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The Kitchen Restaurant

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111 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, South Africa
+27 21 462 2201
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08:00 - 15:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 15:30
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Western Cape, South Africa
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place for lunch with my daughter. We arrived after lunch and seeing that the lunch special was still available, we decided to get that. The Chicken was good and soft. The carrot, cabbage and rice salads were tasty. The prices were horrendously expensive for what we were served. It is food that is typical of an inexperienced home... More 

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Thank heinrich b
Norfolk, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, very busy so the staff can be a bit short and hard to understand. Pay after you eat even though there's a line and a cash register. The Love Sandwich is particularly good!

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Thank Daniel S
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I took my US guest to this delightful gem in Woodstock, made famous by Michelle Obama's visit. We went for breakfast and he has raved about it ever since. The food was freshly cooked in front of us, the staff were wonderful and the bill ridiculously low. I will definitely be back!!!

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Thank Eric L
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We were recommended to visit and sample your salads and other daily treats. Wonderful salads and other goodies. Tasty, original combinations and friendly service. Amazing attitude from the owner who was very busy serving behind the counter, we were very impressed and delighted with all the wonderful flavours. In particular today, Cauliflower salad, Falafel and amazing tasty Humus, Aubergine salads... More 

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Thank selwyn n
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

My nephew and his new bride came to Cape Town to celebrate their wedding with their SA family - 16 of us from all over the world gathered together on the 22 Dec 2016 for this celebration. I made the booking for the post wedding dinner three months ago and reconfirmed on the 1 December when I had my bookclub... More 

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Thank VPG472
Harare, Zimbabwe
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65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The food os yummy which explains why it runs out fast. Lunch is a busy time for them so best to go as early as possible. The love sandwich is a must try!! The prices are great plus bottomless lemonafe. Dont expect much in terms of decor and setting. It is quaint. You can also find them on Saturday at... More 

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Thank ChaChalie
Cape Town, South Africa
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

There are other options here, but the stand out is their lunchboxes. You choose 2-3 veggie sides and can add a meat if you'd like. These sides are the stars of this place. Cold salads with high quality items and unique flavors. Counter service, so the line goes pretty quickly considering they only have one register. Other options include a... More 

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Thank Ketevan M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 21 November 2016

hot , uncomfortable, i would understand the queue to make a payment, the noise and heat if it was delicious but seriously, i been there 3 times, just because its a convenient location and heard people loving it...not worth the wait and the food. for the price and 10 times better food go to observatory, nelson road,food merchants...absolutely amazing.

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Thank katialekarski
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This little delis is not that easy to find, but is worth the trouble doing so. It is a little oasis in Woodstock with all kinds of culinary delights. the atmosphere is rustic, but the food is out of this world. A must visit!

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Thank 890jeremiahb
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The concept of offering made up salads and sandwiches is great. There are usually a range if fresh salads to choose from or an option of 3 types of sandwiches. While service is friendly, the process of making up each order is a little slow which can lead to some long lunchtime queues. Food is good, although the salads can... More 

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Thank AndieChisholm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:30
Thursday
08:00 - 15:30
Friday
08:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +27 21 462 2201

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?