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Constantia Main Rd | Silvermist Wine Estate, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 2390
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

La Colombe is an institution on it's own. Constantly surprising us with each dish, creativity, flair, taste and presentation. If going as a couple, I'd suggest getting the reduced menu with wine pairing and choose different dishes so that both can try both. Otherwise, the full menu might be too filling. Favourite dish was the Springbok carppacio as well as... More 

Thank kjinghow
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been coming to this restaurant for 19 years it's better now than ever, i travel a lot so i eat out all the time but this restaurant hit's the spot every time . The staff are professional and make you feel at home from the moment you sit at your table . This is fine dinning at it's... More 

Thank Kleinslangkop
Somerset West, South Africa
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were privileged to enjoy the benefit of their winter luncheon special which is available sadly until 8th June. Then the restaurant closes for renovation. What an experience of creative cuisine, from the menu selection, preparation and presentation accompanied by an excellent wine list. Warm friendly and efficient serving team. Deserves its rating.

Thank AllisonCdR
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I were there for our anniversary. This was an awesome experience. That staff are professional. The food is great. Definitely worth every penny.

Thank Nyasha C
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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225 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When we arrived we were welcomed in a friendly way. We felt comfortable and were not intimidated by the staff and set up. We started actually on a blank canvas... the tables are not fully set. Just a white table cloth with two glasses and a modest candle. We were introduced to the menu options. No fuzz. Large or medium... More 

Thank elcorte
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not bother traveling nearly hour from Cape Town for this. Or even 10 minutes. Zero ambiance. White tables, beige walls , floors, decor. No color no art. Nothing special at all. Also no view. Even though you go up a mountain you can't see city lights. But wait. It gets worse. Food is very overrated. Admittedly I'm not a... More 

1 Thank Marilyn B
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at the 'new' restaurant and had lovely food, served on a relaxed and friendly manner, worth a visit anytime.

Thank alimagraw
Johannesburg, South Africa
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without a doubt one of the best meals we've ever had ! We had the smaller version of the degustation menu, which was more than enough. Not one of all the many dishes that came to our table could we find fault with. The service was friendly and efficient and enough time was given between dishes to enable you to... More 

1 Thank lynnmurg
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563 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at La Colombe on New Years Eve (2016/2017). We had heard so much positive things about this restaurant, so we had very high expectations. The food was excellent, some dishes were according to the waiter old favorites and some were new inventions. After finishing our meal, our joint appraisal was that we both were a bit disappointed.... More 

1 Thank GothenburgProfessor
Cape Town
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful lunch (Winter Special) and it was excellent. Although having visited before each dish was a "new" surprise expertly presented. Definitely must be on your "to do list"

Thank Clive F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Constantia Main Rd | Silvermist Wine Estate, Constantia 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 21 794 2390
La Colombe, one of Cape Town's most well-loved and awarded restaurants. Contemporary French-meets-Asian fine dining.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?