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The Wild Fig


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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The Wild Fig is a fully licensed Restaurant and Bar situated on a portion of the Valkenburg Estate. Our Restaurant is situated in a fairly new building that was built as a part of the restoration of the Valkenberg Manor House. Our bar is situated in the original barn which is a National Monument.
$6 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

Very scenic venue. Fairly extensive menu. Food prepared well together with great service. Have frequented here one more than one occasion. Will be back

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank maseen2017
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

The venue is lovely and authentic. The food was better than adequate. Well selected wine list. Reasonable prices and attentive service without being intrusive. Overall, quite good.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank stevebenade
Reviewed June 3, 2019

This was such a surprise!! Amazing meal! We had the baked brie for an appitizer which was fantastic, our meals were also great: the rabbit, chicken and mushroom pie, and pasta with minced lamb and tomato sauce. THe desserts- amazing! Sticky toffee cake, peppermint mouse...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Holly R
Reviewed May 16, 2019

I have been to the Wild Fig a number of times over the years and always been impressed with service and food, last night just wasn't up to their normal standard service was exceptionally slow and food average. I hope this was a once off...More

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Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

Our meal was generally good but service is not great here ever. We have eaten at the Wild Fig many, many times and come back because it is convenient to our home. Prices are average. Good wine selection and well priced.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank amblesidehouse
Reviewed May 8, 2019

The Wild Fig is tucked away from the busy city in an old Cape farm house, next to a gorgeous manor house, which is now a Protea hotel and close to the Liesbeck River. They have 2 outside areas, one for smokers, and a large...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank bella c
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a delightful experience at The Wild Fig. The venue is stunning (old Dutch farm) and very cosy. The food was amazing: I had a perfectly cooked and seasoned crispy duck in orange jus and my boyfriend the lamb. The service...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank AurelieC93
Jan S, Owner at The Wild Fig, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Hi Aurelie Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are delighted you have discovered us and look forward to your return. Warm regards Jan Slater

Reviewed April 14, 2019

We returned here after having such a great experience previously and were disappointed. Our waiter didn't offer us the specials, which we could hear being offered at other tables, once we had ordered and he was in general scarce throughout. The fish cakes which my...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank davidsW7459UY
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

We had a business dinner and just loved the food, service and ambience. We had game fillet, potjie and fish. The wine was also excellent "gabrielskloof the blend" can be highly recommended. Very nice place for family, celebration or business dinner. Will come back!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank yvrhy
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

We visited The Wild Fig today for the first time. The service was really excellent - the waittress Sarah was on top if her game. The food was equally impressive, seriously good - and generous portions. Will certainly visit again!

Date of visit: March 2019
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