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Chenin Restaurant Wine Bar - CLOSED

72 Waterkant Street | Cape Quarter, De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 2200
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good12%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
8 May 2012
“Appalling service, nice food, nice spot”
19 Feb 2012
“more than disappointing”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Contemporary, Wine Bar
72 Waterkant Street | Cape Quarter, De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed May 8, 2012

Our visit was on a recommendation of our host in CT. The service was beyond ridiculous. We complained repeatedly as did other guests, and no-one seemed too bothered. Someone came over to make a surly excuse that they were short-staffed, but no apology! Food was...More

Thank Joanna J
Reviewed February 19, 2012

We visited the restaurant few years ago, when it was called "The nose" and really enjoyed our stay there. Dinner, wine service and atmosphere were perfect! Since the manager changed in april 2011 the whole restaurant seems to be totally unorganized. Our dishes were almost...More

3  Thank Biggi P
Reviewed May 10, 2011

Stopping for an early dinner, I chose their moussaka special with a free glass of wine. The moussaka which was actually a lasagna was only warm so I had to send it back to be reheated. When the bill came the wine was added on...More

Thank Camillelachance
Reviewed January 4, 2011

We ordered a selection of starters to sample the food. The service led by the owner was friendly. The food was not quite what we expected. Nice gravad lax served with some very stale bread hardly the rye bread promised in the menu. Goats cheese...More

Thank N_Foodie
Reviewed December 21, 2010

Indulge yourself and visit Chenin. It's such a treat - especially if you appreciate your wine. Unpretentious atmosphere, great food and great value!

Thank hofmeyrp
Reviewed June 28, 2010

On our trip to Cape Town came across this fab wine bar and restaurant. Had springbok steak which was cooked perfectly and the range of wines was very good with good value prices- would recommend. Staff v friendly too.

Thank LondonJools59
Reviewed April 24, 2010

Could this restaurant have been renamed from 'The Nose'? I firmly recommend this restaurant.. Ask for a table on the deck overlooking the quiet street (weather permitting) and enjoy your meal served by helpful and pleasant staff. The food here is good and and adroitly...More

Thank indefatigable
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Restaurant Details

Contemporary, Wine Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Waterkant Street | Cape Quarter, De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 2200
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