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Somerset West Contemporary restaurant
Set on the western slopes of the beautiful Helderberg mountain is the Avontuur Estate restaurant.
The welcoming and relaxed atmosphere is enhanced by a mix of old and new decor as well as a airy terrace complete with pagodas covered in grapevines.
For a truly decadent but relaxing environment and a very memorable dining experience, the Avontuur Estate restaurant is the place to be.
Franschhoek South African restaurant
Fresh ingredients grace dishes prepared home-style, using the freshest South African ingredients and tried and tested recipes.
Balmy summer days extend a warm welcome with a traditional lamb on the spit, served with salads, vegetables and roast potatoes everyday and winters combine a three course meal consisting of starters, mains and desert every Sunday.
Spend long lazy afternoons soaking up sun and live music drifting through the air, as the aroma of succulent lamb on the spit wets the appetite complimented by fine wines at Backsberg Restaurant.
Stellenbosch South African restaurant
A visit to Bayede! may very well have its visitors shouting just that on their way out: Hail to the King! Set amongst the beauty of the Helderberg mountains with vineyards surrounding, Bayede! boasts a wine cafe that is equally suitable for families and more formal affairs.
Families can enjoy a relaxing lunch out on the lawn picnic style while the children stretch their legs or entertain themselves with trout fishing at the dam. The indoor restaurant offers a more intimate setting for smaller groups that require a little more formality.
The menu is wholly South African, but with original twists of brilliance. It changes weekly to make the most of fresh local produce, but guests may happily expect a variety of starters, mains and dessert. For starters delve into a classic Caesar Salad where bacon has been replaced with biltong and anchovies for snoek pate. The main courses cater more than adequately for meat lovers and vegetarians alike. And with a chef that is known for his sweet tooth, there’s no getting away without a bite into the decadent dark chocolate-espresso torte with merlot poached pears & cardamom parfait.
The restaurant has a wide selection of wines, but patrons are guided with wine and food pairing suggestions on the menu.
Stellenbosch South African restaurant
Bilton Restaurant offers a unique family friendly setting in tranquil surrounds. Whether it is a sauntering wine paired lunch or a family outing with the kids, Bilton can accommodate.
The restaurant focuses on traditional, hearty South African cuisine and serves dishes like bobotie (a favourite among locals and any tourist who's ever tried it), mouthwatering chicken pie (made the way mama made it), and even a gourmet-style burger. The menu also caters for the little ones, and so does the jungle gym and large, rolling lawns.
The fireplace and large balcony areas ensure that you can enjoy your glass of wine, come rain or shine.
The restaurant is open from Tuesday to Friday from 9 am until 5 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am until 4 pm.
Tokai International restaurant
With spectacular mountain views across Steenberg vineyards, Constantia Valley and False Bay, Bistro 1682 boasts an interactive dining experience in a setting that flows from open spaces to indigenous gardens surrounded by reflective water features and floating glass bridges.
Enjoy a complete multi-sensory experience that entices you to stay and relax savouring every delicious mouthful while refreshing the palate with delectable wines straight from the state-of-the-art Steenberg wine cellar.
This 70 seater bistro offers a unique raw bar and counter seating experience alongside their menu with temptingly delicious morsels of raw cuisine such as sashimi, gravadlax, ceviche and oysters to mention a few. With so much variety and flavour at hand Bistro 1682 captivates the palate with a feast of senses while remaining interesting, healthy and true to the concept of raw food dining.
Bistro 1682’s warm and welcoming ambience makes it the perfect place to linger and relax. Enjoy the awe inspiring scenery coupled with modern sophistication and delectable food, your visit to Bistro 1682 will see returning again and again and again.
Robertson South African restaurant
Tucked away in Robertson Wine Valley, capturing an engaging and captivating atmosphere, Bistro at Weltevrede Wine Estate secures views of the vineyards and mountains.
Serving breakfast, main meals, light meals and snacks, the cuisine is simple yet tasty, enjoyed with a glass of homegrown wine and welcoming atmosphere.
Dine at Bistro at Weltevrede Wine Estate under the vine covered terrace enjoying delicious food, fine wine and sweeping views located along the R317 between Robertson and Bonnievale.
Stellenbosch International restaurant
Bodega @ Dornier finds itself part of the patchwork of wine farms and vineyards that quilts the hills of Stellenbosch. A little distance from the town centre, Dornier Wine Estate has diversified its hospitality and made the Spanish bodega manner of hosting food and wine at the cellar door its own.
Set amongst the manicured vineyards and indigenous fynbos, the restaurant is housed in a historic barn some two hundred years old. The sights and sounds of its splendid natural surroundings exude tranquillity and set the scene for a relaxing lunch or dinner.
The menu reflects good, honest farm style food inspired by local, fresh and seasonal produce, so expect changes on the blackboard menu on an almost daily basis.
The wine list is dominated by Dornier’s selection of its own wines and compliments the menu while promising an excellent marriage of food and wine.
Day time visits also allow for wine tasting.
Robertson Bistro restaurant
Freshly baked on the premises daily and with an assortment of jams and other accompaniments, Bodega do Vinho is a delight for the tastebuds.
An enticing aroma of coffee and freshly baked fare make for a truly inviting atmosphere that puts diners at ease and encourages relaxation. To help with the escape from the hustle and bustle, outside is a children’s play area that is also dog-friendly so the parents can really enjoy their leisure time at Bodega do Vinho.
Franschhoek Continental restaurant
Boschendal Wine Farm offers the perfect solution for a laid back family lunch that doesn’t require having to keep the kids tamed at an indoor table. The establishment’s Le Pique Nique area allows visitors a picnic style lunch with a basket filled with delicious delicacies.
With the beauty of Stellenbosch as a backdrop, the wine farm ambience and the ideally shaded area under the fragrant pine trees, a summer’s day picnic lunch is the ideal way to spend time in the Cape wine -lands.
The wicker baskets boast a selection of pates, French bread, cold meats, cheese and biscuits. The Boschendal wine list is also available and offers a selection of the farm’s finest wines. And just to ensure that one’s Boschendal picnic experience is absolutely perfect, coffee and dessert are served from the gazebo. The deli also caters for children.
The picnic baskets are catered for at a flat rate per head and booking is essential.
The estate also has a café (Le Café) and a buffet restaurant (Boschendal Le Restaurant).
Franschhoek Cape Provencale restaurant
Located on the Boschendal Wine Farm in the picturesque wine-lands countryside of Stellenbosch, Boschendal Restaurant offers grand buffet style lunches.
The buffet restaurant is housed in the original wine cellar
Guests can expect an array of dishes that lean towards French / Cape cuisine. The menu changes every three days which ensures that the restaurant’s exceptional standards on food quality are maintained. As a general rule patrons may look forward to roasts, seafood dishes, imaginative salads and a dessert table that caters for every sweet craving. The farm’s own selection of wines is available to be enjoyed with the restaurant’s offerings.
Do not miss the opportunity to visit the farm’s national monument and museum, the Manor House.
Booking is essential at this popular venue.
The estate also offers deli style picnics (Le Pique Nique) and a café (Le Café) for a more casual eating experience.
The Crags Mediterranean restaurant
Boasting delectable local cheeses, succulent oysters complimented with freshly baked bread, meats, pates and more, Bramon Restaurant soothes the palate with seductive bubbly, still wines and decadent deserts.
Set in the vineyards overlooking the Tsitsikamma Mountains, bordered by The Elephant Sanctuary and mountainous area of the Crags, Bramon Restaurant entices languorous lunches within the heart of the vineyards graced by a seasonal menu bursting with fresh daily prepared ingredients.
Enjoy an inspiring and revitalising meal cooled by a fresh sea breeze and the gentle slopes of the Crags at this pioneering and award winning restaurant.
Franschhoek French restaurant
Located on the lovely Moreson Wine Estate, the Bread & Wine Vineyard Restaurant exudes an old world charm.
Best described as 'honest' food, the menu is perfectly balanced, seasonally influenced and inspired by it's surroundings. This is real rustic food.
Open from 12:00 till 15:00 all week.
Stellenbosch Contemporary restaurant
Set amidst the beautiful plum orchards and overlooking the vineyards and the majestic Stellenbosch mountains, Café Blanc de Noir offers a rustic chic dining space and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. and the friendly staff create the perfect atmosphere for happy and relaxed dining. Enjoy great hearty gourmet breakfasts, rustic wood-fired pizzas, and desserts stemming from secret family recipes.
Robertson South African restaurant
This delightful and breathtakingly beautiful setting is Bin Courage Wine Estate, where diners peruse the local cuisine paired with decadent wines and aromatic coffees.
Enjoy a delicious lunch indoors warmed by a roaring winter fire or alfresco under an old African Pepper Tree sampling fresh salads and creative sandwiches.
Café Maude awaits discerning palates just off the scenic Route 62 on Bon Courage Estate Winery in Robertson.
Constantia Contemporary restaurant
Constantia Uitsig's original Cape Dutch Homestead is surrounded by sweeping views of Constantiaberg Mountains and vineyards. Under the expert hand of Head Chef, Clayton Bell, Constanita Uitsig Restaurant has earned an international reputation for a elegant, yet relaxed atmosphere, promising a memorable dining experience.
Chef Clayton Bell builds on the indelible legacy of chef extraordinaire, Frank Swainston. The menu’s focus remains the robust flavours of Italy with forays into exotic Asia. Clayton believes that consistency is a key factor in the restaurant’s ongoing popularity. “Don’t over-complicate food, and don’t mess with good quality ingredients. I’ve been here for 13 years, and Uitsig is my second family.”
This attitude underscores the elegant yet relaxed, convivial atmosphere that keeps so many people returning for another meal in the original Manor House on the estate. It’s also why first-time visitors feel immediately that they’ve come home. Since its launch in 1992, Constantia Uitsig Restaurant has consistently featured in the Top Ten Restaurants of South Africa.
Need to know? Open 7 days a week Lunch: 12h30-14h30 Dinner: 19h30-21h30 Closed: Lunch 31 December New Year's Day
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