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Kirstenbosch Drive | Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town Central 7700, South Africa
+27 21 797 4883
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08:30 - 17:00
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Noordhoek, South Africa
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192 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Toasted sandwiches with quality fillings, plenty of the fillings with choice of bread including the "banting bread", iced coffee very good. The service was second to none when every table was full! The waiter remembered the order for 4 people without jotting it down.

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Thank Mikebarn
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I are regulars here and are usually here for breakfast. Yesterday we had afternoon coffee while meeting up with overseas friends. It was lovely and relaxed usual good service and those who had scones not disappointed.

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Thank SharkySA
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124 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for a late morning tea. The setting is great and the staffs are friendly. The scones are delicious and the coffee and strawberry lemonade are nice. It is a must!

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Thank Tanners2521
JacquesPB, General Manager at Kirstenbosch Tea Room Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much. Recipe has not changed in 13 years More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited the tea room regularly after finishing a hike and like to order the scones. These scones were really not good today - has the recipe or supplier changed? Very crumbly. And becoming very expensive over the past few years Service good and the extension of the restaurant Please remember the locals keep you going in winter. Maybe... More 

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Thank geldenhuysdi
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shakshuka is the new rage in South Africa it seems! If only to taste the best shakshuka I have eaten, visit this charming restaurant in Kirstenboch! The eggs benedict dish is also excellent and the cappuccino hot and delicious!

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Thank Rochelle K
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am an espresso LOVER. I discovered that the tea room serve "Bean There" coffee bean coffee. I had a perfect espresso making it a perfect day

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1 Thank christol2015
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends brought me here in the afternoon after I'd just landed in Cape Town. There was a good selection of food, coffee and cold drinks and was just what I needed. We had to pay to get into the gardens to get to the tearoom and then went for a walk around the gardens, which are also worth a... More 

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Vallensbaek Strand, Denmark
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I and Friends shared a god time at the restaurant udring our visit to the park. Serving was humoristisk and very god and food was excellent.

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Thank Perima
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't fault this place, good simple food done well. Great for lunch of even just a coffee and cake. Staff are very friendly and really helpful.

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Thank Dom M
JacquesPB, General Manager at Kirstenbosch Tea Room Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, it is highly appreciated. More 

Amersham, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the day was coming towards closing time, we had tea here. The tables and chairs outside were clean and the location at the park exit was ideal, with toilets nearby too. Good quality snacks and tea and plenty of staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 17:00
Monday
08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 17:00
Thursday
08:30 - 17:00
Friday
08:30 - 17:00
Saturday
08:30 - 17:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?