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Apprentice Restaurant

Oude Hoek Centre, Andringa Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
021 887 8985
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Ranked #43 of 163 restaurants in Stellenbosch
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Tapas, Contemporary, Eclectic, Wine Bar
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Owned and managed by the ICA chef school and run entirely by the students, APPRENTICE boasts a modern interior and relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. Patrons can also enjoy the vibrant surroundings with alfresco seating under giant oaks.Open seven days a week for breakfast and lunch, offering an extended brunch menu till 4pm.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Unfortunately the Restaurant has closed down. I don't know for what reason it was truly a great place to eat.

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Friendly staff, although the place isn't dog friendly. The meal was awful. I had a club sandwich and fries. i have to say it was the worst club sandwich I've ever had. The chicken looked and tasted like it had been dropped in a deep fryer and swam out of the sea, as it was the most salty piece of... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

A genuine class restaurant where many of the staff are as the name say, apprentices. It is always nice to talk to them about their training.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

My wife and I like this unpretentious eatery where students learn their craft. It is a very good value for money establishment where meals and wine are very reasonably priced. The service is always swift and attentive. Ensure that you include this restaurant on your list of good restaurants in the winelands. Kenneth & Petra Fisher.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We had breakfast here and the service was average and the food was average. It was also expensive compared to the surrounding places and for the quality of food.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We had a nice breakfast here, perhaps too expensive for the quality and quantity of the food. No extra effort or decoration has gone into the food. The drinks were very nice though.

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Stavanger, Norway
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

just ok. The nice thing here is just to sit and enjoy the street and everything happening there. Sadly it is too much traffic in Stellenbosch in general.

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Cheongju, South Korea
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

The restaurant revolves around a progressive concept which feels good to support and experience. This was my first time to visit in a few years. Myself and two others had some tea, coffee and light snacks in the morning. The service was friendly, being served by the manager. The scones and confectioneries were tasty. The scrambled eggs was good value... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Had lunch as this wonderful restaurant. The food was of a good quality and the service excellent. The waiter that served us had only be working for one day and was eager to please. Would recommend.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We first went here in the afternoon & had a leisurly coffee & huge piece of cake ,while we sat outside and people watched. The young apprentice serving us was very helpful & told us all about the place & about her apprenticeship & funding. What a great way to train youngsters into the industry! Infact we were so impressed... More

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