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Alphen Drive | The Alphen Boutique Hotel, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 (0) 21 795 6336
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Relaxing and Delish

A great spot to sit, relax and enjoy a meal. Service is excellent.Nice range of food choices and imaginative fruit juice blends - all beautifully presented. Visited more than once during our stay in Constantia.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
PenArts
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South Burlington, Vermont
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South Burlington, Vermont
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A great spot to sit, relax and enjoy a meal. Service is excellent.Nice range of food choices and imaginative fruit juice blends - all beautifully presented. Visited more than once during our stay in Constantia.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I often stop by for breakfast for a late lunch. The food is always delicious and beautifully prepared. The service however is often hit and miss. I would also like to see a more reasonable wine list or if wanting to price the wines as is, at least offer a more interesting wine list. We can surely do better then... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

lovely as always. go for goats cheese, mussles or the salmon. ok service. beautiful place, fast delivery of dishes. comfortable sitting

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GMAlphen, General Manager at La Belle Bistro & Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your experience at La Belle Bistro & Bakery. We are happy that you enjoyed visiting us. Thank you for your kind compliments which will be shared with the team. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Hannalie Wiese More 

Wongan Hills, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Had dinner with a large group of Australian friends touring South Africa. we loved the warm and cosy atmosphere. Easy to access ... even our large tour bus was able to manoeuvre in and out. Loved the overall feel of the place ... just lovely!

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GMAlphen, General Manager at La Belle Bistro & Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing La Belle Bistro & Bakery. We are delighted that you chose to dine with us whilst visiting Cape Town. We appreciate your kind compliments which will be shared with the team. Kind regards, Hannalie Wiese More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We have been here a few times and the setting, food presentation,food quality come out tops. Heres the thing, we have never once had good service! The staff are far more interested in chatting with each other than they are with the customers. I read a few reviews and in most, people complain about the lack of service. On the... More 

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GMAlphen, General Manager at La Belle Bistro & Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of La Belle Bistro & Bakery. We continuously strive to provide the very best in hospitality and it is through feedback from guests like yourselves that we are able to do so. Your comments regarding the service issues are much appreciated, and we would like to assure you of our... More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Stopped by for a light lunch. Perfect location outside table. Ordered great coffee and chicken pie for lunch. Very tasty and well cooked. Will be back. Thank you.

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GMAlphen, General Manager at La Belle Bistro & Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing La Belle Bistro & Bakery. We are happy that you chose to dine with us. We appreciate your kind compliments and will share them with the team. Kind regards, Hannalie Wiese More 

Cape Town, South Africa
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

We went there for our sons 21st breakfast. We were seated outside as it was a glorious day under the huge old trees. The place was very busy and our waitress was attentive at all times. The eggs benedict were delicious and my husband was very happy as he could substitute the ham for crispy bacon. The smoothies are all... More 

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GMAlphen, General Manager at La Belle Bistro & Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to spend you sons special birthday with us! May there be many more celebrations at La Belle. We look forward to welcoming you back for lunch and a few sweet treats. Kind regards, Hannalie Wiese More 

Melkbosstrand, South Africa
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I went to the La Belle Bistro at the Alphen Hotel for a group function. The food did not live up to the pricing as far as I was concerned. My omelette actually ended up being a basic frittata that I would have done a better job of at home with and R100 for Eggs Benedict! The saving grace was... More 

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GMAlphen, General Manager at La Belle Bistro & Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I greatly appreciate your feedback. Your comments assist us in seeking out areas of concern to improve our offering. Our pastry chef has introduced beautiful Easter Treats and I hope you get to enjoy some soon. Kind regards, Hannalie Wiese More 

Chislehurst
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Recommended by my sister...first impression was what a beautiful spot, then blown away by the sight of delicious cakes, BUT highly disappointed with the service at this no shortage of waiters but serious lack of organisation from the waiter to the Manager! After being at our table for about 30 mins...we had had about 3 waiters take our order(3 times)...no... More 

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GMAlphen, General Manager at La Belle Bistro & Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I greatly appreciate your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us and certainly hope that you will afford us the opportunity to showcase our true offering in the near future. Kind regards, Hannalie Wiese More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Top Contributor
392 reviews 392 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
249 helpful votes 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Went here for family breakfast to celebrate my daughter's birthday. Fantastic venue; friendly service but very slow. It was busy but not overwhelming but it was still very slow. Food was nicely presented when it did arrive but for the money the portions are quite small. There are better breakfasts to be had close by for half the price or... More 

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GMAlphen, General Manager at La Belle Bistro & Bakery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I greatly appreciate your feedback. Your comments assist us in seeking out areas of concern to improve our offering. I hope to meet you during your next visit. Kind regards, Hannalie Wiese More 

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  • Address: Alphen Drive | The Alphen Boutique Hotel, Constantia 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 (0) 21 795 6336

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