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Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
27-21-671-9706
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
This place has got so much more potential !

This is a very nice restaurant, make no mistake, but their are many little things that can be improved. The decor is very nice and it lives up to its name. An extremely comprehensive winelist and accurate "winehouse" food options but it remains a very basic food menu... which is still ok but if you... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Andre S
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a very nice restaurant, make no mistake, but their are many little things that can be improved. The decor is very nice and it lives up to its name. An extremely comprehensive winelist and accurate "winehouse" food options but it remains a very basic food menu... which is still ok but if you are focused on a robust... More 

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So. California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

While in Newlands to pick up my daughter's dog, my son in law an I ran into one of his local friends who recommended Wijnhuis for lunch. What a great place! We were well taken care of by manager, Robert Morgan who immediately got us onto a perfect wine. They have 20 wines by glass and offer a tasting flight... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Having inadvertently booked a restaurant in Stellenbosch of the same name, pitched up all 12 of us on a Saturday evening to find of course no booking, but the manager could not have been nicer and after rearranging some tables we were accommodated , and really pleased we were that the meal and service were excellent. The menu was excellent... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Fantastic venue, wonderful food, spectacular wine list, great service - what more is there to say - we were there on a Monday and it was amazing.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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85 reviews 85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The restaurant was a little difficult to find because the sign board is small and a little hidden. We were unable to get a reservation but the owner of the restaurant was very kind and offered us a space in the lounge area. We made ourselves comfortable and had our dinner from there. I had the peri peri chicken which... More 

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Northern Ireland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

just a few minutes walk from our hotel we went for a few drinks and some food. Nice relaxing place with very good service and nice snacks. Would recommend

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The style has changed in recent years but the old favourites remain on the menu. Service can be the one downside from time to time

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Been many times and will continue to go back. Love their little tapas while having some wine while deciding on mains. Ordered the almonds, olives and pickled treats to share. Perfect if you dont want a starter. The waitress recommended the ladies portion fillet (R145) which was amazing. It was prepared perfectly. The ostrich (R190) looked great too. I love... More 

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San Antonio, texas
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99 reviews 99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

It was just lunch, but really a fine experience, and excellent value for an elegant place. We had the hamburgers and the salade nicoise, both very good; the rocket salad was fabulous, fresh, beautifully and lightly dressed. Unbelievable wine menu and ambience. We will go back in the evening when, I understand, it is really bustling.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Constantia uitsig sadly closed down so i needed a replacement restaurant and wijn huis has become our regular. If you can find parking in the village or be prepared to take a two minute stroll from an adjoining road this place is a very good secret. Admittedly i tend to stick to steaks, lunchtime they have an excellent deal r79... More 

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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
  • Phone Number: 27-21-671-9706

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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