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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 312
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  • 102
    Very good
  • 27
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  • 11
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  • 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
A delicious, varied, and very generous buffet menu with excellent wine selection in a lovely Cape Dutch setting.

We went for lunch and the food selection was amazing. The primary focus of the food is Thai, but there are many other selections such as soups, salads, and delicious dessert selections. We had excellent wines to accompany the delicious foods as well, and the price is very reasonable for the entire... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Austin, Texas
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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English first
Austin, Texas
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went for lunch and the food selection was amazing. The primary focus of the food is Thai, but there are many other selections such as soups, salads, and delicious dessert selections. We had excellent wines to accompany the delicious foods as well, and the price is very reasonable for the entire experience. I highly recommend this restaurant!

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Yorkie on Tour
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Visited Kitima on our last night in South Africa and had a wonderful meal - not normally a salmon person but rolled a trip advisor comment and had the salmon with pear and it was divine - wife had the prawn sweet and sour and this received top marks as well. Service was exceptional and the ambience of Kitima is... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

For my birthday I was treated to a surprise dinner at Kitima. The second I walked in I felt an positive and engaging energy. We started with a drink at the bar before we were lead to our table. The decor, ambiance and atmosphere all comes together, and the staff were friendly, well mannered and very friendly. The food was... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Ok, first up the restaurant its self is stunning. I love old houses. The atmosphere was superb. My sushi I have had better else where, but the rest of the meal was great. We were a large group and everyone raved their food. Even the simple sweet and sour chicken was excellent. A fabulous, fulfilling time was had by all.... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is currently my best restuarant in South Africa!! We had the most amazing meal there! The Strawberry and Rose Martini will knock your socks off. Try the Salmon and pear curry as it is divine. We had a blast and will return whenever we can.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Absolutely amazing I celebrated my 21st there last night had our own room and served by the best waiter I enjoyed my night so much will definitely be back with my boyfriend. Everyone was so welcoming and friendly .

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Cape Town
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

There is NO WAYS I am going to say anything wrong about a place that reserves a table and serves a Ghost at said table. No Ways. If I were, I wouldn't anyway. Kitima's is a Jewel, in many ways. The food we ate was heavenly Thai tidbits to tantalize any palette. Wafer thin transparent delicate dim sum, with a... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

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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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, Doing business
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?