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The Woodlands Eatery

2 Deer Park Drive, Vredehoek 8001, South Africa
+27 63 710 4742
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (4 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2 Deer Park Drive, Vredehoek 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I booked for a group of 17 with my family, which I thought would make things complicated but they didn't bat an eye. We got a confirmation text the day before, the table was ready for us and our food arrived in good time and...More

Thank Verity F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went for dinner whilst down in Cape Town. Absolutely shocking service. The First Lady who was the hostess took a drinks order and after reminding 3 people of the order and finally going to the bar and telling them again we finally got drinks after...More

Thank 152waseemj
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took 45 mins to bring me a beer. Pizza was particularly average. Used cheap tomatoe sauce. Served still instead of sparking water. Poor experience.

Thank 56dough
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a hidden gem! Woodlands has such a warm atmosphere and friendly staff. Only been twice but it’s quickly becoming my new favorite place to go. Went with a group of friends and we all had Tacos. We tried all 3 types, and were all...More

Thank RobynP1059
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Woodlands is small and intimate but works for couples or families. The food and service is excellent as the owner is on the floor talking to customers regularly. Small menu but something for everyone.

Thank Cruiser819632
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked online to eat at Woodlands eatery this evening only to arrive there and find it closed. If people have a website, they should at least advise if they are going to be closed on a specific day/night. We were six very disappointed potential...More

Thank Shakkie
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We did date night at Woodlands eatery last night, looking for a quirky but nice restaurant, and joked about how there’s no way the food can taste as good as the website photos show -we were in for quite a surprise! We started out with...More

Thank Chevon M
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Chevon, Thanks for spending so many nice words about your experience with us, we glad your experience was good all around. We looking forward to see you again soon! Ciao

Reviewed 24 August 2018

Previous dinner was lovely and was looking forward to coming back this quaint restaurant in Vredehoek again. Unfortunately we were not as happy as the previous time, I think it was our waitress' first night and so the food apart from taking a long time...More

Thank Ron W
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Ron, My sincerly apologies for the average night, we never aim to disappoint but instead, like you previously experienced, to have people enjoy and have a good time. As owner, i'm always in the restaurant so if anything is not as you expect please...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

We went for a Birthday Lunch for my partner and even though it was quiet the service was very friendly and attentive. Food was lovely, was very pleased with the large veggie / vegan range!

1  Thank Demeter
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hi Demeter, Thanks for the feedback on your experience, we are pleased you had a good time. We hope to see you again very soon! Ciao

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely warm and cozy spot! Ordered the lamb and creme fraiche, as well as the caciaula pizza, and the pork tacos... delicious, fresh ingredients make it!

Thank Justin C
Matteo0Santini, Owner at The Woodlands Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hi Justin. Great to hear you enjoyed our food & the atmosphere! We looking forward to have you back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Deer Park Drive, Vredehoek 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Vredehoek
  • Phone Number: +27 63 710 4742
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