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The Roundhouse Restaurant

Kloof Road, The Glen | Camps Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 4347
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“beef tongue” (7 reviews)
“tasting menu” (41 reviews)
“souffle” (16 reviews)
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European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Kloof Road, The Glen | Camps Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked a private lunch with wine pairing for 22 people. They have a great deal in winter where you can book out the restaurant for a set minimum spend. Their events coordinator, Memory, is lovely to work with and both the Chef and Sommelier...More

Thank Donyale M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The format of the restaurant has changed since the last time we were here. They now serve a fixed menu (although they are flexible about special diets) of four courses (I think there is a five-course option as well). The nice thing about having it...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with friends on our last night in Cape Town after 2 weeks of pure travelling bliss. Our friends found and booked the Roundhouse with us all being big fans of the tasting menu style that is popping up around the world. The location is...More

1  Thank Baildon2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fascinating old hunting lodge has been around for about 300 years. One of its original owners was a male doctor who turned out to be a woman after his/her death. Fascinating story worthy of a book. The food is fantastic, even if a little...More

Thank RubinVanNiekerk
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Having your name on the menu makes you feel quite special! The food was delicious but there was too much of it, too many courses for the portion sizes. The service was great, very attentive. Beautiful views. A special place

Thank LiveWorkTravel
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner in this restaurant and in my opinion the best course I have ate in months. Creative, fun, interactive menu with the best combination of flavours. Really good staff whom all have perfect knowledge of the courses and the wines. My...More

Thank MeralTervoert10
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

WoW!!!! We hade a great meal!!!! What a intelligent dishes...superbe flafors...clean presentation....foodporn!!!! Dylan laity is a rockstar...keep up the good work...also special Thanx to the well experienced frond of house team!!!!! Great service Well done...keep on rocking on the cape!!!!

Thank Meralte
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Every aspect of my experience here was amazing - the service was professional and attentive, the sommelier for our wine pairing was both fascinating and funny, and the food was beyond delicious! Every course had surprising tastes and textures that blended perfectly together, and the...More

1  Thank Caitlin F
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This was our most special dining experience of our entire trip to Africa. When we arrived, they greeted us by name and led us to a beautiful candlelit table by a window over looking the city lights below. Our menus had our names typed on...More

Thank txhjgirl
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We had a wonderful evening and were totally charmed with the inspiring presentation and great service. The 8 course menu with wine pairing was a total taste sensation and a feast for the eyes as well. The chef is clearly very innovative and created an...More

Thank Marlene F
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Response from Roundhouse_Team | Property representative |
Hi There and thank you for your request. You may contact us directly via the Roundhouse website with the details of your reservation. Alternately you may call us directly on: +27214384347. Best regards. The Roundhouse Team;
13 July 2015|
Response from Roundhouse_Team | Property representative |
Dear Marie, We are very pleased to hear you are considering the Roundhouse and Rumbullion as a potential venue. Kindly inbox us your email address as well as the possible dates in order for us to send you our packages... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kloof Road, The Glen | Camps Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 438 4347
  • E-mail
Steeped in over 300 years of history, the former guard house, tea room, hotel and the hunting lodge of Lord Charles Somerset has been elegantly restored with the charm and sophistication of the Grand Old Cape. The style of cuisine at The Roundhouse is uncomplicated, contemporary French, inspired by seasonal ingredients and paired with one of the finest boutique wine collections in South Africa.
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