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The Test Kitchen

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375 Albert Road | Shop 104 A / The Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
+27(0)21 4472337
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved the Test Kitchen. It was more casual than I expected, however the meals and matching wines were all superb.

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Balikpapan, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very high end fine dining, with some amazing combinations of food used. Great for a special occasion.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't say enough about this restaurant. We got a reservation while we were on vacation and it was incredible. Even the bread in the beginning was amazing. Our server Julia was the sweetest, nicest woman! The dessert was my favorite and they even let us move to the bar at the end because I was really excited to watch... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You are served a variety of dishes on the evening and all of them lived up to my expectations. It is not a cheap evening but well worth the expense

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Barcelona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went here 2 weeks ago. I was quite excited that we got in and from everything I had heard we were looking forward to it. It is suppose to be 22nd top restaurant in the world. NOT We are foodies and our friends were from Barcelona another great food town. The first 4 courses and amuse bouche were quite... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Being a restaurant in the top 50 in the world, I had high expectations. The food was good-nothing exceptional. I do not think it is worth the price. Good service and very causal setting.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

the ultimate food experience. do eat out a lot & yet these chefs tickle the taste buds! amazing presentation, too. wine pairing recommended. simply fantastic!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really fantastic. every detail is looked at . From the wine list , the napkins the way the do their wine list. The food is really spectacular. The ability to have such harmony on a plate is serious brilliance. World class !!

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not usually a fan of futuristic food, but The Ledbury in London and this restaurant both proved me wrong. This food was forward-thinking and delicious. I don't like menus where I can't chose and small portions over many courses are the bane of my stomach. But, against the odds, this one came through. Bread was delish as was the... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited The Test Kitchen for the lunch tasting with family. The experience starts as soon as you enter the restaurant. It is warm and inviting. The whole restaurant is buzzing with energy. The staff are all young, passionate and knowledgeable about the food and wine they are serving. We opted for the food and wine pairing which I would definitely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:00 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(0)21 4472337

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