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Tokara Restaurant

Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 885 2550
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

It was the perfect setting for two families coming together for Ross and Jeandre Burnams Wedding celebration. Tokara and the Venue were faultless!!! From the smallest of details to the biggest everything was jus brilliant. We had the most amazing celebration!!!

Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tokara is located in a beautiful setting near Stellenbish. The views were stunning and I enjoyed walking around the grounds. We shared a bottle of the Tokara wine over lunch which was also excellent. Lovely day out

Thank Maria Q
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love this restaurant!! We enjoy our moment right now in the restaurant!! Very pack restaurant. They have very nice menu.. we have breakfast here, with the bubble for start!! Then I was so crave for the pork belly.. so we wait and wait till they...More

Thank Hoon T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wehave been to many of the top restaurants in our area. Tokara remains the best. We both had the broccoli starter and the tempeh main. Both were excellent. As vegetarians, we appreciate the innovative creations that the chef comes up with. I've heard that his...More

Thank sheila112015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is routinely good at Tokara. We were pleased with their welcome for our anniversary and they arranged for our table near the fireplace. The lamb shank was especially tasty.

Thank Brad G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is situated on a hill top with excellent view of the town of Stellebosch and beyond. However, the culinary experience was average. The wine selection as recommended by the staff was also OK. Interestingly one of the wines recommended by the sommelier did...More

Thank Robinshar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Again, this was one of the highlights of our visit. This time we treated our whole family for the full course dinner. It was excellent. Afterwards the celebrity chef, Richard Carstens came to our table and we chatted like old friends. You cannot visit the...More

Thank Pinotage82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll be first to admit I'm not a fan of fine dining. I'm a big guy, and food is expensive. So I tend to lean towards quantity above quality. But this was my dad's idea. He wanted to go there for his 76's birthday. It...More

Thank Thys M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern and trendy restaurant with great food. We had the option to sit inside or outside (there were some works adjacent to the restaurant) and we chose to sit outside. It was the right decision as it was beautiful weather; we sat on the terrace...More

Thank scg162016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very nice evening. The food and wine were excellent. The setting is beautiful. Go early and watch the sun set. Very special.

Thank EugeneL30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 885 2550
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Leading contemporary South African restaurant located atop of the picturesque Helshoogte Pass outside Stellenbosch, included on the 2014 Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice SA Fine Dining Top 10 list.