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Buitenverwachting Restaurant

26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 3522
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (9 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

I’d gone for wine tasting and lunch. Wine tasting experience not as great as lunch, perhaps owing to the fact that it was peak hour and they had a mere 2 servers going around several wine tasters. Lunch was great, front of house was very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Leongyinyin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in in the afternoon to make a reservation for dining two days later. Very kind acquisition by the lady at the reception. The athmosphere all around is overhelming. The dining experience then also was first class: service, food, wine, just 5* ! Highly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Annemarie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the Cape Town region four the last four years. This year for six weeks. We visited Buitenverwachting at least once each week not only for the restaurant but also for the wine tasting (where they serve light lunches) and the coffee shop...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank James H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! We had a wonderful evening here. Food was fantastic. I had a salmon salad that was great. It was, however, a really large portion. Like, entree sized. We also tried the 3 soups trio for a starter. Really fun, and innovative. Wine is outstanding....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 902AWG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was supposed to be a special occasion for my wife and I as one of our children had bought us a gift voucher to enjoy the same experience they had had. The menu was not extensive, just enough choice to please both of us,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Neville F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little over a week ago, we booked through the Entertainer the AVP (Amuse Bouche & Vintage Wine Pairing) Experience at Buitenverwachting. The AVP Experience is the brainchild of restaurant’s manager Diego Noble, who hosts it with flair and competence in the bar area adjacent...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank stefano450
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I were married at this venue four years ago. We periodically come back when friends are in town to offer them a memorable dining experience. This past week we visited for our anniversary and were treated to a specialized menu and great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AfAmercan
Reviewed 7 November 2018

If you want anything from relaxing on a Sunday afternoon with a nice glass of wine underneath the trees or a coffee with friends in the cafe or a romantic dinner with the backdrop anyone would want then Visi Buitenverwachting. And guess what the food...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 66Jules
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

This restaurant always delivers on service, views, wine and especially divine food. We eat with our eyes and the presentation and flavours are superb! It is set on an historic and beautiful wine farm whose name means beyond expectation and it truly lives up to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MelissaCapeTown2014
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Buitenverwachting is a hidden gem in the Southern suburbs of Cape Town ! Nestled between the mountains and vineyards .. it is a breath of fresh air to visit this beautiful estate ! With an oak tree lined driveway to the homestead, beautiful gardens and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 406lynnee
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25 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ashburnian | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - we ate in the Restaurant - but there were lots of tables in the gardens and looked like people picnicking (not sure if their own, or purchased on site.)
16 May 2018|
Response from Edgar70 | Property representative |
Good day, 19:30. Please Email your reservation request to the restaurant as we are not taking bookings via tripadvisor. Kind regards, Buitenverwachting Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 21 794 3522
  • E-mail
Buitenverwachting offers a elegantly casual dining experience, with design and menu reflecting the authentic character of the wine estate. A new wine library was established for pre-dinner drinks and tasting experience of rare and vintage wines.
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