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Buena Vista on the R44

) #17 of 97 Restaurants in Somerset West ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Cuban, Mexican
Route R44, Lentelus Farm, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 855 4454
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“nachos” (34 reviews)
“tapas” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Cuban, Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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Route R44, Lentelus Farm, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Reviews (159)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buena Vista hosted my birthday party with 40 guests with ease. Organising the event with them over the phone and via email was a breeze and they were very professional. When the night finally came, they had everything ready and under control and I never...More

Thank Carl C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice and well located restaurant, just the place to socialize and relax. Good Food and excellent service. Something between the wine farms but with a different taste - I like it

Thank alwyn1_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I especially like the taste of Mexican food. Good service, good food and good value. Between Somerset West and Stellenbosch on the R44. a Must for all kinds of functions also.

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Like the scuffy decor and garden seating . Enjoyed the different jalapeno options and were really impressed with the nachos. They were just devine. Will go back.. good food at a great price served with a smile.

Thank Girla B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We both had a burger. Mine was crumbed chicken served on a hamburger in stead of like the menu said a ciabatta roll. It was suppose to be served with mayo but instead it had a piece if cheese . It was so dry. Both...More

Thank LorLinda
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Buena Vista is probably not a place you go to have a quite romantic meal, but it offers good food and a nice vibe. It is relaxed and a good spot to meet friends for a drink or two or three.

Thank heinengela
Reviewed 17 March 2017

If you love nachos then you need to visit this restaurant. Very relaxed, informal dining . They have seating inside and then outside under a large canvas "tent". We live about 10 minutes away so love to pop in.The burgers are also really good.This restaurant...More

Thank debbieSouthAfrica
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Having driven past this place many times, I decided to see what it's all about. Nestled away behind the trees is this lovely little Cuban themed pub restaurant. We originally were just going to have some wine but ended up having something to eat as...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My wife & visited the Lounge for the first time for my daughters birthday in February. I found the restaurant very rustic and the menu pretty limited. The helpings are very generous with farm style vege's, i would recommend the stew and stay away from...More

Thank DougCapeTown
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Had the famous nachos....and they were so average nothing special, my boyfriends burger patty was also so bland. The fries were the only think I thoroughly enjoyed.

Thank tegan01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 8
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route R44, Lentelus Farm, Somerset West 7130, South Africa (Formerly Buena Vista Social Cafe)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 855 4454
  • E-mail
the very special and Authentic Cuban restaurant, Buena Vista on the R44 is just the spot for any event worth celebrating, a timeless Gem in the heart of breath taking Winelands. Our food is simply delicious, whether it's our Tapas or main meals, not to mention our now World Class cocktails...
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