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Wijnhuis

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Wine Bar
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Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
+27 21 671 9706
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The 6 different wines together with the Sirloin and some vegis were delicious. If you're a wine lover I recommend to go there.

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Thank Thomas G
Durban, South Africa
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here 2 nights in a row! Arrived early evening so enjoyed views of the Mountain. It is upstairs and accessible by staircase. The zucchini carpaccio was delicious as was the complimentary bread. Has a vibey atmosphere but can be quite noisy if very busy.

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Thank SeptemberAnnie
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has been a regular for us for many years as we live 2 minutes away. Very friendly staff good service a great wine list and the food is consistently good. Their specials are always amazing, it's not a Burger joint but try their Burger's, home made tasting char grilled to perfection served with French fries and truffle mayonnaise... More 

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Thank StreetYze
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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200 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I find this restaurant a little bit pretentious. If you mix with the upper crust of society then fine. For me it is just over rated. I prefer a more comfortable relaxed place with less pretence. The food is good.

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Thank GrantH490
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A modern, yet cosy restaurant with an excellent selection of wines and an excellent menu. Four of us enjoyed a variety of meals, all of which were excellently prepared and presented. The knowledgeable waitron suggested which of their speciality wines would best be paired with our choice of meals. In all it was an excellent dining experience in a lovely... More 

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Thank Logan N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The seafood at Wijnhuis was lovely and service was wonderful. We couldn't have asked for a better place to dine.

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Thank Rebecca H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We met friends for a drink, which then turned into dinner. The selection of wines and especially the 'sampler platter' was great and nicely offered and presented. The food was very good, the special of the day, Penne Carbonara, was just as I remember it from Italy. The service was good as well, the atmosphere was chilled and relaxing.

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Thank meyouusthemnow
Swoope, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

After a long day of traveling, it was very nice to relax and have a great meal with good servce. I would definitly go there on my next trip to Cape Town.

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Thank bailes17414
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I have always had a good experience at Wijnhuis. The food is good, perhaps not great, the wine list is excellent and the service is good.

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Thank ivorclucas
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Very popular restaurant. Good variety of food on the menu. Very nice vibe and trendy. Superb food. I highly recommend.

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Thank Gerald R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 671 9706

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?