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Christina's @ Van Loveren

Van Loveren Vineyard, Robertson, South Africa
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Ranked #10 of 19 Restaurants in Robertson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The place to lunch in the Robertson Valley if you love:* Thin-crust wood-fired pizzas* Sumptious gourmet pizzas* Refreshing glass of wine* Freshly squeezed juices* Good cuppacinosSituated at Van Loveren Family Vineyards, with seating both indoor and outdoor (vineyard pergola stoep), Christina's looks out to the beautiful gardens, Van Loveren is so well known for. Also open on Sundays when local musicians sets the tone for a laid back afternoon!
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The place to lunch in the Robertson Valley if you love:* Thin-crust wood-fired pizzas* Sumptious gourmet pizzas* Refreshing glass of wine* Freshly squeezed juices* Good cuppacinosSituated at Van Loveren Family Vineyards, with seating both indoor and outdoor (vineyard pergola stoep), Christina's looks out to the beautiful gardens, Van Loveren is so well known for. Also open on Sundays when local musicians sets the tone for a laid back afternoon!
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Visited on a rainy day and it was really nice and cosy! Great restaurant - good food (great pizzas) and wine, lovely atmosphere! Oh and loved the desserts!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Friendly staff. Excellent service and beautiful surrounds. The westcoast pizza and the asb pizza is truly an experience not to be missed and paired with a van loveren wine is pure perfection.

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Ballito
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A family birthday out of town brought us to this popular spot (you must book...its that popular!) On a sunny Sunday afternoon. Fabulous place for a wine soaked, lazy afternoon. Good food, service a bit lack luster, nice touches include the acoustic guitarist playing, dogs appear to be welcome, Van Loveren wines on sale ( purchase on your way in...wine... More

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Cape Town
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great bistro style service is excellent with quality food can recommend it highly. The restaurant and the Van Loveren wine estate are child and dog friendly so if you are not into dogs or children you may not be totally happy, for us it was a great day.

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Swellendam, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We are infrequent (being retired, and money-tight) diners at Christina's Bistro at the Van Loveren wine estate outside Robertson, Western Cape. We live in Swellendam, and the 118 km round trip to dine on the best fillet steak I have eaten in my life makes the fuel cost worthwhile. Today we decided to make the trip form our home, and... More

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Worcester, South Africa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

On a whim we diced to have Sunday lunch at Christina's. Homely, authentic and realy good food. Especially the fillet! We will definitely be back for more as this is extremely good value for money. If only they can get the service up to scratch as we had to get our own wine and glasses as it just stood there... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We wen through to Van Loveren to check it out. The wine tasting is excellent. You have an opportunity to have a variety of pairing platters which are excellent value. The outside setting is great. The following day we arranged to have lunch with friends at Christina's. Again the garden setting is stunning. We were a bit early and our... More

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Lancashire
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Very nice relaxing lunch. We had the man salad which is inappropriately named !!! We found the staff were friendly as all of eating places we visited in South Africa. We would not hesitate to recommend Christina's@van lovern.

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Robertson, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

We frequent Christina's as locals and as a rule have a most favorable experience, that is until today! Having booked a table we arrived at 10.50am for brunch. The hostess kindly moved us to a table with no sun for this she gets 100%. Unfortunately this is where the positivity flew out the window. Our one guest ordered sparkling water... More

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McGregor, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This was my second time to Christina's. Again the food was very pleasant and the service good. The setting beautiful and a world class cellar. I am sorry I did not order the steak, but will definitely do that the next visit. It looked like very good value for money. I'll definitely be back for the steak.

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