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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: Contemporary, 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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  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

I really hope that our experience was just one bad day at Buiten. Having really enjoyed the restaurant in the past I made reservation for lunch with a group of friends on Christmas Eve, fully expecting the fine dining in a beautiful location we had enjoyed in the past. All dressed up and ready to treat ourselves we were very... More 

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Durban
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

This is an awesome wine tasting and restaurant joint. Wine tasting is R40 for a few wines, however if u purchase the wine, the tasting is free. Nice little restauant on the estate. Booking is essential during peak season. Also on the estate is a coffee shop. Very relaxing atmosphere. Nice to try out if one is in Constantia.

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Warsaw, Poland
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Good and quick service, well prepared and nice food in a great location. Considering the high quality, lovely presentation and generous portions, it's a very good value, too. Definitely one of the places to come and visit (again).

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My high expectations were exceeded by a country mile! The steak tartare was the best I have had and the mains were top top notch leaving me content and happy. What a complete experience with mountain and vineyards views second to none. This place should be epic in the cold and rainy Cape winters too!

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Lanlivery, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This was a lovely dining experience from the welcoming staff to the food itself and the overall atmosphere. The extras ,both the "amuse bouche" and the in between bits often make a meal memorable and the orange sorbet was just that. I had the monkfish and every element on the dish served to enhance the flavour (something that is not... More 

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Cape Winelands, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Visited this restaurant to celebrate my grand-daughter's graduation as a chef. Many of the other restaurants in wine estates that I tried that day were fully booked - this being peak holiday season. I am surprised that this restaurant was not fully booked as well. Although a relatively small menu the food was all available and excellent. Service could not... More 

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Dublin, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The dinner was beautifully presented and with a wonderful mix of flavors. Service was excellent and we were presented with three courses that we didn't even order that were also fantastic. We brought a bottle of their wine to dinner and there was no corkage charge. The bill was under 500 Rand for everything - a great value. I would... More 

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Cape Town
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97 reviews 97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This was my first visit at the wine estate and I must say I was very impressed. The good The service was on point from the waiters to the bar to general treatment at the estate. Friendly and attentive sums it up. The food! Wow the chocolate platter for dessert was divine. The salmon garden salad was very fresh and... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

We chose to dine at this fabulous restaurant for my OH's 50th birthday at the recommendation of our guesthouse hosts. The service was impeccable and conscientious without being intrusive. We were seated at the window with the most incredible view of the vineyards and mountain beyond. The food was very, very good and the choice of excellent wines by the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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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: Contemporary, International

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