food are of high standard and always very tasty. This is a must stop when driving through Graaff-Reinet

Thank AirDelMar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service on Friday 25th May , food was stunning , steak cooked well and pizza fab . Lovely vibe

Thank Cecilia A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped off here for supper and were not disappointed. The three of us decided to go for their Lamb Shanks and they were done to perfection. In fact the meat was falling off the bone. We had a fabulous meal topped off by some...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Graaf-reinett on a saturday (be aware almost everyting closes at 12.00 and only opens monday again). Polka was the place to get artsenal bread. Polka was the place in town whit a lot of people eating and they had also a nice selection...More

Thank Margonda
Reviewed 3 May 2018

During our stay in wonderful Graaff Reinet for nearly 3 weeks, we went with friends to the Polka twice. Each time I wanted to try something new. The first was a pizza which was ample and tasty, but I would not choose it again. The...More

Thank zulu43
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This is the fourth time we have visited polka. Its pretty and a fun place to share a meal or drink. Pizzas were very average, not enough passion or creativity. They were very dry too. Stick to burgers and meals.

Thank ClemD2014
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Visiting Graaff Reinet and having had a meal at Polka,I was shocked to experience utterly bad service. The restaurant wasnt over-run.Service was simply lacking!Had to continually wave a waiter down or remind them of my request.So maybe start training your staff first before throwing them...More

1  Thank johann484
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Family weekend and had from pulled lamb pizza,lamb shanks and steak,really top class and very friendly staff,will certainly be back! To top it,we had creme brulee and home made ice cream and waffles,also very nice

Thank Jakobus U
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Arnold B
11 July 2017|
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Response from woo a | Reviewed this property |
Not too sure. However, the wine is not expensive so I am sure you will manage to find something nice. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Somerset Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Graaff-Reinet
  • Phone Number: +27 87 550 1363
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