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Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Reservations
Late Night

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Ambience and then some

Great place to share good wine, sold by the glass. Lovely atmosphere, fabulous service and the décor adds to the experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
Sandra H
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Great place to share good wine, sold by the glass. Lovely atmosphere, fabulous service and the décor adds to the experience.

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Hoechst im Odenwald, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The Wijnhuis is located close to the table mountain. It offers local and dishes. The menu is different day by day. The food is excellent.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

After our hotel said they were not open yet, we walked past and saw it was! This was one of our favorite meals in Cape Town, with great service as well! Must try!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

top notch service, you can bring your own drink !!!! the choice of dishes was brilliant, great value for money. had a great meal with the tips and suggestions by the lady being superb

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Pretty much empty when we went on a Saturday night. It was not hard to work out why. The food helpings are sub standard. I ordered a 200 gm steak and there was no way it was more than 150gm. Not only do they get you with incorrect portions but they charge huge amounts extra for vegetables. Good coffee and... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

On the 19th September my husband and I took my parents to the Wijnhuis in Newlands for dinner. We found the service to be excellent and the food out of this world. We were fortunate enough to be there when they were offering crayfish on the menu. It is a must have if you're in the area.

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Cape Town
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We loved the Wijnhuis signature beef tagliatta from years ago, but somehow have not been back to the restaurant since its refurbishment until this weekend (often because it has been full at night, so clearly the place is still a crowd-puller). We called to book for lunch on Saturday, but were told there was no need. The restaurant was clearly... More 

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Ratingen, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The restaurant is nice and airy, the staff efficient and friendly and the food was superb. We have been going there for years and never yet been disappointed!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Step through Newlands into the ultimate wine bar! Awesome ambience with spectacular views of the mountain. My family is so impressed, time and time again, with the personal attention we receive from management and staff. My girls (6yrs and 7yrs) love the "Fire Room" which they view as their own personal domain and the staff are engaging and friendly. Simple... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Great little place for a glass of wine, they have a sweet outside area with a gorgeous view. Also a great place in winter as there are nice retro couches and low tables for a quick drink after work!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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