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Buitenverwachting Restaurant

26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 3522
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (9 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (32 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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

My husband and I were married at this venue four years ago. We periodically come back when friends are in town to offer them a memorable dining experience. This past week we visited for our anniversary and were treated to a specialized menu and great...More

Thank AfAmercan
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want anything from relaxing on a Sunday afternoon with a nice glass of wine underneath the trees or a coffee with friends in the cafe or a romantic dinner with the backdrop anyone would want then Visi Buitenverwachting. And guess what the food...More

Thank 66Jules
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant always delivers on service, views, wine and especially divine food. We eat with our eyes and the presentation and flavours are superb! It is set on an historic and beautiful wine farm whose name means beyond expectation and it truly lives up to...More

Thank MelissaCapeTown2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buitenverwachting is a hidden gem in the Southern suburbs of Cape Town ! Nestled between the mountains and vineyards .. it is a breath of fresh air to visit this beautiful estate ! With an oak tree lined driveway to the homestead, beautiful gardens and...More

1  Thank 406lynnee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has the potential to be one of the best in CPT. But the flavours aren't quite right. I'll go back for sure, but pricing is an issue. Hope they improve, since this used to be one of our favourite hauntings...

Thank Francois S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at Buitenverwachting as part of South Africa Restaurant Week. The weather was very warm and sunny, but the outside deck had just enough breeze to make it very comfortable. The two-course lunch menu had limited choices, but everything looked good; we opted...More

1  Thank harrymlaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the Restaurant week we made a booking for Saturday 27 Oct 2018. We were greeted by the restaurant manager and he made us feel right at home. Everything from the wine and the amuse bouche to the dessert was absolutely amazing. The food was...More

Thank Arnie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the winery with the idea of doing a wine tasting, nonetheless ended up in the restaurant having a very nice lunch, with a very interesting approach and execution. A very complete meal with a kind service. Our waitress Lilian did a fantastic...More

Thank DanielS5691
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had arranged a company function for just over 50 delegates and pre-ordered our food. The quality and service was first class. The highlights included an amazing sea food starter, a rack of lamb main course and finished with a perfect soufflé...

Thank HippoInAction
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I suddenly decided to do a dining evening. We have not lately explored Buitenverwachting Restaurant, so we decided to just go there. The views of Constantia mountain was great, the ambiance was aithentic, the food brilliant. The Sprinbuck was exquisite! More important,...More

1  Thank 515berniev
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Questions & Answers
26 September 2018|
Response from Etienne G | Reviewed this property |
Yes.. More like a cheese platter and bread. Delicious though!!
17 May 2018|
Response from Edgar70 | Property representative |
Good day, 19:30. Please Email your reservation request to the restaurant as we are not taking bookings via tripadvisor. Kind regards, Buitenverwachting Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
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
  • E-mail
Buitenverwachting offers a elegantly casual dining experience, with design and menu reflecting the authentic character of the wine estate. A new wine library was established for pre-dinner drinks and tasting experience of rare and vintage wines.
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