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De Kloof Restaurant

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European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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Waterkloof Golf Estate | Johan Rissik Drive, Pretoria 0000, South Africa
+27 73 092 8562
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
Mon 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Plano, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent service! Excellent food! Very nice dinner, great atmosphere and beautiful setting!!! Very safe neighborhood! Food presentation was amazing!!!

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1 Thank mcampagna
Pretoria, South Africa
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

We were a party of 4 (friends). It was a week day and the restaurant was not full. The food was of high quality and the wine selection was amazing. Not cheap. Nice for a special occasion or celebration. Lots of parking.

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Thank RonelRogers
Pretoria
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117 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

We visited de Kloof during restaurant week. It was a very pleasant surprise. Food was delicious, staff very friendly and well trained not the usual pushy attitude. The view from the deck is excelent. We had a 3 course dinner and liked the choice of starters very much. Prices are a bit steep but worth every cent!

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Thank VeraLaura1962
Pretoria, South Africa
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95 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Fine dining experience with interesting and delicious combinations. Love the quirky names of all the dishes. Would recommend anytime!

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Thank Marelize_Schoeman
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

Very good for dining with a difference. Set in a secure estate, overlooking the Groenkloof valley. This is a restaurant for special occasions where your guests or partner will be surprised at the menu offering and especially the paring menu where wine is pared with the food offerings. This does cost quite a bit extra but you can also enjoy... More 

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Thank Willie P
Pretoria, South Africa
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Great fine dining experience. We did the 5 course tasting menu - it really is worth the price. Great wine list. Lovely views. Fantastic for a romantic night out.

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2 Thank moniquem580
Pretoria, South Africa
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

A restaurant with a good view for a lovely afternoon lunch, or even a summer's view. A bit pricy, but good food. Had lunch there and enjoyed the atmosfer,mwith the view. Good wine and good service overall.

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1 Thank Estelle D
Benoni, South Africa
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

It was our first visit to De Kloof Restaurant but definitely won't be our last. I can recommend their lunch menu as offering really fine food at a price that I thought was a mistake. Great value for money. Give the goat's cheese panacotta a try - silky smooth. For lovers of single malts, there is a very good selection.... More 

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Thank martinuksa
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

There is little to be excited about De Kloof, it feels and looks like an average mid-price hotel restaurant. Lovely view. The service is avarage, and there there is really no reason to drive to this security estate for lunch. My wife had the monkfish for mains and I had the lamb, which was not bad. All this place needs... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Very good food and fantastic wine pairing from the menu. We had a wonderful time celebrating a 40th birthday with good friends. The portions are not large, but are certainly sufficient and for this quality of food, prices are reasonable. The best thing for me was the wine pairings which were superb.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterkloof Golf Estate | Johan Rissik Drive, Pretoria 0000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 73 092 8562
Description
Upscale and creative European-style cuisine, with local influences, in a modern space with terrace. South African Restaurant of the Year 2013

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