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Buitenverwachting Restaurant

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Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7847, South Africa
+27 (0)21 794 3522
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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our fist visit to Cape ton on holiday and recommended to this restaurant by locals. As overseas visitors, we were delighted by the entire experience - quality of food and service and value for money.Probably the most knowledgeable waiter ever who explained each dish and was entirely professional.Would return in a heartbeat!

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Thank Roblaine
Leicestershire
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant that is open for lunch and dinner is delightful. Greta food and of course lovely wines to compliment the food.

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Thank hippoqueen1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returned after a year and the food and service was awesome. We ate line fish and venison, great flavours and generous portions. Perfectly accompanied by their red wine Cristina which they graciously replaced with our first choice of wine. Beautiful view from the restaurant's enclosed patio despite it being winter. Will be back

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Thank Ria M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here recently and absolutely loved it. Buitenverwachting is a very generous place and all the extras that accompany your meal left me very impressed. Together we had the fillet, pork belly and steak tartare and each dish was excellent. A nice touch was that when my starter arrived, my wife got a small "starter"... More 

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Thank Anton H
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here and it was superb and we even got an education in wines as the group next to us were joined by owners son clearly the winemaker who shared his knowledge even with eavesdroppers ! His guests seemed to know a thing or two as well !!! Thing that struck me was that descriptions of wines sounded like... More 

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Thank Andimar115
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

The kids came to visit for the weekend being Father's Day. It was a very cold and wet Saturday and I suddenly felt like a visit to a wine farm in the area where we could have a light lunch. Not knowing Buitenverwachting but curious to experience a new place I made a lunch reservation. From the time we drove... More 

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Thank Thea R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Cool, wintery day in the winelands of Constantia. Leaves on the wines turning shades of yellow and orange and yet still so much greenery around. My friend and I were seated at a table looking out over the gardens and quickly served our wine - Corder Estate wine which we enjoyed. We shared an antipasti platter as a starter -... More 

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Thank Sandra H
Ballito, South Africa
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Best wine, interesting cheeses, beautiful setting, friendly helpful staff. We loved everything about Buitenverwachting.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant have an amazing food and a very nice view! Very good service too. It's a must go stop if you are around Constantia! We had lunch there and it was superb, an amazing experience looking at the wineries on a very peaceful spot!

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Thank Fernanda A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We had an excellent lunch here accompanied by two of their fine wines. The architecture and setting are lovely and their wines are excellent. The staff made sure we could try the best ones they had available.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Gluten Free, International, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7847, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 (0)21 794 3522

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