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“Excellent dinner at Helena's”

Helena's Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 292 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$14 - US$19
Cuisines: Contemporary, Wine Bar
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Helena's Restaurant at Coopmanhuijs aims to serve heritage food with finesse, often with subtle twists in the detail, thereby turning the familiar into the spectacular. The menu is designed to reflect the bounty of the Boland, with specific emphasis on freshness and food provenance - the "from where" and "by whom" of locally sourced (often artisanal) ingredients.
Reviewed 4 June 2019

Just returned to the US from an 11 night (1st) S. Africa trip, which included 3 nights in gorgeous Stellenbosch. We had dinner at Helena's the 1st night, and it was A+. The food, the service, ambience - all top notch. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank DEmerson
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Marketing_and, General Manager at Helena's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2019

Dear Demerson,

Thank you for choosing Helena's Restaurant. We are thrilled to hear that you were impressed with the service.

We look forward to welcoming back again soon.

Kind regards,
Emelize du Preez
General Manager

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Reviewed 4 June 2019 via mobile

I had a fantastic evening at Helena's. Service was great! Compliments to the chef! I ordered the Karoo Lamb and had my favourite dessert - Pavlova.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kishdayaram
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Marketing_and, General Manager at Helena's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2019

Dear Kishdayaram,

Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and that the service was superb.

We appreciate your continued support and look forward to many more memorable experiences with you.

Kind regards,
Emelize du Preez
General Manager

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Reviewed 3 June 2019 via mobile

Amazing! Had a lovely evening at Helena's. The food was delicious and decent portions. Excellent wine choices to go with the food! Staff treated us like royalty and promptly tended to our every need! 5 stars for romantic atmosphere!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JohannV235
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Marketing_and, General Manager at Helena's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2019

Dear Johannv235,

Thank you for choosing Helena's Restaurant. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit to Helena's Restaurant. Thank you for your lovely comments on our food and service.

We do hope to serve you again, soon.

Kind regards,
Emelize du Preez
General Manager

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Reviewed 3 June 2019 via mobile

All the staff made us feel welcome and special on our second wedding anniversary. The service was excellent (no empty wine glasses) and great food served at the perfect temperature. Definitely one of our new favourite places to visit when in Stellenbosch!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank KlaradynM
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Marketing_and, General Manager at Helena's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2019

Dear KlaradynM,

Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are so happy to hear that our commitment to quality food and service is truly appreciated by our customers.

We hope to welcome you back soon!

Kind regards,
Emelize du Preez
General Manager

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Reviewed 30 May 2019 via mobile

Helena’s has very tasty food and the service was impeccable. Neal did a great job taking care of us. We had the shrimp tagliatelle and the lamb shoulder and both really hit the spot. The portions were large and didn’t leave us lacking. The prices were very reasonable and the ambience and food make it even better value!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Dave G
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Marketing_and, General Manager at Helena's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2019

Dear 889Daveg,

Thank you for the complimentary review of your recent visit to Helena's Restaurant. We are so happy to hear that our commitment to quality food and service is truly appreciated by our customers.

Your positive comments inspire us to create an even better experience for our guests. We hope to see you again soon.

Kind regards,
Emelize du Preez
General Manager

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