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The Woodlands Eatery

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014, 2017 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made a booking for a celebratory lunch at Woodlands Eatery after my very small wedding ceremony in Deer Park . Unknown to me they let my mother and father in law come in ahead of time and beautifully decorate the table. I was so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank huskerabroad
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for the feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed the celebration for your wedding. We hope to see you again! Ciao

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm welcome from the manager and an attentive and knowledgeable waitron. Excellent food and a really nice vibe. We are regular visitors.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CTownian
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for the comment and the support you giving us! Ciao

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked for a group of 17 with my family, which I thought would make things complicated but they didn't bat an eye. We got a confirmation text the day before, the table was ready for us and our food arrived in good time and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Verity F
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Verity, Thanks for the feedback on your experiences with us, we are glad we were able to satisfy you in romantic dinners and also in a big group birthday celebration. We are looking forward to see you soon again! Ciao

Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner whilst down in Cape Town. Absolutely shocking service. The First Lady who was the hostess took a drinks order and after reminding 3 people of the order and finally going to the bar and telling them again we finally got drinks after...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 152waseemj
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, We are sorry you had such a bad experience with us, apologize for not being able to satisfy your taste and expectations. We are always looking at improving food quality and service, we will do so also this time after your feedback. Ciao

Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Took 45 mins to bring me a beer. Pizza was particularly average. Used cheap tomatoe sauce. Served still instead of sparking water. Poor experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 56dough
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, We are sorry you had a bad experience with us, i hope it won't stop you from coming back and giving us another chance to make it better.

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

What a hidden gem! Woodlands has such a warm atmosphere and friendly staff. Only been twice but it’s quickly becoming my new favorite place to go. Went with a group of friends and we all had Tacos. We tried all 3 types, and were all...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RobynP1059
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Robyn, Thanks for the wonderful feedback on your experience, we are glad you had a good time at Woodlands! See you soon! Ciao

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Woodlands is small and intimate but works for couples or families. The food and service is excellent as the owner is on the floor talking to customers regularly. Small menu but something for everyone.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cruiser819632
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi and thanks a lot for the feedback! We glad you enjoy our restaurant, i hope to see you soon again!

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I booked online to eat at Woodlands eatery this evening only to arrive there and find it closed. If people have a website, they should at least advise if they are going to be closed on a specific day/night. We were six very disappointed potential...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Shakkie
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, We sincerely apologies for the inconvenience, all the booking should have been blocked long time, we are really sorry we disappointed you and your friends. We will defenetly improve the communication on line in order not to happen to anyone anymore. Again sincerely...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We did date night at Woodlands eatery last night, looking for a quirky but nice restaurant, and joked about how there’s no way the food can taste as good as the website photos show -we were in for quite a surprise! We started out with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chevon M
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Chevon, Thanks for spending so many nice words about your experience with us, we glad your experience was good all around. We looking forward to see you again soon! Ciao

Reviewed 24 August 2018

Previous dinner was lovely and was looking forward to coming back this quaint restaurant in Vredehoek again. Unfortunately we were not as happy as the previous time, I think it was our waitress' first night and so the food apart from taking a long time...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ron W
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Ron, My sincerly apologies for the average night, we never aim to disappoint but instead, like you previously experienced, to have people enjoy and have a good time. As owner, i'm always in the restaurant so if anything is not as you expect please...More

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