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De Grendel Restaurant

€€€€, European, Fusion
Plattekloof Road | De Grendel Wine Estate and Restaurant, Plattekloof 7500, South Africa
+27 21 558 7035
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork belly” (18 reviews)
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Contemporary, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Plattekloof Road | De Grendel Wine Estate and Restaurant, Plattekloof 7500, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I gave this restaurant a great review in August 2016. I have been back a few times since, but always given the restaurant the benefit of the doubt when it hasn’t been that good. I always hoped that I was there on an “off night”....More

Thank Pikkewynct
Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff handled the individual requirements needed when serving Xmas Lunch to a large family group with great professionalism and attitude. The courses were appreciated by all. The food was well prepared, presented and portion sizes were proportional to the over-all meal. Several of the...More

Thank willie_ie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Even though I enjoyed my 2 starters, some of the friends in my group were not so lucky. Main courses (the pork belly) were raw and 1 unlucky member in our party had to content with raw blue langoustines. The venue and scenary might be...More

Thank 870christar
degrendel, General Manager at De Grendel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize that your guests were not completely satisfied with their food. We have discussed it with the chef and we will give attention to this matter. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the food is definitely above average it doesn't impress as being exceptional. Given standards in Cape Town they have a lot to live up to. In addition, the restaurant is let down by its serving staff as well. Total lack of professionalism and clearly...More

Thank Magda S
degrendel, General Manager at De Grendel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to voice your bad experience at De Grendel Restaurant. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not meeting your expectations. Your satisfaction is of the utmost importance to us and we will be using...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly I would like to say that I always try and give good reviews if I feel the establishment is deserving. We are a small group of friends who visited de Grendel for our Xmas Lunch. It certainly has a wonderful setting and our waiter...More

Thank Wenwin01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting of the restaurant is absolutely amazing with stunning views of Table Mountain. It is only surpassed the the fantastic service of our waiter. He was not only very knowledgeable but had a great sense of humour, adding lots of laughter to delicious and...More

Thank erlar415
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service, views, food and wine. Look no further for a beautiful romantic evening, you will not be sorry. Reasonably priced, same as a restaurant in the waterfront

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

De Grendel markets itself as one of the closest wine estates to Cape Town, and indeed, perched as it is on the slopes of Plattekloof overlooking the majestic sweep of of the city all the way to the iconic Table Mountain in the distance, the...More

Thank 590robinp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely setting with a huge view - all the way from the winery slopes to the coast at Milnerton and beyond; add to that top-class service from expert staff and a busy, bright restaurant, and you have all the ingredients for an excellent lunch....More

Thank O1475MIdeborahr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a delightful afternoon, go here for lunch. The road here appears a bit dodgy with a oil refinery next to the estate. But once through the gates there is not a single sign of this anymore and you are rewarded with a...More

Thank evertverhagen
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9 November 2017|
Response from DGRestaurant | Property representative |
Hi there. To make a booking at De Grendel Restaurant please send us an email or give us a call on 021 558 7035
Sonia W
19 September 2017|
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Response from degrendel | Property representative |
We do cater for children during lunch service, for dinner service we only cater for children older than 12 years. We serve either a kiddies fish & chips or a kiddies beef & chips.
Johanita N
14 August 2015|
Response from degrendel | Property representative |
I am afraid that we do not allow dogs onto the estate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plattekloof Road | De Grendel Wine Estate and Restaurant, Plattekloof 7500, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Plattekloof
  • Phone Number: +27 21 558 7035
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