Eating at Top Cape Wine Farms

About the top restaurants and other places to eat at – including picnics – in the winelands of South Africa, i.e. ON THE FARMS, AMONG THE VINES. Search by location, then just click on the names or addresses for more info and images – reservations highly recommended, and picnics need to be booked 24 to 48 hours in advance.

Bot River ¦Cape Peninsula, Constantia ¦ Darling ¦ Durbanville, Panorama ¦ Elgin, Grabouw ¦ Franschhoek ¦ Hemel-en-Aarde, Hermanus ¦ Paarl ¦ Robertson ¦ Somerset West ¦ Stellenbosch ¦ Wellington ¦ Worcester ¦ PICNICS 


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BOT RIVER

 

Forage at Wildekrans

R43. “Indigenous dining experience.” Breakfast Saturday and Sunday; lunch Tuesday to Sunday; dinner Friday and Saturday.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Restaurant Tel: +27 (0)28 050 0397 Email: address Web: address

 


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CAPE PENINSULA, CONSTANTIA

 

Buitenverwachting

Klein Constantia Road. Upmarket retro cuisine; deli-style lunches and dinners; limited selection of fine-dining dishes. Restaurant in original thatch-covered, white-washed Cape Dutch building and part of the historic werf. Mountain-facing terrace; views over the vineyards onto the Constantiaberg. Courtyard with traditional Cape fountain and Coffee Bloc (shop) geared for informal breakfasts, lunches & dinners. Picnics on the lawn, under the oaks.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Restaurant Tel: +27 (0)21 794 3522 Email: address Web: address
Coffee Bloc Tel: +27 (0)21 794 5190 Email: address Web: address
Picnic Tel: +27 (0)21 794 1012 Email: address Web: address

Cape Point Vineyards

Silvermine Road, Noordhoek. Casual lunches, platters and picnics. Set on mountainside with view over lawn and dam to Noordhoek beach and Kommetjie lighthouse in the distance. Community market late-afternoon/early-evening on Thursdays (closed in winter).
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 789 0900 Email: address Web: address

Jonkershuis at Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia Road. Casual breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cape Malay influenced bistro with fireplaces lies next to the historic manor house, surrounded by ancient trees and vineyards. Dine al fresco under the oaks alongside original gravel road, or under vines in old wagon courtyard.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 794 6255 Email: address Web: address

La Colombe at Silvermist

Hout Bay Road, Silvermist Lodge and Organic Vineyards, Constantia Nek. Contemporary, upmarket lunch and dinner: gourmand menus, classic menus, vegetarian menus. Beautiful setting, indoors and out. Marvellous views.
Eat Out Top 10 Award
Eat Out Service Excellence Award
Runner-up at Diners Club International ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ Awards
Tel: +27 (0)21 795 0125 Email: address Web: address

Open Door at Constantia Uitsig

Spaanschemat River Road, Constantia. Contemporary upmarket. Rustic charm; unique space(s). Breakfast, lunch, dinner and five-course pairing menu. Interesting winelist.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 794 3010 Email: address Web: address

Steenberg

Steenberg Road, Tokai.  Breakfast, lunch, picnic and late-afternoon tapas options at Bistro Sixteen82 adjacent to Steenberg’s winery, spilling onto indigenous gardens with terraced dining area leading to reflective water features. Upmarket, contemporary dining at Catharina’s with its impressive winelist including a small international offering, a multitude of origami swans swinging from the ceiling, a lounge and bar, gardens and terrace.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Bistro Sixteen82 Tel: +27 (0)21 713 2211 Email: address Web: address
Catharina’s Tel: +27 (0)21 713 7178 Email: address Web: address

 


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DARLING

 

Cloof Kitchen

R315 (off Mamre Road). Light lunches in the wine-tasting room: countryside salad, gourmet burger, grilled chicken wrap, ploughman’s platter, pickles, cheeses, bread.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel:
+27 (0)22 492 2839 Email: address Web: address

 


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DURBANVILLE, PANORAMA

 

Cassia at Nitida

Tygerberg Valley Road, Durbanville. Country restaurant, bar and function venue at the edge of a dam. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel:
+27 (0)21 976 0640 Email: address Web: address

De Grendel

Plattekloof Road, Panorama. Classic lunch and dinner menus typically inclusive of a surprise or two. Glass-panelled eatery decorated with the Graaff’s paintings, old family photographs, delft-blue porcelain underplates bearing the family crest. Glassed-in kitchen.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 558 7035 Email: address Web: address

Diemersdal

M58 / Koeberg Road, Durbanville. Farm eatery offering casual lunch and dinner. Tapas options. Sunday roasts. Themed events.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel:
+27 (0)21 976 1810 Email: address Web: address

 


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ELGIN, GRABOUW

 

Fresh at Paul Cluver

De Rust Estate, off N2 (Kromco exit). Country-style lunch and function venue. Fireplace. Tables inside and out. Shaded lawn and mountain views.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 884 0014 Email: address Web: address

Pool Room at Oak Valley

Oak Avenue (off R321). Casual breakfast, lunch and dinner. Specialising in free-range, grass-fed beef, acorn-fed pork, naturally-grown vegetables, artisnal breads and wood-burning oven. Tables indoors and on pool terrace. Picnics on the lawn.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 859 4111 Email: address Web: address

 


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FRANSCHHOEK

 

Boschendal

R310 (Pniel Road), Groot Drakenstein. Variety of casual dining experiences. Lunch and dinner at Werf Restaurant in revamped historic manor house features roasts, trout, breads, plus. Buffet lunch (feast) served in Rhone Homestead. Picnic options outside Werf and Rhone venues. Dramatic mountain views.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Werf Tel:
 +27 (0)21 870 4206 Email: address Web: address

Rhone Homestead Tel:  +27 (0)21 870 4274 Email: address Web: address
Picnic Tel:  +27 (0)21 870 4272 Email: address Web: address

Bread & Wine at Môreson

Happy Valley Road. Casual lunches in rustic vineyard restaurant where charcuterie is one of the specialities. Tables inside and outside under umbrellas.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 876 3692 Email: address Web: address

Franschhoek Cellar / Bellingham Cellar Door

Light snacks, lunches and cakes served throughout the day at a venue that includes outdoor tables under stylish umbrellas.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 876 2086 Email: address Web: address

Kitchen at Maison

Huguenot Road. Upmarket bistro set against vineyard backdrop. Lunch, Friday feasts and themed evenings. Comfortable couches and fireplaces.
Eat Out Top 10 Award
Tel: +27 (0)21 876 2116 Email: address Web: address

Pierneef à La Motte

R45 / Main Road. Contemporary, upmarket lunches and fine dining, chefs table and winelands tea. Cape winelands cuisine – traditional recipies with modern twist. Tranquil gardens and majestic oak trees.
Eat Out Top 10 Runner-Up
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA

Tel:  +27 (0)21 876 8800 Email: address Web: address

Racine at Chamonix

Uitkyk Street. Bistro-style lunch and dinner at the foot of the Franschhoek mountains. Miso Braised Beef Cheek among the signature dishes.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)021 876 2393 Email: address Web: address

Rendezvous at GlenWood

Robertsvlei Road. Boutique lunchtime bistro. Fireplace inside, wonderful views outside.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 876 2044 Email: address Web: address

  


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HEMEL-EN-AARDE, HERMANUS

 

Creation

R320 / Hemel-en-Aarde Road to Caledon. Wine and food pairing and lunch options – including brunch pairing, tapas pairing, three-course pairing menu and secret wine and food pairing. Seating inside and out. Wonderful views of surrounding vineyards, neighbouring farms and mountains.
Top 100 Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)28 212 1107 Email: address Web: address

Newton Johnson

R320 / Hemel-en-Aarde Road. Upmarket, modern South African eatery serving lunch and dinner. “A space where contemporary and bygone cuisine is combined with relaxed yet precise service.” Two-, three- and four-course menus as well as six-course tasting menu.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 200 2148 Email: address Web: address

Sumaridge

R320 / Hemel-en-Aarde Road. Casual lunches – generous platters in the dining room or in gardens beside the dam.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)28 312 1097 Email: address Web: address

 


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PAARL

 

Bertus Basson at Spice Route

Suid-Agter-Paarl Road. Contemporary upmarket. Traditional South African breakfast and lunch: family recipes with a modernised twist – inside the restaurant or on the stoep and the lawn with a view of the winelands.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 863 5222 Email: address Web: address

Glen Carlou

Klapmuts / Simondium Road. Contemporary upmarket lunches. Scenic views from inside or from the shaded terrace deck.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 875 5528 Email: address Web: address

Goatshed at Fairview

Suid-Agter-Paarl Road. Casual, comfort food 9 to 5. Bakery, coffee station, charcuterie, cheese and simple, wholesome meals… and goats!
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 863 3609 Email: address Web: address

Red Table at Nederburg

Sonstraal Road, Daljosafat. Casual lunches at the manor house, a national monument, with signature favourites including venison burger, sirloin steak and pork belly. There are fireplaces ablaze during the winter months, and in summer the restaurant spills out onto the terrace and sprawling gardens against the backdrop of vineyards and the Drakenstein mountains.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 877 5155 Email: address Web: address

Rupert & Rothschild

Klapmuts / Simondium Road. Contemporary upmarket. Fine food offerings served from 10 to 4 at an elegant tasting centre at the foot of the spectacular Simonsberg mountain.
Eat Out Nederburg Rising Star Award to Chef Carmen Muller
Tel: +27 (0)21 874 1648 Email: address Web: address

Trading Post at Anura

Simondium Road, Klapmuts. Casual breakfasts and lunches at deli and eatery adjacent to wine tasting room and brew-pub. Forest Hill cheeses, freshly-roasted coffees, Froggit Foods, Wagon Trail craft beer, 12 Pigs Charcuterie, grass-fed beef and freshly baked breads.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 875 5360 Email: address Web: address

 


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ROBERTSON

 

Café Maude at Bon Courage

R317 (Bonnievale Road). Casual, wholesome meals, fresh salads, sandwiches or just a cup of coffee… 9 until late afternoon. Relax under the shade of an old African pepper tree, or, should there be a chill in the air, head indoors to the big fireplace.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)23 626 6806 Email: address Web: address

Christina’s @ Van Loveren

R317 (Bonnievale Road). Specialising in thin-crusted, wood-fired pizzas, gourmet burgers and a variety of specialities, the casual bistro with its shaded pergola is open for breakfast and lunch.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)76 862 1995 Email: address Web: address

 


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SOMERSET WEST

 

96 Winery Road of Ken Forrester

Off R44, Helderberg. Situated 1 km from Ken Forrester Vineyards and named after the founding year, designating good fortune. A casual, relaxing lunch and dinner venue set in the heart of the Helderberg countryside.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: 
+27 (0)21 842 2020 Email: address Web: address

95 at Morgenster

Vergelegen Avenue (off Lourensford Road). Italian-inspired lunches offering the best of both worlds to complement the fine wines. Beautiful surroundings overlooking a dam.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 204 7048 Email: address Web: address

Vergelegen

Lourensford Road. The classic Stables bistro has a modern twist offers a warm and family-friendly dining experience – breakfast and lunch. Works of eclectic local artists adorn the walls and there are views of the Hottentots Holland mountain range. Picnics in the camphor forest are mystical experiences. And contemporary upmarket, Vergelegen’s signature restaurant Camphors takes its name from the giant trees (planted in 1700) at the front of the historic homestead. The fine-dining venue overlooks beautiful gardens and the menu reflects a modern take on classical dishes – lunch and dinner – that complement the estate’s wines.
Eat Out Top 10 Award (Camphors)
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Stables Tel: +27 (0)21 847 2156 Email: address Web: address
Picnics Tel: +27 (0)21 847 2131 Email: address Web: address
Camphors Tel: +27 (0)21 847 2131 Email: address Web: address

Waterkloof

Sir Lowry’s Pass Village Road. Contemporary upmarket. On a mountain slope with good views – literally taking quality dining to new heights. Open-plan kitchen. Classic lunch and dinner menus with a modern French twist. Seating both inside and outside on the elevated balcony.
Eat Out Top 10 Award
Eat Out Chef of the Year Award
Tel: +27 (0)21 858 1491 Email: address Web: address

  


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STELLENBOSCH

 

Cattle Baron Grill Room at Saxenburg

M12 (Polkadraai Road), Kuils River. Legendary red meat dishes as well as an arrary of seafood, chicken and vegetarian meals.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 906 5232 Email: address Web: address

Cucina di Giovanni at Eikendal

Eikendal Road (off R44), Helderberg. Italian theme. Convivial atmosphere. Great service. A warm heart.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 855 5033 Email: address Web: address

Cuvée at Simonsig

Kromme Rhee Road (M23), Koelenhof. Upmarket, quirky mix of nostalgia and Cape Dutch modernism. Warm hospitality and uncomplicated lunches (and Friday dinners) either inside or on the terrace with a view of the majestic Simonsberg Mountain.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: 
+27 (0)21 888 4932 Email: address Web: address

Delaire Graff

Helshoogte Pass. Contemporary upmarket lunch and dinner. Overlooking a sea of vineyards and olive groves planted on the Simonsberg, views from the terrace of the Delaire Graff Restaurant span the Banghoek Valley. Curving orange leather banquettes and handpicked art. Bistro chic. Whereas the Asian-inspired cuisine at Indochine is an evocative, fine-dining food theatre in an intimate setting.
Eat Out Top 10 Runner-Up (Indochine)
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Delaire Graff Restaurant Tel:
+27 (0)21 Email: address Web: address
Indochine Tel:
 +27 (0)21 885 8160 Email: address Web: address

Delheim

Knorhoek Road (off R44), Simonsberg. Garden restaurant offering a selection of dishes ranging from cheese platters to traditional German and South African food. Eat al fresco on the terraces in summer; cosy up in the ‘downstairs’ cellar in winter. Breakfast, lunch, tea and picnics.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: 
+27 (0)79 735 3257 Email: address Web: address

Eight at Spier

R310. Casual lunches, dinners and picnics. Grass-fed cattle reared on Spier’s pastures, fee-range chickens and much of the produce grown on the farm. A farm-to-table eating experience. Impressive ceiling on the terrace lined with over 10 000 individually crafted flowers made from recycled white plastic milk bottles. Outside: rolling lawns, wooden jungle gym, secret bamboo ‘forest’ nearby.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 809 1188 Email: address Web: address

Ernie Els

Annandale Road, Helderberg. Light lunches with views of the majestic mountains and vineyards. A casual affair.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 8813588 Email: address Web: address

Guardian Peak

Annandale Road, Helderberg. The focus of the lunch and dinner menu is on unpretentious bistro-style food with an emphasis on prime-quality steaks. Great view of the mountain and surrounding vineyards. Lounge and fireplace.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: 
+27 (0)21 881 3899 Email: address Web: address

Hartenberg

Bottelary Road. Casual lunches. Tasty offerings include smoked fish and pâté, the Alchemy Burger, pickled onions and fresh farm bread. Terrace and fireplace. Family friendly.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel:
+27 (0)21 865 2541 Email: address Web: address

Jordan

Stellenbosch Kloof Road. The Jordan Restaurant with George Jardine is contemporary upmarket with a patio overlooking vineyards and dam next to the cellar and tasting room. Vegetable and herb garden, wine-barrel fish smoker, wood-fired oven, walk-in cheese room, preserves and breads. Signature dishes on lunch and dinner menus include smoked yellowtail, steamed Saldanha mussels, seared ribeye and springbok potroast. The Bakery atmosphere is more relaxed: breakfast and lunch inside with aromas of baking bread, pastries and freshly brewed coffee, al fresco on the lawns or on the wooden deck.
Eat Out Top 10 Runner-Up
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Restaurant Tel: +27 (0)21 881 3612 Email: address Web: address
Bakery Tel: +27 (0)21 881 3004 Email: address Web: address

Kanonkop

R44, Simonsberg. Traditional ‘Cape Snoek Barbeque’ at the back of the cellar alongside a stream, country-style – lunch, minimum 15 people, booking essential. Cheese plates on the lawn, under the oaks in summer.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 884 4656 Email: address Web: address

Le Venue at JC Le Roux

Devon Valley Road. Casual yet elegant, breakfast and lunch. Sparkling wine and food pairings inside or on the deck. Views of the valley.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 865 8200 Email: address Web: address

Longridge

Eikendal Road (off R44), Helderberg. Contemporary upmarket, with panoramic views sweeping over False Bay and Table Mountain. Relaxed atmosphere, homegrown luxury, country cuisine. Lunch and dinner.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel:
+27 (0)21 855 4082 Email: address Web: address

Mulderbosch

Polkadraai Road (M12). Family-friendly tasting room extends onto a wooden deck lined with comfy cushioned seating, beanbags for the lawn, and landscaped areas where you can relax and eat while taking advantage of the views of the vineyards and rolling hills. There’s a big fireplace with roaring fires in winter and, to compliment the wines, a lunch menu comprising thin-based wood-fired pizzas from a wood-fired oven, charcuterie and cheese boards.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel:
+27 (0)21 881 8149 Email: address Web: address

Overture at Hidden Valley

Annandale Road, Helderberg. Contemporary, upmarket lunch and dinner. Refined plates next to bold, open-fire grilled menu items. Situated on the foothills of the Helderberg Mountain. Modern décor with open kitchen. Terrace with great views of the valley.
Eat Out Top 10 Award
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel:
+27 (0)21 880 2721 Email: address Web: address

Postcard Café at Stark-Condé

Oude Nektar, Jonkershoek. Casual breakfast, lunch and tea. Simple good food in spectacular setting, with mountains towering above and tasting room across a bridge in the middle of a dam.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 861 7703 Email: address Web: address

Red Leaf Bistro at Beyerskloof

R304, Koelenhof. Casual, family-style venue with friendly service. Good food: breakfast and lunch. Views across the Boland’s rolling vineyards. Signature dish: the Pinotage Burger.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel:
+27 (0)21 865 2135 Email: address Web: address

Rust en Vrede

Annandale Road, Helderberg. Contemporary upmarket. Historic venue where service is exemplary. Four- and six-course dinner menus. Fine-dining and great winelist. Unique crockery, Riedel stemware, Laguiole knives, attention to detail…
Eat Out Top 10 Runner-Up
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 881 3757 Email: address Web: address

Six Flowers @ Neethlingshof

M12. Bistro-style menu offered in Cape Dutch homestead over 200 years old. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Top 100 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 883 8966 Email: address Web: address

Table at De Meye

Muldersvlei Road. Country-style weekend lunches indoors or at tables on the lawn, under the trees. Beef and pork roasts among signature dishes. Set menu brought to the table in dishes and platters from which guests serve themselves. Relaxed. Family friendly.
Eat Out Highly Commended Certificate
Tel: +27 (0)72 696 0530 Email: address Web: address

Terroir at Kleine Zalze

Tegno Road (off R44). Contemporary, upmarket lunch and dinner with seating inside and out. A gourmet destination set under ancient oaks, overlooking a golf course. Refined but relaxed. Unpretentious yet classic.
Eat Out Top 10 Runner-Up
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 880 8167 Email: address Web: address

Tokara

Helshoogte Pass. Contemporary, upmarket Restaurant (with bar and covered deck) serving lunch and dinner – fine dining, with dramatic views over Stellenbosch, False Bay and steep vineyard alongside. Casual, child-friendly Delicatessen (with sunny deck) serving breakfast and lunch (dinner on Friday and Saturday) with views of the Simonsberg Mountain, olive groves and vineyards.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Restaurant Tel: +27 (0)21 885 2550 Email: address Web: address
Delicatessen Tel:
+27 (0)21 808 5950 Email: address Web: address

Uva Mira

Off Annandale Road, off R44. High on the Helderberg with magnificent view of False Bay and Table Mountain, artisnal cheese and savoury meat platters are served to those who book in advance.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 880 1683 Email: address Web: address

Warwick

R44, Simonsberg. Gourmet picnic venue options include the lawns with blankets and over-size cushions, private picnic pods with benches for up to 12 people, and the courtyard with tables and seating in the shade under trees – outdoor picnics summertime only. Child-friendly area includes jungle gym.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 884 4410 Email: address Web: address

 


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WELLINGTON

 

Seasons at Diemersfontein

R301 / Jan van Riebeck Drive. Casual venue with panoramic views over the farm dam and horse paddocks across to surrounding mountain ranges and Paarl Rock. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Seasons can offer a snack platter with your wine, a cappuccino, or a choice from the menu. Gourmet picnics by arrangement.
Top 50 SA Cellar Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)21 864 5060 Email: address Web: address

 


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WORCESTER

 

Nuy on the hill

R60, at Nuy Valley turn-off. Casual venue with panoramic view of Langeberg mountains. Open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week. Burgers, tapas, pizza, steaks, bakes and savouries.
Top 10 SA Fortified Wine Classification – Top Wine SA
Tel: +27 (0)23 347 0272 Email: address Web: address

 


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PICNICS

 

Bot River

BEAUMONT : Compagnes Drift Farm, Bot River. Authentic farm setting, with farm platters and picnic baskets offered at the cellar door, among the vines, at the river or overlooking the dam.
Tel: +27 (0)82 284 9194 Email: address Web: address

Cape Peninsula, Constantia

BUITENVERWACHTING : Klein Constantia Road, Constantia. Beautiful gardens studded with ancient trees where guests can indulge in a pre-booked summer picnic. Picnics are served in baskets on the lawn under the oak trees. Tables and chairs are provided with blankets for children.
Tel: +27 (0)21 794 1012 Email: address Web: address

CAPE POINT VINEYARDS : Silvermine Road, Noordhoek. Set on mountainside with view over lawn and dam to Noordhoek beach and Kommetjie lighthouse in the distance. Choice of picnic baskets. Summertime.
Tel: +27 (0)21 789 0900 Email: address Web: address

EAGLES’ NEST : Old Constantia Main Road, Constantia Nek. Cradled in a secluded valley on the slopes of the Constantiaberg. Platters and summertime picnics.
Tel: +27 (0)21 794 4095 Email: address Web: address

STEENBERG : Steenberg Road, Tokai.  Picnic options available upon enquiry at Bistro Sixteen82. Indigenous gardens with water features.
Tel: +27 (0)21 713 2211 Email: address Web: address

Elgin, Grabouw

OAK VALLEY : Oak Avenue (off R321). Private picnics in tree-shaded gardens. Blanket and drinks table provided along with quality glassware to enjoy the estate wines. Summertime.
Tel: +27 (0)21 859 4111 Email: address Web: address

Franschhoek

BOSCHENDAL : R310 (Pniel Road), Groot Drakenstein. Classic Boschendal summertime picnics served on the Rhone lawns with spectacular mountain views and surrounded by vineyards, the Rhone Homestead, winery and tasting room – baskets enjoyed at tables or on blankets under the trees. Werf Picnics more casual, under the trees on the Pavillion lawn – hammocks, bean bags and blankets; guests welcome to bring folding chairs; jungle gym and plenty of space to play in.
Tel:  +27 (0)21 870 4272 Email: address Web: address

HOLDEN MANZ : Green Valley Road. “A short saunter through the vineyards brings you to the gurgling river” where you can relax under the oaks. Picnic baskets prepared in the Franschhoek Kitchen.
Tel: +27 (0)21 876 2738 Email: address Web: address

Somerset West

VERGELEGEN : Lourensford Road. ‘White Tablecloth’ picnics in the camphor forest are mystical experiences. Tables and chairs. Beautifully shaded, tranquil setting. Summertime.
Tel: +27 (0)21 847 2131 Email: address Web: address

Stellenbosch

DELHEIM : Knorhoek Road, Simonsberg. Cotton blankets spread under towering oaks. Hand woven basket, brimming with home-made goodies. Lush lawns. The sounds of the Klip River and abundant bird life. Summertime.
Tel: +27 (0)79 735 3257 Email: address Web: address

KANONKOP : R44, Simonsberg. Cheese plates on the lawn, under the oaks. Summertime.
Tel: +27 (0)21 884 4656 Email: address Web: address

SPIER : R310. Pre-booked picnics at Spier are available from ‘Eight To Go’ next door to Spier’s farm-to-table restaurant, ‘Eight’, to be enjoyed on the lawns of the farm. Wooden jungle gym and secret bamboo ‘forest’ nearby.
Tel: +27 (0)21 809 1188 Email: address Web: address

HARTENBERG : Bottelary Road. Casual lunches. Tasty offerings include smoked fish and pâté, the Alchemy Burger, pickled onions and fresh farm bread. Family friendly. Summertime.
Tel: +27 (0)21 865 2541 Email: address Web: address

UITKYK : R44, Simonsberg. Blankets and cushions or picnic tables on the lawns in front of the Georgian manor house. Choice of baskets for two including wine. Boules, croquet and children catered for.
Tel: +27 (0)21 884 4416 Email: address Web: address

WARWICK : R44, Simonsberg. Gourmet picnic venue options include the lawns with blankets and over-size cushions, private picnic pods with benches for up to 12 people, and the courtyard with tables and seating in the shade under trees – outdoor picnics summertime only. Child-friendly area includes jungle gym.
Tel: +27 (0)21 884 4410 Email: address Web: address

Wellington

DIEMERSFONTEIN : R301 / Jan van Riebeck Drive. Casual venue with panoramic views over the farm dam and horse paddocks across to surrounding mountain ranges and Paarl Rock. Gourmet picnics by arrangement.
Tel: +27 (0)21 864 5060 Email: address Web: address

Worcester

NUY ON THE HILL : R60, at Nuy Valley turn-off. Casual venue with panoramic view of Langeberg mountains. Patio surrounded by lawn. Jungle gym. Picnic basket options include cold meats, cheeses, preserves, bread, spring rolls, fruit salad, cupcakes.
Tel: +27 (0)23 347 0272 Email: address Web: address

 

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