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Tokara Restaurant

Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 885 2550
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We arrived just before sunset and had an aperitif on the terrace. There was a thunderstorm with lightning giving us spectacular views. Very friendly and professional staff. The food is delicious, and of course there is a nice wine list.

Thank JvLLeuven
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely calm and beautiful place. The view is amazing. The staff is friendly and welcoming. Just wish the restaurant stayed open later as they closed just after 14.00.

Thank ilandipatrys
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The view and atmosphere are great! The wines are also really nice. The food is not bad, but i've had much better for a better price. The wine tasting we had before was also not that great in comparisson to other wine tastings that we've...More

Thank Chantal K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our taxi driver from the airport recommended Tokara and we are so pleased we listened to him. The restuarant, views, staff and food were all amazing. Our waitress could not have done any more to make this an amazing celebratory lunch on our visit from...More

Thank 21Mark67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went for lunch at the deli at Tokara and were blown away by the beautiful setting, views, modern sculptures and great food and wine. The staff were excellent - attentive , polite, knowledgeable. If you want casual but very stylish dining then definitely...More

Thank Rhianon_06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for a dinner and were very happy, the food was delicious and service was excellent. In our 3 days in Stellenbosch it was our favorite meal.

Thank E360
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my best foody experiences. The food, the wine and the service are beyond compare. Further the superb view just makes for an absolutely perfect afternoon with friends in the country.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for a lunch and wine tasting. The restaurant is very lovely with friendly staff. A smallish menu, but nice and reasonably priced for Europeans. Would recommend for a lunch or dinner and the wine tasting was very nice. Lovely surroundings, go and treat...More

Thank calii-xx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the restaurant more than the winetasting. The dishes were very good. Great presentation and great flavours. Nice experimental dishes from the Chef.

Thank pjvisser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best Springbok here. So delicious. Fantastic sunset views over the vineyards. Very professional service. Modern decor. Amazing dinner

Thank mmelly
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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, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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.
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