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Wine Bar, French
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 21 April 2021

Whereas the wine has always been fantastic, the quality of the food has merely gone from good to great over the last few years. It is with some bemusement that I read the comments made by others about the owner. Agreed, she is not going...to placate customers with courteous falsehoods, but if you take the time to have a conversation you will realise she has an amazing dry sense of humour. If dry (including wine) is not to your taste, then I am sure there are other places that will gladly lick your derriere. Personally we will continue to return there for a truly great (and informed) wining and dining experience.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 30 March 2021

I'm never disappointed in my lunches at Urban Wines. The quality is always consistent. Added benefit: good-sized portions! The best part is the friendly service. You can't go wrong.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 28 August 2020 via mobile

We have been supporting the shop, since it's local. But owner/manager treats like sh.... unfriendly, we did not feel welcome and was offered the Breakfast menu at 1pm! Upon asking what else there is to order, we never got feedback. Sadly, this is an example...why local businesses go down the drain...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 20 December 2019

My absolute favourite venue to go to in Durbanville. You can buy a wide range of the best local and national wines directly from the establishment, which means by paying a small corkage, you have access to the biggest wine list to enjoy with the...food on offer. The menu is small but caters for all tastes and the food is consistent with excellent quality. The service is great.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 21 September 2019

We entered the building yesterday and no one helped us. The waitress looked so unfriendly and gave us no direction. We stood there and she just walked away. We looked at, what seems to be the owner/manager, and he was just sipping on his wine...and staring at us... We walked. Never returning again.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 8 June 2019

The abiance and friendly staff, not to mention the great food and wide selection of wines, make Urban Wines an unforgettable experience.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

Wow what a gem. This wine shop with a great selection of wines offers one the opportunity to share a lovely meal and some wine with your friends in a super setting. We booked a table for 8 and had a great lunch the other...day. we had the corn fritters the pork and the Wednesday steak platters for two. i had previously been for wine tasting and Dinner. I now found a super place to have A really INCREDIBLE WINE and meal and not feel rushed or pushed off the table. our whole gang voted this a winner. TRY ITMore

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

I was told so much about this little place. Once I arrived I wanted to take some photos of the place to show some friends that will be visiting South Africa in December. On doing so a lady approached me while I was drinking some...coffee and told me "who gave you permission to take photos in the shop". I explained that I am sorry and that I did not know, when I proceeded to ask if I can she said with a very bad tone "NO you cannot" and moved on. If this is they way they treat possible future clients I will not put my foot there again. I have also seen that I was not the only patron that had this issue.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Family and friends have often joined me for a most pleasant breakfast experience at Urban Wines over the past 9 months. This venue is unique and the menu is limited but special. A different dining experience surrounded by special wines, niche liquor and cigars. The...staff and kitchen team are friendly, caring and always at the top of their game. We have had the best omelettes ever at Urban Wines. At least one restaurant in the Western Cape that appreciate the art of omelette making. The bacon, feta and cheese omelette will have you hooked. The bread is most special and the ciabatta toast in a class of its own. The coffee is at a professional level and the atmosphere so relaxing that you find it difficult to leave. Long live the omelette king at Urban Wines.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

4 of us went to Urban Wines recently for lunch. What a nice experience. We loved the setup, the food was excellent and a wide range of drinks. Nice atmosphere, friendly and eficient staff. We enjoyed it so much that we are going again. I...would recommend the place to any one. Since speaking to friends about Urban Wines so many have also said that people have told them of the nice place. So when in Durbanville soon, go there for breakfast or lunch. It is worth it!!!More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Urban Wines is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4