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The Roundhouse Restaurant

Kloof Road, The Glen | Camps Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 4347
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Kloof Road, The Glen | Camps Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having your name on the menu makes you feel quite special! The food was delicious but there was too much of it, too many courses for the portion sizes. The service was great, very attentive. Beautiful views. A special place

Thank LiveWorkTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner in this restaurant and in my opinion the best course I have ate in months. Creative, fun, interactive menu with the best combination of flavours. Really good staff whom all have perfect knowledge of the courses and the wines. My...More

Thank MeralTervoert10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WoW!!!! We hade a great meal!!!! What a intelligent dishes...superbe flafors...clean presentation....foodporn!!!! Dylan laity is a rockstar...keep up the good work...also special Thanx to the well experienced frond of house team!!!!! Great service Well done...keep on rocking on the cape!!!!

Thank Meralte
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every aspect of my experience here was amazing - the service was professional and attentive, the sommelier for our wine pairing was both fascinating and funny, and the food was beyond delicious! Every course had surprising tastes and textures that blended perfectly together, and the...More

Thank Caitlin F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our most special dining experience of our entire trip to Africa. When we arrived, they greeted us by name and led us to a beautiful candlelit table by a window over looking the city lights below. Our menus had our names typed on...More

Thank txhjgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful evening and were totally charmed with the inspiring presentation and great service. The 8 course menu with wine pairing was a total taste sensation and a feast for the eyes as well. The chef is clearly very innovative and created an...More

Thank Marlene F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful restaurant for romantic fine dining evening. Booked in there for my wife's b'day on our honeymoon and couldn't have been happier with her choice. Nothing here to fault, food was creative, delicious and presented well. Staff were attentive. Price was perfectly reasonable for what...More

1  Thank AussieJak2
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Excellent haute cuisine in an elegant historically significant building with breathtaking views of Camps Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and the 12 Apostles. They serve drinks and light meals on the lawn and a lot of people were congregated there to watch the sunset. Some had...More

1  Thank BAM1113
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing location and great staff!! A perfect spot to stay for hours and enjoy some drinks. The food was ok, but not as great as the view.

Thank Susan v
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had the eight couse dinner. The food is excellent and very tasty. It was a great experience, but a bit expensive

Thank Annmarie S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a dress code? We have reservations in a couple of weeks and want to make sure I pack appropriately.
15 May 2017|
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Response from M_S_Lloyd | Reviewed this property |
No there is no dress code, but I suppose shorts and flip flops would be a little too casual.
Christelle A
How do you make a reservation if you live in the United States? Or is a reservation not needed? Traveling in Cape Town with 6 people Dec 15-18.
4 November 2016|
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Response from Roundhouse_Team | Property representative |
Hi There and thank you for your request. You may contact us directly via the Roundhouse website with the details of your reservation. Alternately you may call us directly on: +27214384347. Best regards. The Roundhouse Team;
Hi I'm looking for a venue for a 90th birthday lunch, something special but still accommodating kids of 4, 10, 12 and 13. Thanks Marie
13 July 2015|
Response from Roundhouse_Team | Property representative |
Dear Marie, We are very pleased to hear you are considering the Roundhouse and Rumbullion as a potential venue. Kindly inbox us your email address as well as the possible dates in order for us to send you our packages... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kloof Road, The Glen | Camps Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 438 4347
  • E-mail
Steeped in over 300 years of history, the former guard house, tea room, hotel and the hunting lodge of Lord Charles Somerset has been elegantly restored with the charm and sophistication of the Grand Old Cape. The style of cuisine at The Roundhouse is uncomplicated, contemporary French, inspired by seasonal ingredients and paired with one of the finest boutique wine collections in South Africa.
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