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Groot Constantia Road | Groot Constantia Wine Farm, Constantia 7800, South Africa
+27 21 794 1143
09:00 - 21:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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996 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We booked two picnics for a busy Sunday lunch. We were there at 12:00 pm and the restaurant was sold out and they were busy making alternative arrangements both on the terrace and inside the lounge area for picnicers due to the strong wind. Yet we were greeted by manageress Kim as valued guests as if she had all the... More 

Thank poleinahole1
Cape Town
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unimpressed by food. All dishes looked good and were perfectly edible. But nothing special. Ravioli could have come from a frozen packet. Wine stupendously pricey - and this is on a wine farm You only want the tourist market??

Thank Peter H
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food at Simon's was ok but nothing special, and service was on the slow side. Nice view. There are so many other vineyard restaurants that offer better value for money, so can't recommend it.

Thank Julia T
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This use to be a favourite place to chill out and admire the views while having a well prepared fresh lunch but my experience today was very disappointing . There were four of us so not a big order but my Fish & Chips was translated into Kingklip and new potatoes , as we were already late for lunch and... More 

Thank evado
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful selection of snacks and hot food. Mix that with the gorgeous view of the Constantia vineyards and you can't go wrong. Very friendly service and as for the wine - you can't beat it.

Thank David V
Kansas City
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677 reviews
378 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My calamari starter was very lightly breaded and cooked to perfection. I had gazpacho which was also nice and was a very large portion. My husband had the Asian chicken salad which was quite large. He didn't much care for the sauce they put on it. Service was very good. There is seating both indoors or in the garden.

Thank dixiepeach
Devizes, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four friends went to lunch here and all had a great time. The setting among the vineyards is lovely, with the dappled sun in the eating area. It was very full and the atmosphere was good. Our waiter was very efficient and attentive. The menu was not extensive but was varied and well thought out. Our starters were all good... More 

Thank Margaret1917
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'll start with the negative which is not alot.. The chicken and the pork belly was a bit dry, so the kitchen definitely needs a bit of work and for the price tag you'd expect better. On the flipside the presentation of the food was excellent! They say you eat with your eyes and my eyes were salivating!! The setting... More 

Thank Easton F
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

My partner and I went to Simon's for sundowners but then saw the menu and chose to have something to eat. I strongly recommend the Chicken Asian Salad and Dumplings as a starter. The slow roasted lamb shoulder was cooked to perfection and although we had to wait to be seated as the venue was fully booked it was well... More 

Thank naylorg2017
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

My friends and I spent a fantastic afternoon at Simon's recently. The staff were very friendly and the food and service were both of exceptional quality. The views of the mountains and vineyards make this a beautiful setting for lunch. We will definitely be back!

Thank Lauren G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 18
International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groot Constantia Road | Groot Constantia Wine Farm, Constantia 7800, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 21 794 1143
Nestled in the fertile Constantia Valley lies a 300-year old wine estate,
Groot Constantia and on it, Simon's restaurant, where we celebrate the riches of the
Cape winelands by transforming the freshest ingredients into memorable meals.

Revel in the Cape Town summer by dining al fresco on our terrace with panoramic views of the Groot
Constantia vineyards. Savour the wines of the valley or enjoy our wide selection of craft beers.
As the weather turns, join us inside where we like to light a giant fire on chilly days

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