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Constantia Main Rd | Silvermist Wine Estate, Constantia 7806, South Africa
27217942390
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12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:00
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London
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

La Colombe has a high reputation to live up to, but it excelled for us. We visited for lunch while staying in Cape Town in March and this meant that we could enjoy the splendid pastoral views from the deck. We were impressed with culinary innovation and informed service. In some ways we enjoyed La Colombe more than the "edgy"... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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867 reviews
544 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited for lunch as a honeymoon treat. They left a box of fudge with a 'congratulations' ribbon on the table for us, which was a lovely touch. We opted for the 11 courses with wine flight. The meal was superb, from the red wine bread and lamb jus to the white chocolate dessert each course was a demonstration of... More 

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Thank AnanB
Hout Bay, South Africa
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95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing experience. Starting with the setting and the views all the way through to the presentation of the food to the attentive service, La Colombe is a "sense sensation"! The textures and tastes of every course need to be savored so spend time and relax.

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Thank Annaliese L
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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784 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

La Colombe is a fantastic, Michelin-starred restaurant. We first went there on our honeymoon, 5 years ago, when it was in its previous location, but the food has been consistently brilliant and using extremely high levels of skill and artistry. We went for the full 8 courses, with wine pairing, which is eye-wateringly expensive, but this was a special occasion.... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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159 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food here is very good. At times we thought they were striving too hard to be eclectic. Some of the combinations, which usually have many ingredients, sounded good, but then they would throw in a last ingredient to push it over the top and, to us, made the particular dish sound inedible. It may have been very good, but... More 

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144 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The tasting menu is just stunning. Definitely worth the trip out from Central Cape Town Combined with the Warwick wines a great combination. My choices included pan fried line fish,springbok tartare. A great night .

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Thank Rodney W
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are fortunate to eat at many highly rated restaurants. However, at La Colombe, we experienced the best meal we have ever had. The stand out factor was the phenomenal depth of flavours each and every dish contained. We didn't want the experience to come to an end. We were blown away. The presentation of the food was artistic and... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had high expectations about this place and they were well met. Went here for dinner and it was already dark (I bet lunch is beautiful given the high level location of the estate). Two of us had the full tasting menu and one had the reduced menu. All with wine pairing. Each plate came with a beautiful presentation. We... More 

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Thank Jaapoika
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful spot to eat some interesting food, some nice wine, and then sleep the afternoon through. (Ok, you may have to sleep somewhere else...). The location is special, nestled on a hill in a local winery. The staff are very professional and knowledgable about each course, which were all very interesting, made from local produce. Enjoy!

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Austin, TX
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss a chance to eat here when in Cape Town. We went for lunch and were treated to a gorgeous view. We had the full menu and while it was a lot of food, we loved it all. And the wines! Surpassed expectations. Only small complaint was that we were at a table closest to the window and it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Monday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Constantia Main Rd | Silvermist Wine Estate, Constantia 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: 27217942390
Description
La Colombe, one of Cape Town's most well-loved and awarded restaurants. Contemporary French-meets-Asian fine dining.

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