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Kitima at The Kronendal

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140 Main Road, Hout Bay, South Africa
+27 21 790 8004
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food and wonderful atmosphere. All the staff was friendly. Best cocktails I've had in a long time!

Thank Nikola B
Hout Bay, South Africa
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As usual the food was spot on ... Lovely as always. For some reason however we waited over an hour for our main dish ... Slight disappointing as it was a surprise dinner party for my husband .

Thank MlMuller
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everyone raves about Kitima, but we have tried it twice and left feeling disappointed both times. On our last visit the starters were lovely, but my main dish - mushrooms (a recommendation from the waiter) was barely edible. There was so much sugar in it that I (a serious sugar addict) was left with a sugar-rush of note. No attempt... More 

Thank Sam R
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally got a booking after many trips to the cape and never been able to find space. Well I must say,very glad we did.. starters were top notch and had the duck pancakes for main.Amazing taste and flavours.. a must for all food lovers. Waiter was excellent. Will for sure be back.

Thank Andrew L
Cape Town
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Kitima is a must if you like Asian food. Our waiter for the evening was Nicholas and he was great. Knowledgable and always willing to help, but never obtrusive. One of their specials is the crispy duck served with crepes. It is absolutely fantastic...really worth a try. You will not be disappointed at Kitima.

Thank Craig M
Saint Julian's, Malta
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, we think that this is the best Thai restaurant in Africa. Beautiful location in Hout Bay located in an historic building - a national monument - situated perfectly on the major tourist of the Cape, South Africa. The architecture provides for intimate private dining, small or larger groups. The menu is comprehensive and eclectic. Thai. This venue has an... More 

1 Thank saswcpr
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we always go for the Sunday buffet, amazing top rated food, service! we shared this experience with some great friends, so it proved to be a wonderful afternoon! we have been for dinner in the week also , and it never fails to be super time. thanks Gill

1 Thank GillianCarneyNeePitm
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, an evening to remember! Chai's cocktails in every colour, decoration and flavour sitting at the beautiful old bar waiting to order, roaring fire at your back. I don't think I've ever tasted so many fabulous combinations of fruit and alcohol. Dinner was as delicious, an extensive Thai menu, dishes of exotic names and colour, beautifully prepared and presented. This... More 

1 Thank Cheryl6406
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food but pretty overpriced! In a charming setting with good service. Good place for tapas and Asian fusion delights.

Thank Tash M
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My idea was to grab a quick bite on recommendation from a client. The dishes at this magnificent restaurant cannot be enjoyed as a quick bite. Even though the preparation was quick,nothing about my meal hinted at pre-prepared. I think I died and gone to heaven. What an explosion of flavor. I had the Tom Yum (prawn broth) soup(hot of... More 

1 Thank Christelle C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sushi, Asian, Thai, Gluten Free, Japanese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Main Road, Hout Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 8004

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