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Tokara Restaurant

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(R 310) 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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
(R 310) Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed the wine tasting a lot. Very cool views from the terrace of the vineyard. The Baked Alaska Salmon was a bit of an odd combination, but the beef course was really great. A must see location if you're nearby :)

Thank PatrickDeJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I dined here a few years ago (August 2015) and upon learning we were getting married the following day, the waitstaff seated us at a table overlooking the night lights of the Stellenbosch valley. We couldn't have asked for a better table,...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the view alone, but in addition to this the food is outstanding, the staff helpful which made the overall experience one not to be missed. We were recommended to come here and without doubt we were glad we made the trip.

Thank lisapanarisi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning, what a gem with sweeping views of the Stellenbosch valley and vineyards. Charming walkways amongst olive trees, superb service and both the food and wine were of supreme quality.

Thank chachaman
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely restaurant with an outstanding view. The staff were most attentive and the food was pretty good. My quibble was that they were trying to be a bit too adventurous. I wasn’t mad about smoked salmon ice cream as part of my...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited the restaurant and the deli on numerous occasions, with our family. Have always been impressed with the food and overall experience. A beautiful location.

Thank lmX6841HQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tokara was one of my favourite wine farms, took family from the US for a wine tasting, was surprisingly disappointed with the lack of interest from staff at the wine tasting. Felt like staff were doing us a favour by helping us. In contrast the...More

Thank rmgarrana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner at Tokara Restaurant, arriving just before sunset. With such a beautiful location everything else could be average and they'd still draw a crowd - but in our experience, the expert service and delicious food matched the setting. Arriving earlier...More

Thank RanjiJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 5 guys on a running tour, we really appreciated our visit to Tokara. The whole experience is positive from easy parking, to great service, beautiful views, inspiring decors, fine wines, good and creative food. It is more expensive than other...More

Thank Grandvaux
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views and ok wine but the food was overpriced. Nice to sit and chill in the sun on the patio otherwise

Thank ewottermann
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
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18:30 - 21:00
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18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: (R 310) 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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