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Buitenverwachting Restaurant

26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 3522
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“amuse bouche” (28 reviews)
“sorbet” (19 reviews)
“caesar salad” (15 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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1 - 10 of 591 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been coming here for a number of years and were disappointed a few years ago when the began to move away from fine dining.The good news is that they gone back to their old model and they are as good as ever. Springbok...More

Thank Markjs12
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little delayed in reviewing but we were there shortly after it reopened after renovations. It was a quiet midweek night but we were pleasantly delighted with the improvements on a previous visit, which left us disappointed. Staff were great, food was fantastic and our...More

Thank africanbeauty
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Buitenverwachting with high expectations - especially after reading some of the other the reviews - but left the restaurant somewhat underwhelmed. No doubt - the views are special and the revamped restaurant now more modern & contemporary which I enjoyed. Overall the...More

1  Thank Weddingexpert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved everything about this restaurant. From the fantastic wine options to the varied menu choices, this restaurant will remain a firm favourite with both myself and fiancé. The view is incredible and you are left feeling satisfied at the end of your dining experience.

Thank Kirsty P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to get the last table for lunch on the verandah. The food was some of the best we have ever eaten. Wonderful presentation and everything explained. And the chardonnay wasn't too bad, either!

Thank Bishopburt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buitenverwachting is aptly named as the scenery, food and wines are indeed 'buiten verwachting'. We've had lunch here twice and have not been disappointed. The views of the sloping vineyards on the mountain are very beautiful. I've had both kudu and springbok (on different occasions)...More

Thank Mariette V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took myself out to lunch at Buitenverwachting Restaurant as a birthday treat, and as always, it exceeded my expectations in every respect. The food and wine were delicious and good value for money, especially given that this is a fine dining restaurant. The main...More

Thank Alexandra L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

World-class views of the vineyards and mountain, impeccable service and food that goes above and beyond...will definitely be making this a regular special occasion venue.

Thank BrettWeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I believe Buitenverwachting's Restaurant is one of the top eateries in South Africa. The presentation, the food and the service always leave you content and planning to come back soon. The springbok was perfect. The tasting menu superb. The pairing well thought out. Every time...More

Thank Warren M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Buitenverwachting experience was an absolute delight on the all of the senses. A simple yet attractive new restaurant interior set in the beautiful self-named vineyards was the setting of our meal. As we indulged on the incredible seven-course (wine paired) meal we had an...More

Thank Nickparkross
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Maressa F
15 April 2017|
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Response from LorenzoMarco | Property representative |
Good day ! Our starters range between R 120 - R 150, Main Course is at around R 210 to R 250 and Desserts at R 95
Leo d
14 June 2016|
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Response from 337Hans_M | Reviewed this property |
Not open in the winter months. I also believe the owner of Buitenverwachting has closed the picnic's forever which is a pity.
12 April 2016|
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Response from Nina V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they all do have regular A la Carte menus.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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
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