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Buitenverwachting Restaurant

26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 3522
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Buitenverwachting experience was an absolute delight on the all of the senses. A simple yet attractive new restaurant interior set in the beautiful self-named vineyards was the setting of our meal. As we indulged on the incredible seven-course (wine paired) meal we had an...More

Thank Nickparkross
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Capetown during winter, cold as last years girlfriend, so a great happiness descended upon us when we enjoyed a great breakfast, good quality coffee and attentive waitress looking after our needs. Even purchased a branded wine bag from the shop being in such...More

Thank clifford a
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Wines are great. Excellent Service received from staff Chloe and Storm very knowledgeable!!!!! Nothing was to much.

Thank Gidea V
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Our company celebration lunch. Awesome views of the vineyards. Beautifully presented dishes and awesome flavours. The Prawn starter is superb. The crackling pork is devine. Deserts- recommend the panacota and the chocolate variety. Other mains that were ordered lamb cutlets, entrocote. Everyone enjoyed their meals....More

Thank ecsonza
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We visit Buitenverwachting in Dec 2016 for our anniversary, in fact, we had our wedding there in 2014. I must say the wine farm is as beautiful as it was a few years ago. The restaurant is still top notch!

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The Constantia area is one of the most spectacular wine farming regions in the world. Obviously restaurants and chef are naturally attracted to such a special area. Buitenverwachting having been aroun for a fewcenturies have always attracted the most gifted chefs, and restaurant staff. I...More

Thank RubinVanNiekerk
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Absolutely beautiful atmosphere, and very romantic!!! Food was just superb!!! Best dining experience ever!!!

Thank SarahTimmer
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This restaurant had been recommended by friends, who told me it would be difficult to book on spec, but out of season it proved easy. My wife and I had a most delicious lunch, 3 courses with wine produced in their own vineyard, at a...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Had a group of 12 here - outstanding menu, wines and food. Honestly one of the best meals I have eaten on all my travels. Highly recommend.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This is a special place. From the moment we arrived and were ushered into the dining room we were transported to a calm, beautiful space for intimate dining. The food was delicious and the service was just the right level of attentiveness whilst leaving you...More

Thank LiveWorkTravel
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Maressa F
15 April 2017|
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Response from LorenzoMarco | Property representative |
Good day ! Our starters range between R 120 - R 150, Main Course is at around R 210 to R 250 and Desserts at R 95
Leo d
14 June 2016|
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Response from 337Hans_M | Reviewed this property |
Not open in the winter months. I also believe the owner of Buitenverwachting has closed the picnic's forever which is a pity.
12 April 2016|
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Response from Nina V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they all do have regular A la Carte menus.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 21 794 3522
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