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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Steenberg Road | Steenberg Estate, Tokai 7945, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our meal at this fine dining restaurant on the Steenberg estate. Our welcome was warm and our service polite, efficient and most helpful. My braised lamb ravioli was quite delicious. Equally, my main chicken dish was delightful, tasty and moist. Our other main...More

Thank Fairlie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ambiance, excellent service, perfect food and fine dining to a tee. Very good menu selection especially vegetarian and food tasted amazing!!!!

Thank Mikki S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This must be the best Restaurant in the Constantia valley. The moment you arrive you know you are going to like it. All the friendly smiling staff make you feel you are the most important person in the Restaurant, The service is excellent the wine...More

Thank djbeecroft
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dine with a stunning view of the steenberg mountains great food with some very different dishes try the impala as usual very helpful knowledgeable staff a great dining experience great wine try the rattlesnake Sauvignon blanc

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Catharina’s was as fantastic as I remember from my first visit two years ago. Crocodile gravlax was delicious as was the pork belly. Of course the wines were superb with a really good ‘by the glass’ selection. What was disappointing seemed to...More

Thank CW69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely setting for an excellent dinner. A la carte selection was excellent and the quality of what we chose was excellent. Unsurprisingly, the wine selection was from here, which suited. Service was professional and friendly

Thank MrP50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Head chef away which resulted in big variation in the same meals.and for us they were too complicated

Thank Phillips1942
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a GREAT change from Central Cape Town restaurants mood! The service was outstanding, friendly (but not overly) made lovely suggestions. The food was delicious and the views are great! So relaxing! well worth a visit. we will be back!

Thank Bugslb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to experience South Africa.... come here. Try the wine pairing menu of 5 courses. Great and worth every Rand!

Thank Jurgen_DE_L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been for many years to the Sunday lunch at catharinas and always loved it. Sadly today we felt it was not up to usual standard. The roast lamb I had was just a portion of fat and gristle... the waitress noticed it was inedible...More

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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
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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