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Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant

36 Park Road, Yzerfontein, South Africa
+27 22 451 2858
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bitterballen” (8 reviews)
“butterfish” (4 reviews)
“almond tart” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36 Park Road, Yzerfontein, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most friendly and beautiful restaurant's one can visit. We really enjoyed the friendliness, the welcome, the warmness, the excellent and the outstanding cuisine from Chef René. He really is a master.

Thank DanieTheron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a lovely time at Kaijaiki Inn restaurant! René is an excellent host and enjoys interacting with guests. The restaurant is decorated with all kinds of pieces of their travels. The food is excellent and very reasonably priced for the 5 star service you...More

Thank Colleen781116
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We are happy to hear that you had a good experiende at our restaurants. Rene and Mary Ann Bosch

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious smoked snoek samosas and bitterballen. Rene the perfect host ! Bass and Sole for our main - excellent choice. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Christine H
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Phillie and Christie, thank you for the delightful review - Mary Ann Bosch

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We'd stayed at the Kaijaki Inn a year before in October 2015 when we came to Yzerfontein to view our wedding venue. We really enjoyed however it was such a short stay that we never got to eat at Rene's Restaurant as we had a...More

Thank Chantal S
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

What a delightful review! Thank you for your kind words. Looking forward to seeing you next time. Rene, Mary Ann and Jessie

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Gem of of the West Coast we reckon. Intimate, good food, excellent hosts and many more. Thank you for an very enjoyable evening. We tried and tested the Basa, Sirloin and for the wife a first time ever Lamb Shank. DELICIOUS, the Lamb Shank called...More

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Little jewel in Yzerfontein. We went there for dinner and it was a very special experience. Small restaurant with only 5 tables and the owners, Rene and Mary Ann does everything, from taking the orders, to preparing the food, to cleaning the tables. Lovely people...More

Thank Amanda_Appelgryn
kaijaiki, Manager at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Good afternoon Amanda Thank you for the kind feedback We hope to see you soon again Greeting from Yzerfontein Rene and MaryAnn

Reviewed 23 April 2017

We went into have a chat with Rene during the afternoon to see if the restaurant had a vegetarian option. Although there is nothing on the menu, he assured us they could come up with something. We arrived back in the evening to be greeted...More

Thank Mickie J
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Good day and greetings from Kaijaiki Thank you so very much for the kind comment and feedback. we do appreciate it. Have a great day and we hope to see you soon again Regards Rene & MaryAnn

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We went last Sunday evening and had a great time. The owner Rene was a one man band and did a fantastic job as bar man, chef and entertainer. He pulled up a chair at the table and shared many of his travel experiences with...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Yzerfontein is perched on top of a rocky outcrop sticking out into the Atlantic. The views out over the cliffs are spectacular, and some of the restaurants there abuse this - they offer great views, but don't bother with the food or service, and charge...More

1  Thank julyan s
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

What wonderful review. Thank you and much appreciated.

Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Dutch owner of the place is also the chef and is a great raconteur. He likes to engage with all his guests before retreating to his kitchen to cook your food. His wife also plays her part and bakes some of the deserts -...More

Thank Philip R
kaijaiki, Owner at Kaijaiki Country Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Hi Philip, thank you for taking the time to write a review. Yes, that sounds like my husband, the Hollander, Rene. My apple strudel is well loved at Kaijaiki Country Inn. I'm Mary Ann, by the way.

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16 August 2016|
Response from Astrid C | Reviewed this property |
Oh dear. My sincere apologies. Havn't logged onto the site for some time. I am sure Rene could assist and you received the same great service from them. Greetings
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Park Road, Yzerfontein, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Yzerfontein
  • Phone Number: +27 22 451 2858
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