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Taste Bud

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Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
08:00 - 16:00
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place where locals go; well one of the places at least. The Harvest Table offers a lovely selection of traditional and healthy options to choose from. It is ready so this means a quick in and out - when you sit there or when you just need to grab something to go. I've only had friendly service there; and... More 

Thank Choccobella
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

It is a wonderful setting - outside under the Oak trees - and inside more small tables and a long communal table that feels like sitting in a farm kitchen :) Setting alone is unfortunately not enough to get customers to go back! Outside table was dirty and sticky, I was literally ignored for almost 15 min, eventually a half-hearted... More 

Thank MadamSanta
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The friendly interaction between staff and patrons (mainly students) indicate that everyone is very much at home here. There are interesting dishes, wraps, hamburgers and sandwiches on the menu, but the harvest table (daily at 12) is a real winner. Help yourself to some real tasty food, salads and vegetables of such a variety that it is difficult to choose.... More 

Thank Juanv v
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Extremely poor service. Staff not interested in doing their work. Dont expect to get your meal as ordered or at the same time at a table.

Thank Gerrit B
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We only had coffee here but it was really lovely sitting under the oak trees. The coffee is good and the menu looked very diverse with many options. It is also close to campus and Dorp Street so I'd recommend this place if you want to stop for coffee or a bite to eat.

Thank hazelnut641
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I eat here at least a couple of times a month (it is a 2 min walk from campus). Dish up the best dishes and think you are at home....

Thank RonnieStellenbosch
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Tastebud has of the best breakfasts in Stellenbosch, and their harvest table (where you dish up cooked food yourself) is absolutely to-die-for. I come here weekly!

Thank Maré C
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been looking for a coffee shop that can become our usual spot. We have found it! Taste bud is in a lovely location and the right amount of liveliness. They have an amazing harvest table everyday for lunch which is extremely popular. Give it a try!

Thank BonniVanJ
Somerset West, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I am a frequent client at Tastebud and I love to come here with my friends , but today was the most disrespectful I have EVER been treated as a client at ANY restaurant. I know it is Woordfees and there is a lot going on but damn, you can not treat clients like this. Since the moment me and... More 

Thank baz00ki
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2016

The best place to have lunch. As a very fussy eater-pescetarian, allergic to gluten, hippy healthy, etc.- it's very hard for me to find a place that caters to all my needs and student budget, but Taste Bud does. I always feel so welcome whenever I enter the eatery, the staff are so friendly and kind, it feels like a... More 

Thank Nimzat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, International
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?