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Dornier Bodega

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Blaauwklippen Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
12:00 - 19:00
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Somerset West, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You will be paying R80.00 for a starter as well as a desert, service started off well and then we had to wait for a good hour for our desert. The portions are very small for the main meal as well I advise that you check the prices before making a booking. The only positive was the beautiful view.

Thank Liezl L
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had lunch at Bodega this Saturday. The outside eating area has lovely views of the valley and mountains and they have a nice play area for children. The service was good and the food was all delicious and beautifully presented. I had the crispy duck as a main course and my husband had the pork belly. I will however... More 

Thank Tazzy6
Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very unaccommodating, so much for "child friendly". Arrived to an empty restaurant asking if we could please order a quick kiddies meal as our 1 year old was starving. Told point blank they were "fully booked" the entire day.

Thank Michaela V
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just enjoyed a family Christmas lunch at Dornier Bodega and loved it. The atmosphere is relaxed and the outside dining area easily accommodated our party of 6 children and 16 adults. There is an outside children's play area with swings and a jungle gym which kept the littlies occupied very happily. The spirit in which the food was... More 

1 Thank Marguerite G
Paarl, South Africa
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423 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We ended a lovely day in the winelands with lunch here. Faith's service was excellent and we really enjoyed the food.

Thank Emarie B
Hermanus, South Africa
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

To start with, I must first comment on the very attentive serving staff. Pleasant, efficient and on the ball. Just a bit pushy in selling their wines, but that, after all, is their job. We were a group of 7 oldies celebrating our 50th anniversary, having matriculated in 1966. So the atmosphere at the table was chirpy and convivial. We... More 

Thank Genevieve1948
Stilbaai, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Another fabulous gem of a restaurant to visit in Stellenbosch. The view is spectacular if you are dining on the balcony. The food is really great and the experience of dining in such a beautiful setting, even better. Worth a visit. A jungle gym for the children and a lovely lawn in front for the children to entertain themselves.

1 Thank Maria V
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The Bodega has a traditional eatery with great food and friendly staff. Worth going off the beaten track to see the old and new combined. The red brick winery is a great contrast again the old bodega restaurant with its rustic charm and vitages photos. Sit on the terrace and enjoy the view. Don't miss this one on your wine... More 

1 Thank Kim K
Somerset West
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We ended up here, just by chance, and what a lovely surprise it was!! From our delightful waiter to our lovely food, we enjoyed our outing. The setting of course is beautiful and our food great. We had the mussel potjie, pulled pork hamburger and flamküchen. We were all more than satisfied with our very tasty meals and good fine... More 

1 Thank Elgru B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is one of the hidden gems in the winelands. They serve a nice relaxed lunch with some quirky menu items. Not to everyones taste, but if you fancy something different give it a try. The prices are not cheap, but not too expensive for this part of the world.

Thank Johan V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$17
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blaauwklippen Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: 0218800557
Part of the Dornier Wine Estate, this is a great place to enjoy the best in life. Spend time with your family on the generous verandah and pair some great Stellenbosch wines with dishes from a creative seasonal menu.You can taste our wines at the table or at the Wine Lounge.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?