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Tokara Restaurant

Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 885 2550
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a stunning place, we went to the Deli and it is a beautiful restaurant overlooking the vineyards. The food was very average I had a burger and I cannot say that I loved it but the experience was lovely and the kids were...More

Thank ClaudiaRogerio12
Reviewed 3 days ago

The two starters of cured duck and tempura fish were very tasty but the beef with lentils and truffle oil was too overpowering masking the natural flavour of the beef. The amuse bouche and palate cleanser were very good. Excellent service. Nice dining room and...More

Thank Sydney2000000
Reviewed 5 days ago

Sitting in the semi-private function venue at the end of the restaurant, we enjoyed lovely wrap-around views. Given the function, we ate off a restricted menu - the options provided were great; fresh produce that was well presented. The waitstaff were friendly. Would definitely recommend...More

Thank Meyrick3B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

CAme for lunch and had a table outside overlooking the vineyard which was breathtaking. The food was excellent and lots of choice. The specials particularly suited the very hot weather

Thank ldngirl26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tokara was a stop between one wine tasting and another. Pleasant meal in a nice surrounding. Simple food and food service

Thank MCami61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quiet a drive up the Helshoogte pass to this five star Winery. The restaurant is intimate and has an open deck for seating, weather dependant. Food is excellent and this is fine dining with a view. Stvice is excellent. The menu is small but caters...More

Thank Roedig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t forget to book a table before your departure. Sundowner is recommended. The staff is very friendly and the interior design is modern and very cosy.

Thank Powerndu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were shown to our lovely table overlooking the rolling hills of western cape, what a treat. everywhere you look you see quality. from the drive into the estate to the wine tasting rooms and off course the restaurant itself. the menu was limited and...More

Thank myworld52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting the wineries in Stellenbosch, we were at Tokara around lunch time. We didn't have a reservation which is highly recommended for any of the upscale wineries in this area. However, they found us a table while we waited just a few minutes. This...More

Thank Ahbutz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think one of the top restaurants in SA, the setting and view is fantastic over the Stelenbosch valley, the building modern, attractive, new and well decorated. Very comfortable tables and chairs, most with a view, and again what a view! The food was very...More

Thank Benvisagie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 885 2550
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Leading contemporary South African restaurant located atop of the picturesque Helshoogte Pass outside Stellenbosch, included on the 2014 Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice SA Fine Dining Top 10 list.
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