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The Conservatory

93 Brommersvlei Road | The Cellars-Hohenort, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 2137
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese souffle” (16 reviews)
“bobotie” (9 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
93 Brommersvlei Road | The Cellars-Hohenort, Constantia 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointing. Not up to usual standard, definitely not a Relais & Chateaux experience this time. Was the chef having a bad night? Service intermittent.Front of house staff looking down at screens and totally unaware of our departure. Sad to say we will not be...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived early, as we had a good uber driver lol, but this was no problem at all when we arrived at the restaurant. The host that greeted us was very friendly and very welcoming. This was indeed a sign that the service and food...More

2  Thank FernandoE174
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited for dinner during spring, first enjoying drinks outside – adoring the view of the lush hotel gardens and the mountain beyond. Later on we settled in the restaurant - two thirds occupied by seemingly hotel guests. The décor was dotted with plants, greenery...More

1  Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We visited one balmy evening for a dinner, starting with drinks on the patio with a view of the back table of Table Mountain. We were welcomed warmly and seated, with an ancient oak tree framed in the glass window. At first we savoured tasty...More

1  Thank The_Mystery_Guest_SA
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I have been forced to dine at this restaurant twice this month and several times previously and everytime I reach the same conclusion. Venue great, food good, nothing special, service the worst I have experienced. If you want to laze away a whole afternoon over...More

Thank GeraldRoos
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The setting is lovely in a beautiful garden, food is beautifully presented and delicious. The chef clearly has a refined palate. A really pleasant, well furnished and beautifully appointed establishment from the entrance through to the dining area. The service almost matched the food and...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Service, ambience and 5 star quality is definitely the norm at this restaurant. Staff are well trained, friendly and provide good service. Food is of excellent quality and the Bobotie, a traditional Cape Dish is definitely a winner. Highly recommended

Thank Amarok2
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We visited The Conservatory for lunch as part of South African Restaurant Week (special menu/price). Despite it being the middle of winter, it was a warm sunny day and tables were made available on the garden terrace. We enjoyed sharing the space with local fauna...More

Thank harrymlaw
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The Conservatory was able to accommodate a last minute reservation to celebrate a very special 94th birthday! A very well organised reservation process, the called on the morning of the event to confirm the event. The room was beautifully set up and we were accommodated...More

Thank Gohwa
Reviewed 1 July 2018

For a Relais rated restaurant the service at Sunday lunch recently experienced was not up to standard. From the way guests were received to the delivery of the meal there was a lack of organisation apparent. There was a noticeable absence of a Maitre de...More

1  Thank PierreCapeTown
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Brommersvlei Road | The Cellars-Hohenort, Constantia 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 21 794 2137
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The Conservatory, situated adjacent to the historic Cellars-Hohenort cellar, offers diners unparalleled garden vistas from both the sun-drenched terrace and the indoor tables. Carefully constructed around a giant 300-year-old oak tree, The Conservatory is one of Constantia's finest daily breakfast, lunch and dinner venues. Here the head chef creates hotel classics alongside modern and seasonally influenced dishes. The Conservatory menu places a great emphasis on fresh produce from both The Cellars-Hohenort gardens and local green-friendly suppliers, and this gives it the unique ability to showcase a true taste of the Constantia Valley. Friendly service and an award-winning wine list ensure that The Conservatory offers guests and locals an exceptional everyday dining experience.
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