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Steam Restaurant

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5 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 886 4842
09:00 - 00:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very very good burgers. Great service and funky decor... I want to finish my Beyerskloof pinotage but this app won't post until I have 100 caractors...no spelling requirements...

Thank FrederikBester
Guildford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went here for our first meal in the town. We were knackered after a long over night flight. And just wanted somewhere quick and easy - found the perfect place. Both had salads chicken and the Avocado. Decent portions also ordered the Japanese spring roll which actually came same time rather then before. Staff friendly and... More 

Thank Matt K
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Steam is an absolute must! Extremely popular, so Booking is advised! The Decor is "Steam Punk Decor" which is absolutely amazing and the Staff are all dressed-up and act the part exceptionally well! We sat in an "alcove" which was semi-private affording us to hear one-another over the noise of this busy restaurant. The food was absolutely... More 

Thank Christine C
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Steam Restaurant on arrival in Stellenbosch . Were greeted and served by friendly staff . Meals were great also .

Thank sibylle447
Johannesburg, South Africa
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136 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere in a cosy setting in Stellenbosch. This is a little off the beaten track but not so far as to beat you off track while travelling. Steam punk decor and waiters who really play along. GREAT.

Thank Tania444
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great lunch. The place is done out in a steam punk theme that is tasteful and visually exciting. The staff are friendly and very efficient making you feel at home. The food was excellent!! Generous portions well presented and absolutely delicious. Well done guys

Thank Drew B
Sedgefield, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service and food, cool decor, and great Truth coffee. Nice vibe. Seating inside and outside. We had the bobotie, chicken curry and my sister had the sirloin steak which was a bit tough.

Thank Nikonowitz
Cape Town, South Africa
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here a few times since they've opened. The service is really good and I'm hooked on their flagship burger. Not sure what the name is called now because lots of items on the menu have funny names. When you enter and see the very unusual decor and waiters dressed in leather and weird headgear then you understand why... More 

Thank Eric M
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We ordered the cheese/ charcuterie platter which was good for sharing. Service was friendly but a little slow, but Steam was extremely popular and had live music at the upstairs bar

Thank spark41
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Nice place to relax, drink a cold one and taste some very nice cuisine. Selection is Tapas sized so order different dishes to taste.

Thank Yannis H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 886 4842
Definitely not listed under Stellenbosch yet...

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?