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The Conservatory Restaurant

93 Brommersvlei Road | The Cellars-Hohenort, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 2137
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
93 Brommersvlei Road | The Cellars-Hohenort, Constantia 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant and hotel are very beautifully situated. I have been here on family occasions several times now. The food is unpredictable but generally good. Unpredictable food is definitely not what you expect from such a place. I have had awful tough beef, beautiful tasty...More

Thank GeraldRoos
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I recently had the pleasure of attending a brilliant 6 course dinner with wine pairing at the Cellars Hohenort. Having heard that a new Head Chef ( Paul Nash) had been appointed at the Conservatory we opted to have our yearly Team outing there instead...More

Thank Josua J
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Dear Joshua, Thank you so much for a fantastic review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us and very pleased to have Paul as a part of our team. Kind regards, Angie

Reviewed 14 June 2017

The English Breakfast still haunts my dreams! I shall be back. The extremely friendly staff always ensured that we had fresh fruits, fresh juice and always whipped up something delicious for breakfast.

Thank _malayika60
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear Malayika, Thank you so much for a great review. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Angie

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoy Sunday lunch at the Conservatory, being from the surrounding area, and pop in at least once every 3 months or so. On our most recent visit, we were surprised as to how busy they were - especially considering the rainy and cold weather....More

Thank PatBar2
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Dear PatBar2, Thank you so much for your feedback- it is really much appreciated. I must apologise that we let you down on the service side this time round, but can assure you that we have taken corrective action where needed. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

We were on holiday from the UK and entertained our guests here in December 2016. The view from our restaurant of the fantastic garden was spectacular. The restaurant built around a tree in the middle made the setting very special. The waiting staff were all...More

Thank 36uplands
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Dear 36uplands, Thank you so much for a great review and for recommending our restaurant to friends. It is much appreciated. Kindest regards, Angie

Reviewed 15 May 2017

I was disappointed at the slow service and poor quality of the high tea. My daughter booked for 4 of us for a low carb high tea as a Mother's Day surprise. We had to find our way to a table outside at the Conservatory...More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We tried a variety of meals and courses and with varying success. The roast chicken was tasty but salty, the steak was great, the pork roti was salty and the meat completely disguised by the sauces and garnishes, the tuna starter was average, the green...More

Thank dooley_13
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Dear Dooley 13 Thank you so much for your feedback regarding your visit to our Conservatory restaurant. Our Chef is currently in the process of tweaking the menu- so we are looking forward to some positive changes. Kind regards, Angie

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to treat our daughter and her boyfriend for a high tea at what we thought was a magnificent hotel. The hotel is lovely but needs a refurb. The furniture needs some deep cleaning. The service was slow and the tea was brought out...More

Thank Liz K
Reviewed 28 April 2017

A nice evening out. The service was attentive and kind. Food was just above average. We had a nice fishcake and reasonable pulled pork roti for entrée and a very generous but under-seasoned yellowtail for main. My friend said her gnocchi main was good. Desert...More

Thank Jenaand
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Dear Jenaand, Thank you for your feedback regarding your visit to The Conservatory during Restaurant week. I am really sorry that we were not able to meet your expectation fully but trust to see you again in the near future to be able to hopefully...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The Conservatory is an absolute delight. Service at the highest level, food worth traveling for! The cheese soufflé is divine, the best I've eaten. Wonderful Caesar Salad prepared exquisitely. Beef steak cooked to perfection, and a range of desserts to tempt anyone. The have a...More

Thank Bobby H
AngieSwail, Manager at The Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Dear Bobby, Thank you for sharing your experience. It is much appreciated. We are very pleased that you were able to sample some of the favourites on our menu. I will definitely share your complements with the team. Thanks again, Angie

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