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“Lunch @ Makaron”
Review of Makaron

Makaron
Ranked #39 of 253 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $56
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Airy and light, the restaurant overlooks lush gardens and leads onto a sheltered terrace for alfresco dining. It is in this stimulating setting that resident chef Lucas Carstens presents his menu of fresh, modern cuisine grounded in the French classics. Lucas has enormous respect for the quality and provenance of each ingredient that comes into his kitchen and takes pride in working with ethical producers and suppliers who share his philosophy of excellence. Complementing Makaron Restaurant is M Bar, an inviting lounge-style bar with the decadent ambience of a Parisian salon.
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Lunch @ Makaron”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

There are very few places that exemplify excellence in hospitality, Makaron Restaurant is one - the food, service and wine is sublime!

  • Visited September 2012
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Somerset West, South Africa
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Restaurant deserves accolades.”
Reviewed September 12, 2012

We were wonderfully surprised by the calibre of this restaurnant . Beautiful decor, spacious bar with a fire place where they serve light snacks and excelllent service. Our meal was truly delilcious, starting with the original and tasty bread basked, creative presentation of the amuse bouche. Each course was superb.. A real find and whilst not inexpensive, was well worth the cost. The have both a la carte and a choice of set menus and what is a surorise you can choose anything on the menu, even if it goes over the value of your set menu, with only one exception. This restaurant is a must for gourmet palates..

  • Visited September 2012
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Dresden, Deutschland
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“lets see whats Tanja up to in 2013”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

we enjoyed the whole menu, knowing that there is going to be lot more when we coming back. There was so much inspiration and creativity.
And people, you have to have breakfas definately at this marvelous place. Just unbelievable.

Visited February 2012
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Amazing!!”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

I absolutely LOVED this Restaurant. Chef Tanja Kruger showes of her skills with a fatastic menu and I enjoyed every minute, from having Bubbly in the Lounge Area in front of a Cozy Fire, the tasty Bread Basket and the on to a lovely 3 Couse meal! For the Food fundies out there - this is a MUST!!

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Salome P
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Chef is a member of the ZA Culinary Olympic Team”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Makaron is truly a feast for the senses. The "Library Bar" is funky and smart. The dining room is simple and elegant. The food and service are amazing. The four course menu with the wine pairing was spot on and a great value for this foodie mecca. This was the best meal that we ate in Stellanbosch followed second by the Delaire Graff.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank P H
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