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Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
+27 21 671 9706
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London, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a very nice dinner here. Excellent wine and a delicious fish main and sides, simply done. Friendly service and a laid back air, combined with watching my football team win on telly, a perfect evening!

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Thank RAr_12
Cape Town, South Africa
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a first visit which was amazing friends from the UK and I decided to go back for a fish dinner. Once again we ordered the fish as we had enjoyed it before. Our food took an hour to come to the table. When it did arrive we never got the one dish, the side orders were cold. I must... More 

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Thank Leora B
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Outstanding queen prawns n fish Had an amazing time there You gotta check their wine list too Very professional stuff

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Thank Shereen S
Fareham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This is a really good restaurant with a great bar. The food is of top quality and superb value, as is the wine ! If you're looking for somewhere fairly relaxed, with a good choice of meat and fish dishes, with some decent wine, then give it a try.

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Thank KJL41
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I've been a regular visitor for many years, price/quality is superb. Wine list likewise. If you want to have a casual dinner just GO THERE! Esp. Friday afternoon is very lively.

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Thank Olav C
Harrogate,UK
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We have been here before and it was our first choice again on our return to Newlands. Unfortunately our experience was not quite as memorable. The atmosphere was a bit flat even though it was a Saturday night, the service was just OK, the food expensive considering it lacked any wow factor.

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Thank Biggles023
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120 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We ate at Wijnhuis twice during our stay in Newlands. The Owner is very visible, the service excellent but the food mixed. We ordered bruschetta as starters & they were cold but the salads & steak sandwich were good. Whilst no fault of the restaurant when we were there the power failed, which added some excitement to our evening. Overall,... More 

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Thank Bowring14
Petersfield, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I have always enjoyed past visits but found Wijnhuis looking a bit tired and perhaps matching the other diners who were a bit older than I remember in the past. The wine waiter did not know the grape used in the house rose and I am convinced served me a Pinotage rather than the Shiraz that I asked for. Was... More 

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Thank David C
Johannesburg, South Africa
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330 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Had a reasonable lunch here recently, with tasty food and good service. Wine by the glass list was pretty average, both in terms of range and quality. Bottle selection was slightly better, but stock levels were low and we had to make 3 selections before finding something available.

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Thank PatBar2
Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Second visit to Wijnhuis, very busy and a great vibe. Service a bit slow, but all meals delicious, highly recommended

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Thank Rob C

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 671 9706

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?