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The Conservatory

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93 Brommersvlei Road | The Cellars-Hohenort, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 2137
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese souffle” (15 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
“bobotie” (7 reviews)
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European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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93 Brommersvlei Road | The Cellars-Hohenort, Constantia 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely high tea (low carb). It was scrumptious and just enough for 2 people. We also ordered scones separately which were fluffy and delicious served with jam, cream and butter. We went quite late in the afternoon about 30 mins before the high tea service...More

Thank Merelou_J
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Merelou, Thank you so much for sharing your experience. We have since made a few tweeks to our High Tea offering- which is absolutely delicious- so looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Angie

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed being here, very relaxing atmosphere. Staff are friendly and efficient. The grilled goats cheese and bacon easily beat the calamari which was not very interesting. The bobotie was the best one I have had in a long time. Piping hot and nice level of...More

Thank HudsonS16
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Hudson, Thank you for sharing your feedback- it is much appreciated. Looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Angie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great evening with my wife at the Conservatory. Shaun was our waiter was simply amazing & we had a great time. Food was good, setting just epic & the evening nothing short of special.

Thank Siboniso N
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Siboniso, Thank you for your feedback. We have shared it with Shaun as well. Kind regards, Angie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food served in an elegant setting. The surrounding gardens are amazing and ver peaceful. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is excellent!!

Thank DemyanCpt
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear DemyanCpt, Thank you for your review. The gardens is indeed amazing- please feel free to visit us anytime for a walk in the gardens. Kind regards, Ange

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We normally avoid having a meal in hotel-restaurants. This one can be recommended without hesitation.

Thank Josef S
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Josef S, Thank you so much for your feedback. It is much appreciated. Please let me know- should you need any assistance with any future bookings. Kind regards, Angie

Reviewed 13 March 2018

We ate here for all 5 nights, and were not disappointed. Staff very attentive and friendly and we had a lovely Valentines dinner here. The food was delicious. I liked the relaxed atmosphere in this restaurant.

Thank kirbykx
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kirbykx, I am really pleased that you enjoyed you time with us- especially the Valentines dinner. I will most certainly share the feedback with the team. All of the best, Angie

Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a classy immaculately run hotel on a beautiful Duch style former wine farm. And it is luxury at an affordable price as far as the Conservatory Restaurant is concerned. We dined there twice within four days and marvelled at the quality of the...More

Thank EAJDOxford
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Dear EAJD0xford, Thank you so much for a great review. I will most certainly share it with the team. Kind regards, Angie

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I reviewed Cellars last year and was less than complimentary. I was persuaded to give it another go and it certainly improved! We were four this year and our early reservation had secured us a good table, with a nice view of the gardens. We...More

1  Thank grahamee
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Dear Mr. Grahame, Thank you so much for the feedback. I am really pleased that we were able to improve on your last visit to Conservatory. Sorry I missed you again this time- if you're still in CT - you will hopefully pop in again....More

Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Having visited Cellars before a couple of years back for an enjoyable lunch I was extremely disappointed to take some close friends for dinner and to find both the food and service were way below par for a 5 star restaurant what’s happened?More

Thank 220Robert
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Dear 220Robert, I am terribly sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations during your visit to The Conservatory. Should you wish to elaborate a bit more with regards to this particular visit- please do not hesitate to contact me through the hotel....More

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We had seen the Ardmore collection at the hotel - itself just amazing - and had booked lunch as we knew the friends would need to mull over a purchase! I had the Cellars salad to start. An interesting mix with avocado and roasted artichokes...More

Thank Andrew B
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Dear Andrew, Thank you so much for the great feedback. I am pleased that you were able to sample one of the many specials we have on offer at the restaurant. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Angie

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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Description
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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