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Buitenverwachting Restaurant

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26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 3522
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Paddock wood, england
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived and were welcomed by the staff who were extremely friendly, efficient and knowledgeable, the food was wonderful and they allowed us time between courses so we did not feel rushed at all. All of the staff were great but Taps, the manager was extremely helpful. We will certainly both return and recommend.

Thank nobels
The Hague, The Netherlands
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Eating on a wine estate is one dimension extra and makes the expectations higher. The starter with duck liver is good, not excellent in taste, the wine advise with muscat is excellent. The springbok rare - medium rare is nice with good extraas, not too big. The chocolate desert is a nice finishing touch. The staff is good, relaxed, time... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best thing in this restaurant is the surroundings. So beautiful. But who wants to sit THREE hours for lunch. And the food was nothing special, but the portions were really big! and the vine was quite excpensive if you think about the quality. Well, the scene was so great that it helped a lot. Would I go there again,... More 

Thank Rita T
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was without doubt the best meal I had while in Cape Town, the setting was wonderful, the views over the hillside vineyard were amazing and the food was inventive and delicious. Did not have a lunch reservation but they managed to find a table in the part of the restaurant which overlooks the vineyard and the view was fabulous,... More 

Thank UncleDom
Devizes, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We last ate here 5 years ago when we were last in Cape Town and remembered the experience with pleasure. So we booked again and were very pleased to return. The setting, the ambience, the service,the wine and the food is excellent. We hope to return within another 5 years! We highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Margaret1917
Vienna, Austria
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came there appr. at 7 pm, to see more of sunset I recommend to come earlier (around 6 pm). Ask for a table at the window.

Thank Roman H
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had an enjoyable evening here. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and the food is good. The drive through the wine yard to get there, was so beautiful.

Thank Anne J
Somerset West, South Africa
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very relaxing setting. The type of restaurant you can spend all afternoon with family or friends. Wine menu great. Food always good, pork belly my favorite.

Thank Tony_Sani
Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely restaurant with a super relaxed feel to it! The champagne was fabulous, the meals were delicious, i found the starter to be quite a big portion and i struggled through my mains which was a light battered dish and chips (best I've ever had). The staff were great, the service was spot on!

Thank rcooper86
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this restaurant is good. Stunning views, food and wine excellent. What more can one wish for 5*

Thank 15IanRoger15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 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?