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“Wish we could have stayed longer!”
Review of Wijnhuis

Wijnhuis
Ranked #28 of 267 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Price range: $6 - $30
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed February 27, 2014

We were really struggling to find an early dinner place in/around Stellenbosch on our last day in SA before heading to the Airport for our evening flight home.
We decided to play it by ear an just walk around and is what we could find. We where a party of 8 including 3 kids.. I wasn't that hopeful. We stumbled across Wijnhaus which looked busy (usually a good sign!)
The service and food where very good, the salads and the pasta and meat balls where particularly good. We sat inside upstairs but the covered terrace looked very nice. Sadly we couldn't linger but would definitely make another visit if in Stellenbosch again.

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Thank Rick A
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Reviewed February 10, 2014

Beautiful restaurant, great atmosphere, friendly and attentive service. Food was delicious - we had fillet steak and lamb cutlets. But having said that, I really feel the menu is overpriced, especially for the local market. Would return though...

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Thank BrazoD
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Reviewed February 3, 2014

The best steak ever!
The steak was tender like butter .
The pasta we had also was great.
We had a very professional and friendly waiter Syban ( I hope I spelled it correct ).
It is a nice place nice atmosphere.We are defently coming back.

Thank IsraelDorina
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Reviewed February 3, 2014

This is a large, well-established restaurant and wine bar in the centre of Stellenbosch. We agree with other reviewers that the food is overpriced and surprisingly for South Africa/Stellenbosch, really poor. My 'Karoo lamb cutlets' at R180 were more expensive than any other main course we ate during our trip, and the lamb was tough, of an extraordinary consistency, tasteless, and smothered in horrible barbecue sauce. My friend's chicken in tomato and basil was similarly poor. The chicken was in what tasted like re-constituted, processed slices. again tasteless; and with a lot of unsubtle tomato sauce with no discernable basil. The wine taster, of six wines, was a good idea but the table was too small to fit the tray of 6 glasses. Overall: stay away!

Thank AlisonOxford
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Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

What caught our attention was the lil courtyard area. It provides a different feel to a restaurant. Service was slow though. Otherwise the views and food was excellent.

Thank Lindsey O
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