Thyme at Rosemary's

Restaurant - Deli - Take Away

The aroma of wholesome home-cooking greets you on arrival at Thyme at Rosemary's where you are invited to savour generous portions of gourmet fare that is uniquely South African. Fresh seafood, succulent cuts of meat, a selection of speciality dishes and decadent desserts all prepared with locally sourced ingredients, await at Thyme at Rosemary's. The friendly and highly efficient front of house team offer you a choice of indoor and outdoor seating to suit your mood, so your visit to Thyme at Rosemary's will be pleasantly perfect regardless of the weather. For those in need of a sumptuous sandwich or meals to go, The Village Kitchen Deli is not to be missed. Thyme at Rosemary's is fully licensed and carries a carefully sourced collection of local wines. The venue is suitable for children over the age of ten and well-behaved pets can dine with their owners in the garden.

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Thyme at Rosemary's opened in 2007 and since then the gracious Rosemary Truter has become a firm favourite on the culinary scene. 

Over the years this dynamic lady has dabbled in interior decorating, bottled a popular range of homemade preserves and jams, run a thriving guesthouse and been involved in the great white shark industry as a tour operator. What stands out most about Rosemary is her humbleness when it comes to her success, insisting that she owes it all to her loyal team of highly skilled and impeccably trained staff, who have stayed by her side for years. 
Rosemary’s latest venture, The Village Kitchen Deli, was established in 2018. 

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Thyme at Rosemary’s Menu

Thyme at Rosemary’s Menu

Thyme at Rosemary’s menu offers a selection of:

  • Starters 
  • Light Meals and Salads
  • Traditional South African Cuisine
  • Seafood
  • Grills
  • Rosemary’s Speciality Dishes 
  • Desserts 
  • Methode Cap Classique
  • Sparkling Wine
  • Speciality Wines
  • White Wines
  • Rose Wines
  • Red Wines
  • Aperitif, Ports and Sherry
  • Local Craft Beer and Cider
  • Spirits and Liqueurs

Take a closer look at the menu here.

The Village Kitchen Deli

The Village Kitchen Deli

The Village Kitchen Deli is an added service offered to locals and visitors to Gansbaai passing by Thyme at Rosemary’s.

The deli is open daily (excluding Wednesdays) for a selection of delicious sandwiches and meals that can be enjoyed either in the restaurant’s tranquil herb garden or at home.

Take a look at The Village Kitchen Deli menu here.

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“This place is fantastic and serves lovely traditional SA food. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and made us feel right at home. I will certainly be recommending Rosemary’s and will be back.” Jamie Gillman, Google Review
“I had a tea party in the secret garden and it was perfect!” Simone Joubert, Google Review
“A beautiful little place with the most delicious kudu curry and tomato bredie we've ever tasted. Great wine all served with a warm and friendly smile. Great coffee to cap it all. Certainly worth a visit when on the Whale Coast.” Andre Knipe, Google Review
“What a find! Beautiful homely feel with very friendly staff. The inside restaurant was cosy and the outdoor area was delightful with an open-air salad garden. Had delicious Argentinian tiger prawns with rice and salad. Compliments to Rosemary and her staff for a wonderful lunch.” Merri Misselbrook, Google Review



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