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Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg

) #1 of 19 Restaurants in Tokai €€€€ European, International,
Steenberg Road | Steenberg Estate, Tokai 7945, South Africa
+27 21 713 7178
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Steenberg Road | Steenberg Estate, Tokai 7945, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent atmosphere, service and food. I had the 5-course taster's menu with wine pairings. The flavours were fascinating and really worked well. For a few examples, the cucumber and Tobasco jelly was a wonderful complement to the crocodile tail, as was the fig and walnut...More

Thank AlanvdVyver
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is fine dining. Start with bubbly in the bar. Make sure u have a table with soft chairs armchairs as will not rush to go home. Excellent service and top dining. Good wine selection. You will be happy to stay local with Steenberg wine...More

Thank krzysztofm57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Catharinas for dinner. The staff were very attentive and the food was excellent! Lovely selection of wines as well. Highly recommend.

Thank AlyE0608
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Catharina's was recommended to us by a friend who is very familiar with the Cape Town area and we were not disappointed. The approach through the Estate vineyards was beautiful and the restaurant was in part of a series of lovely Dutch influenced white painted...More

Thank LeBaronRouge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for lunch and took the different food from different menu (one set menu with wine pairing, one from lunch menu and one from a la cart menu) but the restaurant just made it very easy and we all very happy. Wine pairing...More

Thank Nuna W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here as a birthday treat and enjoyed our meals thoroughly. Not a compliant, because I enjoyed it thoroughly and didn't attempt to send it back to the kitchen but I ordered a medium steak which was definitely served rare, only just warm in...More

1  Thank mizjess
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Part of the Steenberg Hotel, but freestanding, this stylish and spacious Bar and Restaurant compliments with high standards delivered throughout the rest of the Hotel. Fine dining, but you are made feel welcome and comfortable. Good quality food, well presented. Unhurried and personal.

1  Thank PJCooneySpringfield
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Worst meal in a long time. Starters were bland and simple combination of flavours a complete miss. For lunch we had 2 seared Tuna's and 2 crispy chicken burgers. Not exactly difficult dishes. My sons burger arrived on a dry bun - chicken only. No...More

1  Thank Mark R
Archie_Maclean, Manager at Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Dear Mark R, My name is Archie, I am the head chef and restaurant manager here at Catharina's. Firstly I would like to thank you for your feedback. I believe that with out feedback from our guests we cannot grow as a business. It saddens...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

We had a very nice 3 course diner. Perfect portion size. Not to small, not to big but amazing great taste. Wines of all kinds can be combined and enjoyed. Really friendly staff

Thank Maria v
Reviewed 2 May 2017

we dined there for one evening. The food was nice and the value for money ok. However I would always pick the Bistro over this restaurant as it offers a different dining experience.

1  Thank bscyb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steenberg Road | Steenberg Estate, Tokai 7945, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Tokai
  • Phone Number: +27 21 713 7178
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Catharina's Restaurant at Steenberg pays homage to the woman who started it all and found Steenberg in the 17th century. Taking a leaf from Catharina's adventurous book, this restaurant serves up contemporary comfort food, making guests feel welcomed as they revel in the abundance of fresh produce, cooked simply and presented beautifully. With an eye on creating a "Contemporary Heritage", Catharina's embraces the past but keeps evolving with the current to maintain a fresh and innovative attitude.The menu centres on simplicity, and lets the finest quality ingredients do all the talking. The "contemporary heritage" dictum comes to life in the décor of Catharina's Restaurant, as hints of Catharina's thrilling life weave themselves into a visual narrative - a treat for the eyes as well as the stomach. Comprising of over 100 carefully selected South African wines and a small but relevant international offering, the award-winning wine list at Catharina's restaurant offers choice to the connoisseur and casual sipper alike. Catharina's has been awarded the American Express Platinum Award for Fine Dining, and the Diner's Club Winelist Award - Diamond Awards.
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