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Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg

Steenberg Road | Steenberg Estate, Tokai 7945, South Africa
+27 21 713 7178
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Steenberg Road | Steenberg Estate, Tokai 7945, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Sitting in the shade amongst the vineyards on a glorious summer Sunday, listening to great live music and eating delicious food and sipping wine while waited on by attentive staff - what more could one ask for. The gentle voice of the musician was not...More

Thank Erich R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant offers the most amazing scenery! My wife and I visited this restaurant on 29 December. Our starters were excellent, but we were blown away by the main meals. We had the seared tuna and Impala loin and both were deliteful. We will definitely...More

Thank Riaan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on time at 12 midday for our lunch booking and were well met and quickly seated at an outside table of our choice. We both selected the 5 course tasting menu as, whilst quite expensive, it offered a nice variation which suited us....More

Thank Ivor J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was excellent, food was wonderful and and Steenberg wines delicious . Had been meaning to dine here for years but never got round to it. Will definitely be back. Well worth a visit.

Thank Shirley R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While on a tour to Cape Point with tourists I took them to Catharina's at Steenberg Wine Estate for lunch. We all enjoyed the excellent food and service. The staff were friendly and professional. I had the soup of the day the cauliflower soup which...More

Thank Brenda D
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Exquisite Food. Beautiful Views. Lovely service. Worth the drive out (even though its a bit far out).

Thank LeratoMolele
Reviewed November 27, 2017

We arrived to be seated at a very wobbly table with uncomfortable garden chairs to sit on. The table clothes are all way too long for the tables so navigating the restaurant can be a danger. We went for the Sunday carvery. Unfortunately the meats...More

Thank 793brandonc
Reviewed November 25, 2017

We've been visiting at least once a year since 2013 and always have a very pleasant experience. Service is super professional, yet with a warm and friendly touch that is typical of South Africa. The food is consistently delicious. This time, my risotto was to...More

Thank VBNR
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Good food, good service considering the number of people in our group. Well organised. Had salmon starter which was very delish, the lamb was cooked to perfection. Starter and dessert portion a bit on the sparse side for hungry husband 🤪. Gardens are beautiful and...More

Thank LiezlDodkins
Reviewed November 11, 2017

We were at Catharina's for a wine-pairing dinner as part of a tour of South Africa. The food and wines were delicious, and the pairings were unfailingly accurate. The sommelier provided interesting and humorous information about each wine as it was served, and it all...More

Thank RebelVirginia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steenberg Road | Steenberg Estate, Tokai 7945, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Tokai
  • Phone Number: +27 21 713 7178
  • E-mail
Catharina's Restaurant at Steenberg pays homage to the woman who started it all and found Steenberg in the 17th century. Taking a leaf from Catharina's adventurous book, this restaurant serves up contemporary comfort food, making guests feel welcomed as they revel in the abundance of fresh produce, cooked simply and presented beautifully. With an eye on creating a "Contemporary Heritage", Catharina's embraces the past but keeps evolving with the current to maintain a fresh and innovative attitude.The menu centres on simplicity, and lets the finest quality ingredients do all the talking. The "contemporary heritage" dictum comes to life in the décor of Catharina's Restaurant, as hints of Catharina's thrilling life weave themselves into a visual narrative - a treat for the eyes as well as the stomach. Comprising of over 100 carefully selected South African wines and a small but relevant international offering, the award-winning wine list at Catharina's restaurant offers choice to the connoisseur and casual sipper alike. Catharina's has been awarded the American Express Platinum Award for Fine Dining, and the Diner's Club Winelist Award - Diamond Awards.
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