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The Test Kitchen Restaurant

375 Albert Road | Shop 104 A / The Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
+27 21 447 2337
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (120 reviews)
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
375 Albert Road | Shop 104 A / The Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing night at The Test Kitchen. It is really an amazing combination of a wonderful experience and great food. It is properly expensive and getting a reservation is very difficult, but it is one of those things that you should just go...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to be able to get a booking while visiting Cape Town,. From the moment we walked in the door it was WOW!!!! The first part of the experiment is in a dark room,the waiters were very friendly and explained every bit...More

Thank Pauline H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurants should focus on food, guests and the great feeling the guests should have when they leave... Nothing of this you will find here.... You get snood by the arrogant twarf who tells you to pi.. off when you wonder why you can't get a...More

Thank aleksander222
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fortunate to score a reservation at short notice due to a cancellation we spent 4 hours at The Test Kitchen recently and had an incredible meal that highlighted some fantastic dishes that were innovative,skilled and very tasty. The restaurant is split into 2 rooms...More

Thank LLAKTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you get the chance then lucky you Totally mind blowing , the flavors will blow you away just amazing we loved it , and the whole staff were awesome , friendliest , tastiest I have ever experienced

Thank Nevvybaby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been waiting a while for this! It was absolutely the best experience ever. Complimentary delicious cocktails, water and a glass of wine. But of course, the food is the star of the show. Wow wow wow!!! This is something 2 experience.I cannot express...More

Thank mullchantal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Blown away on our fourth visit, it was always fantastic but it has transformed into easily one of the finest dining experiences we've ever had and I include the likes of Sat Bains and Marcus Waring in our list - well done Test Kitchen you've...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a meal to remember. Service was over the top, food out of this world. The awards are deserved. The chef is truly inspired.

Thank georgewP3869IA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped counting the courses and just let the wait staff bring more. Each dish was remarkable. At the very beginning, you are offered 2 complimentary cocktails from sweet, sour, bitter, & salty. Excellent way to begin. Make reservations 3 months in advance or be...More

Thank Normal123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is fine dining at its best. Loved the various explosions of flavours with our wine pairing.

Thank Jose P
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Sarah K
Anyone interested in joining us for dinner here on Friday, June 16th? Hi! My friend and I are traveling from Washington DC, and will be staying in Capetown next weekend. We grabbed a reservation at 8pm for Friday, June 16th, for SIX people, as that was all that was available for that evening. We would hate to let this reservation go to waste, so if anyone will be in Capetown on the 16th, loves food, enjoys meeting new friends, and would be interested in joining, please let us know! We are looking for 4 extra people and would be doing the tasting menu (R1600 per person). Thanks!
10 June 2017|
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Response from VAH0 | Reviewed this property |
As The Test Kitchen has a very long waiting list, it's no problems for them to sell out these extra seats... though if you have paid deposit, please check with them if the part of these 4 people can be used for paying for... More
Are credit cards accepted?
26 April 2017|
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Response from Junia A | Reviewed this property |
We paid with credit card
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Travis H
How long is the dinner experience? We have reservations at outrage of modesty afterwards and wanted to give enough time.
26 February 2017|
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Response from Finemaster | Reviewed this property |
For four of us, with wine pairings it took 4+ hours, it was an incredible experience, not to be rushed!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 Albert Road | Shop 104 A / The Old Biscuit Mill, Woodstock 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +27 21 447 2337
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