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Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
+27 21 671 9706
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (18 reviews)
“carpaccios” (2 reviews)
“queen prawns” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Whilst the food was acceptable the prices of all dishes appear to have increased very substantially since our last visit some months ago. Prices are in our view far too high for what one gets and when compared with other CT establishments. Also sparkling wine...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

We came here for lunch and we were very happy with our choice! Our waitress was attentive and helpful with helping us make choices from the menu. We started with the prosciutto and melon. The cantaloupe was perfectly ripe and the prosciutto delicious. The house...More

Thank DayDreamer13
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Consistent menu however two of our wine choices were unavailable. Eventually settled for the recommended wine( reason for non availability of wine was stated as being that they had been busy and were unable to replenish their cellar !!)bread arrived after the main course and...More

Thank monty781
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

First visit to Wijnhuis. Setting is very appealing and has a good vibe to it. Nice simple and not over the top menu. Very good selection of wine by the glass and bottle. Meals were served quickly and were tasty. Will certainly go back.

Thank ryanpmb
Reviewed August 6, 2017

I think it is time to update the furniture which is quite worn and tatty - the restaurant itself has a nice ambience and the staff are excellent and the food well presented

Thank R3715BAmarieh
Reviewed June 26, 2017

During my stay in Cape Town, the Wijnhuis was one of my favourite dining experiences. My waiter, a handsome young man named Anton, was helpful, engaging and professional - adding a warming dimension to the evening. The food was particularly tasty, and the booze extremely...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice dinner here. Excellent wine and a delicious fish main and sides, simply done. Friendly service and a laid back air, combined with watching my football team win on telly, a perfect evening!

Thank RAr_12
Reviewed May 7, 2017

After a first visit which was amazing friends from the UK and I decided to go back for a fish dinner. Once again we ordered the fish as we had enjoyed it before. Our food took an hour to come to the table. When it...More

Thank Leora B
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Outstanding queen prawns n fish Had an amazing time there You gotta check their wine list too Very professional stuff

Thank Shereen S
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

This is a really good restaurant with a great bar. The food is of top quality and superb value, as is the wine ! If you're looking for somewhere fairly relaxed, with a good choice of meat and fish dishes, with some decent wine, then...More

Thank KJL41
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 671 9706
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