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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” (124 reviews)
“foie gras” (37 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (34 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
375 Albert Road | Shop 104 A / The Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

This experience will stay with me forever. The incredible service and attention to detail one can not describe. The food is just outstanding, we were so lucky to go and its worth every cent.

Thank LMojito22
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

A fabulous experience from start to finish. The dark room was fun and the little morsels of flavour from around the world were divine. I especially liked the geranium gin cocktail, gutted you cannot buy the gin. Then to the light room, completely different vibe,...More

Thank HRA1980
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

I was so pleasantly blown away by the entire concept that Maya and Shankar have conceived at F9 Test Kitchen. Lovely ambiance, contemporary interiors with sexy jazzy music filling the air. Maya suggested the Kiwi 🍸 and starters kept coming...a Korean style chicken, Tempura Asparagus,...More

Thank Malavi B
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our evening at The Test Kitchen. We eat a lot of tasting menus and they can sometimes be a little dull. Not here, the whole experience was delightful, innovating and fun. The round the world story in the dark room gave purpose...More

Thank LordSheepscombe
Reviewed March 2, 2018

Booking process needs changing. They release bookings once every few months, 3 months ahead at 8AM South African time. Travelling from the UK, I tried to secure a booking within 2 hours of them releasing an allocation to no avail. It was completely booked out....More

2  Thank k3bab
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate here last night on our first night in Cape Town on our honeymoon. The food was phenomenal and our waiter did an excellent job providing details about our menu. We opted to split a wine pairing, which, in retrospect this...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

If you manage to get a booking at The Test Kitchen, you are in for a culinary experience which you will only find at the best of the best. Luke Roberts and his team will take on real foodies lovers journey. Top quality produce, prepared...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed February 26, 2018

This is an amazing experience and the food is brilliant. So many great tastes, so many things to learn with strange dishes. The service was top notch. When you get the first portion you are a bit disappointed as it is so small, when you...More

Thank Kgalagadi
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Too much food. Too fatty. Too bland. After 3 years we finally got a reservation but it didn’t live up to the hype. We’ve eaten at Luke’s restaurant in Johannesburg at the Saxon... much better. We’ve eaten at other restaurants in Cape Town like La...More

Thank Cara K
Reviewed February 20, 2018

I was so looking forward to this dinner after having tried twice before to get a reservation. We loved both the dark room experience with the global starters as well as the following servings in the lighter room. Both the food itself, the wine pairing...More

1  Thank Petra_SW
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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
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Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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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