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Greenhouse Restaurant

The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel | 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia 7800, South Africa
+27 21 795 6226
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (64 reviews)
“pretzels” (6 reviews)
“abalone” (5 reviews)
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The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel | 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia 7800, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were excited to hear that the Greenhouse was now open for lunch, so decided to try it. The room is lovely in the day, and sitting in the actual greenhouse with the rain pouring down on the glass above you on an autumn day...More

Thank PatBar2
Sannet O O, Manager at Greenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear PatBar2, Thank you for your lovely feedback and we are glad you enjoyed your lunch and the lovely rain. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a magnificent dinner with superb matching wines and wonderful service. From the outset this was an exceptional experience. We chose the Hunter degustation menu. Every dish was super. The wines are by far the best we had in South Africa, where the wines...More

Thank David H
Sannet O O, Manager at Greenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear David H Thank you sincerely for your lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed your evening and hope to see you in the near future. Regards, Sannet Olivier Greenhouse manageress

Reviewed 22 May 2017

We were enthralled with each and every detail of this very special evening at the Greenhouse at the Cellars Hohenhort Hotel. Peter Tempelhoff is a maestro at everything he does, and this meal was superb from start to finish. My daughter and I were feeling...More

Thank Sandybernstein
Sannet O O, Manager at Greenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ms. Bernstein We really appreciate you lovely review and we are happy that you enjoyed your evening with us. We hope to see you in the near future. Regards, Sannet Olivier Greenhouse Manageress

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Had so mnay choices and decided on Greenhouse. Cracking chef who knows SA flavours like the back of his hand. Ended up licking my plate twice. Its that good. Service was something i need to mention. Like clockwork.

Thank FlyingScotts
Sannet O O, Manager at Greenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Dear Flying Scotts. Thank you for your favourable review. We are happy that you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you soon in the near future. Regards, Sannet Olivier Manageress

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This is so far the best food I have ever had, and I have been around! So beautifully presented and the portions are perfectly sized. The cheese surprise was wonderful, but the honey was equally great. How do I choose? Best for each person to...More

Thank mullchantal
Sannet O O, Manager at Greenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Dear Chantal, Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We get so excited about our product and presenting and sharing with enthusiasm the whole dinner experience. We do hope you join us soon as there are always something new around the corner. Regards, Sannet...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

This restaurant should be No.1 is SA, or at least tie with La Colombe. I have tried all the other top spots, and this was my most favorite, sublime, interesting, clean, perfect meal in a very long time! The service was impeccable and compliments the...More

Thank inxvdh
Sannet O O, Manager at Greenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Dear inxvdh We are totally excited and proud to receive such a great review. We strive to do our best as a team, with front and back of house working hand in hand to give our guest an amazing experience. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I received the meal as a birthday gift and was not sure what would enfold. I have to commend the exceptional level of service from all during the meal. We did not only interact with one staff member but with multiple throughout the tasting menu....More

Thank Jasonleg
Sannet O O, Manager at Greenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Dear Jason, We are absolutely over joyed that you enjoyed your birthday present with us. Thank you for commenting on TripAdvisor in such a complementary way and our whole team really appreciate it. We do hope that you would join us in the near future...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

We've been to a few top 10 restaurants in South-Africa. This is our nr 1. Best food by far. A must for any one visiting Cape Town.More

Thank AmmieWalters
Sannet O O, Manager at Greenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Dear Ammie Thank you so much for your vote of confidence and we are ecstatic to be at the top of your list. We are always sincerely humbled and thankful for each and every guest positive feedback and do strive to be the best at...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Great food in a beautiful setting, a superb and friendly staff team. Slightly out of the way from Camps Bay or Cape Town but well worth the trip. Probably best NOT to go with the wine pairing but to choose what your party want from...More

Thank John R
Sannet O O, Manager at Greenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Dear John Thank you so very much for your informative and positive review on our team. We strive to put together a full rounded product and we are always glad to hear we are doing well. For being out of the way, the beautiful property...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

A sublime experience of sensual pleasure for the taste buds....and every mouthful seemed to dance and explode in joyful exuberance! The 10 course dinner with wine paring was an exquisite delight! So much attention to detail, every dish telling a story both in taste and...More

Thank Albri S
Dustin_Blencowe, Manager at Greenhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Dear Albri, We are delighted to hear that you savoured every morsel and enjoyed your experience with us. That is the vision and aim of every dish that Chef Peter and Ashley dreams up. We do hope you will join us in the near future...More

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I'd say smart casual- - no one wore a tie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel | 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia 7800, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 21 795 6226
  • E-mail
Description
A state of the art dining room and cutting-edge kitchen sets the scene at Greenhouse, where produce of the Constantia Valley and the region are presented as culinary creations in an intimate taste space. Here guests are invited on a multi-sensory journey of distinctly South African flavours and hospitality, as they savour and indulge in the delectable creations of Peter Tempelhoff and his team. Greenhouse stretches the boundaries of traditional South African cuisine, brings conceptual creations from the garden, veld and sea to the plate and shares local stories and culinary insights through the dining experience. Expect the unexpected... Greenhouse is where meals translate to memories.
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