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Buitenverwachting Restaurant

26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 3522
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (8 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (32 reviews)
“sorbet” (20 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 2 days ago

From the start I found the service disjointed as when we arrived we waited about 20 minutes before we were served wine. When looking at the menu to eat we discovered that there was not a single vegetarian meal on the menu and when we...More

Thank fionaf2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was invited to Buitenverwachting Restaurant for dinner. Upon arrival myself and my partner was greeted with a glass of bubbles by the maître d' Diago. We then continued with a vintage tasting at their library section, which completely blew my sock of. We decided...More

1  Thank Blommeister
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a glorious place to visit in a setting which reminds me of France. Sophisticated without being pretentious. Highly recommended

Thank barry s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I returned on 5 May 2018 to eat. The quality of the food is amazing, and the prices are very reasonable. I would recommend this place over La Colombe.

1  Thank TedricLing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch, got a last minute reservation. The venue is on a vineyard amongst some pretty incredible landscape. Food was excellent and the venue luxurious, modern and sophisticated. I would definitely recommend this place if you can get a reservation.

1  Thank ukphill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am from Texas and have traveled to cape town for a university trip. Our group consisted of over 20 people and I cannot speak highly enough to represent this business properly. The food was amazing let alone the best wine I've ever had. The...More

1  Thank Zachariah V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The approximate translation of the restaurant's name is "beyond expectation", our experience was not. Firstly let me say that the front of house experience was exemplary. The only other compliment I can venture, is that the plating/presentation of each and every dish was out of...More

Thank Roger C
LorenzoMarco, Owner at Buitenverwachting Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Roger, Please send me an e-mail with your contact details to info@buitenverwachting.com so that we can fix this. Your experience with us is not excusable and the only explanation I can offer is that our head chef was injured in a car crash. The...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

we had a three course dinner there which was nice. it included some well done Austrian dishes as the chef is Austrian. the setting of the place is stunning but having air from the aircon blown onto our heads wasn't to our liking. ideal place...More

Thank Luxury_Traveller_BL
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Delicious food and location, good value for money. Always a pleading to take new people there, it s always a winner

Thank Marielle L
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Wonderful service Good ambiance (sometimes cold due to A/C i presume ) Menu good Fine dinning Wines selection very good and only good wines

Thank Rui B
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Kaiser F
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
Clare B
22 December 2017|
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Response from evertverhagen | Reviewed this property |
Nope. They do not allow this
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
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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