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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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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (42 reviews)
“beef tongue” (7 reviews)
“souffle” (16 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
18:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
Kloof Road, The Glen | Camps Bay, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 622 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

It's important to distinguish that the restaurant is indoors and at night only. The outdoor lunch is a separate menu that is handled completely separately. So if you didn't like one, it doesn't mean you won't like the other. The ratings for both are conflated...More

2  Thank ehtopuz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first fine dinner in Cape Town was at The Roundhouse Restaurant where management had planned a set menu for our crew of 13 people. We were sat at a large round table off of the front entrance area and offered a wine tasting with...More

Thank 2fridad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the most exceptional meal we had in Cape Town. Everything about The Roundhouse is first class. The building itself along with all its history, the friendly and welcoming staff and of course the wonderful food & wines!! We were simply blown away with...More

Thank Simon J
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Well, review comes in one form. Total disrespect for customers who take the time to book 7 months in advance for a special day. 2 weeks before we left uk to embark on trip of a lifetime with dinner,booked and paid in Feb 2017 for...More

1  Thank timives
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Lovely and romantic meal, with great staff. Great views out over the city at night, and the staff meet you from your car to escort you in to the restaurant. We had the tasting menu and enjoyed every single course - concluding with a great...More

Thank AliciaTravels00
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Going to The Roundhouse for the 8 course with wine pairing was an absolutely fabulous experience. The staff catered to our every need from the moment we arrived. They were friendly and discrete. The food was phenomenal, every plate thoughtfully constructed and a work of...More

1  Thank FrancescaSouthAfrica
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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

1  Thank Donyale M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

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 7 July 2017

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 andysteve01
Reviewed 1 July 2017

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
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txhjgirl
15 May 2017|
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3 November 2016|
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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;
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mariev141
13 July 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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