The view from the restaurant at Cape Point Vineyards
a dish prepared and served at Cape Point Vineyard Restaurant

Cape Point Vineyards Restaurant

  • Location 021 789 0900
  • Phone Number Cape Point Vineyards, Silvermine Road, Noordhoek, Western Cape
  • email bookings@cape-point.com
  • Website URL http://cpv.co.za/restaurant-noordhoek/
  • Opening Hours

    Lunch Service: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday to Sundays 12noon to 2.30pm; Dinner Service: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays 6pm to 8.30pm; Picnics: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays to Sundays 12noon to 5pm; Community Market: Thursdays 4.30pm to 8.30pm

Cost
R125 avg main meal
Ambience
Classic elegance, Family friendly
Food
Bistro fare, Italian, Modern
Payment
Amex, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa
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Critic's review

Graham Howe

Food
Chef Jonathan Galgan rules the roost at this stylish new Southern Peninsula venue. Based on good local produce, every dish is a carefully balanced composition of ingredient and technique, taste and texture; handcrafted in the slow food tradition. No short-cuts being taken in the kitchen shows, in classic combinations like charred asparagus with soft farm egg; cauliflower and tarragon soup with pernod flambéed prawns.

The starters are particularly creative, ranging from soft-shell crab complemented by umami flavours of yuzu mayo and toasted nori, to home-cured salmon with smoked butter sauce. The menu changes with local market produce, artisanal growers and the seasons. The flavours are earthy and robust – from slow-braised pig’s cheeks with polenta to springbok shank with smoked vanilla mash and slow-roasted pork belly with quince and apple compote. The main ingredient is enhanced by gourmet garnishes and sauces, and is exquisitely plated, a delight to the eye and the palate. The farm charcuterie and cheese platters are also very good – all showcased on the weekly market – although on the pricey side.

Drinks
The renowned cool-climate white wines of this ground-breaking cellar are available by the glass and bottle.

Ambience
Relaxed fine dining in a smart glass house interior or there's also the elevated deck set in the vineyards, with dreamy views of sea and mountains.

Service
Smart and professional wine and food service with good advice on signature dishes, ingredients and preparation.

And…
Enjoy the popular Thursday evening market where you can sample the best of the restaurant fare, along with a smorgasbord of ethnic food stalls run by local producers.

(September 2016)

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User reviews

  • The food was superb. The very high standard of service from everyone made the afternoon an unforgettable experience. I will always remember this dining experience. We will be back.
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  • I came to Cape Point Vineyards to celebrate a very special occasion and am so pleased with my choice of venue. Apart from the view which is honestly one of the best views in the world, the food was delicious and our waitress - Grammar was amazing!
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  • I am sorry, but a great view cannot make amends for poor service and overpriced food. A waiter putting our wine and water on the floor (in bucket) in 37 degrees! Too lazy to fetch a small table! Main course arriving while still busy with starter is a no, no! Overall a bad experience not to be repeated again.
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Facilities

  • Accepts credit cards
  • Alfresco
  • Booking required
  • Child friendly
  • Dinner
  • Food
  • Licensed
  • Lunch
  • Parking
  • Serves food
  • Smoking
  • WiFi

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