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The Roundhouse Restaurant

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$$$$
European, Contemporary
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Kloof Road, The Glen | Camps Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 4347
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18:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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Bromma
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is how a restaurant shoud be. We started with drinks under the trees. The sun shining, happy people and the jazz playing. The view is stunning oven Camps Bay and the Atlantic. When we entered the reastaurant every course was exelent and served with good wine pairing. The staff was very proffesional and syncronised. We love food and this... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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172 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

13 of us re-visited this resto after a couple of years. We started off our evening on the lawn. Whatever else happens, watching the sunset before dinner puts everyone in a great mood. There being no free seats to watch the sun fall into the South Atlantic, the staff immediately got some for us and set them out, then looked... More 

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Thank intrepid1406
Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Intrepid, Thank you for your positive review for The Round House Restaurant. Perhaps next time you might want to join us at Rumbullion Restaurant for lunch, our picnic style restaurant, also located on the property. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was our 1st to the roundhouse and we all really enjoyed it. I visited as a party of 4 and we had the 8 course tasting menu with wine paring. Cape Town on the whole has an informal / casual style but if you want a more traditional fine dining evening then Roundhouse delivers, from the welcome it is... More 

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Thank Bill A
Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Bill, Thank you for your positive review for The Round House Restaurant. Perhaps next time you might want to join us at Rumbullion Restaurant, our picnic style restaurant, also located on the property. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Terrible experience 1) They put all couples in a room without windows, without AC 2) Only set menu - no a la carte menu at all 3) All portions (including main course) are very small. If you take reduced set menu you will leave the restaurant hungry 4) Food was way worse than that at Food Barn, Aubergine, Graff, La... More 

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1 Thank Philipp O
Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Good day Phillip, Thank you for your visit and your brief review. We are very sad to hear that you did not enjoy your experience at The Roundhouse. It is only through feedback that we are in a position to better our offering and service. Thank you for providing us with this opportunity. Please, may we provide you with the... More 

Knysna, South Africa
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185 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Heard so much about it and expected when I saw the pricing that it must be up with the other top restaurant in town.....sorry you far away, we took all the 5 course Menü with pairing wine.... Food was OK, wines are cheap and not fitted the pricing...the place is co owned of one of the big wine estates in... More 

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Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Good day Thomas, Thank you for the time taken to review The Roundhouse. We are sorry that you did not find your experience to your liking, especially the wines that accompanied your meal. We would also like to apologise for the incorrect billing that was presented to you. We have counselled our waiter who made this error and we can... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very nice culinary experience! Food and set menu 10/10 Service 10/10 Wine pairing 10/10 Setting and views 10/10 We will be back next vacation. Continue this direction.

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Thank peterpalo
Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you for your positive review for The Round House. Perhaps next time you might want to join us at Rumbullion Restaurant, our picnic style restaurant, also located on the property. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was superb and the drink outside with the sunset is beautiful But the rest was less: - we got a table that was wobbling like a boat - we had to ask 3 times to get a normal table - no manager was taking control - in the end we got a new table -our first seating (not... More 

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Thank PeterenPercy
Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you for the time taken to review your experience at The Roundhouse. We certainly remember your visit. We are sorry to hear that your table was not to your liking, however as you might recall, your waiter Simon asked you whether he may move your drinks to the balcony while he attempted to fix your table. However,... More 

Durban South Africa
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255 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely venue and setting here.It was great to sit outdoors and you could spread out onto the grass if you wanted to.The service was very good and our meals were top class. A must if you are in CT.

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Thank Peter F
Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you for your positive review for the Rumbullion Restaurant. Perhaps next time you might want to join us at The Roundhouse, our fine dining restaurant, also located on the property. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

Cape Town
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a gourmet picnic outside on their beautiful green lawns under the canopied tables, this is perfect. Or a romantic lunch for two under the trees. Exquisite setting. Always packed, so book in advance. A tad pricey with small portions but worth the visit

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Thank nealandjenns
Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Nealand, Thank you for your positive review for the Rumbullion Restaurant. Perhaps next time you might want to join us at The Roundhouse, our fine dining restaurant, also located on the property. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant on our last holiday, so were excited about eating here again and were not disappointed. The service was wonderful as always, and the tasting menu always wows the crowd. Would recommend to anyone (and did, anyone that asked!)

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Thank dmans2610
Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review, we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us again at The Roundhouse and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Your Roundhouse Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kloof Road, The Glen | Camps Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 438 4347
Description
Steeped in over 300 years of history, the former guard house, tea room, hotel and the hunting lodge of Lord Charles Somerset has been elegantly restored with the charm and sophistication of the Grand Old Cape. The style of cuisine at The Roundhouse is uncomplicated, contemporary French, inspired by seasonal ingredients and paired with one of the finest boutique wine collections in South Africa.

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