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“Whiskey and Tapas at its best!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Asara Bistro & Tapas

Asara Bistro & Tapas
Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Ranked #57 of 181 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The hotel is already listed, but not the bistio & tapas restaurant which you of course can visit without being a guest at the hotel.
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Whiskey and Tapas at its best!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We loved the experience,the whiskey tasting with the tapas and cigar bar was such an awesome experience.

The food was excellent!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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cape town
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“What a way to start the year!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

What a relaxing way to start 2013. Had lunch with Hubby at sansibar on Asara wine farm. The view is stunning, food was great value for money and very tasty. If you going to have the hamburger make sure you don't have breakfast it is huge and tastes so good you just can't stop eating. The home made vanilla ice cream is a must, and don't forget to pop into the Deli for your hand made chocolates and macaroons for tea later.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lusaka, Zambia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Great place, service lacking”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

From the other reviews and our experience, it appears you either arrive and get the service, or arrive to a black hole of service. The floor manager was fantastic and without him we would have been nowhere, but the normal waitering staff seem overwhelmed and cannot keep up. The wines are delicious and the food excellent. The burgers are huge and we did not see one person finish them. The cheese and wine makers platters were not substantial, but delicious. The home made ice cream was wonderful, thick, rich and creamy. As far as price, I only realised afterwards that they had short billed us almost half the bill. If that's not a cue to get your service sorted out, then they'll be closing down shop soon. Suggest you book as it was very busy!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bellville, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

The service is very good. The ambiance of the place is very nice.Wonderful food,good service and nice wine.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“great restaurant, lovely gardens”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

The wine tasting and restaurant are up to par with the garden and the amazing view! Wonderful food, good service, bit expensive...

Visited January 2012
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