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The Restaurant at Waterkloof

Sir Lowrys Pass Road, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 858 1491
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (6 reviews)
“sea bass” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Sir Lowrys Pass Road, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our party of four found "The Restaurant" online as a way to mark the end of a wonderful holiday. The experience was a delight. The setting was magnificant, the ambience very modern/chic. Monique our waitress for the evening was professional and charming. She had complete...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We wanted a classy meal, in a classy environment to celebrate a special birthday, and we got it! Location Location Location! The view is amazing through the tall glass wall that envelopes 3 sides of this building perched on top of a hill. Excellent service...More

Thank ChrisW311
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch at this stunning hill top eatery is worth every penny and if you are visiting from the UK is is not a lot of money for a lunch that would easily rate Michelin stars. I had no expectation before I arrived and left overawed...More

Thank Jeepers3
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've ever fancied having a fine dining experience in a museum-like environment, eat here. After a long drive from the gate to the restaurant, it was a pleasure to dine here. We opted for the larger tasting menu with wine pairings and we're so...More

Thank Sigsoho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is always a pleasure to visit Waterkloof. The view for starters and then of course the welcome from the team. The food and wine pairing is fantastic and you find yourself staring at other dinners to see what is happening on their plates as...More

Thank Ryan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving from Capetown through the suburbs, you arrive at the restaurant via a road uphill that leads you up to this very nice place. Congratulations to the architect for the design. You enter a very spacious place, from the terrace there is a beautiful view...More

Thank JvLLeuven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had lunch here yesterday and it was superb again. not only the food but also the service and the view are perfect. it is one of this jewels that pay attention to every detail

1  Thank jacob and kitty s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great evening at Waterkloof! Amazing view, delicious wines and very good food and wine pairing!

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been following the Waterkloof restaurant from their beginning. The quality bar is lifted year upon year with the culinary experiences. I am certainly not surprised seeing the awards coming in. Compliments to Gregory and his team. Apart from the excellent food, the view...More

Thank Ryno B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

spent an evening in this extraordinary and beautifully designed building - it's definitely worth coming here just for the architecture and the views! we were a little bit disappointed about our food & wine experience. a) because we had the impression, that the three main...More

1  Thank Monacofranke
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21 January 2016|
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Response from Polly D | Reviewed this property |
Not one that is written down anywhere, BUT, it is a special place even if you are just visiting for lunch it is nice to be 'smart/casual'. I would say no shorts, no vests and be comfortable...... a cool summer dress/skirt... More
24 February 2015|
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Response from Rob332014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, agree with the previous comments. Waterkloof is an excellent restaurant (with a wine tasting lounge) with a fabulous view, but is not a B&B. Definitely need to check your travel plans. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 71
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sir Lowrys Pass Road, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 858 1491
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Fine dining in the heart of the winlelands with spectacular views over False bay . Lunch Monday to sunday 12 to 2 pm . Dinner monday to saturday 7 pm to 9 pm
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