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“RELAXED LUNCHTIME DINING IN THE VINEYARDS”

Christina's Bistro at Van Loveren
Ranked #2 of 30 Restaurants in Robertson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$10
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The place to lunch in the Robertson Valley if you love Thin-crust wood-fired gourmet pizzas, award winning burgers, great food made to order from fresh local seasonal produce. Located within the lush gardens of the Van Loveren Estate, child and pet friendly seating under the vine-covered pergola, or inside the old Manor House with french doors opening up into the gardens. Also open on Sundays when local musicians set the tone for a laid back afternoon!
Reviewed 18 October 2013

This is our favourite lunchtime stopover. We find the service excellent and friendly while the food could not be bettered. We go there regularly and the high quality of service and food is consistently excellent. It is the one place we feel confident in taking guests to. Their homemade hamburgers are, we think, the best in South Africa and are cooked exactly to one's order. Pizzas with a very thin crisp base are again as good as you can get. One of our favourites has smoked salmon and bearnaise sauce. The restaurant is always humming which gives it an excellent happy ambience. A mark of their success is that the staff recognise their returning patrons and greet them with enthusiasm.

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Reviewed 23 September 2013

Van Loveren is a must for a visit to an excellent wine farm. We opted for a light lunch after wine tasting at the recently opened restaurant. It is excellent! The host was friendly and very helpful. We had chicken, some of the party had man-salads with the rest having pasta. All agreed that is was very tasty and great value. The desert was home made ice cream. We could have a small taster of the various flavors before the time - a nice personal touch from the cook. Will definitely visit the restaurant again - highly recommended.

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Thank Niel G
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

We loved Christina's, its was laid back and casual, just what you would expect in Robertson. The food was good, the pizza was crisp with good quality toppings, the burger was really home made with lovely onion rings and the sweet corn fritters,.. legendary. The service was excellent too.

Thank fumpo
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Reviewed 29 May 2013

Very pleasant setting in the garden of Van Loveren with vines growing over the patio. Seating inside and outside under the oak trees. My husband chose the soup of the day (1/2 portion) and plate de jour and I chose the Smoked Salmon Salad which was disappointing as mainly a lot of lettuce and greens and not a tomato in sight! Prices were high compared to other similar restaurants.

Thank Veronica W
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Reviewed 7 April 2013

Visited in March 2013 while on a short break in Montague. The setting under the vines in the garden was just beautiful. A lite lunch and a bottle of wine just hit the right spot a must to visit when in the area. We will visit again for sure.

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Thank mallonsLancashire
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