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All 74 Somerset West Restaurants

The Restaurant at Waterkloof

Sir Lowry's Pass Road, Somerset West, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $68
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary, International
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Fine dining in the heart of the winlelands with spectacular views over False bay . Lunch Monday to sunday 12 to 2 pm . Dinner monday to saturday 7 pm to 9 pm
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

What more is it to say.Wonderful food,wonderful wine,wonderful staff and stunning views.Have been eating at most of the best restaurants in the Cape and Waterkloof is definitely one of them.We were two couples having lunch and we all agreed it was one of the best lunches we have ever had. Try Waterkloof,you won't regret it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The ambiance is stunning, food is matchless and the service is just out of this world. Thank you Claudia for the reservation. Elsebee and Minette you rocked. Bravo to my waiter Ishmael from North west province, I can't thank you enough buddy. Your food knowledge, service is just magic. Well done. I was privileged to have a word with the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

INTRODUCTION As all of our friends were out and about on Christmas Eve, I decided to check if Waterkloof Restaurant had any availability for that day. I've had good experiences with Waterkloof Restaurant in the past (2x December 2013), so I didn't hesitate to try them again. Unfortunately there was a waiting list, but after a few days, I received... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

What a fabulous setting and view over False Bay! Chef Gregory, humble as he is can turn out a absolutely exquisite dish and should have been on Master Chef. The degustation menu is worth a try for the most discerning dinner from any where in the world. Book in advance, and hope that they get their license back soon. If... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We have visited Waterkloof twice in the last three weeks. The view from this restaurant is fantastic. Make sure you book and ask to be sat in the window section, if you are in the main room the views are blocked. This is fine dining and so therefore the portions are not large, but they are delicious, I had the... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I like this place in that it is close to the Strand and has a super view. Make a booking and be sure to ask for confirmation that you can sit in the area by the windows and go about an hour before sunset. There is a nice choice on the menu but was a portions are a bit varied.... More 

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Halle (Saale), Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The Restaurant at Waterkloof is a modern stylish location with a phantastic view of the cape of hope, to the sea, to the mountains, to the Sr.Lowry pass. The ambiente, service, food, wine: everything is perfect. The sundowner on the terrace is an adventure.

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The building is perched on the side of a hill in the middle of the vineyards overlooking Somerset West and in a word: WOW!! The building itself is beautifully designed, the views absolutely spectacular and the food really blew me away. In fact, as far as I was concerned it was the best meal we had on this trip to... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Sunday lunch was fantastic! Food gloriously looking and equally good in tasting, view and ambience special, top class. Pity we couod not buy any wine on a Sunday but they did offer to deliver at no charge. World class fantastic.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Very interesting menu with an array of courses and also some extras provided by the chef. Service was good but lacked sophistication that you would expect from the environment of a restaurant such as Waterkloof,.

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Additional Information about The Restaurant at Waterkloof

Address: Sir Lowry's Pass Road, Somerset West, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 68
Cuisine: Contemporary, International

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