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Helshoogte Road (R310), Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 885 2550
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Ranked #14 of 177 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Price range: $12 - $22
Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Contemporary, International, Winery
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Nelspruit, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We had lunch at Tokara after a great wine tasting and one word that comes to mind is WOW. The food was absolutely stunning and very tasteful. Service was very good and friendly. A definite must for anybody.

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Shelburne, Vermont
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We have just returned from Tokara and are still talking about it. What a pleasure it was for us. The staff was knowledgable and professional, the setting was beautiful overlooking Table mountain and the food was beautifully and imaginatively presented. We absolutely loved every part of our meal and would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who appreciates delicious, interesting... More 

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herts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

In Sth Africa for 5 weeks and spending a week in Franschoek. We have visited many of the vineyards and their restaurants while here. The setting of Tokara is stunning and the actual restaurant is quite impressive. The service is very efficient and friendly. It is the actual food that's a let down. While there's nothing actually wrong with it... More 

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I have eaten at Tokara twice now. The first time in March 2013 and more recently in December 2014. I was curious to see if my recent visit lived up to the exceptional standard of my first visit - and it did. As commented on by nearly everyone, the views are spectacular and on a clear day Table Mountain is... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We ate at Tokara last night, and the food was exceptional. The subtlety of flavours, unusual combination of ingredients and beautiful presentation, made it an unforgettable experience. You cannot hope for better views and a more beautiful setting. I loved the architecture of the building, all the art being exhibited and the proximity to the vineyards and lush garden. Definitely... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Spectacular views. Beautiful restaurant. Mind-blowing food. Superb wine. Perfect service. Tokara gets a 10/10. Honestly one of the stand-out best meals of my life and as a vegetarian, I was well-catered for which was a pleasant surprise. Richard is a genius. If you get the opportunity to dine at Tokara, grab it.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Setting is great, nice artwork and design of the restaurant is funky et stylish. Food was good. A pity we could not sit outside. No explanation was given to why and it was a lovely sunny day. Service was a little slow however we were in a large group.

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UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It was our third visit and it lived up to expectations. We had lunch and this was definitely one of the best meals of our holiday. The food was excellent as was the service and we would definitely recommend it to others.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Beautiful location and view. The wines are big and strong. We tasted and tasted. Unfortunately we had already eaten as the food looked great.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Pleasantly surprised by the wonderful ambience at Tokara. Went there with friends to do a wine tasting. Friendly staff, great atmosphere. Will do it again. Next time we will try the restaurant.

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Additional Information about Tokara Restaurant

Address: Helshoogte Road (R310), Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 885 2550
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
Cuisine: French, Contemporary, International, Winery

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