The Test Kitchen

Test Kitchen is the number one restaurant in South Africa, it was opened in November 2010 by Luke Dale-Roberts.

The Test Kitchen is located in a formerly industrial district of Cape Town called Woodstock.

First half of the tasting menu at The Dark Room

The food map

Second half of the tasting menu at The Light Room


12 hour smoked sea bass tartare, homemade sour cream, lemon verbena oil, dill oil

TTK nicoise Salad

Lamb sweetbreads, liquorice liver jus, lime gel, preserved lemon and pinenut

Char grilled scallop, cauliflower and cheese, black garlic salsa

Pan seared quail breast, crab and corn risotto, herb salad

Slow cooked pork belly, wood roasted sweet potato, smoked chestnut, orange dashi

Pan seared duck breast, sour cherry clafoutis, duck liver stuffing, sour cherry jus

Bread, milk & honey

Strawberry rose ice cream, coconut meringue, minted strawberry sherbet, rhubarb and burnt vanilla butter, lemon bush and cinzano snow

Online booking for dinner:

The Test Kitchen
The Old Biscuit Mill
375 Albert Road
Cape Town
South Africa