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Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg

) #1 of 19 Restaurants in Tokai $$$$ European, International,
Steenberg Road | Steenberg Estate, Tokai 7945, South Africa
+27 21 713 7178
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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07:00 - 10:00All hours
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Steenberg Road | Steenberg Estate, Tokai 7945, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped her on our way out of Cape Town to the airport for lunch. The setting is beautiful and we were able to sit outside and enjoy the weather, the grounds, and the surrounding mountains. Food was great and well priced as was the wine.

Thank Robinky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasure to sit in the warm winter sunshine, a perfect spot with great wine and food on offer at the Sunday buffet - only disappointment the roast beef was completely over cooked (every joint put out was brown right through, not even a...More

Thank 661debs
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The restaurant is inside Steenberg Wine Estate. It is beautiful inside. The food was amazing and reasonably priced for the quality we received. The service was excellent. The wine selection on point too. We really enjoyed the food. The portions were also just enough. The...More

Thank Nelisa S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Excellent atmosphere, service and food. I had the 5-course taster's menu with wine pairings. The flavours were fascinating and really worked well. For a few examples, the cucumber and Tobasco jelly was a wonderful complement to the crocodile tail, as was the fig and walnut...More

Thank AlanvdVyver
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is fine dining. Start with bubbly in the bar. Make sure u have a table with soft chairs armchairs as will not rush to go home. Excellent service and top dining. Good wine selection. You will be happy to stay local with Steenberg wine...More

Thank krzysztofm57
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We visited Catharinas for dinner. The staff were very attentive and the food was excellent! Lovely selection of wines as well. Highly recommend.

Thank AlyE0608
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Catharina's was recommended to us by a friend who is very familiar with the Cape Town area and we were not disappointed. The approach through the Estate vineyards was beautiful and the restaurant was in part of a series of lovely Dutch influenced white painted...More

Thank LeBaronRouge
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch and took the different food from different menu (one set menu with wine pairing, one from lunch menu and one from a la cart menu) but the restaurant just made it very easy and we all very happy. Wine pairing...More

Thank Nuna W
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We dined here as a birthday treat and enjoyed our meals thoroughly. Not a compliant, because I enjoyed it thoroughly and didn't attempt to send it back to the kitchen but I ordered a medium steak which was definitely served rare, only just warm in...More

1  Thank mizjess
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Part of the Steenberg Hotel, but freestanding, this stylish and spacious Bar and Restaurant compliments with high standards delivered throughout the rest of the Hotel. Fine dining, but you are made feel welcome and comfortable. Good quality food, well presented. Unhurried and personal.

1  Thank PJCooneySpringfield
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steenberg Road | Steenberg Estate, Tokai 7945, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Tokai
  • Phone Number: +27 21 713 7178
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Catharina's Restaurant at Steenberg pays homage to the woman who started it all and found Steenberg in the 17th century. Taking a leaf from Catharina's adventurous book, this restaurant serves up contemporary comfort food, making guests feel welcomed as they revel in the abundance of fresh produce, cooked simply and presented beautifully. With an eye on creating a "Contemporary Heritage", Catharina's embraces the past but keeps evolving with the current to maintain a fresh and innovative attitude.The menu centres on simplicity, and lets the finest quality ingredients do all the talking. The "contemporary heritage" dictum comes to life in the décor of Catharina's Restaurant, as hints of Catharina's thrilling life weave themselves into a visual narrative - a treat for the eyes as well as the stomach. Comprising of over 100 carefully selected South African wines and a small but relevant international offering, the award-winning wine list at Catharina's restaurant offers choice to the connoisseur and casual sipper alike. Catharina's has been awarded the American Express Platinum Award for Fine Dining, and the Diner's Club Winelist Award - Diamond Awards.
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