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The Restaurant at Waterkloof

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European, International, Contemporary
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Sir Lowry's Pass Road, Somerset West, South Africa
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Cape Town, South Africa
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were a party of 7 that recently celebrated my birthday at The Restaurant at Waterkloof. We chose the 3 course menu. The portions were small and the food took extremely long to come out of the kitchen. On a value scale, I was disappointed - very artistic food, but expensive for what you're getting. The service was good, however... More 

Thank GailR23
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice and stunning view over Gordons Bay. We loved the decor! The food was excellent but the portions a little bit small. Service was good and friendly. We wil definitely go back.

Thank Chantal M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb fine dining up withthe worlds best and the home ground wines are equally well crafted. ON a winters day locals enjoyed the roaring fire and fine wines. The finely tuned use of local produce was even more memorable. servers could however watch over filling glasses and drifting way for a chat when we wanted some attention.I dont give one... More 

Thank Stephen H
Camps Bay, South Africa
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful three course meal on our anniversary here, the food was artistically presented and tasty. The only thing that was lacking was the service, our waiter hardly knew his wine and the manager on duty was almost unseen and didn't seem to bothered we where there... We where the only table and maybe that's... More 

Thank Seanvanwyk1
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful many course meal here. Every dish was superb. The great food, combined with nice wines in this "out of this world" setting is something you should try!

Thank Okyay Bozkurt Ö
Sandton, South Africa
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If the Test Kitchen in Cape Town is on your to do list, and you are not in the mood to pay so much, but want to experience the same flavour revalations, then this restaurant is your answer. Apart from the breathtaking view and amazing ambiance, this place serves the most amazing meals (or should I rather say taste experience).... More 

Thank taniawilliev
Somerset West, South Africa
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This is a very expensive but if you can afford it, the food is fabulous. The view of False Bay is wonderful. I just felt the restaurant itself was extremely formal and lacking a bit in atmosphere but otherwise I could not fault it.

Thank Maggie532013
Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Popped in her at the last minute. Had the most amazing time. Lovely fireplace, great service and the most spectacular food. We all drank the most delicious Chenin and nearly licked our plates it was so good. The views are amazing and I could imagine going there everyday to eat.

2 Thank MandyReichert
Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

A must go to restaurant. Frenchy chef Gregory has his own unique signature style. Food is beautifully presented. The setting is spectacular, the restaurant is modern and stylish, the view is amazing. Try it!

Thank Stephanie M
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Cape Town. Excellent food, wine and service with so much attention to detail.

Thank Ashley H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $66
European, International, Contemporary
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sir Lowry's Pass Road, Somerset West, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
Fine dining in the heart of the winlelands with spectacular views over False bay . Lunch Monday to sunday 12 to 2 pm . Dinner monday to saturday 7 pm to 9 pm

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