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Kirstenbosch Tea Room Restaurant

Kirstenbosch Drive | Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
+27 21 797 4883
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Kirstenbosch Drive | Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited the beautiful Kirstenbosch Gardens and the Tea Room for lunch. The tea room was very nice and there was plenty of seating outside under umbrellas - the day we visited was extremely hot. The service was very good indeed and our waitress was...More

Thank 996christinen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Botanical Garden and had a nice walk. Time to relax in Tea Room Restaurant with a wonderful strawberry juice with sparkling lemonade. Amazing experience. Very friendly staff.

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tearoom offer excellent food, made with fresh produce. portions are big, keep in mind when you offer, but well prepared and service very good, even when real busy. We had a hamburger made with a juicy homemade beef patty, the best chips and a...More

Thank E S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious for a quick warming drink! Had the famous hot chocolate which was delicious but just too rich - I would recommend having the small small size that they offer! Chocochino good too!

Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here whilst visiting the botanical gardens. My husband had the Mexican chicken salad and I had the middle eastern vegetarian platter, both were very tasty. They really do serve fabulous food here. A beautiful setting for lunch too.

Thank Jane73586
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went for a lovely walk last Sunday at Kirstenbosch, the flowers are amazing. We met up with my sister and her family for lunch at the Tea Room restaurant. Three of us had the beef burger and another tried the chicken burger on the "not...More

Thank D6142ACsuzanneb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very tasty food and great service. Have taken overseas guests on many occasions when visiting Kirstenbosch and always enjoy my meal.

Thank Leora B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When you're the only show in town, you usually don't expect much in the way of food.However the food here was good. I had the Middle Eastern platter with lots of goodies. There were salads and wraps as well. The unsweetened iced team and lemonades...More

Thank RoBertie
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

So lovely to have them open again! We missed them during the renovations. As usual the service was excellent.

Thank C1tten5
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Absolutely fantastic, my wife enjoyed the bran muffins so much she bought the recipe book from the shop (and she doesn't even bake), I was pleased that it means I also have the recipe for the beautiful scones that I had. I have never tasted...More

Thank IainJT
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21 July 2017|
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Response from JacquesPB | Property representative |
We are not a Halaal restaurant but we are Halaal friendly. We even have pans marked with a key ring that is only used for our Muslim customers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirstenbosch Drive | Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 797 4883
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Serving breakfasts, lunch and teas, inspired by the beautiful gardens and her passion for delicious food, Pamela Shippel-Granoth has created a rare culinary experience to complement the magnificent surroundings. Using only the best,freshest ingredients. All the food is prepared and breads and cakes baked on the premises under Pamela's carewful supervision.The comprehensive menu includes food for all tastes.
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