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Tokara Restaurant

Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 885 2550
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Tokara has a beautiful location with sweeping views of both vineyards and valley ... Add winter sunshine and a delicious meal and it makes for a meal to remember! We chose well with the Salmon Baked Alaska starter special (quite literally a delicious taste bomb),...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views are breathtaking and the service is good but the food portions are extremely small for the price. There were no chicken option on the menu.

Thank Mareze K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here as a rest stop during a wine tasting trip. We sat on the veranda first and had an amazing view over the vineyards. Since it was a bit cold, we decided to move inside, but there we were treated to fine art....More

Thank Harm P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for a coffee, carrot cake and a wonderful pizza for our 12 yo daughter. Great location and will definitely return!

Thank Philip D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered a very expensive plate from the menu, only to receive what I can only describe as a kid's meal. Adding fuel to the fire, the service felt impersonal and too lax. The only positive comment I can give is that the wines are...More

Thank ritesh17
Reviewed 1 week ago

Please see my review of the Tokara estate for more information. Our lunch was delicious-- teenagers and parents were very happy. The restaurant also did a great job with the various food restrictions. Service was excellent.

Thank MamaAyinde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, good wine selection, nice service. We've been told there was also an amazing view, but we were there during dark hours, so no way to check it. :) Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank Yaroslav K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great wine, beautiful space, amazing service from Axwim. So far our favorite place in Stellenbosch. We didn't try the food but heard it is great.

Thank OliviaKroeningRoche
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here with my son and his girlfriend, and we were just blown away! The starters and main looked like n picture out of a gourmet food magazine. We were just amazed. Our server was the friendliest and most helpful person. Thank you...More

1  Thank foodmust
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By far one of the best restaurants I have visited. The view from bothe the tasting room & restaurant is breath taking. The service we got was superb. The food.. well the food speaks for itself. The different tastes coming together really creates an explosion...More

Thank Naomi V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 885 2550
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Leading contemporary South African restaurant located atop of the picturesque Helshoogte Pass outside Stellenbosch, included on the 2014 Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice SA Fine Dining Top 10 list.
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