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Kitima at The Kronendal

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140 Main Road, Hout Bay, South Africa
+27 21 790 8004
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5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 27
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  • 11
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Never disappoints!

Favourite restaurant ever! Even during load shedding Kitima does not disappoint! Look forward to our next visit, next week!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We go to Kitima once a year as it is quite pricey so definitely a special occasion restaurant. The last two times we've been have been fantastic but unfortunately on Saturday evening the service was very poor. We had to keep trying to attract the attention of servers and sat with our plates in front of us for a long... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Favourite restaurant ever! Even during load shedding Kitima does not disappoint! Look forward to our next visit, next week!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Worth every second of the long drive from the V&A Waterfront to Hout Bay to experience Kitima. Housed in a beautiful old country house, it could easily be said that this is one of the best restaurants anywhere on this planet! GREAT and unusual fusion Cocktails.....with a hints of Lemon Grass, Corriander Leaf and Chillie. We were a group of... More 

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Kitima is one of those rare restaurants that earns 5 stars on every aspect. The atmosphere is perfect: rich, roomy, dim, fashionable, with a variety of rooms/areas in which to eat. There is a smoking area in the second bar. The food is amazing. You'll love every single thing you order. The dim sum are all excellent, the prawn basket,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We went there last night because it was strongly advised to us by some local ladies we met in the afternoon. Food, service, atmosphere, wine and decor was faultless. Great Thai food with a nice kick. It's a must if you are in Hout Bay !

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Centurion, South Africa
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Dinner was arranged by a colleague and was driven to this very dark parking lot with hardly any cars! Entered a really old building that just beamed with warmth and beauty. Building was beautifully decorated and just seemed to have a relaxing ambiance around! at the entrance is this exquisitely laid table with with wine and food but no one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Cape Town in darkness (loadshedding!), cold winter night and we stroll up to the door to be greeted by a statuesque young woman in (almost) a ball gown. Odd. Walk through the beautifully restored wooden doors, past the three-people deep bar, to a tiny room at the back near a fireplace. The hum of bar laughter filtered through to our... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Set in a monument that has been restored and decorated tastefully, this venue is large but pulls off intimate and cozy. Our waiter, Junior, was outstanding and managed to balance efficient and attentive but not invasive. The wine menu is extensive in choice and there are prices for all budgets. Our food was extremely tasty, well presented and more than... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My boyfriend and I went to Kitima Restaurant on the 5th of June to celebrate our anniversary. It was such an incredible experience! From Elsa's Table at the reception area, to the spicy cocktails, Elsa's story, amazing service, beautiful decoration of the place/dining room and the food, which was amazing! My boyfriend and I went for the Winter Set Menu,... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Although not much to look at from the outside and a bit out of the way, this restaurant was everything I could want and more. The staff go out of their way to make you feel special and the cocktail list is extensive and very yummy. The food was good and so was the wine. I would recommend the pork... More 

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Additional Information about Kitima at The Kronendal

Address: 140 Main Road, Hout Bay, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 790 8004
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Asian, Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 140 Main Road, Hout Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 8004

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?