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Jonkershuis Restaurant at Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia Road | Groot Constantia Wine Estate, Constantia 7848, South Africa
+27 21 794 6255
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bobotie” (53 reviews)
“lamb curry” (18 reviews)
“cape malay food” (10 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00 Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Groot Constantia Road | Groot Constantia Wine Estate, Constantia 7848, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had lazy Sat supper. Ravioli & bobotie. Very tasty & generous servings. Reasonable wine selection. Milk tart was superb. Service good, not very fast though. All reasonably priced.

Thank Milan A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had lunch here with the family on the outside under the shady trees. Drank too many delicious wines, and had great luch here. Everyone was happy with their meals, the venue is epic, the oldest winery in the cape, its a historic site with a...More

Thank Pieterandmax
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been there 3 times, always awesome. Today we had fillet au poivre (dish of the day) and chicken with mushroom sauce. The atmosphere is great, the staff is very polite and the food is very well prepared. We highly recommend this restaurant and...More

Thank SilviaKihara
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful old restaurant in historic surroundings. The food and wine was enjoyable without faults. Not fine dining more bistro and the price reflects this. We had the beetroot starter and fish cakes, the rib eye was cooked perfectly and my husband enjoyed the line fish...More

Thank lucyluDerbyshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The welcoming was underwhelming with the greeter pointing out where I couldn't sit. Try pointing out where I can sit! We ordered 4 drinks, 3 actually arrived, 2 were actually drinkable. I didn't eat but the food looked pretty good.

Thank BangkokAndy1976
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had visited Groot Constantia on our first day in Cape Town and for our last meal we decided to return as it is such a stunning setting. We tasted some wines and then went for lunch. The restaurant has tables outside, all with good...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Definitely a destination to stop and relish in the surroundings. We had a great Groot Constancia syrah. I regret not try the Gouvener Reserve (spelling?). We had the listed tasting menu (described by others) but found it mediocre and certainly not in keeping with the...More

Thank Silverstreak46
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We ate supper under ancient trees on a balmy evening, occasionally gazing towards the distant Hottentot Mountains. The meal began with lemony olives and Sauvignon Blanc, from the Estate. I chose a beetroot starter with ash-covered chevre and fynbos reduction for my starter followed by...More

Thank Storm S
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Set amidst the Groot Constantia wine farm with stunning views over the valley from the outside tables, Jonkershuis is a lovely laid back restaurant to visit at any time of day. Depending on the weather, or your personal preference, you can sit outside admiring the...More

Thank 336Linda
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Nice and rustic venue with quite nice food. More a of winter restaurant with a warm and cosy feel. Nice for couples of birthdays with friends or overseas visitors. Lots of completion close by!

Thank Grant S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groot Constantia Road | Groot Constantia Wine Estate, Constantia 7848, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 21 794 6255
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Jonkershuis Constantia is nestled in the historic core of the Groot Constantia Wine Estate next to the historic Manor House and surrounded by ancient oak trees. Your first impression is dominated by sweeping views across the oldest wine producing vineyards in South Africa, down the valley to the enveloping coastline of False Bay.

This family owned and managed bistro boasts a diversity of locations from private dining grandeur, to intimate interior fire side dining, to typical Italian village gatherings in their vine covered courtyard to family style lunches on their front lawns, were children can safely play reminiscent of a bygone era..

Partner Chris Coetzee, a father of two energetic young sons says, "Our close proximity and strong association with Iziko Museums is very important to me, it is a privilege for my children to be raised surrounded by so much of their heritage."
The rich cultural history of Jonkershuis lends a magical and old world charm to any occasion held at the beautiful Jonkershuis.

Tammy Botbyl (partner), "The strong legacy of history and tradition has inspired many couples to share their vows here and celebrate their union in style. It is a privilege for us to be part of the beginning of so many new legacies."
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