Constantia Restaurants

“If food is the body of good living, wine is its soul,” said Clifton Fadiman.

Constantia is certainly endowed with some of the world’s best wines and residents are also able to boast of a wonderful array of Constantia restaurants as well.

One of the factors to take into account when deciding on which area to live in is the amenities in close proximity. If you are considering purchasing a property in Constantia  you cannot help but be impressed by the wide array and quality of the  Constantia Restaurants. Below we feature just a few of the favourites:

Below we feature just a few of the favourite Constantia Restaurants:

Bhandaris Restaurant

“Escape into a taste of Indian with a fusion of exotic spices and flair.”

Experience the finest North Indian cuisine in a fiery fusion of exotic and mouth-watering North Indian dishes at Bhandaris Indian Restaurant. A magical Indian Experience.

Bistro 1682

Named Bistro 1682 after the year in which Steenberg was first established, the interactive wine and food destination opened on the estate on 13 November 2009. With an informal ambience and offering an interactive dining experience, Bistro 1682 seamlessly complements Steenberg’s popular fine dining restaurant, Catharina’s.

A modern and sophisticated daytime restaurant, Bistro 1682 brings food and wine together in a feast of the senses, incorporating the state-of-the-art Steenberg Winery, Wine-tasting Bar and Tasting Lounge.


Constantia Restaurants in Cape Town

Constantia features some of the best restaurants in the world

Buitenverwachting Restaurant & Café Petit

Elegantly timeless, Buitenverwachting Restaurant is perfectly positioned and has long been considered one of Cape Town’s finest.

The completely refurbished restaurant blends the classic with the latest in furnishings. Light and airy, earthy shades enhance the inviting aura. Exquisite artwork is an integral addition to the ambience. The graceful lounge is the perfect adjunct to the elegant dining area.

Cape Town Fish Market

Cape Town Fish Market, a vibrant restaurant, Fish Market, Teppanyaki Grill & Sushi Bar with chic yet informal surroundings, brings a feast of tastes and flavours to its customers. The menu offers a wonderful combination of both South African and Japanese cuisine. Wine connoisseurs are also able to savour a carefully selected range of the finest South African wines available. Cape Town Fish Market also offers a take-out option, secure parking for your vehicle and function facilities

Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg

Catharina’s has been transformed into a stunning new look, 90 seater restaurant with a contemporary feel offering great views of False Bay, the surrounding Steenberg Mountains and our beloved vineyards.

A global interior with a twist of African injection, using tactile and homely fabrics covering locally custom-made timber furniture. The designers have brought together local talent and raw material to create an exciting yet inviting venue. Earthy rich colours enhance contemporary design and complete the inviting picture.

Cattle Baron Grillhouse

The Cattle Baron Grillhouse is a unique concept combining outstanding food with professional, friendly service – all offered in the cosy atmosphere of an up-market grill-house ambience.

Constantia Uitsig Restaurant

Chef Clayton Bell builds on the indelible legacy of chef extraordinaire, Frank Swainston. The menu’s focus remains the robust flavours of Italy with forays into exotic Asia.

Since its inception in 1992, Constantia Uitsig Restaurant has consistently featured in The Top Ten Restaurants of South Africa.

Greens Restaurant

Situated in the leafy surrounds of High Constantia Shopping Centre, Greens is a firm favourite of the Constantia locals. The breakfast menu is available all day, with the Eggs Benedict being a serious crowd pleaser.

Jonkershuis Constantia Eatery

Situated in the historic core of Groot Constantia Wine Estate and overlooking False Bay, this bistro has a vast yet approachable menu offering a blend of traditional classics such as Bobotie and Malay Curries and other contemporary favourites.

La Colombe

La Colombe, winner of both Chef of the Year and Restaurant of the Year in the Prudential Eat Out Awards 2008, has once again been honoured with the prestigious Restaurant of the Year title for 2009.

La Colombe has also been voted as one of the top 50 restaurants in the world by the San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2009 and has achieved the highest three star rating in both the 2009 and 2010 issues of the acclaimed Rossouw’s Restaurants guide.

Mamma Mia Restaurant

Mamma Mia Restaurant previously trading as Mamma Roma Restaurant Steenberg Tokai, proudly announce their breakaway with husband and wife team, Rudi and Kim, still cooking up a storm. The host Bruno and all staff are still the same.

Pastis Bistro Brasserie

Traditional French country cooking of the highest standard and a warm and informal setting, characteristic of the Constantia Valley, combine to ensure an unforgettable dining experience. Enjoy hearty meals at affordable prices in the bustling and friendly bistro ambience. Situated alongside the world-renowned Groot Constantia vineyards, Pastis Bistro Brasserie is open 7 days a week.

Peddlars on the Bend

Celebrating its 15th birthday this year, Peddlars has matured well over the years, building a substantial following of loyal customers.

It has a unique ambience with versatile seating and dining in the restaurant, garden and bar, perfectly positioned to cater for all tastes.

Simon’s at Groot Constantia

Nestled in the breathtaking Constantia Valley on South Africa’s oldest wine farm Groot Constantia you will find Simon’s Restaurant.

The Cape Malay Restaurant

A unique dining experience, the Cape Malay Restaurant is one of the few venues where tourists and Capetonians can enjoy traditional local fare. The menu is comprehensive with a vast array of dishes from the subtly smooth to the fragrantly aromatic.

The Greenhouse restaurant

The Greenhouse has been given a beautiful new home, with a new look and exciting new menu, including the no. 1 tasting menu in South Africa. With award-winning Chef Peter Templehoff at the helm and a freshly polished service team at Liz McGrath’s flagship restaurant, this is a very special dining experience.

The River Café

Situated at the entrance to the Estate, the River Café has long been a popular social haunt in the Constantia Valley and is well-known for its sumptuous breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas.

This popular meeting spot has undergone a re-awakening by none other than Luke Dale-Roberts, Executive Chef of the recently crowned 2009 Eat Out Restaurant of the Year, La Colombe. Luke has appointed his protégé, Scot Kirton, as the Head Chef of the new River Café.

Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks or dinner – with its casual ambience, pristine location and friendly service – the River Café is the place to be this summer!

Wang Thai Constantia

Consistently voted the best Thai restaurant and winner of the Thai Prime Minister’s international award for Best Service Provider, Wang Thai welcomes you to explore the exquisite flavours and spices of authentic Thai cuisine.

Residents are indeed spoilt for choice and even though the hustle bustle of Cape Town is an inviting 20 minutes away, many never find a need to venture further than experiencing the culinary delights of the Constantia Valley itself.

Contact points and why you should

When you are buying a new property, it’s the small things that make the difference. Things like the local Constantia restaurants that can be enjoyed. With SAHomeBuyers we know detail matters, which is why we work towards ensuring you have all the information you need to make an informed decision about your next purchase.

Our area Constantia buyers’ consultant, Marco Garuti, can be contacted by email here
or by phoning + 27 (0) 83 265 8800.