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Tokara Restaurant

(R 310) Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 885 2550
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
(R 310) Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch at this place while visiting wineries around Stellenbosch, the place has a very formal setting and service, the food is really good with a wine list that has a lot of options by the glass (tokara wines), but what stands out is...More

Thank DCoro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very sad that Richard Carstens left Tokara. Brilliant chef. Beautiful view. Excellent food. Fresh fish from the region. Daily specials. The best combinations.

Thank IldavanWyk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had Lunch at the Restuarant. Lovely food, lovely Wine. Service was amazing along with amazing views from the restaurant.

Thank michael h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Tokara a number of times and I usually enjoy the setting which is spectacular and the food which is good even if it is on the expensive side. This visit was with our wine club and it did not start well....More

Thank AlastairC198
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best Wine Estates to visit in Stellenbosch Take a drive along the beautiful scenery over the Helshoogte Pass Parking is safe, clean and easy access to the Wine Tasting area and the Restaurant From the Restaurant a beautiful view over Stellenbosch University...More

Thank Annette I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a last dinner before talented chef Richard Carstens leaves Tokara. It was just fabulous! The service and attention from the arrival to the departure was splendid. We had 6 courses and every single one was amazing and definitely unique creations, from starter...More

Thank Arq. Guadalupe ... L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After doing wine tasting we were so hungry. The food here was AMAZING! The tastiest food and huge portions for the hungry. The staff were so Friendly. The gift shop had the most beautiful gifts and value for money. I would recommend this restaurant to...More

Thank Marisha2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $22
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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
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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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