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The Woodlands Eatery

2 Deer Park Drive, Vredehoek 8001, South Africa
+27 63 710 4742
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (2 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
Closed
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
2 Deer Park Drive, Vredehoek 8001, South Africa
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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

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

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

Reviewed 2 August 2018

We went for a Birthday Lunch for my partner and even though it was quiet the service was very friendly and attentive. Food was lovely, was very pleased with the large veggie / vegan range!

1  Thank Demeter
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hi Demeter, Thanks for the feedback on your experience, we are pleased you had a good time. We hope to see you again very soon! Ciao

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely warm and cozy spot! Ordered the lamb and creme fraiche, as well as the caciaula pizza, and the pork tacos... delicious, fresh ingredients make it!

Thank Justin C
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hi Justin. Great to hear you enjoyed our food & the atmosphere! We looking forward to have you back!

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I had my birthday celebration at The Woodlands Eatery last night. It is easy to see why The Woodlands Eatery was voted one of the best Italian restaurants in Cape Town 2018 by The Inside Guide. From start to finish the experience was memorable. The...More

Thank MoniqueDP
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Monique, Thanks for sharing your experience and for all the good words you spent! We are glad everything went well and everyone had a good time! Thanks for your support and hope to see you soon again! Ciao

Reviewed 17 July 2018

Living here for over 2 years now, the Woodlands Eatery is my favourite "go-to" restaurant in Cape Town when I have visitors or special guests to bring out for a night. Excellent food, welcoming and homely service and great atmosphere.

Thank Johnc55_13
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Hi John, Thanks for the kind words, it always a pleasure to see you and we are grateful for your support. Hope to see you again soon! Ciao ciao!

Reviewed 20 June 2018

First time at The Woodlands Eatery and was recommended by a few people. Coming from the Northen suburbs its quite an adventure to drive all the way but for sure the worth while. Most amazing atmosphere if you are looking for a cozy and warm...More

Thank cchris7
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi Chris, Thanks a lot for your feedback. We are grateful your first time with us was a good experience and hope many will come! We are happy you decided to choose us the your birthday's celebration and you had good time!! We hope to...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

This was the most amazing lamb pizza I have ever tasted! The pizza base is thin and crispy around the edge and the tomato sauce used on the base contains small pieces of tomato - it really tasted as though I was in Italy!! Cannot...More

Thank ClaraRSA
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Clara, Thank you for your kind review, we are thrilled you got a taste of Italy in our restaurant and enjoyed your experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Ciao

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing experience on Friday night. A friend invited me after sharing the menu which clearly stated a few vegan options marked V.G. When I asked the waitress to confirm if the gnocchi was vegan, she said no, it had egg and so did the...More

Thank CarmenK963
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Carmen, We are terribly sorry for your experience with us but definitely there was a communication mistake. Our pasta contains eggs and the vegan option was related to the sauce but we will make it clearer next time we print the menu. The pizza...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

Slightly quirking internal decor, but good service, but the place was very quiet at lunch. Good range of food and modest price.

Thank David J
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi David, Thanks for taking the time to give us a feedback on your experience with us. We are more a night-time restaurant, we looking forward to see you then for an Italian vibe dinner! Ciao

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 22:00
Thursday
00:00 - 22:00
Friday
00:00 - 22:00
Saturday
00:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Deer Park Drive, Vredehoek 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Vredehoek
  • Phone Number: +27 63 710 4742
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