Relaxed neo-bistro cuisine focusing on seasonal dishes skilfully created by Chef Kerry Kilpin

Named after the year in which Steenberg was established, Bistro Sixteen82 first opened its doors in 2009, and has been the tapas and bistro-style darling of the dining world ever since.

An innovative and interactive wine and food destination, the Bistro sits adjacent to Steenberg’s winery, and spills into its surrounding indigenous gardens with a terraced dining area leading to reflective water features, unfurling into views of the magnificent stone mountains and expansive winelands.

The Bistro Sixteen82 menu is a constant evolution, keeping up with seasonal produce and featuring inventive dishes that complement the finest locally sourced ingredients. With Breakfast, Lunch and late-afternoon Tapas menus to choose from, the Bistro provides dining with an inimitable contemporary spirit.

Executive Chef, Kerry Kilpin, love to create food which is seasonal, flavourful and bursts with freshness. "My greatest inspirations are derived from significant occasions in my life. On my travels to Thailand I developed a love and passion for Asian food. From shopping at the local food markets to creating my first authentic Thai dish, I was in heaven. You will notice a common thread in what I do and who I am. Love. I cook with love and my food is love."

Internationally, Bistro Sixteen82 has been recognised in the list of 20 of the World’s Best Winery Restaurants by Canada’s renowned Wine Access magazine. Locally, listings included prominent mentions in Fleur du Cap’s Top 100 Places; Eat in Cape Town; and EAT OUT’s Best Bistros list.

Kindly note that reservation enquiries via email are only attended to on weekdays (Monday - Friday) from 08:00 - 17:00.

News & Events at Bistro Sixteen82

June 12, 2018

Red Wine Rendezvous at Bistro Sixteen82 #2

Warm up this winter with red wine and wholesome, delicious food with our Red Wine Rendezvous. Enjoy a three course dinner prepared by Chef Kerry Kilpin while sipping on a variety of Steenberg’s red wines. The menu for Thursday 28 June 2018: Charred Red Pepper and Paprika Soup Gorgonzola mousse Homemade bread, spicy humus Slow Braised Lamb Neck Lemon and herb risotto, braising lamb jus Served with: sweet glazed carrots and pan-fried vegetables Passion Fruit Tart Strawberry salad, lemon curd, […]
May 7, 2018

Red Wine Rendezvous at Bistro Sixteen82

Warm up this winter with red wine and wholesome, delicious food with our Red Wine Rendezvous. Enjoy a three course dinner prepared by Chef Kerry Kilpin while sipping on a variety of Steenberg’s red wines. The menu for Thursday 31 May 2018: Jerusalem Artichoke Soup Goat chevin mousse, pumpkin praline Homemade bread, spicy humus Slow Braised Pork Belly Caramelised onions, pea risotto, braising jus Served with: sweet glazed carrots and pan-fried vegetables Dark Chocolate Nemesis Caramélia mousse, white chocolate, coconut […]
May 7, 2018

Tapas and Movie Nights at Steenberg

Our favourite part of winter is hosting our Tapas and Movie Nights! Enjoy Chef Kerry Kilpin’s Tapas for Two special for dinner (a selection of 5 tapas dishes to share) with bubbly on arrival followed by a movie screening in our private Executive Room complete with freshly popped popcorn. Our line-up is as follows: 10 May – Burnt – Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) was once a top chef in Paris until drugs and alcohol led to a meltdown that put […]

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