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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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Today
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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  • 298
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  • 99
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
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
Great fine dining

The food and service is excellent. They also offer a great buffet and the ghost table set menu is a fun touch. The whole place is well decorated with a great atmosphere and the service is very professional

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Laura F
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Bar scene
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438 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

The food and service is excellent. They also offer a great buffet and the ghost table set menu is a fun touch. The whole place is well decorated with a great atmosphere and the service is very professional

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Not a 'bad choice' for a meal - but vastly over-rated. Be prepared to pay for the location and good service; not the menu choices or quality of the food served. For what you are getting, it is definitely over-rated and over-priced.

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Saudi Arabia
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255 reviews 255 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

A well-preserved Cape Dutch homestead from the outside, a feast of Thai elegance on the inside, much effort and thought is put into food and drinks alike. There is always a great vibe in the bar and the restaurant.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Truly a great dining experience. Fantastic ambience, excellent food and good service. Great mix of thai and Japanese cuisine. Excellent martinis. Icing on the cake... Extremely inexpensive. Must visit

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Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Wonderful way to spend a Sunday lunchtime. Delicious varied food, freshly prepared even for the large numbers of diners who are normally there! Great for all the family.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I have been coming to this gem for the last four years;be it with family for mother's (me) out; visitors from abroad, Sunday buffet or girls' night with all the trimmings (cocktalis!) Consistenly good and I'm a picky Korean.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Cape Town has amazing food. But this place took the cake and it wasn't even close. We didn't have a dinner reservation so we were promptly seated outside in their covered area--the ambience here might have been even better than the beautifully decorated interior. It was chilly outside so they pulled a space heater next to us and gave us... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We went to Kitima on Mothers day - celebrating a birthday, an anniversary and friendship!! Again, the food, the service and our private room were excellent. The quality of the food and the presentation out of this world. I have been to many buffets where once the food is finished it is not replenished - here this does not happen.... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Every visit to Cape Town we make a point of dinning here and over the years have never been disappointed. Looks nothing from the road but on entering it's truly magnificent. It's beautifyll decorated with an ambience of note. Drinks at the stunning bar before dinner sets off a good start to the evening. If you a smoker there is... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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196 reviews 196 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I now sound like a broken record (vinyls are back in fashion these days) because I love coming to Kitima for brunch! Especially when I can share the experience with friends. Friends who never heard of this place!!!! I was amazed when I suggested it to some SA friends, who are supposed to be food fundis. So, I booked a... More 

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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: Entertaining clients, Bar scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?