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Restaurants in the Winelands & Cape Town

Featured below are some dining out options in Cape Town and the winelands. Unless stated to the contrary, all allow you to bring your own (BYO) wine - the corkage fee is indicated at the start of each entry. Should you wish to know about wheelchair access, please discuss with the relevant restaurant.

Breedekloof

Bergsig Bistro

Bergsig Bistro

Bergsig Estate, Route 43, Breërivier

Opening times
Open Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, Saturday & public holidays 9am-3pm | Closed Sunday, Christmas Day & Good Friday | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Bistro fare

The Bistro on Bergsig Wine Estate is stylishly decorated and offers a friendly, relaxed dining atmosphere for up to 36 guests. In summer, request a table in the Balcony Room on the terrace and enjoy sweeping views of vineyards and the Bainskloof mountain range; in winter, especially when those peaks become snowcapped, a log fire will keep you cosy. Functions and special occasions can be catered for by prior arrangement.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owner De Wet Lategan

Camps Bay

Azure

Azure

The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town

Opening times
Open daily for breakfast 7am-10.30am, lunch 12.30pm-3.30pm & dinner 6pm-10pm | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Contemporary South African cuisine with global culinary influences

Azure is the fine-dining restaurant at Cape Town’s Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, where mesmerising ocean views vie for attention with executive chef Christo Pretorius’ creations. Azure offers leisurely breakfasts including fresh oysters and sparkling wine, degustation dinners, food-& wine-dinners, à la carte lunches and dinners, special tasting menus, a vegan offering and Sunday buffet lunches on the Atlantic-facing terrace – the perfect spot for spectacular sunsets and cocktails. See also The Twelve Apostles Hotel on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owners Tollman family/Red Carnation Hotels | Executive chef Christo Pretorius

Cape Town Central

Aubergine Restaurant

Aubergine Restaurant

39 Barnet Street, Gardens, Cape Town

Opening times
Lunch Wednesday-Friday 12pm-2pm in summer, dinner Monday-Saturday 6pm-10pm | Closed Sunday & alternate Monday | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Classical cuisine with innovative twists & Asian influence

At this warmly sophisticated restaurant revolving around wine pairing, a 15,000-bottle cellar gives chef/patron Harald Bresselschmidt’s keen palate and culinary skills free rein to accent flavour, aroma and texture, whether preparing seafood, prime aged meat or produce from the restaurant’s own garden. Degustation menu taste teasers include duck breast with lentils and duck liver emulsion, seafood pot-pourri with crayfish clouds, venison loin with cocoa tortellini, and lime gastrique with fennel parfait, pineapple and coconut. (See also Auslese Function Venue below.)

More information
Outdoor terrace | Children 5+ welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owner/chef Harald Bresselschmidt

Auslese Function Venue

Auslese Function Venue

115 Hope Street, Gardens, Cape Town

Opening times
Open for pre-booked functions only | Closed Sunday & alternate Monday | Booking advised

BYO by arrangement

Wines paired with sophisticated menus in classic yet innovative style

At this sister venue to elegant Aubergine, chef/patron Harald Bresselschmidt can tailor any occasion for you, from a private birthday party to a corporate event – or simply when you want the perfect pairing for your wine gems but don’t feel like cooking. Custom designed for functions, whether cocktail events with canapés and tapas or sit-down wine-pairing dinners, Auslese also hosts regular music evenings and winemaker events. (See also Aubergine Restaurant above.)

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owner/chef Harald Bresselschmidt

Sotano

Sotano

121 Beach Road, Mouille Point & 199 Bree Street, Cape Town

Opening times
Open daily 7am-10.30pm | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Mediterranean, classic tapas

Mediterranean-inspired food is the star at this vibey eatery in two great City locations, overlooking the famous Mouille Point lighthouse and on trendy foodie hub, Bree Street. Sip bubbly while watching the sunset or indulge in the array of tapas such as calamari a la plancha, beef croquettes and patatas bravas. After work, visit Bree Street’s exciting new pintxos bar and help yourself to these delicious small mouthfuls while sipping on a beautiful cocktail or perfectly chilled glass of wine. The rest of Sotano’s menu features hearty mains such as the signature paella, and tempting lighter options such as salads and sushi. Or try the spicy Lebanese shakshouka or delicious eggs benedict at brunch. The winelist is well curated.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owner Brendon Crew | Executive chef Russel Jalil

Constantia

Jonkershuis Constantia

Jonkershuis Constantia

Groot Constantia Wine Estate, Groot Constantia Road, Constantia, Cape Town

Opening times
Summer trading (September-April) Monday-Saturday 9am-9pm & Sunday 9am-5pm | Reduced winter trading hours | Breakfast daily 9am-11.30am | Booking essential

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Cape Malay/global cuisine

Nestled in the historic core of the Groot Constantia Estate, with sweeping views over the oldest wine-producing vineyards in SA and across the coastline of False Bay, Jonkershuis Constantia offers fireside and al fresco dining on the front lawns, main restaurant or courtyard areas. The menu reflects sustainability and a rich Cape Malay heritage.

More information
Children welcome | Function facilities | Major credit cards & Zapper accepted | Owners Chris Coetzee, Tammy Botbyl & Angelina Moepana

Elgin

 South Hill Vineyards

South Hill Vineyards

113 Valley Road, Elgin

Opening times
Open 7 days a week for breakfast & lunch 8am-4pm | Open public holidays | Closed 25/26 December & 1 January | Winetasting Monday-Sunday 10am-5pm | Booking advised

BYO allowed but not encouraged. Corkage R50/bottle

Contemporary, bistro, country-style tapas & platters

The restaurant in South Hill’s gallery space serves breakfasts and lunches of country platters, tapas and a selection of daily specials, with homemade breads and deli items also available. Produce is sourced from the kitchen garden and local suppliers. A variety of artworks is on display, including paintings, small- and large-scale sculptures, photographs, ceramics and mixed-medium works, as well as conceptual work. See also South Hill Vineyards on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

More information
Children welcome | VISA & MasterCard accepted | Conferences | Weddings/functions | Owners Kevin & Sandra King

Franschhoek

Franschhoek Cellar Restaurant

Franschhoek Cellar Restaurant

Franschhoek Cellar, R45/Franschhoek Main Road, Franschhoek

Opening times
Open Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm & Sunday 10am-5pm | Open public holidays except Good Friday, Easter Monday & 25 December | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Bistro cuisine

The kitchen opens at 11am and serves light snacks, lunches and cakes throughout the day. Expect hearty and delicious artisanal food using home-grown ingredients and fresh produce from local markets and suppliers in Franschhoek Valley. Chef Jerry Kennedy garners inspiration from the natural goodness of farm life, and expertly combines modern and traditional techniques to produce a menu that is as exciting as it is wholesome. See also Franschhoek Cellar – Rose & Protea Cottages on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

More information
Children welcome | VISA & MasterCard accepted | Chef Jerry Kennedy

Old Road Wine Co

Old Road Wine Co

R45, Main Road, Franschhoek

Opening times
Open Tuesday-Saturday 11am-9pm, Sunday 11am-8pm, public holidays 11am-9pm | Closed Monday, 25 & 31 December | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

International fusion cuisine (specialities: flatbreads and sesame-seared tuna)

With a beautiful, historically significant location between Franschhoek's old main road and railway line, the Old Road Wine Co winery and restaurant are colourful visual tributes to the village artisans of the past. Guests enjoy sundowner wines on a deck with views of the Franschhoek mountains, followed by delicious contemporary cuisine prepared under the creative watch of chef Reimond van der Walt.

More information
Children welcome (but no kids’ menu) | VISA & MasterCard accepted | Head chef Reimond van der Walt

Orangerie @ Le Lude

Orangerie @ Le Lude

Le Lude Méthode Cap Classique, Bowling Green Avenue (Lamprechts Road), Franschhoek

Opening times
Open daily for tastings & canapés 10am-6pm | Tuesday-Sunday for lunch 12pm-4pm & high tea 3pm-6pm | Booking advised


Contemporary cuisine

Orangerie @ Le Lude is a grape throw away from the iconic Huguenot Monument. The interior is spacious and light, with a French flair, while outdoors there is a gorgeous terrace with a magnificent view of the Franschhoek mountains. Fresh herbs and vegetables from the kitchen garden are transformed into dishes that reflect the seasonal abundance. Enjoy a lazy lunch or high tea, or try the carefully paired canapés with Le Lude méthode cap classique.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Owners Nic & Ferda Barrow | Chef Nicolene Barrow

Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant

Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant

R45, Main Road, Franschhoek

Opening times
Open Tuesday-Sunday 11am-5pm | Closed Monday, Christian religious public holidays & a winter break | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

South African culinary heritage

Inspired by La Motte’s admiration of South African artist JH Pierneef (1886–1957) and his appreciation of the country’s diversity, Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant celebrates SA’s culinary heritage. Chef Eric Bulpitt treats guests to a sophisticated à la carte menu within the restaurant’s elegant ambience, beautifully embraced by tranquil gardens where the al fresco summertime Garden Menu can be enjoyed.

More information
Children welcome | VISA, MasterCard & AMEX accepted | Owner Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg | Head chef Eric Bulpitt

The Restaurant at La Petite Ferme

The Restaurant at La Petite Ferme

Pass Road, Franschhoek

Opening times
Open daily 12pm-3.30pm, dinners in season 6.30pm-9pm (November-April), winter 6.30pm-8.30pm (Friday & Saturday) | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Country contemporary cuisine

The Restaurant at La Petite Ferme Boutique Hotel & Winery offers a culinary experience like no other. The best and freshest ingredients are sourced locally in Franschhoek and a combination of international methods are used to deliver flavours in a unique country contemporary style. See also La Petite Ferme on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owners The Nest Estate

Hermanus

B’s Stro@Lavierge

B’s Stro@Lavierge

R320, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Hermanus

Opening times
Open for lunch Tuesday-Sunday, dinner Saturday | Open public holidays | Closed Monday & sometime in July 2020 but please check with tasting room | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Traditional South African steak & local twists to popular cuisines

At the summit of an infamous cycling hill, with a superb view over Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, B’s Stro@Lavierge continues where local legend B’s Steakhouse left off, serving exceptional grain-fed South African beef, game in season and plenty of other traditional - and different - fare to please all palates (speciality dish: 350g sirloin with foraged mushroom sauce). Acclaimed La Vierge and Domaine des Dieux wines complement the experience. Excellent venue for weddings, corporate functions, private parties, product launches and more.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owner/head chef Bruce Henderson

Moody Lagoon

Moody Lagoon

Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, R43 Walker Bay, Hermanus

Opening times
Open for brunch Saturday-Sunday 10am-11:30am; lunch Monday-Sunday 12pm-3pm; dinner Thursday-Saturday 6pm-9pm | Booking advised

Corkage fee R150/bottle

South African cuisine

Moody Lagoon restaurant is set in the heart of Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, with an elevated setting and expansive views of the lagoon and Atlantic Ocean. Namibian-born chef Annie Badenhorst heads up the kitchen. She is a talented young woman with a passion for using only the best fresh produce. Annie and her team create simple yet creative menu items. Guests can expect a choice of delicious dishes, paired with sensational Benguela Cove wines. See also Lakeside Lodge & Spa on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page, and Nom Nom listing below.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owner Penny Streeter OBE | Head chef Annie Badenhorst

Kuils River

Zevenwacht Restaurant

Zevenwacht Restaurant

Zevenwacht Wine Estate, Langverwacht Road, Kuils River, Cape Town

Opening times
Open for breakfast Monday-Friday 7am-10am, Saturday/Sunday & public holidays 8am-11am, lunch 12pm-3pm & dinner 6pm-10pm daily | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Contemporary country cuisine

Decorated with finesse and charm, Zevenwacht Restaurant is located within a turn-of-the-19th century Cape Dutch manor house with views of a tranquil lake and park-like gardens. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, the restaurant offers contemporary country cuisine, perfectly prepared, as well as a range of picnic baskets (including a braai basket) served on tree-shaded lawns sloping down to the lake. See also Zevenwacht Country Inn on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Executive chef Henna von Wielligh

Montagu

BluVines Restaurant

BluVines Restaurant

12 Long Street, Montagu

Opening times
Open Friday-Tuesday 9am-5pm | Closed Wednesday & Thursday (& public holidays falling on those days) | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Contemporary fusion

For business partners Richard Weilers and Swiss chef Bernhard Hess, BluVines is a passion project that combines excellent food, quality wine and top-notch coffee with social development and responsible job creation. In a glamorously refurbished old farmhouse, the restaurant offers a gastronomic encounter unlike any other on Route 62. Bernhard designed the menu such that unique dishes like picanha and new-age sashimi happily coexist with popular favourites like all-day breakfasts, gourmet burgers and steaming cups of Truth coffee.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Executive chef Sean Bassett

Paarl

Restaurant @ Glen Carlou

Restaurant @ Glen Carlou

Simondium Road, Klapmuts

Opening times
Open Monday-Sunday 12pm-4pm including public holidays | Closed 25 December, 1 January & Good Friday | Booking advised

Corkage fee R60/bottle

South African contemporary cuisine

Consistency, expertise and a commitment to always deliver beyond expectations is what Glen Carlou strives for - not just with every bottle of wine but also every plate of food. Guests enjoy innovative dishes while taking in the breathtaking landscape from inside the architect-designed building or the shaded terrace deck. Chef Johan Stander uses the rhythm of the seasons, panoramic views and selection of awarded wines to produce a classic menu with a contemporary twist.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owner Pactolus Consortium | Head chef Johan Stander

Riebeek-Kasteel

The Royal Restaurant

The Royal Restaurant

33 Main Street, Riebeek-Kasteel

Opening times
Open daily 7.30am-9.30pm | Booking advised

Corkage fee R50 (wine), R75 (sparkling)

Modern South African cuisine

”More than anything, food should satisfy.” Set in the oldest Hotel in the Cape, The Royal Restaurant uses the latest techniques and best produce, yet remains faithful to its rich heritage and diverse influences. Enjoy lunch or dinner imbued with the flavours of the Swartland and paired with some of the best wines from the region and beyond. Stroll down memory lane with a world-famous gin & tonic from the 150-year-old bar. Life doesn’t get much better. 2017 Eat Out Top 500 Award. See also The Royal Hotel on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards & EFT accepted

Somerset West

Nom Nom

Nom Nom

C/o Main Road & Coronation Avenue, Somerset West

Opening times
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-10pm | Open during load shedding | Closed Monday & Sunday

No corkage fee

South African cuisine

Nom Nom has the perfect ingredients for a long lazy lunch or dinner in Somerset West: the freshest local seafood and sushi, and wonderfully tender, succulent steaks, expertly prepared and cooked to order. Plus great cocktails, beers and estate wines. All served in a relaxed vibe that will make you feel like you’re on holiday. Award-winning Benguela Cove wines are available at cellardoor prices, and if you prefer to bring your own wines, there is no corkage policy, so feel free. See also Lakeside Lodge & Spa on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page and Moody Lagoon elsewhere on this page.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owner Penny Streeter OBE | Head chef Andrias Ntshangase

The Restaurant at Waterkloof

The Restaurant at Waterkloof

Waterkloof Estate, Sir Lowry’s Pass Village Road, Somerset West

Opening times
Open daily Monday-Saturday 12pm-2pm & 7pm-9pm & Sunday 12pm-2pm | Closed Monday & Tuesday in winter | Closed mid-June to mid-July, 25 December & 1 January | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Classic French cuisine with a modern twist

High on the slopes of the Schapenberg, Waterkloof’s ‘restaurant in the sky‘ is stylishly appointed in a 10-meter-high, all-glass promontory flowing from a slick tasting lounge and gravitational cellar. Here chef Grégory Czarnecki, 2016 Eat Out San Pellegrino Chef of the Year, gives sophisticated contemporary classics a whimsical and polished edge. Showcasing confidence and immense skill, his dishes are not only consistently beautiful to look at, they also beg to be eaten. The Restaurant at Waterkloof received the No 1 Restaurant in South Africa position in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Eat Out Awards.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Owner Paul Boutinot | Executive chef Grégory Czarnecki

Vergelegen

Vergelegen

Vergelegen Wine Estate, Lourensford Road, Somerset West

Opening times
Camphors at Vergelegen (à la carte/contemporary/global) lunch Wednesday-Sunday 12pm-3pm, dinner Friday & Saturday 6.30pm-9pm; Stables at Vergelegen (bistro) open Monday-Sunday for breakfast 9am-11.30am, lunch 11.30am-3.30pm, tea/coffee & cakes 9am-4pm; Picnic at Vergelegen (luxury/elegant picnic) pre-booked baskets November-April 12.15pm-1.30pm | Estate closed Good Friday, 1 May & 25 December | Booking essential

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

A la carte/contemporary/global (Camphors at Vergelegen), bistro (Stables at Vergelegen), luxury/elegant picnic (Picnic at Vergelegen)

Experience the world of Vergelegen first-hand – from spectacular gardens to arts and culture, historic homestead and ancient camphor trees, winetasting and cellar tours, and restaurants to suit all tastes. The Camphors at Vergelegen signature restaurant, Stables at Vergelegen bistro restaurant and the seasonal luxury Picnic at Vergelegen are only a few of many enjoyable activities at Vergelegen.

More information
Picnic & Stables specifically child friendly | Major credit cards accepted | Owners Anglo American plc

Stellenbosch

Delaire Graff Restaurant

Delaire Graff Restaurant

Delaire Graff Estate, Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch

Opening times
Open daily (times change according to the season) | Booking advised

Corkage fee

Bistro-chic cuisine

The dining experience here on the exquisite Delaire Graff Estate is an expression of the seasons, underpinned by the belief that the best food starts with the best ingredients. Classic bistro favourites are served with the finest South African touches, enriched by the restaurant’s high-altitude location, affording unique views from the terrace of Simonsberg Mountain and its mantle of vines and olives, down into the steep-sloped Banhoek Valley. Inside, the David Collins Studio designed interiors include curving orange leather banquettes and handpicked art. See also Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page and Indochine below.

More information
Children welcome during lunch only | Major credit cards accepted | Owner Laurence Graff

Eight

Eight

Spier Wine Farm, R310, Baden Powell Road, Stellenbosch

Opening times
Open Tuesday-Sunday (call ahead for opening hours) | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Farm-to-table South African fare

Eight is Spier’s farm-to-table eating experience. Like its name, the restaurant is an expression of balance, cycles, harmony, infinity and abundance. The produce used at Eight is either grown on the farm or sourced from nearby farmers. Natural and organic ingredients are preferred and combined to create nourishing, healthy and delicious food. See also Spier Hotel on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted

Guardian Peak Winery & Grill

Guardian Peak Winery & Grill

Guardian Peak Wines, Annandale Road (off R44), Stellenbosch

Opening times
Open Monday-Sunday 12pm-3.30pm, Wednesday-Saturday 6pm-10pm | Closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Grill house

A relaxed Stellenbosch winelands experience with vineyard and mountain vistas, appreciated from a wide veranda and adjacent deck. Generous lunches and dinners, with focus on prime-quality beef and venison, enjoyed with Guardian Peak wines, as well as other family wine brands Stellenbosch Reserve, Donkiesbaai and Cirrus. See also Rust en Vrede Restaurant (Dinner Only)/Winemaker’s Lunch elsewhere on this page.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owner Jean Engelbrecht | Executive chef Willie Mostert

Indochine Restaurant

Indochine Restaurant

Delaire Graff Estate, Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch

Opening times
Open daily for lunch 12pm-2.30pm & dinner 6.30pm-9pm | Booking advised

Corkage fee

Asian-influenced cuisine

Indochine is more than a restaurant: it’s a fine-dining food theatre, where delicate Asian-inspired flavours come alive and exquisitely balanced dishes are synonymous with vitality, wellness and healthy living. Discover tapas turned into an art form, experience a tea ceremony, savour signature dishes like pork belly and duck. You’ll find that all elements are finely crafted to create a multi-sensory dining experience, including the intimate setting, featuring a calming blue and copper colour palette and stunning aerial art installation by Lionel Smit and André Stead, with over 1,000 swallows becoming part of the panoramic views stretching to Table Mountain. See also Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page and Delaire Graff Restaurant above.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owner Laurence Graff | Head chef Virgil Kahn

Jordan Restaurant

Jordan Restaurant

Jordan Wine Estate, Stellenbosch Kloof Road, Stellenbosch

Opening times
Open for lunch Monday-Sunday 12pm-2pm & dinner Thursday, Friday & Saturday 6.30pm-10pm (October-April) • Closed Monday-Wednesday & Saturday dinner (May-September) | Open public holidays | Booking advised

BYO allowed if not on winelist (corkage R80, 1 bottle/table)

Continental cuisine

Jordan Restaurant has been open for 11 years and continues to serve modern continental food in a relaxed outdoor setting. The menu changes weekly according to the best seasonal produce available. See also Jordan Luxury Suites on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

More information
No under 12s at dinner | Major credit cards accepted | Owners George & Louise Jardine | Chefs George Jardine & Kyle Burn

Lanzerac Wine Estate - Dining

Lanzerac Wine Estate – Dining

No.1 Lanzerac Road, Stellenbosch

Opening times
Open daily from 7am-midnight | Booking advised

Corkage fee R80

Culinary classics reimagined

The Manor Kitchen, the main à la carte restaurant at Lanzerac, opens daily to welcome guests with contemporary and seasonal dishes, served with the estate’s own award-winning wines. Generous buffet-style breakfasts, appetising lunches and delicious dinners are served daily on the estate, with gourmet sharing dishes offered on the outdoor terrace of the Taphuis, overlooking the historic manor house. Light meals and platters are served at the Lanzerac Deli. See also Lanzerac Wine Estate – Hotel on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Executive chef Stephen Fraser

Longtable Restaurant

Longtable Restaurant

Haskell Vineyards, Annandale Road, Lynedoch, Stellenbosch

Opening times
Open Tuesday-Sunday & public holidays 11:30am-6pm | Friday & Saturday sunset dinners till 9pm November–March | Closed Monday, Christmas Day & New Years’ Day | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Continental small-plates menu

The culinary team on Haskell Vineyards estate has created the relaxing and convivial Longtable venue among the vines, where you can take time to savour unpretentious yet mouthwatering food and wine. Each dish is a fitting match for the multi-award-winning Haskell and Dombeya wines. See also The Residence at Haskell Vineyards on Accommodation in the Winelands & Cape Town page.

More information
Children welcome | VISA, MasterCard & Diners Club accepted | Owner Haskell Vineyards | Head chef Cornelle Minie

Peter Falke Wines - Restaurant

Peter Falke Wines - Restaurant

Annandale Road, Stellenbosch

Opening times
Open Tuesday-Sunday 11am-7pm | Closed Monday, 24/25 December, 30/31 January | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Continental cuisine (specialising in cheese platters)

The winery’s contemporary Wine Bar, with its elegant furnishings and soft music, is a cosy sanctuary in which to savour a glass of wine and delectable bite to eat. The French-inspired menu, from cheese to charcuterie, nachos and a selection of salads, is complemented by a selection of top wines and beautiful mountain and garden views. The Little Store has a variety of artwork on display, while the lavish lawns add to an unforgettable experience.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Owners Peter & Danielle Falke

 Rust en Vrede Restaurant (Dinner Only)

Rust en Vrede Restaurant (Dinner Only)

Rust en Vrede Wine Estate, Annandale Road (off R44), Stellenbosch

Opening times
Open Tuesday-Saturday 6.30pm till late | Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day | Booking essential

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Fine dining

Contemporary fine dining within Rust en Vrede Wine Estate’s historic former cellar (also a national monument), where the front-and-centre kitchen, fine stemware and bespoke crockery enhance creative four- and six-course menus. A comprehensive winelist carries wide local and international selections, leaving little to be desired. See also Guardian Peak Winery & Grill and Rust en Vrede Restaurant Winemaker’s Lunch elsewhere on this page.

More information
Major credit cards accepted | Owner Jean Engelbrecht | Executive chef Fabio Daniel

 Rust en Vrede Winemaker’s Lunch 

Rust en Vrede Winemaker’s Lunch

Rust en Vrede Wine Estate, Annandale Road (off R44), Stellenbosch

Opening times
Open Monday-Saturday 12pm-3pm, Sunday seasonal - call to enquire | Closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day | No booking; first come, first served

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Set menu

Comprising a two-item set menu, salmon and steak, historic Stellenbosch estate Rust en Vrede’s lunch experience is a no-fuss version of its celebrated fine-dining dinner. Tables set under ancient oaks suggest a laid-back approach, yet the linen is classily crisp and white, the cookery flawless and the service impeccable. Enjoy your choice of meal with a glass of red or white. See also Guardian Peak Winery & Grill and Rust en Vrede Restaurant (Dinner Only) elsewhere on this page.

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Major credit cards accepted | Owner Jean Engelbrecht | Executive chef Rommel Rodriguez

The Restaurant at Neethlingshof

The Restaurant at Neethlingshof

Neethlingshof Wine Estate, Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch

Opening times
Open Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9am-5pm; Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 9am-9pm; Sunday 12pm-4pm | Open public holidays & Christmas lunch | Closed Christmas Eve & Good Friday | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Contemporary bistro-style South African cuisine & light meals

The Restaurant at Neethlingshof Wine Estate is situated in the original manor house, built in 1814. The history-steeped setting, complete with ancient oaks, is mirrored in the menu, with its emphasis on long-time-favourite South African ingredients and dishes, presented bistro-style with contemporary touches. Springbok shank, ostrich fillet, grilled miso aubergine and gourmet burgers are among the choices, served (weather permitting) on the terrace with vistas of manicured gardens, vineyards and mountains. The Restaurant proudly supports StreetSmart SA.

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Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owner Stone Pine Wines (Pty) Ltd | Head chef Brendan Stein

 Warwick Wine Estate - Gourmet Picnics

Warwick Wine Estate - Gourmet Picnics

Warwick Wine Estate, R44 between Stellenbosch & Paarl

Opening times
Open Monday-Sunday 9am-5pm | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Gourmet picnics

Warwick has a well-deserved reputation for its gourmet picnics, which combine the highest-quality ingredients from locally sourced artisan suppliers. Vegetarian and vegan options are available too, and prepared with love. These delicious offerings are perfect for that special occasion or just a lazy day out in wine country. Gourmands rave about the picnics and keep coming back – you will too. For families, there are delicious children’s picnics designed by parents who “get it”.

More information
Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owners Eileses Capital | Executive chef Mariaan Jacobs

Worcester

Overhex Winery & Bistro

Overhex Winery & Bistro

R60 between Worcester & Robertson

Opening times
Open daily (including public holidays) 9.30am-3.30pm | Booking advised

Unfortunately you may not BYO wine

Bistro specialising in pizzas

Situated on the scenic Route 60 between Worcester and Robertson, the delectably different Overhex Winery & Bistro has become a popular meeting place for friends and families, colleagues and business associates. Stylish, with a touch of Old World charm, vivacious and trendy, with typical Breede River Valley warmth and hospitality, Overhex Winery & Bistro offers bespoke breakfasts, artisanal pizzas, designer burgers and home-style meals - all freshly prepared using hand-picked ingredients and served with panache. The award-winning wines will please the most fastidious connoisseur.

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Children welcome | Major credit cards accepted | Owner Gerhard van der Wath

Note: The above are paid entries. The venues supplied information on their cuisine, menus, accommodation and attractions, which was then edited for consistency of style. To have your accommodation establishment, restaurant or wine tours featured online or in the hardcover guide, contact Christine Bishop.