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Jonkershuis Restaurant at Groot Constantia

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Groot Constantia Road | Groot Constantia Wine Estate, Constantia 7848, South Africa
+27 21 794 6255
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This place has been going since at least I was a kid, the setting is breathtaking, set among the local vineyards, the weather is generally fantastic, the perfect place for some wine tasting then a long lunch in the sun. Picturesque indeed!

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Thank Tara O
Tenby, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

After visiting the last time we were in Cape Town we made a bee line for groot Constantia on the wine bus. Their lunch menu is fabulous - tasty platters of cheese Or meat, African dishes, local produce and of course their range of tasty wines. We enjoyed it so much we brought our friend back the next day for... More 

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North West England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here after wine tour sat outside as it was cool in the shade the view was lovely Our waiter Joshua gave excellent service and we chose the tasting platter which was so delicious and not too spicy it is a warm meal and we also shared the dessert platter nice &. carafe of Constantia white wine - perfect... More 

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Thank HenzandCo
Cape Town, South Africa
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

A breakfast was held for 40 persons at the Jonkershuis Restaurant. A limited choice menu was pre-selected and a deposit prepaid. The venue was the courtyard of the historic building that is part of the earliest wine estate in the Constantia Valley. The serving of the guests was done with military precision with the food hot and tasty. Overall a... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Large restaurant with various internal and garden dining areas - large numbers of guests competently handled, speedy and friendly service, all four different dishes ordered by our party were delicious, supplemented by a reasonably priced wines

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Algarvia, Portugal
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Groot Constantia is a fabulous place to visit and we have been many times. We had never before eaten at Jonkershuis however until recently. We were expecting something special but we're disappointed that the food was distinctly average. Service was also slow and rather haphazard. Certainly will not eat there again as there are so many fabulous new restaurants in... More 

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Thank Steve R
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We ordered one from the days special, 2 fish cakes with salads etc. Plus risotto from the menus, After waiting about 20 minutes after seating. Some 30 minutes plus food came. Shock, salads was just 2 minute thin slices of cucumber. The tiny fish cakes were about 3" across and sitting in a pool of olive oil. Yuck! However cooked... More 

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Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

You know whatever you choose off the menu its going to be delicious, doesnt help with being indecisive! Lovely setting under the trees and will always be one of favourites

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Cape Town, South Africa
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Four of us sat outside in the early evening and enjoyed a wonderful meal. Excellent service and a good selection of Red wines.

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Perth
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My husband and I are great fans of curries as we enjoy strong and bold flavours in our food. So our eyes were drawn to the Cape Malay tasting plate on the menu. We decided to both have the dish. Well, we were glad that we each had our own servings because the tasting plate was sublime. The tasting plate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Groot Constantia Road | Groot Constantia Wine Estate, Constantia 7848, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 21 794 6255
Description
Jonkershuis Constantia is nestled in the historic core of the Groot Constantia Wine Estate next to the historic Manor House and surrounded by ancient oak trees. Your first impression is dominated by sweeping views across the oldest wine producing vineyards in South Africa, down the valley to the enveloping coastline of False Bay.

This family owned and managed bistro boasts a diversity of locations from private dining grandeur, to intimate interior fire side dining, to typical Italian village gatherings in their vine covered courtyard to family style lunches on their front lawns, were children can safely play reminiscent of a bygone era..

Partner Chris Coetzee, a father of two energetic young sons says, "Our close proximity and strong association with Iziko Museums is very important to me, it is a privilege for my children to be raised surrounded by so much of their heritage."
The rich cultural history of Jonkershuis lends a magical and old world charm to any occasion held at the beautiful Jonkershuis.

Tammy Botbyl (partner), "The strong legacy of history and tradition has inspired many couples to share their vows here and celebrate their union in style. It is a privilege for us to be part of the beginning of so many new legacies."

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