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Catharina's The Restaurant at Steenberg

Steenberg Hotel, Steenberg Estate, Steenberg Road, Tokai, Cape Town Central, South Africa
(+27+21) 713 2222
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: African, Continental, Contemporary, International
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

My husband and I ate here twice for dinner during a short stay at the Steenberg Hotel. On both nights, the food was excellent. There were plenty of options and all our dishes were wonderful. We both felt these were the best meals during our Cape Town visit. Service was friendly and helpful though a little short-staffed / slow on... More

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

we booked a table for 9 on Saturday evening. service was very slow from the kitchen and under staffed I think. waiters were friendly, but very hard to get hold of. food was decent, but overall experience very disappointing. not 5-star at all !! exactly same experience sunday at breakfast--- disappointing

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I was there for dinner on Friday evening and thoroughly enjoyed my starter - the green salad. My friend and I both had the potato gnocchi as our main which was described with exotic mushrooms - all we got in our gnocchi was button mushrooms - I am sure that button mushrooms are not exotic A restaurant of this stature... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

4 days ago I make a reservation at the Catherina's restaurant at Steenberg hotel. It was for Yesterday the 9th of august, my husbands birthday. I ask the table on the fire place for 2 peoples. Everything was OK and I get a confirmation on my cellphone. We arrived and a unfriendly girl want to seat us outside. I said... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I enjoyed eating at this restaurant. Steaks and fish dishes excellent. Breakfast - wide selection on menu with prompt service.

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Townsville, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Had Sunday lunch here with a group of friends. I was grateful for the lovely fire in the bar where we had aperatifs. Friendly staff welcomed us into the dining area, our large group accommodated easily. From entré to dessert and coffee the food was delicious. The wine excellent and to add an extra touch a group playing and singing... More

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Hout Bay, South Africa
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We arrived in the pouring rain to a warm welcome by our hosts . There is a area that you could relax in and have pre dinner drinks but we sat straight down to dinner . The menu is varied and the is also a great variety of wines on offer too . The service was attentive and friendly .... More

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Western Cape, South Africa
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stunning ambiance set in the vineyards...beautiful and relaxing. Must have some bubbly in the boutique bar first...attentive service..."I'll be back" (The Terminator)

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Situated on a wine estate and with the next door hotel, a view over most of what you want to have a view over, this is worth trying out. Elegant, yet not too fancy for comfort, and friendly staff makes the experience a good one to add. The menu is just enough to chose from, with a light variety and... More

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Wester Cape
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

So we ventured out for some wine-tasting and tapas. To start off, if you happen to be in a group of more than 10 people the wine-tasting suddenly goes from R25 to R80 per person. So we divided ourselves up and some skipped wine-tasting altogether. The restaurant insisted we pre-order a large amount of tapas. What if we wanted more... More

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