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Silvermist Wine Estate, Constantia Nek, Constantia 7806, South Africa
27217942390
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12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here on our second day in Cape Town and it was truly the best meal we have ever had. We had the reduced tasting menu and evry course was not only beautifully presented but, more importantly, super delicious! This is what makes it stand out from the crowd, the food is innovative in all the right ways and full... More 

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

La Colombe clearly aims to be one of the best restaurants in the world. it succeeds. The food is imaginative, witty and, most important, absurdly delicious. The service is sublime. My server, Deaine (sorry for getting the spelling incorrect) was like a sommelier. I learned a great deal from him about South African wines. You feel as if the entire... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Did the 9 course tasting menu with wine pairing. Five people with slightly complicated dietary requirements. Worked out perfectly. Service was amazing. Food flavours were unbelievably nice.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely restaurant in lush surroundings although interior is a bit stark and not very intimate. The tasting menu was very very good and comparable to a 3 Michelin Star in UK. Innovative contemporary cooking by a fine chef and served by a very efficient waitress. You need to book well in advance i.e. months but well worth it. Ask for... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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106 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is probably one of the priciest places to eat in Cape Town but also one of the nicest and well worth the money. With very good wine and the large tasting menu we paid around usd 135 per person. They were very accomodating for people with allergies and made some excellent alternatives without delay. Really good service level as... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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119 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Truly a memorable lunch with top service, amazing dishes (especially the scallop and tuna) and great wine pairing. Just perfect. Love the Taste Test.

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surrey
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

No wonder you need to book 3 or 4 months in advance - this restaurant is amazing. This was our second visit and this year we had the tasting menu which offered every flavour imaginable in one or other of the courses. The food is very rich but the portions are small enough that one can enjoy all the courses... More 

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took some foodie friends here and we had bigged La Colombe up given our last couple of meals here. They didn't let us down, excellent wine pairings and food which is simply sensational. This should be an absolute must visit restaurant for anyone in the area on holiday. Truly exceptional. It's at the high end for South African prices, as... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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163 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Third time at La Colombe - and the last time for sure. An overall disappointing and pretentious experience, and an overpriced one as well. Where to start... the welcome and service in general was professional, but somewhat distanced and not as attentive and friendly as one would expect. The venue isn't half as good as it was in Constantia Uitsig;... More 

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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, beautiful location and delectable food! Thoroughly enjoyed our meal there. Definitely one of the best fine dining restaurants we have ever visited. Will definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Monday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Silvermist Wine Estate, Constantia Nek, Constantia 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: 27217942390
Description
La Colombe, one of Cape Town's most well-loved and awarded restaurants. Contemporary French-meets-Asian fine dining.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?