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The Roundhouse Restaurant

Kloof Road, The Glen | Camps Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
021 438 4347
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Steeped in over 300 years of history, the former guard house, tea room, hotel and the hunting lodge of Lord Charles Somerset has been elegantly restored with the charm and sophistication of the Grand Old Cape. The style of cuisine at The Roundhouse is uncomplicated, contemporary French, inspired by seasonal ingredients and paired with one of the finest boutique wine collections in South Africa. South African born, PJ Vadas combines his worldly culinary skills with influences from the Cape to create an exquisite four course menu.
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Following on our visit of almost a year ago where we had been blown away and highly impressed we had pencilled this down as a definite return visit. As in our previous visit we chose the tasting menu with wine pairing. The title sums it up as in "Good but no Cigar" they did not quite hit the spot with... More

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Sandton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Spent a night with friends there. We were told to order from a 4 course tasting menu, none of the options were really inviting. No a la carte menu available. When the food arrived it was very well presented but lacked flavour and quality you would expect from a place like this. Wines were ridiculously priced. All in all a... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Food was amazing and if you have a problem with one of the tasting dishes you can change it, very accommodating of them. You need the drink pairings to go with the dishes, my husband was most surprised when he was given beer with one course which was sublime with that course. You don't"t need to dress up for the... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Food (tapas) was good, but the service was slow and the atmosphere was a bit stuffy. After hiking Table Mountain the morning before, I found the view to be less than advertised. Would return, but would not be at the top of my list.

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Heard good reviews. Went on Sunday lunch for our anniversary. Our waiter introduced himself and told us he would be looking after us! Menus given but not really explained, just said...order 2 or 3 dishes. That's OK. Had chosen wine whilst outside. Domaine Grier rose. Buy it at Woolies for R60. R275 here! Ordered Mussels, Short Rib and Chicken curry.... More

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Tallinn, Estonia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Location, service, food, atmosfere... All really good. Special thanks to staff for making our experience perfect!

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Washington, Virginia
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The king-clip fish was one of the best dishes I have EVER had. It was simply amazing. I loved the salad, carpaccio, and everything else. I ate a three high-end restaurants (with trip advisor reviews much higher than this), but the food here was by far the best of the three. We did walk here. VERY BAD IDEA! It is... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Lovely hotel - very quaint building. Food was excellent as was the service. Wished we were there for lunch so we could enjoy the views

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The proper fine dining experience! Group of 12-15 people, served by a couple of waiters. Food and wine was fab. Worth every penny. Will be back.

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Singapore, Singapore
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201 reviews 201 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Less than 2 Km from the Table Mountain Cable Car, good to have a meal here when making that visit. Beautiful scenery of the Bay enhance the enjoyment of hot pots of Cape Malay cuisine. We ordered almost all the dishes and shared. Spicy briyani rice, pappadum crackers, chicken curry, slow roast pork neck, oxtail potjie, black mussels - All... More

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Address: Kloof Road, The Glen | Camps Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 438 4347
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: French, Contemporary

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