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The Test Kitchen

375 Albert Road | Shop 104 A / The Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
+27 21 447 2337
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (126 reviews)
“foie gras” (38 reviews)
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
375 Albert Road | Shop 104 A / The Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If I could give this restaurant more than 5 stars, I absolutely would. I lucked out when a colleague had to cancel at the last minute, and I was able to take her spot in the reservation - which had to be made months in...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our third visit to TTK but our first experience of the dark and light. I have to say that we have enjoyed every visit - the food is always unique and of an exceptional standard as is the service. However, while we really...More

Thank misspea2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our travel agent managed to get us a table at this amazing restaurant. We had a unique dining experience that really captured our imagination through the theatre of the excellent service to the outstanding tasting menu with iconic wine pairings. We will definitely be recommending...More

Thank VantageMD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are willing to jump through all the hoops to secure a reservation here, the effort is well worth it. My husband and I bent over backwards to get our booking at The Test Kitchen (as we live in Australia the communication was not...More

1  Thank Tarryn W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I could languish on for days over our experience at Test Kitchen. Everything was absolutely superb and beyond. Loved the drama of the dark room and was blown away by those flavors and the sheer creativity of it all. The BEST food. Outstanding service. Congratulations...More

1  Thank Davidcapestandard
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To actually get a table is a feat in itself so when we snaffled a late cancellation we were over the moon. Touched down in Cape Town from the UK at 2pm and at 6.30pm we entered the TTK. Dark room to kick off and...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had quite a lovely, unique dining experience here. We were a 4 top and felt like we were kings bc we were given such amazing service. The 1st part of the evening was more casual in the "Dark Room" where we were seated at...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the wine pairing with the tasting menu which I would highly recommend. The wine plus the 2 cocktails did make me more drunk than I would normally get.. but no one forced me to drink it. Excellent food and service.

Thank mackay-7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being lucky enough to score a booking into Africa's best restaurant, I was excited with anticipation on the night of our dinner. Once you step into their "dark room" & get taken on a journey around the world for your appetiser, the experience really turns...More

1  Thank Noelle C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The experience at Test Kitchen is great. You enter a dark room for your first courses and drinks and then enter a light room which is the main dining room. There we thought the food was a bit of a let down. Some courses were...More

1  Thank RandJSanFrancisco
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julio g
July 14, 2017|
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Response from Simon C | Reviewed this property |
Yes when I ate there in may there was a lady dinning alone sitting at the bar
April 26, 2017|
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Response from Junia A | Reviewed this property |
We paid with credit card
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Travis H
February 26, 2017|
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Response from Finemaster | Reviewed this property |
For four of us, with wine pairings it took 4+ hours, it was an incredible experience, not to be rushed!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 Albert Road | Shop 104 A / The Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +27 21 447 2337
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