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Tokara Restaurant

(R 310) Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 885 2550
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 8 min
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CUISINES
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
(R 310) Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 972 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very unpleasant experience at Tokara restaurant last night. The hostes was very rude, would not even let us seat at the bar, even though it was completely empty. It’s not like we looked somehow that could offend this place - we are...More

Thank Galina R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite estates. Beautiful views and delicious food. If you can do a wine tasting before lunch. Service is excellent. Book in advance.

Thank SunnyWorldTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has one of the best views in Cape Town but the food was very disappointing and expensive. 3 of our party had the line fish which was hake - one of the cheapest fish on the market ( and my least favourite fish),...More

Thank Tessa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch - beautiful surroundings and amazing food. Stayed out on the terrace but would have been equally happy to stay inside, which is also lovely. A great place.

Thank FrancescaGC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't have a better lunch. Amazing views over the valley to Cape Town. Beautifully situated. The food was gorgeous - very pretty on the plate and incredible flavours. Obviously a good choice of wine! And excellent service. Really couldn't fault it. One tip - book...More

Thank AGMStAlbans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did a tasting followed by a lovely dinner here. The scenery is breath taking. The wine tasting was great and we had super friendly and knowledgeable staff. The dinner was delicious and service outstanding. We definitely will be back.

Thank 86_Weltenbummlerin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a wonderdul location, views over wineyards. Very nice arcitecture. If the food had been like that it would have reveived 5 stars immediatly.

Thank Marie G
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Very nice restaurant, with a very nice menu and excellent views. Don't be put off by the price, as a tourist it really was very good value for what we had!

Thank Craig1986
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Consistently innovative and high quality food. The setting on Helshoogte Pass is beautiful with views across the valley Come for a sundowner before dinner. Great wines from Tokara winery. Spacious, airy restaurant.

Thank SamZu
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Eaten here a few times for lunch - well worth a visit and take time to walk around the estate too- good wines- inventive food

Thank BerkshireRose
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judyscharrighuisen
November 7, 2018|
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Response from IsabellaV587 | Reviewed this property |
Yes- it is essential, they will be very busy during that time.
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judyscharrighuisen
October 30, 2018|
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Response from susanalona | Reviewed this property |
Just give them a call or send them an email, you can get the details at Tokaras website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: (R 310) Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 885 2550
  • E-mail
Description
Leading contemporary South African restaurant located atop of the picturesque Helshoogte Pass outside Stellenbosch, included on the 2014 Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice SA Fine Dining Top 10 list.
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