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Buitenverwachting Restaurant

26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 3522
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We met friends at Buitenverwachting for a late afternoon drink, and decided to stay for dinner - and what an unexpected masterstroke it turned out to be. This was the best fine dining experience we've had in ages. I didn't pay enough attention to the...More

Thank Peter v
Reviewed 5 days ago

Until it becomes dark a most attractive view, particularly if you have a table nearest the windows. The presentation of the food is outstanding, really different and hard to better. Friendly and attentive staff. However there are some downsides. When we entered my wife and...More

1  Thank Monty341
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breathtaking venue with views over the vineyards or the courtyard, depending where you choose to sit. The decor has changed since our last visit. Gone are the confy sofas and now there are more tables. The tablecloths are also gone (for lunchtimes, not sure about...More

1  Thank HudsonS16
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were ten people for a family celebration and were given a set-menu with options. Let's get the bad over with first - I ordered a birthday cake in advance and they forgot about it. Not a good start. But all is forgiven because we...More

2  Thank Foodfan2830
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been several times to this restaurant but our visit for dinner on this trip was very disappointing. The booking was for 1900, so not late, but on the intricate menu there was a choice of 4 dishes - one of which was not...More

1  Thank gmpaddon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect food and wines. Impeccable service. Sorry we went for supper and too late to see the views. Defo worth a visit. Thank you we will be back :)

Thank EastCoastLets
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Testing menu serving amazing food in beautiful vineyard setting, paired with delicious wines. Favourite Cape Town location - which is a massive compliment given the amazing options on offer.

1  Thank Giles B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing place!! The setting is absolutely beautiful, glass fronted restaurant looking out over the vineyards and mountains. The food was exceptional, although tempted by the tasting menu we went for the al a carte. Out of this world. The wine was equally as...More

1  Thank Sophie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was excellent, food presented well and tasted great. Nice cosy vibe. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Ness3774
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant Buitenverwachting is located in the winefields just outside Cape Town. The ambiance is very nice: vineyards, tranquility, beautiful restaurant. The staff is very friendly. The food is good and very reasonably priced, although the portions are a bit large. Too large to enjoy...More

1  Thank Jur O
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Clare B
22 December 2017|
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Response from Nickparkross | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Clare I'd advise you to try their wines. They are very good. I'd especially recommend the pairings they do with their meals. So delicious!
Maressa F
15 April 2017|
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Response from LorenzoMarco | Property representative |
Good day ! Our starters range between R 120 - R 150, Main Course is at around R 210 to R 250 and Desserts at R 95
Leo d
15 June 2016|
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Response from 337Hans_M | Reviewed this property |
Not open in the winter months. I also believe the owner of Buitenverwachting has closed the picnic's forever which is a pity.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 21 794 3522
  • E-mail
Buitenverwachting offers a elegantly casual dining experience, with design and menu reflecting the authentic character of the wine estate. A new wine library was established for pre-dinner drinks and tasting experience of rare and vintage wines.
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