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All 163 Stellenbosch Restaurants

Tokara Restaurant

Helshoogte Road (R310), Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 885 2550
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Ranked #11 of 163 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Price range: $12 - $22
Cuisines: French, Contemporary, International, Winery
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
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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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

what a superb evening,the specials were really fantastic,service got better as the night wore on,great ambience,outstanding wines as usual.Note,normally a good idea to listen to the waiter and choose the chef's specials.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband and I were on the last day of our honeymoon with only a few hours left in Stellenbosch when we decided to drop in on Tokara. It was around 11:30 and we had planned on just doing a tasting or two before our flight back to London. I am so happy we decided to stop at Tokara. As... More

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Cape Town
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant with great views over Stellenbosch. The food is excellent and the service very good. Good selection of wines including by the glass. However, big markup on wines, especially Tokara wines, is a bit of an irritation.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Having known the wines and olive oil from TOKARA for a long time, I am still wondering why it took so long to visit the restaurant. Last weekend we finally made it and it was good. As said, the wines are stunning, i had the "Max" the wine, which winemaker Miles Mossop makes under his own label and it was... More

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Saigon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Our waiter Jacques was well trained and informed. The food was excellent as were the wines. The calamari appetizer was outstanding!

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We visited here after a recommendation from our Cape Town friends and to escape the torrential rain! The deli wasn't open when we visited so we had to eat in the restaurant and we weren't disappointed. Modern South African - Asian food with excellent wine in front if a roaring fire for a reasonable price. But what distinguished this place... More

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Xi'an
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I went to Tokara with some friends and we had a great time. I had the Beef fillet, the others had the Rump special and Pork Belly. All the dishes were cooked to perfection and the garnishes complement the proteins well. Not exactly a cheap meal, but worth the money you're paying, especially considering the amazing views you get to... More

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Bloemfontein
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We booked a family get together lunch on a Sunday and it was fantastic. Food was good and on time and service professional.

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Suider-Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My girlfriend and I had dinner here and everything was superb, the winelist, the food and the service was very good Cant wait to go again, maybe in summer time to watch the sunset on the verandah

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Santiago, Chile
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We wanted to eat at this spectacular venue for quite a while as we like the Deli very much. We were totally underwhelmed!! The Mushroom soup as a starter was tasty , not the best ever , but still good. Two of us had the Cob starter as a main and it was a pretty dish , if a little... More

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