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Basic Bistro

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Bistro Breakfast French Italian
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Attributes

  • Romantic
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Basic Bistro is cosy restaurant right in the heart of Stellenbosch. We have been making locals and strangers feel at home for many years, with a dedicated focus on using quality ingredients to prepare all meals while setting a comfortable and intimate atmosphere for our guests.

We focus on creating Gourmet Burgers, Bountiful Pasta Dishes, Flavoursome Malay Curry, Matured Steak and Espresso Based Coffees of International Standard. We also pride ourselves in a finely selected and intimate wine list that ranges from ‘Easy Drinking’ to ‘Connoisseur Wines’.

Cool down with a White Wine Cocktail, Iced Coffee or Mixed Berry Milkshake topped with whipped cream. Or perhaps calm down with a pot of High Mountain Tea, produced by the tea experts at Nigiro.

Have a romantic evening in the corner or invite your friends for a Burger and Craft beer – whatever you do, we hope to make you feel right at home.

Reviews (242)

4.6 out of 5.0
Food 4.7
Value 4.6
Service 4.5
Ambience 4.6
  • Marina S. Dined: 4 days ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 25 Sep 22
    Surprised at the wonderful service and quality of food excellent! Definitely recommendable

  • Andrew H. Dined: 1 week ago
    3.3
    Food 3.0
    Value 3.0
    Service 3.0
    Ambience 4.0
  • Karlien v. Dined: 1 week ago
    4.8
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 4.0

    Reviewed on: Sat 17 Sep 22
    Had a lovely time and great food, thank you!

  • Amanda C. Dined: 2 weeks ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0
  • Rene d. Dined: 2 weeks ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Fri 09 Sep 22
    Most underrated spot in Stellenbosch. Great food at really good prices, and a lovely atmosphere.

  • Claudia T. Dined: 3 weeks ago
    4
    Food 4.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 3.0
    Ambience 4.0
  • Andreas S. Dined: 3 weeks ago
    4.3
    Food 4.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 3.0
  • Renke G. Dined: 3 weeks ago
    4.5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 4.0
    Ambience 4.0

    Reviewed on: Fri 02 Sep 22
    I had the Pasta Pancetta and it was absolutely amazing. Lovely staff and atmosphere. A must try when you are in the beautiful Stellies!

  • Marisa T. Dined: 1 month ago
    4.5
    Food 5.0
    Value 3.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sat 27 Aug 22
    Portion size to price is a tiny bit expensive, but a lovely restaurant who I'll keep supporting for years to come!

  • Trish P. Dined: 1 month ago
    4.5
    Food 4.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 4.0

    Reviewed on: Thu 25 Aug 22
    Relaxed and informal, was what we expected with good service and food

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Opening Hours

  • Monday 08h00 - 20h45
  • Tuesday 08h00 - 20h45
  • Wednesday 08h00 - 20h45
  • Thursday 08h00 - 20h45
  • Friday 08h00 - 20h45
  • Saturday 08h00 - 20h45
  • Sunday 08h00 - 20h45
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