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Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
+27 21 671 9706
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (20 reviews)
“carpaccios” (2 reviews)
“queen prawns” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I have always enjoyed past visits but found Wijnhuis looking a bit tired and perhaps matching the other diners who were a bit older than I remember in the past. The wine waiter did not know the grape used in the house rose and I...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Had a reasonable lunch here recently, with tasty food and good service. Wine by the glass list was pretty average, both in terms of range and quality. Bottle selection was slightly better, but stock levels were low and we had to make 3 selections before...More

Thank PatBar2
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Second visit to Wijnhuis, very busy and a great vibe. Service a bit slow, but all meals delicious, highly recommended

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

There are only two types of steaks, Wijnhuis steaks and everything else. We are yet to find anywhere that even comes close. Crunchy on the outside and juicy on the inside. The biggest reason we keep going back is how consistent they are with the...More

Thank JamJam-Gray
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We walked here from the Vineyard Hotel and ended up as a group of around 15. The restaurant was very accommodating and prepared mixed starter platters of a number of delicious dishes (ordered in advance) including beetroot carpaccio, beef carpaccio, green salad, zucchini salad and...More

Thank Joannie707
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Was staying at the Vineyard hotel and decided to have a stroll out to find somewhere local, good previous reviews led us here. Didn't have a booking ( which would be recommended ) but they fitted us in with minimum fuss. Had a starter and...More

Thank wookie47
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Visited once during a holiday there. Menu is varied and cover many types of food. Main course was over cooked and dry. Service also slow.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Wijnhuis restaurant in Claremont, Cape Town is a very nice and cosy restaurant. The service is very good and the waiters well trained and friendly. The food though was not exceptional good and a bit expensive. We had a very nice evening a the...More

Thank MildaF
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Wijnhuis offers tempting specials in addition to old favourites so sometimes deciding on what to eat can be tricky. I had an awesome veal dish with delicious zucchini friti but unfortunately my partner's steak was strangely cut into "fingers" served considerably overdone. The waiter did...More

Thank Thunderboltz
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Good Italian food and wine. Restaurant has a nice modern touch with character. Food is always good, fresh seafood and prawns. Serves typical pastas and tasty rissoto too. Staff are friendly and efficient

Thank 25capetown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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