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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%
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“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 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional food in a lovely setting. There are lots of nice places to eat in Constantia, in some wonderful settings, but if the food is what is upper most in your mind, well look no further. We have added a couple of pictures of the...More

Thank ZZJonZZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For my mums birthday I took her for dinner to Buitenverwachting a few weeks back and it was a fantastic experience. We had a three course dinner and the tuna tartar was absolutely amazing; a unique use of Asian flavors. Our waitress was knowledgeable and...More

Thank nicoleeileen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our group had a fun and instructive tutored tasting with a good selection of wines.The meal that followed was special in that the quality,presentation and menu range was stunning. My options were Amuse Bouche of seared salmon tatare,Starter pan fried ostrich risotto sweet corn and...More

Thank mncrbest
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very expensive restaurant and the food is very bizarre My lamb main course had about 12 ingredients and was muddled and quite odd Despite telling them of a shellfish allergy they gave us an amuse bouche containing shellfish Very dangerous and really...More

Thank avensus
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We were recommended this restaurant by the hostess of our B&B, and we were happy that we followed her advice. It was also close to the B&B so that was convenient. It is centrally located in Constantia and easy to reach. The estate looks wonderful...More

Thank Stalex24
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We had heard so many good reviews but I have to say that we were a bit disappointed. We came for dinner so perhaps if it was daylight we would appreciate it more. The atmosphere of the restaurant is not the greatest. The service was...More

Thank Travelbug35805
Reviewed 8 March 2018

What a wonderful position. Locations dont get much better than this. We only came for morning coffee and were enchanted by the beautiful surroundings. A friendly welcome and coffee to die for. It was certainly the best coffee that we had in South Africa. We...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We spent a wonderful evening at Buitenverwachting with a table right at the window with a view to the vineyard and Constantia Berg. The food exceeded our expectations and the service was excellent. Jeremy was very knowledgeable about the menu and the wine list and...More

Thank Christian I
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Translated, the name of this wine farm and restaurant means Beyond Expectation - and it is. The setting is stunning, just beautiful, and the people who run it are as welcoming as the suroundings. There is a friendly coffee bar which is great for breakfast...More

Thank EAJDOxford
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

In a nutshell: I’LL BE BACK! I loved their wines and I loved their cuisine! Did I mention the beautiful setting? This is one if the pkaces where you enter happy and leave happy! P.S.: We’ve been here last year and we’ll come back when...More

Thank Jürgen B
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Clare B
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Response from evertverhagen | Reviewed this property |
Nope. They do not allow this
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Maressa F
15 April 2017|
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Response from LorenzoMarco | Property representative |
Good day ! Our starters range between R 120 - R 150, Main Course is at around R 210 to R 250 and Desserts at R 95
Leo d
15 June 2016|
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Response from 337Hans_M | Reviewed this property |
Not open in the winter months. I also believe the owner of Buitenverwachting has closed the picnic's forever which is a pity.
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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
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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