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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
Updated 20/09/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/09/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
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Reviewed 10 September 2021

You arrive and immediately feel you are in the presence of luxurious nature and spoiled for choice regarding scenery, welcoming, front staff and knowledgeable waiters, but the best is the journey of a thousand FLAVOURS. The menu is carefully prepared and paired with the finest...wines. The chef creates masterful dishes, which I have seen copied by other establishments but does not, no... Cannot compare to Greenhouse experience. If you want to impress, with style, sophistication and luxury, Greenhouse gives a new meaning to these words. Hmm, feel like booking again, super excited!!! Ps don't forget to stop at the bar, there is a genius who creates just the right beverages to end your experience.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 6 September 2021 via mobile

We never expected this quality and standard!!!! Staff was very attentive; a bit over eager. Interfering a little too much!! The wines are exhorbitant, but exceptional!! Truly one of the top restaurants in CT!!!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 19 August 2021 via mobile

First time visiting Greenhouse while in Cape Town, the experience was wonderful. Excellent quality, unique flavors and beautiful presentations. Zack was our server, he was friendly, polite and very knowledgeable. Donavan provided us our wine pairings and explanations. All staff members were attentive. Highly recommend...coming here, it will not disappoint. Can’t wait to come back during my next visit.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 26 March 2021 via mobile

We were at the Green House, Constantia today to celebrate my fiances birthday. We had an absolutely fantastic tasting experience. We would recommend this place to everyone. Every plate was to our satisfaction. The staff were so professional and so lovely to interact with. They...really made you feel like royalty. From delivering your food to the table, to the explanations of each plate, the tidying up of the table after each meal and to even having a good laugh and conversation. We were really so comfortable and could just relax. We will definately be back soon. Thank you to Zack, Emile and Donovan for their excellent service and to Chef Farrel for the amazing food that we have received.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 20 December 2020 via mobile

The service at Greenhouse is absolutely outstanding without being stuffy or pretentious. The food is light, delicate, delicious, using a lot of proudly South African ingredients. It was an absolute treat from beginning to end and I look forward to returning!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Greenhouse Management, General Manager at Greenhouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2020

Good day Pand0raB, Thank you for taking the time to write such a fabulous review! The team reads such reviews and it really motivates them, particularly in such tough times. We hope to see you again the at the Greenhouse for another fun evening or...More

Reviewed 16 November 2020

A cut above the rest ! Well worth paying a bit extra for an experience of a lifetime. We will be back ........

Date of visit: October 2020
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GHManagerConstantia, General Manager at Greenhouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2020

Good day 'ElmaLovesTravel', "Experience of a lifetime". Wow! Those are some beautiful words of praise. Thank you so much! Chef Farrel Hirsch and the team thanks you for taking the time to write a review and we hope to see you again at the Greenhouse.

Reviewed 9 November 2020

We had a Seven course meal and it was lovely. The service was impeccable, the overall ambiance was awesome as well as the friendly and knowledgeable staff. We particularly loved the South African innovation on their fine dining menu. A great place to enjoy SA...fine dining + SA's best wines.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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GHManagerConstantia, General Manager at Greenhouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2020

Good day 'Mashudu M', Thank you for your kind review. We strive to ensure we leave a lasting impression on our guests and hope we have achieved this here with your visit to the Greenhouse. Food, service and ambience are the top 3 hits for...More

Reviewed 28 October 2020 via mobile

To combine all the flavours, aromas and overall dining experience at Greenhouse into words would not be possible. We have dined at all the top restaurants in Cape Town and to be able to give a fair review I will have to go back to...my previous reviews re-review them. To be honest I have not experience this type of food in South Africa yet. You will have to travel very far to experience the food that are served at Greenhouse. As part of restaurant week they served a 5 couse menu. Each dish has been carefully thought through and artistically prepared to supprise your sensory and visual senses. I personally think this is the best finedining restaurant in South Africa at the moment. Its definitely a restaurant to visit for any foody.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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GHManagerConstantia, General Manager at Greenhouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2020

Good day 'Pieterindia', What an absolutely beautiful review. Thank you so very much. Chef Farrel Hirsch and the team send their compliments to you. We are currently in the process of launching our December menu which will be an 8 course menu. We remain committed...More

Reviewed 20 October 2020

We went to the Greenhouse for dinner for their tasting menu. I seldom include the tasting wines as well as I prefer to choose the wine I prefer to compliment the meal. That said, the food was amazing and presentation was outstanding. If there is...one slight complaint, it is that I felt that the fillet could definitely have had another portion. Other than that, the food was more than adequate and the service superb.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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GHManagerConstantia, General Manager at Greenhouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2020

Good day 'thegallopingglutton', Thank you for taking the time to review Greenhouse. It is incredibly motivating for the team to read such wonderful reviews and for us to know that the love, dedication and attention to detail that goes into our services, does not go...More

Reviewed 24 September 2020 via mobile

We visited Greenhouse to celebrate my hubby’s birthday and just was so impressed. Just WOW. The food and wine paring were spectacular to say the least. Chef has outstanding vision and skills. Food was picture perfect and delicious. The service and setting just as lovely....I highly recommend this establishment if you are looking for a place to Celebrate a special occasion.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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GHManagerConstantia, General Manager at Greenhouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2020

Good day Fatima, thank you for providing such a sweet review. The team at the Greenhouse are thrilled that you enjoyed your husband's birthday celebration and that the evening overall was a delight and success. We wish and hope to see you in the near...More

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Audrey L
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No breakfast
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13 February 2019|
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Response from TKTK1111 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual is fine, you should make an evening of it.
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13 March 2018|
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Response from Peter T | Property representative |
Hi MoorHouse We have a 9 course tasting menu for dinner with a 5 course winter menu coming in from May to September. Then for lunch we have a 4 course a la carte as well as a 6 course reduced tasting menu. Hope this... More
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Greenhouse Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5