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Reverie Social Table

226A Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
+27 79 060 6971
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
226A Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

In case you haven't picked up on this yet, it's family style dining, multiple courses wine wine pairing. It's a cool concept and the staff does a good job to create a fun, welcoming atmosphere. The food itself was very good but I'll be honest...More

1  Thank tjjc87
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved this place. Not sure what to expect at first, but once we were there it fell into place. 20 complete strangers sat at one long table, all enjoying a menu chosen by the Chef to match the wines from a local estate. It was...More

Thank Mandi172015
Reviewed 4 days ago

Highly rated for the great experience....nice to have a delicious 5 course meal with folks from around the world....the Netherlands, France, Brazil, South Africa, and the USA were all represented. The restaurant accommodated my wife’s gluten free (celiac) diet while presenting really interesting and tasty...More

Thank Foot_Loose
Reviewed 4 days ago

We chose this as one of the evenings eating experiences in Cape Town - and it worked out really well. It seemed to be in quite a dodgy part of town, but in fact we didn't have to worry, and once inside the food and...More

Thank golfgoddess123
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Social Table concept is a great concept, which my wife and I had already experienced and enjoyed in Tuscany some years before. Meeting people you have never met before around a good meal and a few glasses of wine is a great way to...More

Thank jrgg206
Reviewed 1 week ago

we just came back from trip to Africa including Cape town.This was a unique dining experience for us.Only 18 or so people and one table! Julia makes it very special! very good food and wine selection!! we did not know anyone when we arrived but...More

Thank nadkarmp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Certainly different - and if you’re a visitor to South Africa expect to be surprised by where your driver is taking you to! Julia is an expert chef and host, and you will not be disappointed (though undoubtedly surprised) by the food and wine you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in CapeTown at the end of our trip after having been to 3 different camps - this was such a fabulous experience!!! Highly recommend!!!

1  Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a different dining experience in Cape Town and certainly found it. Julia was a fantastic host, the dishes were beautifully presented and paired with excellent wines. The whole idea of a social table is fantastic and a great way to meet...More

Thank Broph07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this magical restaurant. I should probably call it an eating experience. They take only 18 and everyone around one long table. When you arrive you are handed a glass of wine and meet other guests. Once seated, The courses begin.Chef Julia describes...More

Thank akgauthier
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16 November 2018|
Response from Julia_Hattingh | Property representative |
Hello Brian, so sorry I didn't see your message! Thank you for joining our Social Table, it was such a pleasure :)
6 August 2018|
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Response from Julia_Hattingh | Property representative |
Hello Jack, my apologies for not seeing this message earlier but thank you for your mail. We are sorry to be missing you during your time in Cape Town but I am sure you'll love it and come visit again soon! Warm regards Julia More
28 June 2018|
Response from Julia_Hattingh | Property representative |
Hello Savanna, Thank you for your message and interest in Reverie. Yes we are able to accommodate your booking on Saturday. The price is R820pp, R650 without wines and our winter special is 4 for the price of 3 so you will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226A Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 79 060 6971
  • E-mail
Join the Social Table for a totally unique dining concept. An eclectic space to eat, drink and be merry with some fabulous company. Table d' Hote style eatery with a set 5 course dinner, each paired with boutique wines from around the Western Cape. Perfect for the lone traveler, couple, friends and groups. It's a must try when visiting the Mother City!
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