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Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 888 8000
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“hamburger” (5 reviews)
“macaroons” (2 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We first visited here 3 years ago and loved it. The whisky bar had a warm, inviting atmosphere, the staff were friendly and knowledgeable, and the whisky selection impressive. We had a great lunch at a very reasonable price. This time around we were shocked...More

2  Thank bestofspirits
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

While staying at the Asara hotel, we frequented Sansibar a great deal for drinks as well as lunch & dinner. We were always greeted with great professionalism and a warm smile, thanks to Emmanuel and his colleagues for always making us feel welcome. The bar...More

Thank itdt
Reviewed 18 September 2016

My partner and I are regular visitors to Sansibar Restaurant at Asara whenever we are in the area. The perfect location including the impressive gin menu make sure each visit is a special one. - Fantastic views from the restaurant, with the hotel pond ducks...More

Thank Agter_Paarl
Reviewed 11 September 2016

What great people lovely vibe and service so much fun. Amazing gin cocktails would go again tomorrow

Thank Francesca_1982_12
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We are lucky enough to live in the middle of the Cape Winelands, which gives us plenty of places and opportunities to visit for great food and wine. We keep however returning to Asara on the weekends as it just keeps on making us happy....More

Thank kerstinrock
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We spent the day lounging on the deck, sipping an amazing variety of gin cocktails.The service is friendly, food came out fast and the view is fantastic.The pizzas tasted authentic Italian, and the cheeseboard was a very generous portion of aged cheeses.We will be back,...More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stopped here as part of our tour and must say that their kitchen, staff and ambiance was just out of this world can always return anytime

Thank XolaniZekani
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Fortunately, we live in Stellenbosch, so we don't have to lodge at the Asara Hotel - it would break our bank! But we do go to the Sansibar Restaurant occasionally, just for the view, wine and a bite to eat. They don't take reservations, so...More

Thank MW3550
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Cool Bar for a drink or a beer... the selection is big and you will find your favorities.. Service is good, and the people are very, very friendly.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The venue has a great view. The staff seems knowledgeable but the place is insanely expensive. They charged us R50 for a 200ml can of tonic which normally retails for a tenner. I felt a bit robbed when we left the place after only one...More

Thank Werner L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 888 8000
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Wood-fired oven, eclectic bistro-style menu, magnificent views, casual ambience.
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