The Greenhouse Restaurant

Price guide: Expensive

Cellars-Hohenort Hotel, 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7848

Price guide: Expensive

The Greenhouse
#6 of 25
expert-rated restaurants in Cape Town
Expert overall rating:4.2 out of 5
Food and drink:
4.4
4.4
Ambience:
4.4
4.4
Service:
4.3
4.3
Location:
4
4.0
Value for money:
4.2
4.2
Recommended for:
Couples, Foodies, Escaping the crowds, Romance

Expert review of The Greenhouse Restaurant

This newly revamped restaurant has an inspired menu to match the good looking surrounds.

The new interior of The Greenhouse makes a delightful reference to the verdant surrounds on this five-star estate and hotel. Ceramic bunnies peek from behind plants while terracotta pots play host to geranium mousse and toasted crumb 'soil'. It's a visual and sensory treat from the start. The restaurant is on the small side, which enhances the sense of occasion of a meal.

Food and drink: 

Chef Peter Tempelhoff follows the seasons and works tirelessly to create considered dishes with a hint of theatre. He is an Eat Out Awards Top 10 chef and the sophisticated menu is indicative of this. A sommelier is on hand to recommend wines - like their sublime own estate noble late harvest, a dessert accompaniment must. 

Recommended dishes: 

If you have the stamina I would wholeheartedly recommend the degustation experience - an unforgettable gourmet epic which the staff are clearly excited to share. Expect theatre, extraordinary flavour marriages and a celebration of South African ingredients. Look out for Tempelhoff's scallops wrapped in pancetta served with a Champagne sauce - it's out of this world. Mains lean towards meat and fish, vegetarians should opt for two starters - the buffalo mozzarella pannacotta is wonderful.

Ambience: 

Genteel with hushed conversations at every table.

Service: 

Excellent, knowledgeable and passionate.

Location: 

The Cellars-Hohenort estate and hotel.

Price advice: 

Main courses are around 150 rand. The tasting menu is 495 rand - whole table only.

More information on The Greenhouse Restaurant:

Price guide:
Expensive
Type:
Restaurant
Food:
International, Modern
Address:
Cellars-Hohenort Hotel, 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7848
Telephone:
021 794 2137
Website:
http://www.cellars-hohenort.com/greenhouse
Serves:
Dinner
Opening times:
Tues-Sat 7pm-9.30pm.
Accepts Credit Cards:
Yes
Reservations:
Always essential
Free tags / Keywords:
Peter Tempelhoff

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