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Buitenverwachting Restaurant

26 Klein Constantia Road | Constantia, Constantia 7806, South Africa
+27 21 794 3522
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • 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 18 November 2016

We sat on open stoep overlooking pond with many trees with the mountain as a backdrop Breakfast was excellent . Well presented and different. We felt that service was rather slow but they were busy and the food was good. It all added up to...More

Thank julie42220
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Buitenverwachting is a great place to enjoy good food and super delicious wines. We arrived 10min prior to the restaurant closing, no hope to get something to eat but we tried. Success! The staff was really kind and offered us lunch even if they are...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The restaurant and coffee shop at Buitenverwachting Wine Farm is a winner. This farm is wonderful leafy and beautiful location in the Constantia Winelands region. Many people don't know about it and always visit the more popular Groot Constantia wine farm, but this farm has...More

Thank JacquelineSA
Reviewed 15 November 2016

A long lunch in a beautiful location. The food could not have been bettered & the service was excellent, from our arrival to delivering the food to time spent talking to the staff over coffee. The waiters are knowledgeable about the farm, its history, its...More

Thank 153AFD
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had a fantastic visit to this wine estate. The staff were fantastic and the service was top notch. We finished our visit with lunch in the restaurant and were certainly not disappointed. Again the service was excellent, but so was the quality of the...More

Thank Redeye38
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. The restaurant is on a vineyard so the views are spectacular mountain in background green grass in the fore with a most beautific peacock strutting his stuff. Again staff polite and knowledgeable and i loved the menu....More

Thank dore99enc
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We booked at fairly short notice and were delighted to be allocated a table. The staff were all friendly and welcoming and the food was excellent. It was our friend's 55th wedding anniversary, which was mentioned at time of booking. What a lovely surprise for...More

Thank davina t
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Whilst the outlook from this restaurant is undeniably amazing, the same cannot be said about the food. Comparably the food is quite expensive to similar places in the region. After choosing from what we felt was a somewhat limited menu, our dishes were delivered by...More

Thank Janette1704
LorenzoMarco, Owner at Buitenverwachting Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Dear Janette, Thank you for your review. We have quite a few newly trained staff for the season. We would like them to be observant, but I understand that there is a fine line between being attentive and overly observant. We will work on this...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

The menu consisted of a choice of 4 starters, 4 mains and 4 desserts. Started with an Amuse Bouche which was delicious. Had a starter of Ceasar Salad with Norwegian salmon. Yum ! I chose Kingklip as my main course and my dessert was a...More

1  Thank brenni2016
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We recently held a corporate awards dinner at Buitenverwachting and I have to commend the team on the outstanding service. The event hosted guests from accross the country, and the surroundings perfectly captured the Constantia Winelands feel that we wanted to convey to everyone to...More

Thank Megan L
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Clare B
22 December 2017|
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Response from Nickparkross | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Clare I'd advise you to try their wines. They are very good. I'd especially recommend the pairings they do with their meals. So delicious!
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, 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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