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Kirstenbosch Tea Room Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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Serving breakfasts, lunch and teas, inspired by the beautiful gardens and her passion for delicious food, Pamela Shippel-Granoth has created a rare culinary experience to complement the magnificent surroundings. Using only the best,freshest ingredients. All the food is prepared and breads and cakes baked on the premises under Pamela's carewful supervision.The comprehensive menu includes food for all tastes.
US$5 - US$15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
International, Healthy
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food- had the calamari salad and the Mexican chicken salad and all well prepared and tasty. Our 4-year old son had the chicken from the kiddie menu which was fine. The crayons and paper given on arrival scored even higher however and kept him...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 731jessicaj
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens were a must-visit, according to friends, so we did but the restaurant was very welcome after a hot hour in the morning sun. We ordered Eggs Benedict for breakfast and we were not disappointed ! Service was good too.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank scotttwin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic lunch at the tea room restaurant, long catch up chat and a very informative tour of the gardens on the cart, the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable on all the different plants in the garden including some of the medical properties...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank carneygr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we saw how busy it was we were not expecting too much - but we were soon seated and served. There’s a very strong menu and all that we ordered was tasty. Service was a bit rushed - clearing plates as the last mouthful...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank scottasaigon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here in the afternoon and were surprised from the quality of the cakes. Good service too. Lekker orange- coconut cake. Prices were higher then in a normal cafe.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Casimir U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are here for lunch. The attentive and friendly staff quickly offers us the menu. We decide to have a chicken and a beef burger with chips. They also come quickly. The beef burger isn’t totally well done. The chicken burger is fine. Next time...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Claus S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a guided tour of roughly + 90mins we went in search of a salade,it’s a vegan option,and was pleasantly surprised that they catered for Vegans ...So I took their Middle Eastern dish, with a homemade spicy tomato sauce, a salade with quinoa and chopped...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank skemer09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be a favourite if mine so I took a girlfriend to have their famous fish n chips. The price for ordinary hake astonished me - more than the city’s priciest five star hotels. We enjoyed it. But I resent visitors to South...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PeterSulli
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Great place to take people who are visiting Cape Town for the first time. The food is amazing and the staff are so friendly and helpful! A very relaxed atmosphere! Enjoyed my time there.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank corporateeventsplan
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Amazing food well presented served by friendly and energetic staff, great views too. We will definitely coming back for more. Never miss a chance to taste the best baked cheese cake in town.

Date of visit: November 2018
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16 September 2018|
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Response from JacquesPB | Property representative |
Definitely, be it inside or out
21 July 2017|
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Response from JacquesPB | Property representative |
We are not a Halaal restaurant but we are Halaal friendly. We even have pans marked with a key ring that is only used for our Muslim customers
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