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“All round perfect experience”

Quentin at Oakhurst Barn
Ranked #3 of 64 Restaurants in Hout Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African, Healthy, Contemporary
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Capital Cape colonial country cooking at its finest!
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“All round perfect experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

From the moment the friendly security guard welcomes you to the private parking lot at Quentins you are made to feel welcome. I took my mom for dinner at Quentins on the suggestion of some Houtbay-local friends of mine, and we were pleasantly surprised that the 'village' had such a gem hidden far from the madding crowds of the city. This place feels like it would be at home on Kloof street, but still retains a country kitchen feeling. Quentin himself coming out of the kitchen to chat was the cherry on top. Menu is very interesting and varied, with a lot of traditional South African flavour such as the Bobotie and springbok. Both the fish soup and Springbok were delicious and unusual. A very diverse and delicious looking wine list, although we brought our own. (R50 corkage) I think this is a great spot for any tourists looking for good quality South African fare, not the touristy over cooked meat and pap that is on offer at other 'African restaurants'.

  • Visited July 2014
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Not so sure”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

We had the following:
Duck terrine and Crayfish Bisque as starters
Wild Boar and Crusted Kingklip as mains

Not keen to go further...
Culinary highlights were the bread and the duck terrine,
decide for your selves but not our best experience.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Roger C
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London
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Absolutely fabulous experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

Wonderful food, beautiful decor and outstanding service. We ate in the cellar which was quiet and private. The steaks are highly recommended.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Andys105
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Mothers Day at Quentin's”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

We struggled to get a reservation as this restaurant is buzzing, so reservations essential.
They called back a day later and had made a plan to accomodate a table for 10 people.
We booked for 2pm had a few drinks at the bar which was very pleasant ordered our starters while still at the bar, got seated when we were ready and had a fabulous meal. starters, main course and desserts with great wines, Irish Coffee's etc. you could say we went big. Fantastic venue, well decorated, farm style barn, great well trained waiters and service good.
The only thing Quentin needs to work out is, does he want to be a kindergarden or does he want to be a serious restaurant, I personally don't think that kids under 12 should be allowed in a restaurant like this. It was the only factor that put a slight damper on the meal.
Having said that Quentin keep up the good work, we'll be back with winter coming.
Shaun Andreasen, Newlands, Cape Town

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank StreetYze
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Hout Bay, South Africa
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Good food, good service and good atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

This is the 2nd time we have had dinner at Quentin's and once again we were not disappointed. This time we both had the crayfish bisque to start with...a delight then my partner had the duck and I had the lamb...both delicious.
Quentin makes sure that he comes to every table and have a little chat with his guests before returning to the kitchen and goes on with what he does best!
He is planning some winter specials at reasonable price, we will without doubt give it a try.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Christine P
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