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“Favourite in Robertson Valley”

Christina's Bistro at Van Loveren
Ranked #3 of 30 Restaurants in Robertson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$10
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The place to lunch in the Robertson Valley if you love Thin-crust wood-fired gourmet pizzas, award winning burgers, great food made to order from fresh local seasonal produce. Located within the lush gardens of the Van Loveren Estate, child and pet friendly seating under the vine-covered pergola, or inside the old Manor House with french doors opening up into the gardens. Also open on Sundays when local musicians set the tone for a laid back afternoon!
Reviewed 17 August 2018

From the first time we visited the Robertson Valley we fell in love with this venue. The food is delicious, best to dine in the garden or under sprinklers during the hot summers. Staff are friendly and efficient. Beautiful gardens!

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Thank ismeorama
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

We've been to Christina's several times over the years, always had great service, but this weekend it was super-busy and they were quite short-staffed. Despite that, they were as friendly and accomodating as possible and as always, the food was fantastic. It's a restaurant that benefits from dedicated, present management, well-trained staff and a wonderful chef. We'll definitely be back!

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Thank Caroline03081977
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

The restaurant is in a beautiful garden setting. The menu is sufficient for most tastes. The food is good, specially the pizzas the fish. There are also some Thai dishes on the menu. The staff are efficient & friendly & the food is delivered quickly even when the restaurant is full. If the weather is nice it is lovely to sit outside surrounded by trees & vines. There is also an ample inside sitting area. After the meal you can walk through the beautiful garden & visit the winery.

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Thank seajay44
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We have been quite frequent diners at this place over a number of years. Today, the place was obviously understaffed: two waiters to serve the whole place. I figure the proprietors are not keen to incur more than the absolute minimum of expenses. Placed our order, and after about 30 minutes were asked to confirm what the order was. After 60 minutes, we left the price of the wine on the table and walked out. The person in charge was very clearly aware of our unhappiness, but resolutely refused to make eye contact. Is she really suited to running a service business? Maybe she would be better off in a diesel workshop. The personality of a fence post - and customer service ethic to suit. We are not going back.

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Thank BrozlikM
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Pet friendly restaurant with excellent breakfast, friendly service. What a nice neat, clean place with tables in the green, shady garden (also inside). Bird sounds accompany your breakfast, which is nicely presented. The stop is really worthwhile, a gem of a place. The fireplace is a magnet in winter!

Thank J D S
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