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Christina's @ Van Loveren

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Van Loveren Vineyard, Robertson, South Africa
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The place to lunch in the Robertson Valley if you love:* Thin-crust...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely ambiance.

Beautiful walks in the mountains then a quick coffee an cheese cake, to replace the kgs lost on walk!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Montagu, South Africa
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We turned up at 3pm on a Sunday expecting to be turned away as the restaurant was so busy, but we were warmly welcomed and sat down in the garden for a late lunch. We enjoyed a great bottle of wine (at cellar prices!) had a fantastic tasting home made beefburger and a deadly chocolate brownie with coffee. Would happily... More 

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ltitans2014, Owner at Christina's @ Van Loveren, responded to this review

Dear Brian, We really are thrilled that you enjoyed our food and service! We constantly strive for excellence in both departments, and it is very rewarding for us when this is recognised! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards, Delia and Chani More 

Montagu, South Africa
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Beautiful walks in the mountains then a quick coffee an cheese cake, to replace the kgs lost on walk!

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ltitans2014, Owner at Christina's @ Van Loveren, responded to this review

Dear Venus 768, Thank you for your positive comments! We are indeed very blessed to live in this beautiful valley, and the walks are amazing! We hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks and regards, Delia and Chani More 

Robertson, South Africa
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We always have a lovely meal and enjoy the live music over the weekends. The garden is spectacular and the kids love it!

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ltitans2014, Owner at Christina's @ Van Loveren, responded to this review

Dear Jodi, Thank you so much for your positive comments regarding your recent visit to Christina's. We really are thrilled that you enjoyed the overall experience with your family. The gardens are indeed something to behold, and we feel blessed every day to be able to work in such beautiful surrounds! We look forward to welcoming you back soon, as... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Very busy on a Sunday. Being in a large group, we had a set menu. The soup was delicious.....piping hot and a large portion. Main course wasa fillet steak, medium......cooked to perfection. Served with potato chips and crispy veggies. Dessert was malva pudding with custard. A HUGE portion, which should have been halved. Very light texture and great flavours. It... More 

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ltitans2014, Owner at Christina's @ Van Loveren, responded to this review

Dear Kevin, Thank you so much for your positive remarks regarding your recent visit to Christina's. We certainly enjoyed hosting your bowling club, and are thrilled that we could make your visit such a pleasant one! We hope to see you soon again! Kind regards, Delia and Chani More 

Robertson
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This restaurant is always busy and it is imperative to make a booking to avoid disappointment. The new owners have kept the good quality of the meals and the staff are well trained. Front of house keeps an eagle eye and ensures that everything runs smoothly. Once they have settled in, I'm sure they will be smiling too.

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delia200, Owner at Christina's @ Van Loveren, responded to this review

Dear Natasha, Thank you so much for your positive feedback regarding your recent visit to Christina's. Local support is vital to any restaurant, and we are especially delighted that we could make your visit a pleasant one. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards, Delia and Chani More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My husband and I had a lovely romantic lunch. Seated right by their wood burning fireplace (it was a cold day), with beautiful views of their fabulous garden, we had excellent, friendly service, delicious food of generous portions and great coffee. Wonderful atmosphere, stunning decor, friendly and gracious service.

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delia200, Owner at Christina's @ Van Loveren, responded to this review

Dear Lucy, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It is so rewarding when people recognise our efforts, and what we aim to achieve! We hope to welcome you back to Christina's very soon. Thanks and regards, Delia and Chani Clarke More 

Bonnievale, Western Cape
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

What a relief - finally an affordable, family friendly restaurant in our valley with PROFESSIONALS running the show! One of the best meals I've had in the area, value for money, stunning setting, and genuine, good food. Also very pleased to see that the new management team has kept all the previous staff, so no-one has lost their job in... More 

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ltitans2014, Owner at Christina's @ Van Loveren, responded to this review

Dear Rene, Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. We very much enjoyed hosting your birthday celebration, and hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks and regards, Delia Clarke More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We have been to van Loveren a few times before and truly love the setting. This time we decided to try out the Christina's. It wasn't bad, but there was just nothing special about it, the service was average and the food was okay. Well presented, but a bit bland. If you're in the area its still a good place... More 

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ltitans2014, Owner at Christina's @ Van Loveren, responded to this review

Dear Philip, Thank you for your recent review of Christina's. It is through honest opinions such as yours, that we will continue to improve our offering. Between my sister and I, we have 48 years combined experience in the hospitality industry, and training of our staff is ongoing. We hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks and kind regards, Delia... More 

Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We used to love coming here. I took my wife there last Sunday for our 40th anniversary - with friends, - only to discover that the restaurant had just changed hands. Now, I can understand that it takes a bit of time to settle in, but surely a pizza is simple enough to make? I ordered a new item because... More 

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ltitans2014, Owner at Christina's @ Van Loveren, responded to this review

Dear Gary, Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. Please accept my apologies, as on this occasion we clearly didn't live up to expectations. We have dedicated our lives to the hospitality industry, and were horrified when we read your review. Training with our staff is ongoing, and we have used your comments to highlight this with them We... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Having previously had terrible service it was with some reluctance we returned. What a turnaround since we were last there, although the restaurant was full service was good, the food was also great, our kids shared a pizza and we had the gourmet burgers which were well cooked and very tasty. The gardens are well worth a walk around if... More 

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Address: Van Loveren Vineyard, Robertson, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Robertson
Cuisine: Pizza, Mediterranean

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  • Address: Van Loveren Vineyard, Robertson, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Robertson

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Mediterranean

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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