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Beef & Barrel

9 Piet Retief Street, Malmesbury 7300, South Africa
+27 22 482 1372
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  • Very good35%
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  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (2 reviews)
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Grill, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9 Piet Retief Street, Malmesbury 7300, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

This place is fantastic with the perfect ambiance and service. Recommend it highly even if you have to drive over 60 kilometres, IT IS SO WORTH IT!! The best burger I have ever eaten. Service is also very efficient, although a smile every now and...More

Thank JollyJoe
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Best steaks in the Western Cape. In fact best steaks, I’ve ever eaten!! The fish dishes you can still taste the sea. Cozy, warm & inviting, wonderful friendly staff, Perfect for family evening , big crowds in celebration of something & perfect for a romantic...More

Thank pearlleng
Reviewed 9 April 2017

You wont get a better meal in the area.... food always cooked by the owners... portions always excellent.... prices very reasonable.... this is our favourite restaurant...

Thank mothercityskydiving
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Calamari starter, big chunks, too big actually and only ok. They tried, with herbs in the batter, but........However, the burger I ordered, cheddamelt (mushroom and cheese) was brilliant. Proper meat, proper charred flavour, properly cooked. Nothing fancy, just brilliant. A real burger. Choose your sauce,...More

Thank andrewe232
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Don't judge a book by it cover (or name for that matter) is exactly what came to mind after having a very delicious meal at Barrys. Service was prompt & efficient. The food ws very well prepared by owner. I could not believe that by...More

Thank Dylan V
Reviewed 14 August 2016

While staying in Malmesbury we went out for supper to Barrys Beef & Barrel what an aweosome evening, I ordered the Steak roll (JHO A MUST) which was flipping amazing, not only the food was amazing but the staff were very professional. Well done keep...More

Thank DylanAbbott
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Mt second visit to Barry's Beef & Barrel - Thought the first time I just "Got Lucky" - But NO - they run a stunning show with fantastic food. Everyone at our table enjoyed their food - and my Hottentot - freshly speared by the...More

Thank Alasdair M
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I was really surprise with the good food, the menu was excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful - I will really recommend this restaurant to anybody

Thank joggies2015
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Just arrived home frome a wonderful evening with my wife. Our waiter Marcel was the star. I am yet to experience such an informed and knowledgeable person in a restaurant! Well done Barry's!

Thank Johann U
Reviewed 31 March 2016

When ever I feel like treating myself, friends, clients or family, Beef and Barrel always meets my expectations. Their passion for good food has passed the test of time. The portions are good value for money. Quality is excellent.

Thank iancoetzee2016
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Piet Retief Street, Malmesbury 7300, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Malmesbury
  • Phone Number: +27 22 482 1372
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A restaurant is judged by the abilities of both its chef and management. Where these positions are held by the same person, the restaurant is very special. Such is Beef and Barrel, Owner and chef Robert Moreland has experience as a chef in some of the Western Cape’s finest hotels including the Mt Nelson, La Vita, Tulbach Hotel and Mariner’s Warf. He established Beef and Barrel in Malmesbury in 1989 …and hasn’t looked back. It’s a husband and wife team. Hesleen has been at his side since 1989 and they personally grill/fry/prepare your food while assisted by other kitchen staff – and that is why after 28 years they are still considered to have the finest seafood and steaks in the Swartland. (The extensive menu also includes pizzas, ribs and burgers.) The Beef and Barrel is also fully licensed – a tastefully furnished bar is at your disposal and that of your guests…
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