Stellenbosch Contemporary restaurant
De Kaggel is a beautiful, unique restaurant in Stellenbosch and offers a warm, friendly environment with an ambience second to none. The food here bursts with flavour and combines wholesomeness and heartiness with a serious touch of gourmet.
The menu is extensive and caters for all tastes. Apart from burgers, pizzas, sandwiches and seafood, the restaurant also specializes in delicious vegetarian cuisine that takes the 'boring' out of veggies.
The huge fireplace is the centrepiece and infuses the area with Old World charm. Indoor and outdoor seating is available and families are welcome.
The venue regularly shows off local South African talent, and with awesome live music, great cuisine and hospitality that will make you feel at home, it definitely has a recipe for success.
Somerset West Steakhouse restaurant
This beautifully decorated restaurant is offers diners a relaxed ambience, great service and delicious food. The restaurant has definitely earned its good reputation and is famous for their delicious, succulent steaks, all perfectly prepared to your taste and preference.
Only the best cuts of meat are used and this you can tell the minute your plate arrives. But lets start at the beginning, the starter menu. Wonderful options are available and include the Asian Trio which comprises crispy pork belly in a pineapple chilli sauce, vegetable spring rolls and a tempura prawn. Beef carpaccio, chicken livers, an avocado salad and even risotto are just some of the other choices.
For a main, try the fall-off-the-bone lamb shank, the sticky ginger chicken breast or the simple, yet tasty, linefish. There are some interesting variations on traditional dishes, such as the springbok shank and the chinese braised oxtail.
A great dessert menu tops off this great experience. And, please, don't forget the steaks.
Somerset West International restaurant
The word lavigna means 'dweller near a vineyard' and whether they had this in mind upon christening, it certainly is apt. La Vigna is located at the Lord Charles Hotel and provides diners with an unforgettable dining experience in upmarket, yet casual surroundings.
The stylish, modern interior incorporates a minimalistic approach and exudes a chic, exclusive feel. The menu is extensive and varied and include dishes like Peking duck with noable Asian flavours, as well as gourmet burgers, ideal for the ravenous.
The wine cellar is next to the restaurant and a huge selection is available, catering for all tastes and levels of connoisseurs.
The service strikes a fine balance between professionalism and warmth and attentiveness. Treat yourself to a culinary experience in this award-winning restaurant.
Somerset West Pub Meals restaurant
This typical Irish-style establishment is situated on the Erinvale Estate and offers a relaxed, kick-off-your-shoes environment. Right next door is a pool next to which guests can enjoy one of the creative cocktails on a summer evening.
Skelligs offers an extensive menu and one of the more creative dishes is the blue fig steak, succulent steak topped with a rich blue cheese sauce and finished with sliced preserved figs. Be sure to try the lamb chops as well, four cutlets in a classic red wine jus.
For the less adventurous palate there are traditional favourites to choose from such as the grilled line fish, the pasta of the day, a delicious steak and Guinnes pie, hearty bangers and mash (just like mum made it) and even a Cape Malay chicken curry.
Enjoy a festive atmosphere, friendly service and great, hearty food that is reasonably priced at Skelligs.
Restaurants near Cape Winelands
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Stellenbosch Contemporary restaurant
Stellenbosch(1.2 km from Cape Winelands)
Apprentice Restaurant, formally known as L’Olive, situated on Stellenbosch’s bustling Andringa Street, is a sought after dining establishment. Home to the Culinary Institute, this restaurant offers food that appeals to the senses.
The restaurant is training school for students who have chosen cooking as a career, but patrons would be far off the mark to expect anything less than being plated up food of exceptional quality.
Not only is breakfast, lunch and dinner served in style, the décor of the eatery is bright and inviting in a relaxed upmarket manner, however, the best seats remain out of house on the pavement, where guests can soak up the Stellenbosch vibe.
The dinner menu is offers a selection of meat dishes from Lamb Rump, Kudu Loin to Quail. Desserts are wickedly decadent with impossible to resist choices like Chocolate Marble Pavlova and Tiramisu with Rum and Espresso.
Since the restaurant is a learning arena, the menu also has a glossary of terms (in case the menu is all French to you).
Stellenbosch Italian restaurant
Stellenbosch(1.5 km from Cape Winelands)
The Vines is an Italian wine bar and eatery that combines a traditional Italian feel with modern, innovative food and decor. The food is typically Italian and reminds of home cooking every time. Try a gorgeous pasta with a sauce of your choice or a simple sarmie made with freshly baked foccaccia. Pair any dish on the menu with an authentic Italian or South African wine, or even a potent grappa. The popular Dalla Cia Grappa is served as a digestive, as a caffe’ corretto, as ice cream, or even as a Grappa tasting dessert menu.
Stellenbosch French restaurant
Stellenbosch(1.7 km from Cape Winelands)
Café Dijon is a pocket of Paris in the heart of Stellenbosch. Ideally located at the centre of town, this quaint eatery is a gem for food lovers who enjoy true French cuisine. Its indoor café is perfectly Parisian in décor and ambience while being seated outside, under ancient oak trees and umbrellas, allows for a relaxed reflection of passers-by on the street in true European style.
Expect an impressive and authentic French menu. There are classic hors d’ oeuvres and salads such as Pear, Parma ham and Gorgonzola that are designed to please the palate. The main course selection and restaurant specialties are extended to include regional French dishes to the likes of South West of France Cassoulet.
The multi-dimensional menu has an array of asides and desserts and caters well for those who like to round off their eating experience.
The combination of true French style and food makes this bistro style establishment a delight any time of day – breakfast, lunch or dinner.