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Christina's Bistro at Van Loveren

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Van Loveren Vineyard | R317, Klaasvoogds, Robertson 6707, South Africa
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. The atmoshpere was a bit flat, but I guess this was due to the fact that we were the only diners in this large restaurant. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful. I had the calamari and my wife had the fillet steak. Both dishes were delicious. The grounds and gardens of this establishment are... More 

Thank Mike4462
Bellville, South Africa
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch here with a big group of friends after some wine tasting in Robertson. There is a good variety on the menu. Service was friendly and efficient. The bistro provides a lovely setting especially when the weather is good. The pizzas was very good with a thin crust, and the burgers was a good sized portion.

Thank Jessica V
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a reasonably good lunch here. They looked after us (birthday occasion). The food was good. Really nice busy buzzing lunch crowd

Thank Ianbredenkamp
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Robertson during August and a word of warning - nothing is open past 2pm on Saturday and all day Sunday. Christina's seemed our only choice and pictures looked great. When we arrived however it was a very average place. Not terrible but not up to the standard of other wine estates I had visited in Stellenbosch and Franschoek.... More 

Thank Nat363
Cape Town, South Africa
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we were recommended to try the pizza's at this restaurant, we did not contemplate anything else. Pizza's are on a very thin base, crispy and loaded with toppings of your choice. All selections appeared tantalising and very tasty........ The staff were polite, courteous and professional and ensured that we had a table in the sun, as requested. We noticed... More 

Thank kevincY9111AX
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With the entire family we went here to lunch. The waitress was very hospital and friendly. To drink, I ordered a fresh banana milkshake, absolutely delicious. For the maincourse I ordered the mexican burger with chips. It was very well seasoned and the meat was properly cooked. I can speak for the whole family that every single one of us... More 

Thank Iris H
Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful winery with a great tasting room and just across the garden is a lovely little cafe. We stopped to taste wine and figured out we were hungry so a stop was needed. They have great bistro style food, we got a couple of fancy sandwhiches to eat outside on the patio. Other than a couple of... More 

Thank majiksea
Johannesburg, South Africa
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108 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first went to do wine tasting and found the staff extremenly helpful and knowledgeable Food at the Bistro is delicious and service outstanding, with plenty of attention to detail. A wide choice of some excellent wines. It was hard to choose from a wide menu however the soup and wraps are excellent

Thank Colleen_Naude
Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I often stop here for lunch and have never been disappointed in the food or service. Excellent food, good wine, clean rest rooms, beautiful garden, great coffee. Pizza from the wood oven is always tasty.

Thank JanBotha911
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent lunch with fantastic wine! Can highly recommend the Parma ham salad and the Pork medallions as a main! Best restaurant experience in Robertson by far (of the 3 we ate at. The other 2 were The Rosendal and Strictly Coffee)

Thank Mich_Vintcent

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $10
European, Contemporary, Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Loveren Vineyard | R317, Klaasvoogds, Robertson 6707, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Robertson
  • Phone Number: 27768621995
The place to lunch in the Robertson Valley if you love Thin-crust wood-fired gourmet pizzas, award winning burgers, great food made to order from fresh local seasonal produce. Located within the lush gardens of the Van Loveren Estate, child and pet friendly seating under the vine-covered pergola, or inside the old Manor House with french doors opening up into the gardens. Also open on Sundays when local musicians set the tone for a laid back afternoon!

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