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“My All Time Favourite”
Review of Basic Bistro

Basic Bistro
Ranked #11 of 300 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$14
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Basic Bistro is cosy restaurant right in the heart of Stellenbosch. We have been making locals and strangers feel at home for many years, with a dedicated focus on using quality ingredients to prepare all meals while setting a comfortable and intimate atmosphere for our guests. We focus on creating Gourmet Burgers, Bountiful Pasta Dishes, Flavoursome Lamb Curry, Matured Steak and Espresso Based Coffees of International Standard. We also pride ourselves in a finely selected and intimate wine list that ranges from 'Easy Drinking' to 'Connoisseur Wines'. Cool down with a White Wine Cocktail, Iced Coffee or Real Fruit Pulp Milkshake topped with whipped cream. Or perhaps calm down with a pot of High Mountain Tea, produced by the tea experts at Nigiro. Have a romantic evening in the corner or invite your friends for a Burger and Craft beer - whatever you do, we hope to make you feel right at home.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly one of the best things in Stellenbosch, my standard date night treat and a hidden gem. This is truly one of my favourite places in Stellenbosch. Cosy setting, great prices and amazing food

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DavidC20122
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Rico W, General Manager at Basic Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello David!
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Thanks so much for the great review and your kind words!
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Your review is much appreciated and we love it that you love it here with us! ______________________________________________________________________

Hope to serve you with some bistro classics again soon!
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Cosy regards and safe travels!
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Rico Wessels

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small and intimate restaurant in the centre of Stellenbosch. Great food, atmosphere and value

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank andrewmallas
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Rico W, General Manager at Basic Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Andrew!
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Thank you for the compact and fabulous review!
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Your review is much appreciated and we love it that you love it here with us! ______________________________________________________________________

Hope to serve you with some bistro classics again soon!
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Cosy regards and safe travels!
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Rico Wessels

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very popular Stellenbosch venue, always busy with locals and visitors. Great range of food and drink, friendly service. Booking advised specially for the evening.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peter_guest
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Rico W, General Manager at Basic Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Peter!
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Thanks so much for reviewing us online!
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Your review is much appreciated and we love it that you love it here with us! ______________________________________________________________________

Hope to dine with you again very soon!
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Cosy regards and safe travels!
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Rico Wessels

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good Service - good Food - affordable Price - central in the City Centre - small Restaurant with some tables outside

Make a Reservation!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Thank Stefan F
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Rico W, General Manager at Basic Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Stefan!
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Such a short and sweet review, thank you!
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Your review is much appreciated and we love it that you love it here with us! ______________________________________________________________________

Hope to serve you with some bistro classics again soon!
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Cosy regards and safe travels!
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Rico Wessels

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been trying to get a table at Basic Bistro for two weeks on a walk in basis and today was my lucky night. The restaurant is small inside with cosy interesting decor and a lovely small outside patio. I tried the most fabulous sloooooowwww cooked pulled pork curry served with baby marrow, rice and beans topped with coriander. Then i tried their new addition- magic mousse - chocolate mousse made out of avocado and other tasty bits. It just blew my mind - smooth, tasty and not sweet - a must try for any chocoholic.
So book to avoid disappointment its well worth it!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kimfT2156UX
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Rico W, General Manager at Basic Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Kim!
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What a great review thank you!
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Your review is much appreciated and we love it that you love it here with us! ______________________________________________________________________

Hope to dine with you again very soon!
______________________________________________________________________

Cosy regards and safe travels!
______________________________________________________________________

Rico Wessels

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