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Buitenverwachting Restaurant

26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 3522
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (32 reviews)
“sorbet” (19 reviews)
“caesar salad” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The approximate translation of the restaurant's name is "beyond expectation", our experience was not. Firstly let me say that the front of house experience was exemplary. The only other compliment I can venture, is that the plating/presentation of each and every dish was out of...More

Thank Roger C
LorenzoMarco, Owner at Buitenverwachting Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Roger, Please send me an e-mail with your contact details to info@buitenverwachting.com so that we can fix this. Your experience with us is not excusable and the only explanation I can offer is that our head chef was injured in a car crash. The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we had a three course dinner there which was nice. it included some well done Austrian dishes as the chef is Austrian. the setting of the place is stunning but having air from the aircon blown onto our heads wasn't to our liking. ideal place...More

Thank Luxury_Traveller_BL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and location, good value for money. Always a pleading to take new people there, it s always a winner

Thank Marielle L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful service Good ambiance (sometimes cold due to A/C i presume ) Menu good Fine dinning Wines selection very good and only good wines

Thank Rui B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From arriving at the restaurant, the greeting, the impeccable table setting, along with the magnificent view over the vineyards. Before any drink or food was served we were bowled away'. The service staff are professional and friendly - and have the balance between the two...More

Thank Richme043
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Definitely a restaurant to keep for a special celebration, as the whole experience is something to savour. It is also pricey, but as quality oozes out with every mouthful, it is worth it. First of all the location is stunning, on the slopes of the...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Stunning venue and an amazing menu! The chef is really amazing and so is the service! Recently been re vamped and looks amazing!!

Thank Etienne G
Reviewed 14 April 2018

On e again the staff in all sections were amazing. Congratualtions to the smooth running of this team. We had a lovely lunch, all 7 of us were extremely happy with our choices and the delivered dishes. The bread was amazing! A HUGE improvement. Delicious....More

Thank HudsonS16
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

While searching for a dinner venue between Hout Bay and the international airport, I stumbled upon this gem of a place. The restaurant staff were most welcoming, and even helped me store away my luggage the moment I arrive before directing me to my table....More

Thank xeidre
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Lovely location, friendly if slightly over attentive staff. Excellent menu, good wine list, nice peaceful setting, restaurant was not over busy therefore good conversation could be had.

Thank Ashburnian
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Kaiser F
17 May 2018|
Response from Edgar70 | Property representative |
Good day, 19:30. Please Email your reservation request to the restaurant as we are not taking bookings via tripadvisor. Kind regards, Buitenverwachting Team
Clare B
22 December 2017|
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Response from evertverhagen | Reviewed this property |
Nope. They do not allow this
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 21 794 3522
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Buitenverwachting offers a elegantly casual dining experience, with design and menu reflecting the authentic character of the wine estate. A new wine library was established for pre-dinner drinks and tasting experience of rare and vintage wines.
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