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Alpenstube Restaurant and Beer Garden

28 Victoria Avenue, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
0217902059
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Ranked #13 of 42 restaurants in Hout Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $15
Cuisines: German, Continental
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Hi Am trying to book with the Alpenstube! Adverrtised phone number doesn't work! Apparently number not in use. Emailed a week ago but no response. Wanted to treat my German brood to an authentic meal. Can't even get to first base with Alpenstube. - Pissed off from Bemerode - Maybe they've gone bust?

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Cape Town
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121 reviews 121 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

wanted to have a Lazy Sunday Beer Garden Afternoon so went on the web and pointed in this establishments direction by two websites so the chances of having a good time was good. Went their with friends to celebrate the day after birthday party and had our expectations completely met. The beer was drinking similar to drinking milk from a... More

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london
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I grew up with Austrian grandparents so know a good schnitzel when I find one...! A totally mental restaurant, 'Why?'Is the main recurring question I have throughout my visit...'What's it all about?' No real explanation is offered as to why there is a Germanic themed eatery on the main drag in Hout Bay... Food is ok, (schnitzel good but not... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We went early on a quiet Tuesday evening to try out the Alpenstube for ourselves and had a very nice evening. Outside of Germany it is the most authentic German food we've ever tasted and the portions were really generous - making even the more expensive items on the menu really good value. It's a great place for a big... More

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Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

We visited based on the high ratings but felt it was a little overrated. Don't get me wrong the food was very good and we enjoyed the Unusual selection meat on the menu , the service was good. No complaints. Just not outstanding to be so highly rated. I would describe it as a casual relaxed place. No need to... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Sunday lunch with my German in-laws. Aboslutely amazing. Best Eisbein ever! Definitely worth a visit.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Living in Hout Bay for 34 years we are spoilt for choice. However I want to mention one specific place and that is the hidden secret: Alpenstube. The quiet ambiance, the most welcome fireplace in winter, the family owned service and last but definitely not least the master chef! The food and presentation is wonderful. Do try their Eisbein or... More

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Claremont, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Really a great experience. From the smiles you get when you enter this restaurant, to the warmth ,the atmosphere and the food. The Kudu Fillet was amazing! Thumbs up for the chef. Even the guests in the restaurant were friendly and you can see they are return clients. This feels like you are dining with a family. This family owed... More

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Doha
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

We used TA to help make our decision for a good birthday lunch and couldn't be happier we settled on Alpenstube. Easy to find little wooden 'chalet' with the absolute best German food. Couldn't fault a single dish (and we swopped out forkfuls with relish) and will easily reccomend the restaurant to those looking for legit German food. Tender meats,... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Good vibe, little beer garden. Sit in or outside. Pensioners day Wednesday! They do charge corkage so I drink draught beer there.

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