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Reverie Social Table


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Join the Social Table for a totally unique dining concept. An eclectic space to eat, drink and be merry with some fabulous company. Table d' Hote style eatery with a set 5 course dinner, paired with boutique wines from around the Western Cape. Perfect for the lone traveler, couple, friends and groups. It's a must try when visiting the Mother City! Booking essential, no children under the age of 14. Lunches are laid back and casual with a daily changing menu of fresh, simple dishes. No booking required for lunch.
$10 - $75
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
European, International
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Can highly recommend Reverie social table: Great concept, accommodating staff, food and drinks, atmosphere!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jimmy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest, I've only ever been at lunchtime, but I gather the evening social tables are legendary. It's not open every lunchtime so check with them first, but if it is, the options are always delicious and the atmosphere friendly and relaxed. That one...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gwlg1506
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, this was the highlight of our trip to CP so far. Chef Julia makes food with knowledge, style and a whole lot of love. Warmly welcomed by a smiling team and big glasses of wine, this social gathering went fast beyond the standard topics...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 115rikkeb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a fantastic unusual way to dine. Julia chooses a winery and then builds her cuisine around the wine. She says, she can’t change the wine but can tweak her dishes, and does she do that. The flavor profile is extreme, coupled with texture...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Roedig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant itself isn’t easy to find, hence why a member of staff is loitering outside to wave down any approaching taxis, otherwise we might have spent some time trying to locate the address. It’s not often the food is prepared and served to compliment...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Foxy-Froggy
Reviewed March 8, 2019

We first visited in January 2017, Trip Advisor rating at the time was 66 in central Cape Town and, hopefully this review and the other recent 5 star ones will help Julia and her team make it to a well deserved number 1. Like many...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 55Steelman55
Reviewed March 8, 2019

If you are going to Cape Town this restaurant is a must do. Okay, the food and wine are exceptional - I cannot eat fish and Julia made brilliant substitutions - but it is the whole experience of starting the evening with in our case...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Rob3753
Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at Reverie Social Table last night for the first time. What an amazing unbelievably unique experience! Starting from the arrival to their doorstep in Observatory being greeted and feeling very welcomed by all the staff including the chef herself....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank DrJoseFernandez
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Julia the owner /chef creates the wonderful dishes which are matched to a suburb selection of wines and you make the evening by dining with a bunch strangers .By the end of the evening you will be exchanging numbers and emails too share travel experiences...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nelson07
Reviewed February 21, 2019

If you have not been - you are losing out... I have been going there regularly (weekly) for 2 yrs and still have to not be impressed...

Date of visit: February 2019
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Suzan R
December 13, 2018|
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Response from takeaction | Reviewed this property |
My recollection is it's about a 15-minute taxi/uber drive from the waterfront area. Slightly sketchy area.But well worth the trip for a fabulous feast!
November 25, 2018|
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Response from Foot_Loose | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They accommodated my wife's gluten free (celiac) diet with ease. A couple of courses were different than the rest but they were really interesting and tasty.
November 16, 2018|
Response from Julia_Hattingh | Property representative |
Hello Brian, so sorry I didn't see your message! Thank you for joining our Social Table, it was such a pleasure :)
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