Bistro Sixteen82

Bistro Sixteen82: Divine Dishes In The Cape Winelands

Nestled amidst the picturesque Cape Winelands, Bistro Sixteen82 beckons with its enchanting ambiance and innovative culinary offerings.


  • Named after the year of Steenberg’s establishment, this esteemed bistro has captivated diners since opening its doors in 2009, earning accolades both locally and internationally.
  • Bistro Sixteen82 offers the most divine ambiance set in one of Cape Town’s most desirable estates.
  • Under the guidance of Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin, Bistro Sixteen82 serves up some dishes that are as gorgeous as the surroundings they’re served in.
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On a recent trip to Cape Town, The Sandton Times headed out to a special slice of the Cape, where mountains, vineyards and golf courses seamlessly intertwine, for a bite to eat at the beautifully located Bistro Sixteen82.


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Bistro Sixteen82 boasts a great selection of wines, straight from the Steenberg Wine Farm. There is also a tasting room right next to the restaurant. Image: The Sandton Times

Situated on the idyllic Steenberg estate, Bistro Sixteen82 offers diners a unique opportunity to dine amidst sprawling vineyards and the breath-taking beauty of the Cape’s iconic mountains. The restaurant’s terraced dining area overlooks reflective water features, providing a serene backdrop for indulging in exquisite cuisine crafted by Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin.


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Tempura prawns served atop a flavorful peanut and coriander noodle salad, accompanied by zesty harissa mayo and drizzled with aromatic prawn oil. Image: The Sandton Times

At Bistro Sixteen82, the menu is a testament to the culinary expertise of Chef Kerry Kilpin, who draws inspiration from her travels and life experiences. Each dish bursts with seasonal flavors and locally sourced ingredients, ensuring a dining experience that is both innovative and delightful. From breakfast to late-afternoon tapas, every menu offering reflects a commitment to contemporary cuisine with a touch of sophistication.


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Check dessert first! The caramelized apple bread & butter pudding, enriched with gingerbread crumbs, apple curd, and vanilla-sultana compote, complemented by pecan nut praline ice cream, or indulge in the decadence of the chocolate fudge torte, featuring Caramélia mousse, coco nib crunch, and almond-white chocolate ice cream. Image: The Sandton Times

Internationally recognized as one of the world’s best winery restaurants by Canada’s prestigious Wine Access magazine, Bistro Sixteen82 has also earned prominent listings in Fleur du Cap’s Top 100 Places, Eat in Cape Town, and EAT OUT’s Best Bistros list. This recognition speaks to the restaurant’s unwavering dedication to culinary excellence and exceptional dining experiences.


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Lightly crumbed Patagonian calamari, delicately fried to golden perfection, offering a crispy exterior and tender bite. Image: The Sandton Times

As Easter approaches, Tryn Restaurant has compiled a specially crafted Easter menu. Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin and her team have curated a feast that promises to delight the senses, featuring decadent chocolate treats and signature dishes paired with Steenberg’s acclaimed wines. Whether dining indoors amidst the cozy interiors or basking in the warm rays of summer on the Vineyard Terrace or Oak Terrace, guests are assured an unforgettable Easter celebration surrounded by the beauty of Steenberg.


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Indulge in the succulent flavors of roasted pork belly paired with creamy polenta, vibrant red cabbage salsa, and a luscious apricot-tamarind jus, or savor the mouthwatering combination of an open steak sandwich adorned with chimichurri hollandaise, crisp tender greens, sundried tomato pesto, and hand-cut chips. Image: The Sandton Times

It’s clear, Bistro Sixteen82 stands as a culinary gem within the Cape Winelands, offering guests an unparalleled dining experience characterised by seasonal freshness, culinary innovation, and the timeless beauty of its surroundings. Whether seeking a leisurely breakfast, a sumptuous lunch, or a late-afternoon tapas feast, guests are invited to indulge in the flavours of Bistro Sixteen82 and immerse themselves in all it has to offer.


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