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Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
+27 21 671 9706
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (19 reviews)
“carpaccios” (2 reviews)
“queen prawns” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought this place was great, and don't really agree with people who seem to want to badmouth it. However, we only went once, but it was very enjoyable, and an interesting array of dishes, plus lots of excellent wines by the glass.

Thank Lucy I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a half chicken (too dry) carpaccio , but with artichokes in sunflower oil , and a burger. it was ok. the best thing was the single espresso at the end .

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiance and I have been stopping by Wijnhuis pretty regularly over the course of the last few months, so I thought it was about time I wrote a review. The menu I think is pretty solid, particularly if you like a steak or seafood....More

Thank GTarbet
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We had a very average meal there a few nights ago. The waiter was very friendly, the wine list extensive and the food ok. The vibe is quite nice, quite relaxed and I did not think it was terribly expensive. The chips I received were...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Whilst the food was acceptable the prices of all dishes appear to have increased very substantially since our last visit some months ago. Prices are in our view far too high for what one gets and when compared with other CT establishments. Also sparkling wine...More

1  Thank Dave B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We came here for lunch and we were very happy with our choice! Our waitress was attentive and helpful with helping us make choices from the menu. We started with the prosciutto and melon. The cantaloupe was perfectly ripe and the prosciutto delicious. The house...More

Thank DayDreamer13
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Consistent menu however two of our wine choices were unavailable. Eventually settled for the recommended wine( reason for non availability of wine was stated as being that they had been busy and were unable to replenish their cellar !!)bread arrived after the main course and...More

Thank monty781
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

First visit to Wijnhuis. Setting is very appealing and has a good vibe to it. Nice simple and not over the top menu. Very good selection of wine by the glass and bottle. Meals were served quickly and were tasty. Will certainly go back.

Thank ryanpmb
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I think it is time to update the furniture which is quite worn and tatty - the restaurant itself has a nice ambience and the staff are excellent and the food well presented

Thank R3715BAmarieh
Reviewed 26 June 2017

During my stay in Cape Town, the Wijnhuis was one of my favourite dining experiences. My waiter, a handsome young man named Anton, was helpful, engaging and professional - adding a warming dimension to the evening. The food was particularly tasty, and the booze extremely...More

Thank Michael G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 671 9706
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