Somerset West

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Somerset West Travel Guide

Somerset West is a pretty upmarket suburb of Cape Town lying on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, enjoying amazing views of False Bay and the Hottentots-Holland Mountains. Going wild isn’t usually on most visitors’ itinerary but there is some great mountain biking at Lourensford Estate and... Read more

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Bridgewater Suburb of Somerset West

Needs TLC - At first it looked a bit unsafe to us. Some of the buildings looks neglected. Luckily our accommodation was safe and beautiful.

Helét Westraadt
Bridgewater Suburb of Somerset West

Needs TLC - At first it looked a bit unsafe to us. Some of the buildings looks neglected. Luckily our accommodation was safe and beautiful.

Helét Westraadt
Bridgewater Suburb of Somerset West

Pleasant - Very quiet during the evenings - roads do however need improving!

Heather Bigara
South Africa

Family visit - Somerset West is a lovely quiet area with spectacular views over the bay and surrounding areas.

Wolfi Teichert
Helderberg Estate Suburb of Somerset West

Helderberg Estate - Sal defenitief weer daar bly. Baie mooi omgewing. Is mal oor die lanings bome in die strate. Gee so 'n rustige atmosfeer. Will definitely return. Beautiful environment and such a peaceful atmosphere. Love the lanes and trees.

Charmaine Senekal
South Africa
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Things to do near Somerset West

  • Country Craft Market Country Craft Market

    Village Marketplace in
    Somerset West

    1 Review
    The Southey's Vines Country Craft Market has been around for years. Open only during the summer months,...
  • Art Creations Africa Sculpture Garden and Gallery Art Creations Africa Sculpture Garden and Gallery

    Theatre, Gallery or Museum
    2.1km from Somerset West

    Ogle hundreds of sensual stone effigies made by Zimbabwe’s talented Shona artists. Art Creations Africa...
  • Somerset West Mall Somerset West Mall

    Shopping Mall
    2.2km from Somerset West

    The Somerset Mall is a large shopping venue in the Helderberg area offering numerous shops ranging from...
  • Helderberg Nature Reserve Helderberg Nature Reserve

    Nature Reserve
    4.4km from Somerset West

    Initially a wild flower garden, the 407-hectare Helderberg Nature Reserve was proclaimed a reserve in...
  • Vodacom Golf Village Vodacom Golf Village

    Sport Stadium or Club
    1.7km from Somerset West

    Vodacom Golf Village in Somerset West is one of eight "Pro Range Golf Centres" in South Africa. This...
  • Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum

    Theatre, Gallery or Museum
    6.3km from Somerset West

    Walk through an original historic migrant labour hostel. The only preserved hostel in the Wesrtern Cape,...
  • Lourensford Estate Lourensford Estate

    Wine Estate
    6.4km from Somerset West

    Lourensford Estate offers a lot more than just wine – you can embark on a unique sensory and tasting...
  • Vergelegen Wine Estate Vergelegen Wine Estate

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    5.7km from Somerset West

    Officially part of the Helderberg Wine Route, Vergelegen is undeniably the best reason to visit the town...
  • Schapenberg Sir Lowry's Conservancy Hiking Trails Schapenberg Sir Lowry's Conservancy Hiking Trails

    Hiking Trail
    10.9km from Somerset West

    Go on guided walks and wine tastings on the Schapenberg Hills in the Somerset West, Sir Lowry's Pass...
  • Erinvale Golf Course Erinvale Golf Course

    Golf Course
    5.5km from Somerset West

    Host of the World Cup 1996 and South African Airways Open 2003 and 2004, Erinvale is considered one of...
  • Blue Rock Cable Waterski Blue Rock Cable Waterski

    Sport Stadium or Club
    9.2km from Somerset West

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Somerset West Restaurants

  • Yamas Greek Taverna Yamas Greek Taverna

    Greek Restaurant
    1.1km from Somerset West

    1 Review
    Set in the lovely Somerset West, Yamas Green Taverna is a superb little gem that exudes a typical Cretan...
  • Cucina Di Giovanni Cucina Di Giovanni

    Italian Restaurant
    2.3km from Somerset West

    1 Review
    This modern restaurant still boasts a hint of the traditional and serves great cuisine at reasonable...
  • Sofia's restaurant at Morgenster Sofia's restaurant at Morgenster

    Bistro Restaurant
    5.3km from Somerset West

    1 Review
    Housed in a quaint and beautiful cottage set at the bottom of the estate, Sofia’s depicts a nostalgic...
  • GT's GT's

    South African Restaurant
    1.0km from Somerset West

    2 Reviews
    GT's restaurant offers a little bit of glitz, a little bit of glam and a relaxed, family friendly feel. ...
  • Al Dente Restaurant and Deli Al Dente Restaurant and Deli

    Italian Restaurant in
    Somerset West

    Located along Dirkie Uys Street, Al Dente is your traditional trattoria. A delightful venue offering...
  • Mugg & Bean Somerset West Mugg & Bean Somerset West

    Contemporary Restaurant
    1.9km from Somerset West

    Mugg & Bean is a relaxed, cosy restaurant and coffee shop that is ideal for a family dinner, business...
  • Tallahassee Spur Tallahassee Spur

    South African Restaurant
    2.0km from Somerset West

    There are over 237 local Spur steak branches and 28 international ones. Spur offers hearty and...
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