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Faber

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Validated Parking

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FABER at Avondale; Culinary Craftsmanship. FABER is a contemporary farm-to-fork restaurant, approaching each ingredient with the utmost respect. FABER food is hand-crafted using the finest fresh and organic ingredients; creating wholesome, innovative dishes that take gusts on a memorable journey. #FABERfood - as Mother Nature Intended
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were allowed to enjoy a beautiful sunset with Table Mountain in the distance before going inside and enjoying our six-course meal. Overall the dishes were well prepared, fresh and some Asian influences, simple and good. The portions aren't big but they are tasty and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Escape25302381129
Faber-Management, Manager at Faber, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you so much for the lovely review of your experience with us and the kind comments about your server, Munashe! Please note for future dining, our tasting menu portions are adjusted, in order to experience the full menu without over eating. We look...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch on a sunny October afternoon and had a fabulous time. The staff were warm, attentive, and charming. The food was outstanding, fresh, and organic. A variety of small touches showed they take great pride in their work. I'd recommend the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank rowenashadow
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Avondale is well known for its innovative approach to wine-making and their restaurant Faber is the perfect venue to enjoy them with a delicious meal. From the bread service to the dessert we were blown away by the freshness of the ingredients, attention to detail...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank MelissaCapeTown2014
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome evening. Beautiful setting, special attention to detail, but not overwhelming. The portions were generous and SOOO tasty. The bread starter something different than what you normally get and the steak tartar the best I have ever tasted. Definitely the highlight of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Annalie F
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Jenny loves risotto! She absolutely was blown by risotto at Faber, my line fish was unfailing, the wines at Avondale are amazing! No faulting here! Great evening!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank waltercomley
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I have visited Faber on three occassions over the course of this year. The balance is just perfect. The service is not too formal yet impeccable. The ambience is comfortable, stylish yet not stiff. And the food - the food is ALWAYS perfect. I always...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank LiseL876
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Saturday night, cold outside, restaurant Faber on the AvondaleWine Estate gives you a very warm welcome by both staff and a huge fireplace. The restaurant only takes a 3-5 minutes drive from the surrounding residential estates Boschenmeer, Val de Vie and Pearl Valley. The new...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Faber-Management, Manager at Faber, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Robert, Thank you so much for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us on Saturday evening. We look forward to welcoming you and Kate back to FABER restaurant in the near future! Kind regards, The FABER team

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful old farmhouse on an organic wine farm. Nice views over the vineyard if you sit on the patio on a nice day. Fine dining, small portions, beautifully presented and lovely flavours. Organic wines from the vineyards (the 2010 Pekin Duck red is excellent value...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Roelof H
Faber-Management, Manager at Faber, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review Roelof, we greatly appreciate it! See you soon! Warm regards, The FABER team

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a cold and wet winter's evening and were welcomed by smiling, welcoming staff, a glass of the farm's (Avondale) world-class biodynamic bubbles and a huge, warm fire. A winter's special menu, with the option of a selected wine for each course, was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank 0ccasionalTourist
Faber-Management, Manager at Faber, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your lovely review! Glad you enjoyed your dinner at our fireplace, we hope to welcome you again soon! Warm regards, The FABER Team

Reviewed 21 May 2018

We enjoyed a lovely dinner at this place, staff very knowledgable and attentive. Food and wine was great. Beautifully set on the Avondale wine farm.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank marcolombardifirenze
Faber-Management, Manager at Faber, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Good day Marco, Thank you so much for your kind words, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to welcome you back to FABER restaurant in the near future! Kind regards, The FABER Team

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Jeanni A
16 June 2017|
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Response from Faber-Management | Property representative |
Dear Jeanni, Thank you for your interest in FABER. We do cater for kids and they are most welcome. Unfortunately though, we do not have a dedicated kiddies area or any high chairs. For any further information required... More
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