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Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
27-21-671-9706
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, 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
Good business meeting venue

A varied menu with something for everyone. The restaurant was quiet over lunchtime and easy to conduct a business meeting. The food was good but not exceptional. Service was fair.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Diane L
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A varied menu with something for everyone. The restaurant was quiet over lunchtime and easy to conduct a business meeting. The food was good but not exceptional. Service was fair.

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South Africa
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Another excellent execution from the renowned La Perla team. This restaurant has improved significantly since the refurbishment. It offers a medium sized menu with something for everyone. Food is 5 star and be warned the freshly baked bread is out of this world!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 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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5 reviews
4 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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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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 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
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 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
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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43 restaurant reviews
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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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Address: Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
Phone Number: 27-21-671-9706
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
Cuisine: Italian

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  • 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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