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“Never disappoints”
Review of Ke-monate

Ke-monate
Ranked #23 of 92 Restaurants in Durbanville
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Our Bistro is all about eating great food and enjoying a selection of our very own Signal Gun wines along with superb wines from Durbanville Wine Valley, which is sure to satisfy all tastes. Ke-monate is a Sotho word meaning 'dis lekker' or 'that's nice'. Why Sotho... Well our mother, Elmi de Wit grew up in the Freestate and the first language she could speak was Sotho and she speaks it fluently up to today. The vineyards surrounding Ke-monate is owned by our father WRM de Wit, who enjoys restoring old canons.
Reviewed 23 June 2014

My wife and I have visited Ke-monate on several occasions and it has always been a pleasant experience. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. The last time was for the Durbanville Bread, Soup and Wine Festival. On this occasion I had the most divine Seafood chowder. The view is beautiful. You can choose to sit on the grass under the trees, on the balcony or inside. Highly recommended.

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Thank Byron283
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Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

Relaxed and informal restaurant with a tapas style menu. They make awesome chilli poppers amongst other things. The outside seating area under the trees is very relaxing with a lovely view of the vineyards and surrounding hills.

Lovely wine, great service if you don't mind a bit of a wait.

Bring your friends and raise a glass and enjoy :)

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Thank JLFkin
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This lovely restaurant is set up on a hill in the Durbanville area just off Visser's Hok Road. It has a splendid view out onto the wine farm and country side. Our meal was delightfull and I never expected such great looking food to actually taste amazing as well.

I tried one of their own produced wines and enjoyed it!

The service was great, our waiter had a great sense of humour and made our stay full of laughs.

We will definately be going back!

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Thank Cleopatra030
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

Short staffed, half the menu was unavailable, wrong starter delivered with side plates that had not been washed, and still had the previous relish stuck on. Service was shocking. Food was a rip-off.

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3  Thank kathymootwoo
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Reviewed 8 March 2014

We'd heard some good reviews, so we were looking forward to our first visit to Ke Monate for a friend's birthday. What a disappointment! Everybody's food came out at different times, and was for the most part pretty average. My lamb shank had clearly been frozen, and came out ice cold! The pork ribs, at R145 for 400g, were sub-standard for the price. Won't be going back in a hurry!

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1  Thank AntNahman
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