We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“great make over” 5 of 5 stars
Review of 5 Rooms Restaurant

5 Rooms Restaurant
Alphen Drive | The Alphen Boutique Hotel, Constantia, South Africa
+27 (0) 21 795 6313
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #17 of 28 Restaurants in Constantia
Cuisines: Fusion
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Chester, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“great make over”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We had not been too the Alphen for several years, what a revelation. The staff are fantastic , have a drink in the bar and look at the menue. The food is exciting and well presented. The rooms are a real treat with a mix of quirky art and old portraits.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
GMAlphen, Sales & Marketing Manager at 5 Rooms Restaurant, responded to this review, December 5, 2013
Thank you so much for the review and wonderful feedback.

The Kove Collection is very proud to have taken The Alphen Boutique Hotel in, as part of its family. We look forward to welcoming you back soon perhaps to share in our New Years Eve dinner at 5 Rooms or even to spend a night in one of our gorgeous suites.

Warmest regards,
The Alphen Team
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

99 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    36
    24
    18
    9
    12
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Fantastic place, food and after service of note!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We went to 5 Rooms last week and we all loved it! Lovely place and well decorated - some tables a bit too close together but not too much of a problem. Food was stunning - from the calamari for starters to seafood platter which was devine!!! The cheesecake brulee was the best dessert I have had in ages!!! They even called afterwards to check how our evening was - now there is a first! Fantastic place - GO GO GO!!!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
GMAlphen, Sales & Marketing Manager at 5 Rooms Restaurant, responded to this review, November 21, 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review.

5 Rooms Restaurant is part of the Kove Collection, which prides itself on client service and exceptional food. We were so pleased to hear that you experienced this and will share your feedback with our team. The cheesecake brulee is one of our favourites. On your next visit, try our Cheesecake served at la Belle Bistro & Bakery as it is also a winner. We look forward to welcoming you back to the 5 star Alphen Boutique Hotel soon.

Warmest regards,
The Alphen Team
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cape Town
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Unexpected surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I have heard much about the Alphen Hotel and their complete relaunch 2 years ago with inclusion in the Condé Nast Traveller Hot List 2012, I was more than excited to find a reason the meet with a new client in Constantia and use the hotel a my base for overnight and dinner. What a surprise the 5 separate dining areas of the restaurant creates a wonderfully intimate setting combined with personal service, knowledgeable staff and amazing descriptions of the menu when asked. Our meal was wonderful and I love it when a venue can deliver on flavour, technique and tick the boxes. Can’t wait to come return with friends and share this space.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
GMAlphen, Sales & Marketing Manager at 5 Rooms Restaurant, responded to this review, November 6, 2013
Thank you so much for your fantastic feedback.

We are thrilled that you got the opportunity to experience our 5 star hospitality at The Alphen Boutique Hotel. The World Luxury Hotel Awards 2013 awarded The Alphen Boutique Hotel with the “Best Hotel Restaurant” this year which we were very honoured to receive. Please visit the Rose Bar on your next visit as we serve the best cocktails in Cape Town.

Looking forward to welcoming you back soon.

Warmest regards,
The Alphen Team
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Stylish experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

Stylish, warm ambiance, attentive service, superb food which was beautifully presented. An ideal for a special celebration.

Visited October 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
GMAlphen, Sales & Marketing Manager at 5 Rooms Restaurant, responded to this review, October 13, 2013
Dear Amanda,

Thank you so much for sharing your special celebration with us in the Constantia Winelands. We hope that the next time you visit you make use of our beautiful property and stay a night at The Alphen Boutique Hotel.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Warmest regards,
Angela
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Fine, friendly fare.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We have eaten here on numerous occasions and have always enjoyed an excellent meal. Start with a drink in the Rose bar overlooking the pool and then sit under the oaks for a first class meal served by professionals. The extensive wine list at fair prices adds to the most satisfying 2 to 3 hour relaxed atmosphere: the perfect setting for a wonderful lunch.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
GMAlphen, Sales & Marketing Manger at 5 Rooms Restaurant, responded to this review, November 19, 2013
Thank you so much for your review.
We are thrilled that you enjoy our hospitality. The Alphen Boutique Hotel has just been awarded the “Best Hotel Restaurant” at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2013. We so look forward to welcoming you back to one of our restaurants soon.
Warmest regards,
The Alphen team
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed 5 Rooms Restaurant also viewed

Constantia, Cape Town
Constantia, Cape Town
 

Been to 5 Rooms Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage 5 Rooms Restaurant, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.