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Kitima at The Kronendal

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140 Constantia Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 8004
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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George, South Africa
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154 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You need to make a booking if you want to eat here, especially over weekends. Everything about the experience is fantastic. From making a reservation, welcome on arrival, the ambiance and the food all get five stars. We were two couple and decided to share all our plates, in this way we got to sample a variety of tastes. All... More 

Thank gramench
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190 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although 20-30 minutes away from Cape Town central, the drive to Kitima is as breathtaking as the architecture of the manor house and the dazzling menu it offers. A popular restaurant, Kitima is famed for its fine dining menu that merges Thai oriental, Cape Malay, Mediterranean and European cuisine and flavors while keeping alive the ghostly tale that surrounds the... More 

Thank Luc V
Cape Town
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every course was a sensation and the service matched. It would be hard to write a review that did not look like it was written by the owner as I can only say that everything was perfect. There were four of us and we are repeat diners at Katima - for good reason.

1 Thank KalkBay
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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836 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,097 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called 30 minutes before we wanted to eat and fortunately they still had a place for 3 at 1:00 pm on Sunday for their buffet. Reservations are essential as this is a popular spot on Sunday for families and birthday parties. They are efficient if not especially friendly in taking bookings. But issues with lighting and trip hazards in... More 

Thank poleinahole1
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food exclusive service. I'd like to visit it in the future. The ambiance is unexpected. Reservation is needed for the weekends.

Thank Esra Y
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today was a special occasion. We've been dying to try out this place for some time now. We were greeted with a warm welcome and the restaurant was beautiful. Our waiter and the food, however, fell short. Food lacked flavour, small portions at times was off putting. The waiter had suggested most of our meals and drinks, this was a... More 

Thank VeebaB
Simon's Town, South Africa
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Words ... There are no words... Once again we have not been disappointed! Nicholas took exceptional good care of us and the food was one taste explosion after another. What a way to spend our fifteenth wedding anniversary! Viva Elsa's passion for creating the perfect marriage between flavors. We salute you in awe!

Thank japoti
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for an early dinner, Kitima being one of our family stand bys. Things have changed in the last couple of months, although it still looks good, the service was not as on point,,, in fact everyone looked decidedly morose. Most importantly though the food was very average indeed, I could easily get better fare at a Thai take away.

Thank tripster368
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255 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a Sunday lunch, they serve a buffet. This is really worth the price and a great idea for family and friends. The variety of food was fabulous and generally good. I was not impressed with the sushi but when you are serving a buffet it is very seldom excellent. I did enjoy the duck and deserts a... More 

Thank Joy M
Pangbourne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic service, delicious food (Lamb curry to die for 😋❤️👏) and lovely local wine - try the Sauvignon blanc from Beau Constantia it's fab!

1 Thank woodsie92

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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
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
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 Constantia Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, 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?