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Constantia Nek Restaurant

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1 Hout Bay Road, Constantia 8001, South Africa
+27 21 794 5132
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hout bay
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187 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We have been twice to the Constantia Neck restaurant in the last week. The setting is stunning, the food is interesting and the waiters are well trained. It's not cheap but worth it. Our gripe is the noise, it is impossible to have a decent conversation.Please do something about before we come the next time.

Thank hanns b
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Staff seemed uninterested as I was not going to be a big spender. Had they been more friendly I might well have called back for lunch etc

1 Thank Richard B
Singapore River, Singapore
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

My wife and I had just come off the mountain after hiking across table mountain from the cable car and we are parched and ready for a cold beer or two. I guess we were a bit untidy after our 6 hour sweaty ordeal and that was the reason we got a few funny looks. We visited on a Sunday... More 

Thank Ken M
London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Having beautiful memories of this listed establishment dating back to my younger years when I lived in Cape Town, it was with keen interest and anticipation that I decided to re-visit this lovely venue during my recent visit to Cape Town. The location at the top of Constantia Nek, as well as the scenic drive to, wherever you are approaching... More 

Thank Marlumus
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The food was excellent and Brian our waiter was polite, very helpful and the service was excellent !! !! Not sure if we would return as the noise was overbearing, you could not have a conversation without shouting. A shame as it is a lovely setting with wonderful views over Cape Town.

1 Thank maureen-177
Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The experience was awful. Whoever designed the restaurant should be fired! It was so noisy that we couldn't hear the waiter or even our friends sitting at our table. The ood was average and it was really expensive. Will not go back!

1 Thank susanmc1709
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Worth a taste ss i am sure ypu will find your wine in their selection. Personally i love the Merlot...but there are no bad wines

Thank Mariska A
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

It is so sad to see this old place declining. The setting is magnificent and the potential is just incredible... Any innovative operator can do great things here. As it now stands, everything is bad.And they just don't care. Don't stop here. Just carry on with your Sunday drive. Even the next garage shop will offer a better experience.. A... More 

5 Thank DudleyFeebish
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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80 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Waited and hour to be attended....40 minutes for food to be served...waitron could not take the order properly....food was greasy tasteless and not fresh...sparkling water served without a glass. Waited 20 minutes for bill to come thru eventhough we begged for it 3 times. A disaster....only saved by its location and nice weather to be out. Management change required urgently...

3 Thank ChristianBoix
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

I sat for 40 minutes without being approached by a single staff member, cleared tables beside me, seated and served patrons around me but not a single word toward me. Save yourself the trouble and go elsewhere.

3 Thank Chantelle M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Brunch
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Hout Bay Road, Constantia 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Constantia
  • Phone Number: +27 21 794 5132

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