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Average rating from 3 meals 7.7 / 10
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Luke Dale-Roberts

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8 / 10
on 02 Jan 2019

Chef-proprietor Luke Dale-Robert's Test Kitchen is certainly one of the most inventive kitchen in the country and maybe even the world.
Freed from cooking "his country's cuisine" he draws inspiration from all over the world.
His technique is excellent, the flavours strong and the combinations sometimes daring. However, besides the sometimes lack of focus (the wagyu carpaccio was overloaded with condiments and flavours) it works very well.
Their pairings are well chosen from South African wineries... More

9 / 10
on 19 Oct 2017

Third visit but still love the concept of dark room and light room. The quality of food, drinks and wine is outstanding. I really understand why this is one of the hottest spots around the globe for dining. It is not easy to get a table but once you enter This amazing kitchen restaurant, you will enjoy a typical van South African atmosphere with outstanding food and wine which would easily survive in Europe with the same concept. One of the most interesting parts at this restaurant is that they... More

6 / 10
on 14 Oct 2015

An underwhelming meal in a overrated restaurant.

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The Old Biscuit Mill, 375 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7915, South Africa


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+27 21 447 2337