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Reverie Social Table

226A Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
+27 79 060 6971
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good9%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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226A Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place (not a restaurant, because it offers much more) had been highly recommended by a friend, who will remain a friend. Julia and her small team are very warm and welcoming. They do everything they can to make you a happy guest at this...More

Thank Globex22
Julia_Hattingh, Owner at Reverie Social Table, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nathalie and JF, Thank you for joining our Social Table during your stay in Cape Town. It was wonderful meeting both of you and so lovely that you chose to move around the table during dinner! I wish you safe travels and hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful concept, we joined the long dinner table, and met lovely people from all over the globe. We are Capetonian. The food was outstanding and as delicious as the best restaurants in Cape Town that I have visited like La Colombe and Test Kitchen....More

Thank nicci b
Julia_Hattingh, Owner at Reverie Social Table, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nicci, Thank you so incredibly much for joining our Social Table and taking the time to share your experience. It was lovely having you and Mark there and thank you for your ongoing support! warm regards, Julia

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In the end of our 3 day visit in Capetown, we (4 adults an 2 kids) had a dinner to remember in Julia's Social Table. The combination of a long dinner with good conversation with the other 7 guests on the table was an unforgettable...More

Thank Marc L
Julia_Hattingh, Owner at Reverie Social Table, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Marc, Thank you for taking the time to share your Social Table experience. It was my absolute pleasure welcoming you and your lovely family to Reverie and I hope we see you back again on your next visit to Cape Town! Keep warm in...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Great concept. Even better food. And a wonderful chef. Had a fantastic time and the food stole the show, was blown away, and the pairings were fun and spot on. Thank you againMore

Thank Shaun H
Julia_Hattingh, Owner at Reverie Social Table, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Shaun, Thank you for all the support you have shown us and ongoing patronage over the past 2 years. We wouldn't be here without our regulars! Thank you for sharing your Social Table experience and I'm sure we'll be seeing you again soon :)...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderfully done paring of beer and some amazing dishes by the chef! Can not wait to go back! Very excited to try one of the wine parings.More

Thank Christi A
Julia_Hattingh, Owner at Reverie Social Table, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Christi, Thank you for your lovely review! It was a super fun experience for myself hosting the beer pairing dinner so I am so glad you enjoyed your experience- great having locals join our Social Table. Hope to see you and your brothers again...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a must do experience when in Cape Town, not many places left in the world where you can enjoy the talents of a budding superstar chef in such an intimate environment at such a ridiculous value. Julia is really hitting her stride -...More

1  Thank mojo_srq
Julia_Hattingh, Owner at Reverie Social Table, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for joining our Social Table and taking the time to share your experience. I absolutely love every evening, meeting the most amazing people- I don't think there will be any wooing any time soon ;) I hope the rest of your time...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Reverie. I absolutely love Reverie Social Club both as a concept and as fantastic dining experience. Now I have to admit that I am gainfully employed literally two minutes from this restaurant, for the last two years I might add, and I was totally oblivious...More

Thank Mario A
Julia_Hattingh, Owner at Reverie Social Table, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hello Mario, Thank you for that absolutely gushing review! I am so grateful and glad to welcome locals to our Social Table. I'm also all for tart and citrusy when it comes to dessert! Thank you all for the fab company and wonderful photos- can't...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Julia is an inventive Chef and a lovely person. She selects a range of wines from a single vintner and prepares a delicious beautiful menu to accompany (see photos below). A lively atmosphere of guests from around the world. This is a must in Cape...More

1  Thank wwtraveler_10
Julia_Hattingh, Owner at Reverie Social Table, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Douglas, Thank you for joining our Social Table, it was such a pleasure meeting you and your wife during your stay in Cape Town! I'm very glad I kept the night open- it was such a wonderful dinner! I do hope to see you...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a dining experience during our first trip to Cape Town. Our concierge recommended Social Reverie if we were up for something different. Our evening exceeded all expectation and could not have had a better dining experience! We shared...More

Thank Slm1214
Julia_Hattingh, Owner at Reverie Social Table, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience. It was an absolute pleasure meeting both of you and having you join our Social Table. I really think that I'm the one who has the best time- meeting fabulous people from...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Chef Julia is a genius. She brings together top notch wines from South Africa and allows them to lead her culinary creations. Innocent was the first to greet us, followed quickly by Chef Julia. We started the evening in the little garden with a refreshing...More

Thank carlykp
Julia_Hattingh, Owner at Reverie Social Table, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hello Carly, Thank you so much for sharing your Social Table experience, it was a pleasure having you guys join us at Reverie during your time in Cape Town. I love your annual group holiday idea and I am so glad you chose South Africa!...More

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GarciasinLondon
3 November 2017|
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Response from Julia_Hattingh | Property representative |
Hello Ana, your pescetarian menu will be ready and waiting for you in December 😊 see you soon! Warm regards Julia
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Brittany P
25 May 2017|
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Response from Julia_Hattingh | Property representative |
Hello Brittany, So sorry I haven't replied earlier- didn't even know messages on TA was a thing! Our 5 course social table dinners are R700pp including wine (R545pp if you book for 4 or more guests during June and August... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226A Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 79 060 6971
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Description
Join the Social Table for a totally unique dining concept. An eclectic space to eat, drink and be merry with some fabulous company. Table d' Hote style eatery with a set 5 course dinner, each paired with boutique wines from around the Western Cape. Perfect for the lone traveler, couple, friends and groups. It's a must try when visiting the Mother City!
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