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Buitenverwachting Restaurant

Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7847, South Africa
+27 (0)21 794 3522
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Ranked #2 of 23 Restaurants in Constantia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We had the most wonderful wedding at Buitenverwachting for 90 of our friends and family. The food, a beautiful selection of canapes during the post ceremony drinks were delightful, a prawn starter, beef main and a beautiful dessert of a rum savarin with a coconut ice-cream was delicious, wine and the service on the day was all exceptional. The manager... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Very nice location, quite some drive trough the winery, and good food. Friendly staff and nicely decorated restaurant.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We were so delighted by this restaurant that we chose to take friends there the following week. Our only disappointment was that the tasting menu was not available. However the full lunch was well prepared and easy to eat with relish. The staff are delightful with a genuine sense of humour and an apparent desire to please.

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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Amazing wine paired perfectly with great food makes dining here an absolute pleasure. Great service with tasty food makes perfect sense...

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Winterthur, Switzerland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We really enjoyed our lunch in the restaurant with beautiful view on the wineyard. Everything was perfect - beyond expectations.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food was delicious - inventive and bursting with flavour. The service was attentive but not intrusive. We were a party of 11, including 5 children, and they handled the kids' requests very thoughtfully - letting them order first, adjusting the dishes as required, and being charming when the inevitable spills happened. They also seated us outside, and I would... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have been coming to this restaurant for 20 years and it is still one of my favorites in all of South Africa (the world). The setting is wonderful and it is incredibly comfortable with a superb ambiance. However I was disappointed that they have stopped doing the gourmet tasting menu as that used to be one of the highlights... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had dinner here with friends on a recommendation. At one point, we felt we were being rushed. The dining room wasn't busy. We were trying to have a conversation during the starter and the waitress tried to take our plates. She came by a few times before we just handed them over. I don't know how much time had... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The food, staff and ambiance brought us back to this little slice of heaven, not to mention, the staff remembered us from our time with them in 2012. We enjoyed a glass of sparkling wine in the lounge before being escorted to a cozy table for two. I have no words for their food- it was that good! Beautiful presentation... More

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Western Cape
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The dinner was simply enjoyable. Good food (and also large portions). Very good service and friendly. The ambience was perfect, quite, classsy and very recommendable. WELL DONE ALL

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Additional Information about Buitenverwachting Restaurant

Address: Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7847, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 (0)21 794 3522
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
Cuisine: International

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