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Silvermist Wine Estate, Constantia Nek, Constantia, South Africa
+27 21 795 0125
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: La Colombe, one of Cape Town's most well-loved and awarded restaurants...
La Colombe, one of Cape Town's most well-loved and awarded restaurants. Contemporary French-meets-Asian fine dining.
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  • 978
    Excellent
  • 123
    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Modern French Cuisine

We had the Gourmand Menu with Wine Pairing. - The service was excellent, well informed; took time to explain the dishes and elaborate on the wines. Very much appreciated. - The cuisine was delicious, French style, but not traditional. - The local was modest. - The place itself special as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Matthias H
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Zurich
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Zurich
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We had the Gourmand Menu with Wine Pairing. - The service was excellent, well informed; took time to explain the dishes and elaborate on the wines. Very much appreciated. - The cuisine was delicious, French style, but not traditional. - The local was modest. - The place itself special as hidden in a mountain forest 30 min outside of Cape... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Absolutely INCREDIBLE!! Jeanine was amazing as a waitress - food was SUPERB! HIGHLY recommended. The Host even gave the chef feedback about a new dish they had. Cape Town is jus the best for cuisine!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

One of the best Restaurants on the globe. Book well in advance to catch one of the hotly contested seats. New surroundings just as nice as the previous place that had to be abandonned due to terminated lease.

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Helmsley, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Dined here last night celebrating hubby's birthday & we loved it. From the location, through to the service, wines & in particular the food! It was great watching the action in the kitchen. These guys are masters in their profession. From the presentation through to the use & combination of different components & ingredients. Quirky, delicious unusual & great value... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We visited last month and lunch was the highlight of nearly a months travels. The food is amazing, we went with the specials of snow crab and springbok and it was the best food we ate in Africa. We are not foodies- we did hear other diners talking for 10 minutes about every course. We know what we like and... More 

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Cape Town
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84 reviews 84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

La Colombe, under sasequence of excellent chefs, and in a different location, has established itself as one of the top restaurants in the country -- some would say THE top restaurant. Now, in a new location, they are pulling out all the stops to sustain that reputation. Firstly, the location: we went there at night, so there was not much... More 

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Cardiff
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had a wonderful experience dining at La Colombe. The food, wine and surroundings at are exquisite! The staff are very friendly, welcoming and knowledgable. They were very accommodating with our 2 year old regarding her peanut and nut allergy. Also, thank you for the extra chocolates and rose petal decorations as it was our honeymoon - we will be... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This was out second visit to La Colombe, first in it's new location. The food and service was absolutely top class - genuinely on a par with any Michelin star restaurant in London and for a fraction of the price. The menu is interesting and each dish was beautifully thought through and assembled. The bonus of being able to take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The whole fine dining package was TOP, wine, food and serving. Great ambiance I would love te eat here again.

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I would have loved to write a gushing review of this restaurant however 2 days before my booking and after I had travelled from Sydney on a food centric holiday, my booking was canceled as apparently the restaurant was suddenly closed by the owner for a week. It was a special treat for my sons birthday who is very disappointed... More 

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TroyConstandakis, Owner at La Colombe, responded to this review

Dear megey I am truly sorry that we had to cancel your reservation. Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, this was necessary. It is certainly not our intention to disappoint any of our guests. We have offered all affected guests the opportunity to reschedule their bookings with us, but we appreciate that in some instances this may not be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Silvermist Wine Estate, Constantia Nek, Constantia, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 21 795 0125

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions

Description

La Colombe, one of Cape Town's most well-loved and awarded restaurants. Contemporary French-meets-Asian fine dining.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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