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Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
+27 21 671 9706
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tagliata” (5 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
“queen prawns” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During my stay in Cape Town, the Wijnhuis was one of my favourite dining experiences. My waiter, a handsome young man named Anton, was helpful, engaging and professional - adding a warming dimension to the evening. The food was particularly tasty, and the booze extremely...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice dinner here. Excellent wine and a delicious fish main and sides, simply done. Friendly service and a laid back air, combined with watching my football team win on telly, a perfect evening!

Thank RAr_12
Reviewed 8 May 2017

After a first visit which was amazing friends from the UK and I decided to go back for a fish dinner. Once again we ordered the fish as we had enjoyed it before. Our food took an hour to come to the table. When it...More

Thank Leora B
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Outstanding queen prawns n fish Had an amazing time there You gotta check their wine list too Very professional stuff

Thank Shereen S
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This is a really good restaurant with a great bar. The food is of top quality and superb value, as is the wine ! If you're looking for somewhere fairly relaxed, with a good choice of meat and fish dishes, with some decent wine, then...More

Thank KJL41
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I've been a regular visitor for many years, price/quality is superb. Wine list likewise. If you want to have a casual dinner just GO THERE! Esp. Friday afternoon is very lively.

Thank Olav C
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We have been here before and it was our first choice again on our return to Newlands. Unfortunately our experience was not quite as memorable. The atmosphere was a bit flat even though it was a Saturday night, the service was just OK, the food...More

Thank Biggles023
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We ate at Wijnhuis twice during our stay in Newlands. The Owner is very visible, the service excellent but the food mixed. We ordered bruschetta as starters & they were cold but the salads & steak sandwich were good. Whilst no fault of the restaurant...More

Thank Bowring14
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I have always enjoyed past visits but found Wijnhuis looking a bit tired and perhaps matching the other diners who were a bit older than I remember in the past. The wine waiter did not know the grape used in the house rose and I...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Had a reasonable lunch here recently, with tasty food and good service. Wine by the glass list was pretty average, both in terms of range and quality. Bottle selection was slightly better, but stock levels were low and we had to make 3 selections before...More

Thank PatBar2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kildare Ave, Newlands, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 671 9706
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