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Abingdon Wine Estate

D369, Lions River, Howick 3260, South Africa
+27 83 463 8503
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (19 reviews)
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
D369, Lions River, Howick 3260, South Africa
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Reviewed October 20, 2016

wonderful setting with Scrumptious food! never ending jugs of flavoured water, stunning food and a good time was had by all

Thank Rene E
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

What an absolute gem of a place!! Just won top 100 restaurant in South Africa so the food is beyond spectacular. The couple that own it are marvelous hosts. When you go be sure to seek out their daughter, Laurie!! What a charming young lady...More

Thank DeborahZebra
Reviewed October 4, 2016

We visited Abingdon Wine estate for lunch with our family to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary and thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon - food excellent and beautifully presented, service friendly and wonderful ambience. We will definitely have this venue on our "return to..." list of venues!

1  Thank royann2016
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Don't know if everyone eats like a bird but for me the platter portions with one taste of fish and belly, not everyone got crackling.,was very small. Chicken pie was ok. Bit bland. Accompanying salad was served in small bowl suitable for one not 4....More

Thank SueB3863
AbingdonEstate, Owner at Abingdon Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2016

Hi Sue. The harvest menu was born when guests were torn between items from the menu and started to ask for a little bit of everything. Guests get to experience a taste of four courses off our A la Carte menu... charcuterie and cheeses, an...More

Reviewed September 26, 2016

Had a gorgeous cozy lunch one rainy day in the Midlands! Roaring fire, welcoming and friendly service and great food. Abingdon is a gem of a find on the Midlands Meander. Set on a small wine estate, producing some lovely wines, the setting on a...More

1  Thank spike123452016
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We enjoyed our brief tasting experience in the cozy bar area. The young lady who looked after us was knowledgable and the wines very good. I would like to try out the restaurant some time. The menu looked good and the restaurant well presented.

Thank melodygordon
Reviewed September 11, 2016

the most amazing wine tasting experience with the winemaker himself and his daughter who is almost as schooled in the art! The wines were superb especially the bubbly! We had a truly sumptuous lunch under the trees in the vineyard itself... This is where you...More

Thank Mike d
Reviewed August 25, 2016

I was invited to a Chaine Function at this charming Estate, with a wine pairing and lazy luncheon part of the agenda. What a wonderful afternoon, with great food and some excellent wines, explained by the owner's daughter who certainly knows her stuff. The atmosphere...More

Thank Nev2015
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch here. The family who own and run the estate also do wine tastings and manage the restaurant. Service is great and the food is excellent. Noisy children are NOT welcome here.

Thank Warren278
Reviewed July 1, 2016

We recently held a family lunchtim function. The service was excellent and the food offering superb. Wines are pricey - do we really have to latch onto the Cape price thing ? Highly recommended to visit our own wine farm - they are doing great...More

Thank Brettballito
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: D369, Lions River, Howick 3260, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Howick
  • Phone Number: +27 83 463 8503
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