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The Roundhouse Restaurant

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Kloof Road, The Glen | Camps Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 4347
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time dining here, 4 of us, we had pre booked a table weeks before arriving in Cape Town, and was put on a waiting list which was confirmed 3 days before arriving. As soon we got out of our taxi in the car park a member of staff were there to welcome us, very nice touch,... More 

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New York City, New York
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228 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did dinner with wine pairing at roundhouse. waiter was nice and helpful, you get a menu with your name on it which makes it extra special ! Food was good, ambient was nice and people were mostly dressed up. Great price for what you get! Perfet for special occasions. The location overlook the mountains so make sure to request... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Youth hostel turned restaurant nestled between the Kloof nature reserve, has amazing views of the sea and mountains. Food is absolutely delicious and I will definitely be going back for the potato chips. It provides a pleasant family atmosphere catering for all ages and perfect for enjoying lunchtime meals. You will be welcomed by friendly staff always ready to assist.... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a super meal at the roundhouse with excellent food and wine pairings to the tasting menu. The staff were really friendly and helpful. We were stuck at a table in a corner to the side but they were happy to move us when we asked. Sometimes our wine was a little slower than our courses and we didn't... More 

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Thank Smauraha
Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review, we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us at The Roundhouse and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Your Roundhouse Team More 

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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

From the professional greeting to the last course of our eight course tasting menu with wonderful wine pairing, this was a home run. Remembering to add my beautiful Wife's name to our menu's and what about the Watermelon carpaccio, this was an evening to remember! Just book it and if you're in love (like me) you'll be grateful you read... More 

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Thank LaurieAllan
Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review, we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us at The Roundhouse and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Your Roundhouse Team More 

Charlottenlund, Denmark
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I have to say I was slightly worried from reading some reviews here, but unnecessarily so it turned out. Great food. No a la carte for dinner at least, the option of 5 or 8 courses. Attentive staff. Great location and view (before 20h00). Worth your time.

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Thank Nikolaj H
Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review, we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us at The Roundhouse and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Your Roundhouse Team More 

Perth, Australia
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307 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had a late, garden lunch at this beautiful venue. The sun shining, the views gorgeous with mountains behind and Camps Bay in front of us. Sublime. We sat under the umbrellas eating delicious tapas and fabulous oysters. Followed by fish and chips, Cape pickled fish and bread. Followed by cheese cake in pots. We all enjoyed it even the... More 

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Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at The Rumbullion, our picnic restaurant. Perhaps next time you would care to join us at The Roundhouse, our fine dining restaurant, for some haute cuisine, on your next visit. Regards and Thanks, Your Rumbullion Team More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Exceptional personal and professional service. Wonderful food - we had the 5 course with wine pairing which was amazing. Beautiful setting too. Being from the UK we found this to be brilliant value too. We ate there on our last night of our honeymoon and it was a lovely way to finish our two weeks in SA.

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Thank mjools
Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review, we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us at The Roundhouse and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Your Roundhouse Team More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Welcomed with an escort of top waiters into the restaurant followed by personalized menus and a lovely man serving us. Fantastic dishes, including the starter, main, and dessert as well as the appetizer. It was truly a great way to celebrate our anniversary in such an elegant and professional restaurant! Nothing was too much to ask and everyone did their... More 

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Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review, we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us at The Roundhouse and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Your Roundhouse Team More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous! We were met at the car and escorted inside. We opted for the 4 course menu with the pairing. Simon and Justine were fantastic, all the staff treated us like royalty. The best service I have ever encountered, well done. The food was fantastic, light and airy and so tasty, loved the flavours. The best souffle I have ever... More 

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Roundhouse_Team, Manager at The Roundhouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review, we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us at The Roundhouse and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Your Roundhouse Team 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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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